CWS Council Research

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

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