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Companies Must Stay Focused on Advancing Workers' Overall Capabilities; Individuals Must Proactively Develop Their Skills

MILWAUKEE, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions, advises both employers and individuals to change their mindsets about the hiring process, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today reported that the overall jobless rate ticked up to 8.2 percent in May, and that the U.S. private sector added only 69,000 new jobs last month.  Jobs were added in health care, transportation and warehousing, wholesale trade and manufacturing. BLS revised its March private sector figure from 154,000 to 143,000 and its April figure from 115,000 to 77,000.

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