CWS Council Research

CWS Council - Summary of International Data Sources - UK

28 January 2009

Market data on the United Kingdom
Identifying potential staffing suppliers
Understanding local business practices

CWS Council - Sample Document - Supplier Selection Project Plan

7 January 2009

Sample agreement with a Service Provider
Centralizing the management of your CW program
High level project steps to be take in the supplier selection process

CWS Council - United Kingdom Market Summary

24 December 2008

Largest recruitment firms in the U.K. by revenue, skill-set and region
Key provisions from regulatory statutes to consider before you deploy
How taxes on wages differ in the U.K. and its impact on CW compensation

CWS Council - Choosing the Right VMS/MSP Partner

19 December 2008

Common supplier-selection pitfalls and how to avoid them
Figuring out which CW program model is right for your firm
Case-study:  United Parcel Service (UPS) and the importance of doing your homework

Managed Service Provider RFP Scorecard

2 December 2008

  • Tool for scoring managed service providers across numerous criteria
  • Criteria include strategic and competitive differentiation, program management, supplier management, quality, pricing, and more

VMS Provider RFP Scorecard

1 December 2008

  • Tool for scoring VMS providers across numerous criteria
  • Criteria include recruiting and requisition process, financial and reporting process, pricing, training and implementation, and more

CWS Council - Recruitment Process Outsourcing: An Overview

21 October 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

CWS Council - Sample Document - Service Level Agreement with an MSP

19 August 2008

A tool to help you get it right the first time
One way of structuring a deal with a Managed Service Provider (MSP)
Sample SLA defines scope, deliverables and expected performance-levels

CWS Council - Sample Document - MSP Performance Measure

19 August 2008

Getting the proof that's in the pudding on paper
Documenting and presenting CW-program performance measures
Sample monthly report of performance levels of its Managed Service Provider(MSP)

CWS Council - Sample Document - Contingent Worker Guidelines and Handbook

8 August 2008

Sometimes, stating the obvious has its uses
A CW-specific policy manual and handbook
Documenting the client company's expectations