Other Staffing Services

2010 Contingent Buyer Survey: Implementation order of VMS and MSP

June 16, 2011

  • 60% of buyers who use both an MSP and VMS implemented the two in tandem, 40% implemented separately
  • Order of implementation does not seem to matter with respect to buyer satisfaction

2010 Contingent Buyer Survey: MSP funding and method of fee calculation

June 16, 2011

  • 69% of buyers using an MSP report their MSP is entirely supplier-funded
  • 63% calculate fees as a percentage of spend under management

2010 Contingent Buyer Survey: Trends in HRO & RPO usage

June 7, 2011

  • 18% of buyers currently use HRO, up from 13% in 2007
  • 22% of buyers currently use RPO, up from 14% in 2007
  • Continued growth for both is projected

2010 Contingent Buyer Survey: Offshoring

May 25, 2011

  • 42% of CW buyers use significant amounts of offshore outsourcing
  • 2012 estimate: 47% of CW buyers
  • SOW usage correlated to offshoring

2010 Contingent Buyer Survey: Evolution of supplier management strategies

April 25, 2011

  • VMS, MSP juggernaut continues
  • CW managers incorporating SOW
  • RPO, HRO gaining traction

Analysis of Kelly Services 4Q08 earnings release

January 23, 2009

Americas Commercial down 13% y/y, PTSA off 7.1% y/y
EMEA and APAC also slowing, but strong growth in Germany
Sharp decleration in Outsourcing & Consulting Group

Non-U.S. staffing growth update

December 10, 2008

Non-U.S. staffing growth contracting
European markets generally soft; Germany and Italy outperforming
Emerging markets in Asia and elsewhere slowing, but still seeing some growth

Staffing buyer survey: strategies for managing staffing suppliers

November 20, 2008

51% of buyers using VMS; usage to go to 66% by 2010
Use of diversity suppliers on the rise, especially by big companies
Energy/chemical and business services most open to new suppliers

CWS Council - Recruitment Process Outsourcing: An Overview

October 21, 2008

Understanding Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)
How pure-play RPOs differ from staffing vendors
The fundamentals of how it works and key trends to watch out for

Opportunities in Healthcare, SI Review July 2008

July 11, 2008

RPO and Staffing: A Perfect Prescription?