CWS Council Research

2010 list of largest global staffing firms

September 13, 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


2010 staffing executive compensation analysis

August 27, 2010

Total compensation fell by 10% for highest paid execs at public firms
Robert Half CEO ranks as highest paid at $6.1 million
Median total compensation for 52 executives was $931,519


2009 Staffing Company Survey: Insights Into Staffing Companies' Attitudes, Practices and Strategies

August 22, 2010

Complete 65-page survey for instant download
Aggregation of all 2009 staffing firm survey analyses
Second annual SIA survey of staffing firms
Policies on temp wages, benefits, conversion fees
Benchmarks on order fill, candidate decline/return
Staffing firm advice to contingent buyers

The 2010 Book of Lists: A complete collection of Staffing Industry Analysts' staffing firm rankings and lists

August 13, 2010

Aggregation of all lists released in 2010
Easy-to-download sortable Excel spreadsheet
27 lists of key staffing firms and suppliers

Dan Pink Video

July 7, 2010

Watch the full webinar on demand 
Analysis of temp employment trends 
Highest bang-to-buck sales & marketing tactics
Trends in off-shored recruiting

CWS Council - 2010 Independent Contractor Qualification & Compliance — Best Practices

March 31, 2010

Simply the very latest research on independent contractor qualification & compliance practices.
What are the real risks inherent to engaging independent contractors?
How do you engage stakeholders in the program?
What are the questions you need to consider when constructing your vetting process?... More

Improving Your CW Program Quality and Satisfaction

February 25, 2010

Learn how to go beyond "time to fill" and other "metrics as usual" in this webinar covering cutting edge strategies and metrics used to build a best in class solution
Presented by John Heigl, Manager, Flexible Staffing at Eli Lily
Moderated by Diana Gabriel, Director Strategic... More


CWS Council - Insight - Changes in SUTA / FUTA and how they affect the Contingent Workforce

February 23, 2010

High unemployment in many states has resulted in dramatic increases to the SUTA rates
Nine states show average 2009 SUTA tax rates above 3.0%
Increases in SUTA tax rates disproportionately burden staffing firms, less so for increases in wage base
Many providers are looking to their customers to help... More

“Achieving Program Balance Across Speed/Cost/Quality/Risk”

February 10, 2010

A CWS Council Member provided PowerPoint graphic which illustrates the tension between differing program objectives and how they relate to the optimal program balance.
How do different stakeholders value decision criteria?
What at a high level are the different dimensions to consider and how do they... More


CWS Council Member Provided Content - Achieving Program Balance Across Speed/Cost/Quality/Risk

February 10, 2010

 A CWS Council Member provided PowerPoint graphic which illustrates the tension between differing program objectives and how they relate to the optimal program balance.
How do different stakeholders value decision criteria?
What at a high level are the different dimensions to consider and how do they... More