CWS Council Research

The 2010 Book of Lists: A complete collection of Staffing Industry Analysts' staffing firm rankings and lists

August 13, 2010

Aggregation of all lists released in 2010
Easy-to-download sortable Excel spreadsheet
27 lists of key staffing firms and suppliers

Dan Pink Video

July 7, 2010

Watch the full webinar on demand 
Analysis of temp employment trends 
Highest bang-to-buck sales & marketing tactics
Trends in off-shored recruiting

CWS Council - 2010 Independent Contractor Qualification & Compliance — Best Practices

March 31, 2010

Simply the very latest research on independent contractor qualification & compliance practices.
What are the real risks inherent to engaging independent contractors?
How do you engage stakeholders in the program?
What are the questions you need to consider when constructing your vetting process?... More

Improving Your CW Program Quality and Satisfaction

February 25, 2010

Learn how to go beyond "time to fill" and other "metrics as usual" in this webinar covering cutting edge strategies and metrics used to build a best in class solution
Presented by John Heigl, Manager, Flexible Staffing at Eli Lily
Moderated by Diana Gabriel, Director Strategic... More


CWS Council - Insight - Changes in SUTA / FUTA and how they affect the Contingent Workforce

February 23, 2010

High unemployment in many states has resulted in dramatic increases to the SUTA rates
Nine states show average 2009 SUTA tax rates above 3.0%
Increases in SUTA tax rates disproportionately burden staffing firms, less so for increases in wage base
Many providers are looking to their customers to help... More

“Achieving Program Balance Across Speed/Cost/Quality/Risk”

February 10, 2010

A CWS Council Member provided PowerPoint graphic which illustrates the tension between differing program objectives and how they relate to the optimal program balance.
How do different stakeholders value decision criteria?
What at a high level are the different dimensions to consider and how do they... More


CWS Council Member Provided Content - Achieving Program Balance Across Speed/Cost/Quality/Risk

February 10, 2010

 A CWS Council Member provided PowerPoint graphic which illustrates the tension between differing program objectives and how they relate to the optimal program balance.
How do different stakeholders value decision criteria?
What at a high level are the different dimensions to consider and how do they... More

European Agency RFP Template - Excel Based

February 5, 2010

Exhaustive Excel based RFP Template for Agency Services in Europe
Tabs Include:  RFP Instructions, Demand Profile, Pricing by Country, Service Delivery, Supplier Background, Existing Relationships, Price Guidelines, Current Pricing by Country, Quality, Job Descriptions, ValidationUseful... More


CWS Council - Sample Document - European Agency RFP Template - Excel Based

February 5, 2010

Exhaustive Excel based RFP Template for Agency Services in Europe
Tabs Include: RFP Instructions, Demand Profile, Pricing by Country, Service Delivery, Supplier Background, Existing Relationships, Price Guidelines, Current Pricing by Country, Quality, Job
Descriptions, Validation
Useful for Non-European... More

Temporary Staffing Long-Term Forecast, 2008-2018

February 2, 2010

  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases 2018 employment projections
  • SIA base-case scenario projects 3.1 million temporary employees in 2018, $164 billion of revenue
  • U.S. temporary staffing revenue expected to more than double from 2009 to 2018, driven by volume growth, inflation, and mix shift... More