CWS Council Research

Metrics Used to Evaluate Suppliers

5 October 2015

  • Buyers most often chose time-to-fill as a key metric
  • Demonstrated cost savings came in second

Winning The Modern Day Talent Wars: How Top Enterprises Are Building An On-Demand Workforce - September 2015

30 September 2015

  • Watch the full webinar on demand
  • Use technology to streamline the sourcing and management of contingent labor
  • Duration approximately 1 hour

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