CWS Council Research

Integrating Contingent Workforce Management with Strategic Workforce Planning

August 3, 2012

  • Descriptions of six building blocks in creating a strategic workforce plan
  • Actions you can take to align CW management with strategic WF planning
  • Results of interviews with buyers, staffing suppliers, and VMS providers

Legs & Regs Advisor: July 2012

July 27, 2012

  • Healthcare Co. Settles Recruiter Claims for $12.3 Million
  • Third Circuit Introduces New Test for Joint-Employer Status
  • Seventh Circuit: Filling Prescription Not Treatment
  • California Court Finds Franchisor May Be Liable for Claims Brought by an Employee of its Franchisee

How to Cope with the Coming Healthcare Reform Penalties

July 6, 2012

  • Presentation by Littler attorney George Reardon
  • Overview of healthcare reform with respect to staffing
  • Suggested avenues of mitigating cost 

2012 Temporary Workers Survey: Preferences, Satisfaction and Agency Selection (& Appendix: 2009 Contingent Worker Survey)

July 2, 2012

  • View into temp motivations, choices and attitudes
  • Positive agency relationship a major influencer
  • Human factors trump higher pay and benefits

2012 VMS and MSP Supplier Competitive Landscape

July 2, 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

Legs & Regs Advisor: June 2012

June 26, 2012

  • Connecticut legalizes medicinal marijuana
  • Tennessee enacts “Tennessee Professional Employer Organization Act”
  • New York drywall installer misclassification suit goes to trial
  • Louisiana passes independent contractor law
  • California bill would impose onerous reporting requirements on staffing... More

Building Best Practices into your Contingent Workforce Program

June 20, 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

June 18, 2012

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

First SIA Survey of Staffing Firms Recruiting/Talent Acquisition Practices

June 5, 2012

  • SIA's first survey of staffing firm recruiting/talent practices
  • Well over 100 respondents from a broad range of firms
  • Key insights into organization, process, and technology

2012 VMS RFP Template

June 4, 2012

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