CWS Council Research

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

Building Your Contingent Workforce Program

30 April 2012

  • Panel discussion of strategies to building a CW program
  • See how other companies get stakeholder buy-in and manage their MSP/VMS
  • Learn what has worked and what hasn't from experienced CW program managers

Staffing in Pakistan (Links)

11 April 2012

  • List of staffing agencies
  • Main newspapers for job adverts
  • Jobsites and basic data

Co-employment: Friend or Foe?

9 April 2012

  • Panel discussion on co-employment issues with temporary workers
  • Strategies discussed on how to mitigate misclassification risks and manage suppliers
  • Should temporary workers be invited to the company picnic?

Building and Operating a Global MSP Governance Structure

2 April 2012

  • This report outlines how to establish a governance structure for a multi-national MSP
  • Roles, responsibilities, and participants for global governance team explained
  • We describe mitigation approaches for various challenges to global governance

2011 CWS Council Topics, Questions and Answers

20 March 2012

  • Many companies use tenure limits for co-employment mitigation, despite contrary legal advice
  • No easy solution for exempt/non-exempt classification of contingents
  • Several companies noted the use of warranties, length of warranty varies among companies

Largest Staffing Firms in Japan 2011

19 March 2012

  • Find out who dominated the fragmented Japanese staffing market
  • See which is the top foreign staffing firm
  • Read the list of the top 60 companies

Outsourced or In-House? Services Procurement and the Next Generation of CW Programs

8 March 2012

  • Panel discussion on internal and external MSPs
  • Pros and cons of in-house approach discussed
  • Learn from panelists who have brought their program office in-house