CWS Council Research

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

Indian Staffing - Issues and Recommendations

2 March 2012

  • Indian market is growing 10-15% a year
  • Outline of issues facing the market
  • Brief outline of law involved

Establishing and Managing Your Contingent Workforce Program Office

13 February 2012

  • Panel discussion of various approaches to running a CW program office
  • See how other companies optimize quality, cost, efficiency, and risk
  • Learn what has worked and what hasn't from experienced CW program managers

Most Attractive Staffing Markets Globally

12 October 2011

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How to Apply Talent Management and Workforce Planning to Your Contingent Workforce

1 August 2011

  • Panel of experts discusses innovative approaches to workforce planning
  • See how other companies are projecting their hiring needs
  • Learn more about scenario planning to deliver a workforce with the appropriate skill sets

CWS Council Draft Contingent Worker Policy

10 June 2011

  • Sample document contianing CWS Council member’s Draft Contingent Worker Policy
  • A CW Policy is typically used to state what a company's internal procedures are as they relate to contingent work. 
  • This sample document was submitted by a Member of Staffing Industry Analysts’ Contingent... More

WE Insight - Gulf Region Staffing Market Overview

14 April 2011

Gulf staffing markets are among the fastest growing in the world and staffing agencies play a major role in the placement of workers in a host of occupations...


2010 list of largest global staffing firms

13 September 2010

84 firms have global staffing revenue of $300 million or more
Adecco SA ranks as largest firm
37 of the largest firms based in U.S., 17 in U.K., 11 in Japan