CWS Council Research

Workforce Solutions Ecosystem

24 September 2015

  • This report codifies and defines the various parts of the Workforce Solutions Ecosystem. It will be of use to those who operate within this Ecosystem and also those who procure services or products from it.
  • Ecosystems are, by their very nature, constantly evolving and as such this document reviews... More

Trends in Online Staffing and FMS

23 September 2015

  • Awareness of online staffing increased from 39% to 63%
  • Use of online staffing spiked upward from 6% to 17%
  • Sixty percent of buyers were familiar with FMS
  • Eleven percent of buyers reported using FMS

Contingent Workforce Technology – What defines state of the art and why does it matter?

23 September 2015

  • Overview of some cutting edge CW technologies
  • Full replay on demand (approx. 1 hour)
  • Download a pdf of the presentation

2015 Contingent Buyers Survey - Europe - Initial Insights

22 September 2015

  • Survey results from 89 Europe contingent buyers
  • 33 questions including assignment length, MSP use, and many others

Europe Trends in Supplier Management Strategies

15 September 2015

  • Using an approved list of suppliers ranked as the most common supplier management strategy
  • Sixty-seven percent of buyers surveyed use a VMS, 67% use MSP
  • VMS and MSP use was positively correlated with buyer size

2015 Most Complex Staffing Markets Globally

11 September 2015

  • 55 different staffing markets assessed across six Continents.
  • Complex markets identified among both emerging and established staffing markets.
  • Italy is ranked the most complex staffing market at the moment, followed by Brazil. 

Pricing Statement-of-Work Engagements: Models, Strategies & Tactics

8 September 2015

  • Compare the value proposition of SOW projects and managed services vs staff aug and outsourcing
  • Understand the four common pricing models and type of engagement to which each is best suited
  • Explore strategic considerations for pricing and sourcing of SOW projects and services

Future Workforce: Next Generation Workforce Management - August 2015

26 August 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Leverage new techniques to help identify, engage and retain talent
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

Europe Buyers Survey: Contingent Share of Workforce

17 August 2015

  • Average share of workers who are contingent remained at 20% among buyers surveyed
  • Nearly half of buyers expected their contingent share to grow over next two years
  • Median projected growth in number of contingent workers over next two years was 20%

2015 VMS & MSP Competitive Landscape

31 July 2015

  • Global VMS and MSP markets continue to grow robustly
  • Penetration of VMS and MSP in US contingent workforce market plateauing
  • Report contains VMS and MSP market estimates for North America and Europe