CWS Council Research

Lexicon of Contingent Workforce-Related Terms

5 November 2013

  • One of the major challenges facing contingent workforce program managers and executives is ensuring that a common language is used. A lack of common definitions can cause severe communication problems.
  • To help alleviate the issue, this newly revised lexicon suggests a set of "working definitions"... More

2013 VMS/MSP Customer Experience Report

23 August 2013

  • 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

A Look at the Swedish Temporary Workforce Environment

9 August 2013

  • Overview of the Swedish legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

2013 VMS and MSP Supplier Competitive Landscape

10 June 2013

  • $100 billion in global VMS/MSP spend accounted for in this study
  • Global VMS and MSP spend in our study rose 21% and 18% in 2012, respectively
  • VMS providers reported 62 "mega-programs" (programs with annual spend over $300 million)

A Look at the Belgian Temporary Workforce Environment

25 March 2013

  • Overview of the Belgian legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

SIA Recruitment Process Outsourcing Survey Results

13 March 2013

  • Global RPO market estimated at $4 billion
  • US RPO market estimated between $1.5 and $2.0 billion
  • Results of our survey of RPO providers in this report

2013 MSP Negotiation Template

28 January 2013

  • Template for negotiating contract with MSP
  • Fees, contract term, invoicing and other items addressed in this template

2012 CWS Council Topics, Questions and Answers

27 January 2013

  • Several companies state their reason for holding MSP accountable for total cycle time
  • Answers provided for various struggles with regulation in India
  • Outline of various factors that affect cost of ongoing VMS support
  • Many other topics discussed

Webinar - Introduction to the Contingent Workforce in Asia

23 January 2013

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Covering major Asian markets as well as emerging markets
  • Duration: approximately 1h

Webinar - 2013 Contingent Market Forecasts

28 November 2012

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Hear insights from the whole research team
  • Duration: approximately 1h