CWS Council Research

2012 Contingent Buyers Survey: Average Contingent Worker Assignment Length

16 October 2012

  • See what the average length of an assignment is.
  • How this compares to North America
  • Understand what the 25th and 75th percentiles are 

2012 Contingent Buyers Survey: Buyer Plans for the Next Two Years

11 October 2012

  • See whether buyers predict their workforce will grow
  • What the average contingent share of workforce will be
  • Which areas of the workforce will expand or decline

A look at the UK Temporary Workforce Environment

10 October 2012

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

2012 VMS and MSP Service Differentiators

26 September 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

24 September 2012

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

2012 VMS/MSP Customer Experience Report

13 September 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

Going it Alone: Building an Internally Run CW Program

17 August 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

17 August 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

Listed Staffing Firms by Market Capitalisation 2012

8 August 2012

  • Staffing Industry Analysts’ first global ranking of publicly listed staffing firms by market capitalisation
  • Adecco is the world’s largest listed staffing firm ranked by market capitalisation followed by Randstad and Robert Half.
  • The US is home to most listed staffing firms, followed by the... More

A Look at the Swiss Temporary Workforce Environment

6 August 2012

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