CWS Council Research

2010 Contingent Buyers Survey

July 18, 2011

  • Sixth annual contingent buyers survey
  • 196 page report, complete aggregation of results
  • Contingent management strategies, industry practices and plans for future use

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - July 2011

July 12, 2011

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Analysis of temporary employment trends
  • More from the buyers survey
  • Legal, Legislative, news update

CWS Council Draft Contingent Worker Policy

June 10, 2011

  • Sample document contianing CWS Council member’s Draft Contingent Worker Policy
  • A CW Policy is typically used to state what a company's internal procedures are as they relate to contingent work. 
  • This sample document was submitted by a Member of Staffing Industry Analysts’ Contingent... More

Staffing Industry Report Webinar - June 2011

June 7, 2011

Watch the full webinar on demand
Analysis of temporary employment trends
New! Salesforce compensation survey


Making IT Solutions Work for Your IT Staffing Firm - May 2011

May 26, 2011

  • Understanding if IT solutions is right for you
  • Case study: MATRIX
  • Watch the full Webinar on demand (1hr 4 min)

U.S. Census Bureau Staffing Estimates

March 17, 2011

  • Detailed breakdown of U.S. staffing market by state and skill segment
  • Texas is largest market in industrial, scientific
  • California is largest market in five segments and overall

Legs & Reg Advisor: February 2011

February 11, 2011

  • Oregon Bills To Protect Contingent Workers/Independent Contractors, Prohibit Conversion Fees
  • Connecticut Introduces Legislation to Clarify Independent Contractor Classificatio
  • Wisconsin Court Rules Delivery Drivers Are Employees For Unemployment Compensation Purposes

Statement of Work: SOW -- The new, new thing in managed services

February 3, 2011

Statement of work, or SOW, is the new buzz word in the contingent workforce market, but neither the staffing firms nor buyers of contingent workforce are yet clear about the definition of SOW.


Council Member Query

January 13, 2011

You asked, the council answers. If you utilize a VMS technology does your company consider it a SOX application?  


SUTA & FUTA Update: Getting worse before getting better

December 22, 2010

  • Our tracking tool gives state-by-state comparison of unemployment tax burden
  • A raise in the SUTA-taxable wage base is not all bad
  • And then there's FUTA...20 states in danger of FUTA rate hike