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Nike To Participate in Contingent Workforce Strategies Council.

Helping Corporations Better Manage Contingent Labor

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Staffing Industry Analysts today announced that Nike Corporation has joined its Contingent Workforce Strategies Council, an innovative service that helps the Fortune 1000 better manage their growing reliance on temporary and contract labor.

"The Council is a terrific way for Nike to learn how it can maximize its return on investment in contingent labor, share best practices, and achieve the increasingly important objective of attracting and retaining the best talent," said Daniel Hanyzewski, Staffing Director of Global Functions.

Nike joins a growing list of members which includes: Accenture, Avery Dennison, The Boeing Company, The Capital Group, Caremark, Dell, Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, HP, Levi Strauss & Co., Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Perot Systems, Regence Group, R.J. Reynolds and UPS as subscribers in the service, which was launched in February 2007.

"The Contingent Workforce Strategies Council is designed to help the Fortune 1000 optimize their expanding use of temporary labor," said Ron Mester, President and CEO of Staffing Industry Analysts. "As more companies come to rely on temporary staffing, applying state-of-the art tools and best practices is essential."

The Contingent Workforce Strategies Council offers a variety of services including:
 -- Exclusive proprietary research and benchmarks providing insight on
 contingent workforce programs and the suppliers who support them
 -- A comprehensive set of templates, decision-support tools and reference
 guides to support program owners, executives and other key personnel
 -- Best practices covering a wide range of critical topics such as
 calculating cost savings and measuring internal customer satisfaction
 -- Dynamic peer networking opportunities where members can interact and
 learn from other professionals in the growing field of contingent
 workforce management
 -- Access to Staffing Industry's team of analysts





The CWS Council is sold as an annual membership subscription and is designed for human resources professionals, procurement managers and other buyers of contingent labor.

To learn more about the CWS Council, contact Diana Gabriel, Strategic Services Executive, 650.232.2376, dgabriel@staffingindustry.com.

About Staffing Industry Analysts, Inc.

Staffing Industry Analysts, Inc. is the premier research and analysis firm covering the contingent workforce. Known for its independent and objective insights, the company's proprietary research, data, support tools, publications, and executive conferences provide a competitive edge to decision-makers who supply and buy temporary staffing. In addition to temporary staffing, Staffing Industry Analysts also covers these related staffing service sectors: third-party placement, outplacement, and staff leasing (PEOs). Founded in 1989, the company is headquartered in Los Altos, California. For more information, visit http://www.staffingindustry.com/.

CONTACT: media, Hinda Chalew of Staffing Industry Analysts, +1-650-232-2368, hchalew@staffingindustry.com

Web site: http://www.staffingindustry.com/
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