CWS Council Research

Largest Global Staffing Firms 2012

9 July 2012

  • Find out who tops the world ranks
  • Where your firm is compared to your competition
  • See newly listed firms from Japan, China and Australia

2012 VMS and MSP Supplier Competitive Landscape

2 July 2012

  • $100 billion in global VMS/MSP spend accounted for in this study
  • VMS and MSP markets continue to surge, but the rising tide is not lifting all boats
  • MSP's gaining traction in statement-of-work services

A Look at the Australian Temporary Workforce Environment

21 June 2012

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

Building Best Practices into your Contingent Workforce Program

20 June 2012

  • 15 best practices for new contingent workforce programs
  • Learn how to establish a strong program brand and create meaningful policies
  • Supplier contracts and identifying rogue behavior also discussed

Lexicon of Global Contingent Workforce Terms

18 June 2012

  • Over 200 contingent workforce related terms and definitions
  • International terminology included for the first time
  • Document promotes standardized language usage in CW management

South Africa Data Sources

12 June 2012

A list of data sources for South Africa including:

  • Academic resources, applicable government departments
  • Laws and regulations, contingent workforce market data
  • Trade associations and other organisations

2012 VMS RFP Template

4 June 2012

  • Template for issuing an RFP for a VMS provider
  • Notes added for guidance
  • Cut and paste as appropriate for building your own RFP

A Look at the Brazilian Temporary Workforce Environment

30 May 2012

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

2012 MSP RFP Template

29 May 2012

  • Template for issuing an RFP for a managed service provider
  • Notes added for guidance
  • Cut and paste as appropriate for building your own RFP 

MSP Engagement Models Revisited

10 May 2012

  • Pros and cons of vendor-neutral, master supplier, and hybrid models
  • Strategies for selecting appropriate model
  • A concise and useful reference