CWS Council Research

Most Attractive Staffing Markets Globally

12 October 2011

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A Look at the French Temporary Workforce Environment

21 September 2011

  • Intricacies of the French market explained
  • Overview of the French legal landscape 
  • Importance of collective bargaining agreements

How to Apply Talent Management and Workforce Planning to Your Contingent Workforce

1 August 2011

  • Panel of experts discusses innovative approaches to workforce planning
  • See how other companies are projecting their hiring needs
  • Learn more about scenario planning to deliver a workforce with the appropriate skill sets

Minimum Wages in Europe

1 July 2011

  • Nearly three-quarters of EU Member States have some form of statutory national minimum wage
  • Monthly minimum wages vary by a factor of about 1:14
  • Median growth in the minimum wages from 2001-2011 was a little under 5% per annum.

A Look at the German Temporary Workforce Environment

28 June 2011

  • Evaluation and overview of German temp market
  • Analysis of EU Directives effect on German market pricing
  • Importance of collective bargaining

Top 50 Staffing Firms in Germany 2010

17 June 2011

  • Randstad is the market leader, albeit with only 9.5% share as the market is still highly fragmented.
  • Only one domestic firm features in the Top 5, but German firms largely dominate the rest of the Top 50 list.
  • Industrial staffing was the growth driver in 2010, in particular momentum from the... More

CWS Council Draft Contingent Worker Policy

10 June 2011

  • Sample document contianing CWS Council member’s Draft Contingent Worker Policy
  • A CW Policy is typically used to state what a company's internal procedures are as they relate to contingent work. 
  • This sample document was submitted by a Member of Staffing Industry Analysts’ Contingent... More

The Largest Staffing Firms in Italy 2010

6 June 2011

  • Market Size
  • Largest Players - Domestic & Multinational
  • Fastest Growing

Top 25 Staffing Firms in Austria 2010

2 June 2011

  • Austria is one of the smallest staffing markets in Western Europe
  • Nevertheless, it is a thriving market and some major players are already well established
  • The Top 25 firms have recorded impressive growth figures in 2010

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Apr/May 2011

26 May 2011

  • Apsco data shows fall in market
  • Innovantage Heat Map tepid to cool
  • Gross Margins up in Q1 and the economy middling to fair