CWS Council Research

CWS Council - A Historical Look at Staffing Supplier Mergers and Acquistions

March 28, 2008

M&A activity rebounding from lows of 2001-2003
Factors that increased the intensity of deal-making in the late 1990s
How things are different now

Home Repairs, Contingent Workforce Strategies April 2008

March 19, 2008

A giant specialty retailer examines its contingent workforce spending

Peek Under the Hood: Is Your Supplier Healthy? Contingent Workforce Strategies April 2008

March 19, 2008

Its P&L statement can contain vital clues to its well-being

Ask the Procurement Guy: Vet Before You Leap, Contingent Workforce Strategies April 2008

March 19, 2008

ECG's fall from grace has procurement managers asking tough questions

Best Practices: All in a Day's Work, Contingent Workforce Strategies April 2008

March 19, 2008

Using industrial temps effectively

CWS Council - On-Call Report - Independent Contractor Qualification RFX Questions

March 17, 2008

Vetting firms that provide IC-qualification services
Questions to ask a potential supplier
How to get a handle on service quality through metrics

Best Practices: Do you have a Rate I.Q.? Contingent Workforce Strategies March 2008

February 29, 2008

Gathering rate intelligence can help negotiate competitive bill rates.

Employment Law: Co-Employment Myths, Contingent Workforce Strategies March 2008

February 29, 2008

10 things you thought you knew, but didn't.

Ask the Procurement Guy: Weighing Value against Savings, Contingent Workforce Strategies March 2008

February 29, 2008

Look beyond what your vendors are in business to do.

CWS Council - 2008 Member Services and Research Agenda

February 19, 2008

An overview of 2008 CWS Council research initiatives
A topic-based listing of upcoming tools and solutions
Schedule of interactive learning and peer-networking events