CWS Council Research

2012 Healthcare Buyer Survey

November 7, 2012

  • Findings from our first-ever survey of buyers of healthcare staffing
  • Data on buyer plans, management strategies, use of various types of contingent labor, reasons for using contingents, satisfaction with suppliers and recruiting difficulty, among other indicators

2012 Largest-, Fastest-growing Lists’ Late Additions, Updates

October 31, 2012

  • Three new firms identified
  • Five submitted corrected revenue data

2012 VMS and MSP Service Differentiators

September 26, 2012

  • Leading VMS providers and MSPs evaluated along more than 200 features
  • Evaluation categories include supplier management, sourcing, contract management, requisitions, reports, workflow, implementation, invoicing and others
  • See which providers are more equipped for SOW-related requirements

Online Staffing Platform Businesses: Competitive Landscape

September 24, 2012

  • "Online Staffing" now a $1B industry
  •  High growth: revenues, new entrants
  • "Technology-based play"-- low markups

2012 VMS/MSP Customer Experience Report

September 13, 2012

  • Top VMS and MSP performers announced
  • More than 20,000 buyers and more than 20,000 suppliers surveyed
  • Buyers are generally modest promoters of VMS/MSP, suppliers staunch detractors

Staffing Industry Forecast: September 2012 Update

September 11, 2012

  • Industry projected to expand 9% in 2012 and 6% in 2013
  • Solid expansion is continued evidence of positive secular shift in demand
  • Segments headed for all-time peaks in 2012:  industrial, IT, engineering, and locum tenens staffing

Going it Alone: Building an Internally Run CW Program

August 17, 2012

  • Tips for building an internally run CW program
  • To mandate or not to mandate?
  • What will your customers expect from your program?

Internal Recruiting of Contingents

August 17, 2012

  • Pros and cons of using internal recruiters vs. staffing agencies
  • Examples of companies using internal recruiters
  • How internal recruiting can fit in both simple and complex CW programs

SI Report Webinar - August 2012

August 7, 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Staffing trends update
  • Key findings from our recruiting/talent acquisition and contingent buyer surveys

Integrating Contingent Workforce Management with Strategic Workforce Planning

August 3, 2012

  • Descriptions of six building blocks in creating a strategic workforce plan
  • Actions you can take to align CW management with strategic WF planning
  • Results of interviews with buyers, staffing suppliers, and VMS providers