CWS Council Research

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

Legs & Regs Advisor: May 2012

May 30, 2012

  • Staffing firm settles Illinois vacation pay suit
  • Temp agency settles overtime claims
  • Wisconsin court: Independent contractor cannot sue under Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Maine enacts law defining ‘independent contractor’

2012 MSP RFP Template

May 29, 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

May 10, 2012

  • Pros and cons of vendor-neutral, master supplier, and hybrid models
  • Strategies for selecting appropriate model
  • A concise and useful reference

2012 Internal Employee Compensation Estimator

May 8, 2012

  • Detailed internal staff comp data
  • Data from 7,700 individuals at 141 staffing firms
  • Detail by job title, company size, experience, segment, metro
  • Interactive tool available for immediate download

Legs & Regs Advisor: April 2012

April 30, 2012

  • New obligations for Massachusetts employers conducting criminal background checks
  • Rhode Island bill creates presumption workers are employees
  • California employers win on interpretation of duty ‘to provide’ meal periods
  • Maryland’s ‘Facebook law’ raises obstacles for employers
  • State... More

2012 Temporary Worker Survey: What Are Staffing Firms Doing Right? What Could They Do Better?

April 30, 2012

  • Top thing to improve: "communications," cited more frequently than pay or benefits
  • In general, soft factors very significant for temps
  • Among temps who liked agency, many cited positive attitude of staff, good communication, timely pay

Building Your Contingent Workforce Program

April 30, 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

Co-employment: Friend or Foe?

April 9, 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?