Region - Europe

SIA Research: CWS Council Q&A

30 January 2013

What were the burning topics on the minds of CWS Council members in 2012? This report, available to CWS Council members, is a collection of archived questions and answers from our online discussion group. 


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

Selecting the Right Consultant

23 January 2013

A program manager shares some thoughts on contingent workforce consultants who make it clear they have no hands-on experience to back them up.


Developing Innovative, Critical CW Tools

23 January 2013

A team comprising industry leaders from the buyer and supplier communities collaborates to share and develop best practices, industry standards and priorities related to key strategic initiatives impacting the future of the contingent workforce. 


Recruiting for the Next Generation Workforce

23 January 2013

As your companys “A” players, who stayed put during the recession, are seeing better opportunities elsewhere, and baby boomers who delayed retirement are now reconsidering, the war for talent is on. Here’s what you can do, writes Clyde Stutts in The Staffing Stream.


SIA Research: The German Market

23 January 2013

The temporary workforce market can vary greatly by country. Here’s a look at the German contingent workforce landscape


UK Monthly Hiring Trends Nov/Dec 2012

22 January 2013

  • How is the professional recruitment market fairing?
  • Compare with the latest trends for online jobs.
  • Includes the latest salary trends.

CW Management: The Tipping Point

16 January 2013

The Procurement Guy shares trends he expects to see this year in terms of contingent workforce usage and management.


Leading in the Human Age

16 January 2013

This new era, coined by ManpowerGroup as “The Human Age,” requires a new style of leadership, writes Melanie Holmes, vice president of ManpowerGroup’s world of work solutions, in The Staffing Stream. Read more here


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