Margins, Pay & Bill Rates, Fees

Gain-Share Deal Structures & Other Savings-Based MSP Performance Incentives

29 December 2013

  • Various strategies outlined for sharing savings with MSPs and staffing suppliers
  • Learn which strategies have been proven most successful

A Look at the Swedish Temporary Workforce Environment

9 August 2013

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

Global Salary Trends

26 March 2013

Data for Permanent Salaries around the world:

  • By Country
  • By City/Region
  • By Sector

A Look at the Belgian Temporary Workforce Environment

25 March 2013

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

Cost Correction, Not Savings

13 February 2013

Instead of focusing on savings, contingent workforce managers should turn their sights on cost corrections: getting the right worker at the right price. Here’s why — and how.


Professional Staffing Firm Estimates Its ACA Costs

6 February 2013

Meeting healthcare coverage requirements under U.S. healthcare reform will likely mean a small, single-digit percentage increase to the overall pay rates for the company’s temporary workers, Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI) CFO Keith Waddell said in a conference call with analysts on Jan.... More


2013 MSP Negotiation Template

28 January 2013

  • Template for negotiating contract with MSP
  • Fees, contract term, invoicing and other items addressed in this template

2012 CWS Council Topics, Questions and Answers

27 January 2013

  • Several companies state their reason for holding MSP accountable for total cycle time
  • Answers provided for various struggles with regulation in India
  • Outline of various factors that affect cost of ongoing VMS support
  • Many other topics discussed

Beware the Auction Effect

9 January 2013

Are your suppliers complaining your rate card is too low? Dig a little deeper before making adjustments.


VMS Not the Bogeyman Suppliers Claim

9 January 2013

VMS is staffing firms’ favorite bogeyman, but tales of its effects on lowered margins and profits are greatly exaggerated, writes Editorial Director Subadhra R. Sriram in The Contingent Blog