Recent Updates

Program stagnation? Study, compare and then adopt qualitative measures

23 December 2014

Is your program stuck in the mud? Look inward and outward to get it to the next level.


Integrate total talent management business initiatives now

23 December 2014

Shifts in management strategies are typically driven by important market change agents. What’s driving the trend toward total talent management?


Regulatory watch: Worker safety and misclassification

23 December 2014

OSHA has fined a nail polish manufacturer and two staffing firms for exposing workers to dangerous chemical hazards and vapors from flammable liquids; Rhode Island has established an anonymous telephone tip line for allegations of employee misclassification.


How sophisticated is your contingent workforce program?

23 December 2014

In our 2014 North America Contingent Buyer Survey, we asked respondents to rate how sophisticated their programs were. 


CWS Council: Why you should join

23 December 2014

CWS Council membership helps companies optimize their investment in their contingent workforce program. Here’s what it can give you. 


Spain Market Snapshot

22 December 2014

  • Use this document to gain an overview of the size and nature of the staffing market
  • Report includes data on the wider economy and business environment

Recruitment Process Outsourcing Technology

19 December 2014

• RPO providers were surveyed with regard to technology solutions and Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).

• We asked respondents two questions: “What technology solutions are used to support the RPO process?” and “What percent of your RPO hires go through the following ATS platforms?”


2014 Europe Contingent Buyers Survey: After a temp ends an assignment, how long must you wait before hiring them directly (without fees)?

18 December 2014

  • Buyers asked typical wait-to-hire times, post temp assignment
  • Median answer: 3 months
  • 34% have no wait to hire at all

2014 Global Contingent Buyers Survey: How sophisticated are contingent workforce programmes?

18 December 2014

  • Buyers asked to rate CW program on 4 measures
  • Bigger programs typically more advanced
  • Several management strategies correlated with sophistication

2014 Largest IT Staffing Firms in Europe

18 December 2014

  • Details on the Top 30 IT staffing firms in Europe
  • Growth drivers and competitive landscape
  • Demographic insights on the IT workforce