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    Manpower Employment Outlook Q3 2016 Results

    Manpower Employment Outlook Q3 2016 Results – ManpowerGroup interviewed over 65,000 hiring managers across 43 countries and territories to measure employer hiring expectations.

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    2015 Talent Shortage Survey

    ManpowerGroup has been researching talent shortages, their impacts, and solutions to overcome the issue for the past decade. Our 2015 findings

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    #TRUST: The Key Ingredient To A Great Employer Brand

    Companies are increasing investments in strategies to enhance their employer value proposition (EVP) and extend awareness of their EVP to employees and potential candidates.

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    Automated Recruiting and the Human Factor

    Blending high-tech with high-touch to attract top talent

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Research & Insights

ManpowerGroup’s unique research and insights into how organizations and individuals can win in the changing world of work makes it the go-to expert in delivering innovative workforce solutions.

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Work Models

Employers who leverage a range of flexible work models incorporating full-time, part-time workers and remote or virtual talent with in-demand skills, will maintain a serious advantage in the Human Age.

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People Practices

Contemporary people practices and philosophies for the 21st Century must be refined in terms of how companies hire, reward, engage and develop talent.

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Talent Sources

Employers can improve their workforce pipeline by looking at different sources of talent and reskilling talent within their reach.

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Country Specific

ManpowerGroup’s global footprint combined with its local expertise means we have our finger on the pulse of labor market trends across the world.

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Manpower Employment Outlook Survey

Each quarter, the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey measures hiring confidence among approximately 66,000 employers in 42 countries and territories.

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Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q1 2014

December 2013

This survey asked employers around the world about their hiring activities the first quarter of 2014. Learn more »

Infographic - Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q1 2014

December 2013

Each quarter, the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey measures hiring confidence among approximately 66,000 employers in 42 countries and territories. The survey is one of the most trusted forecasts of labor market activity in the world and has been running for more than 50 years. It is absolutely unparalleled in its size, scope, longevity and area of focus. Learn more »

Why Financial Institutions Need A Workforce Strategy

October 2013

The current economic environment of certain uncertainty, growing talent shortages and quickly-evolving workforce needs make it imperative to have a robust workforce strategy in place that accelerates execution of business strategy. This paper outlines talent management strategies HR functions can use to develop and maximize their employees' human potential. Learn more »

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey 4Q 2013

September 2013

The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, the only forward-looking survey of its kind in the world, based on interviews with 65,000 hiring managers in 42 countries, provides key insights into hiring trends that provide RPO clients, employers and job seekers, critical insights into the pace and future of hiring. Learn more »

How the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Can Help RPO Clients

September 2013

The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, the only forward-looking survey of its kind in the world, based on interviews with 66,000 hiring managers in 42 countries, provides key insights into hiring trends that gives RPO clients, employers and job seekers, critical insights into the pace and future of hiring. Learn more »

RPO Infographic: Achieving RPO Success

September 2013

What does success look like? When an RPO provider like ManpowerGroup Solutions takes business risks and is accountable to its clients, and ensures that clients have access to better prepared employees. Learn more »

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q4 2013

September 2013

This survey asked employers around the world about their hiring activities the 4th Quarter of 2013. Learn more »

MSP: Contingent Workforce Index, 2013 Global Analysis

September 2013

The Contingent Workforce Index (CWI) is a relative comparison of local labor markets around the globe that measures the likelihood of identifying and accessing workers to supplement an organization’s full-time workforce. The numerical value assigned to each of the countries composing the index ranks them in descending order based on the availability, cost, regulation, and productivity of contingent workers. Learn more »

Right Management: Accelerating the Leadership Development of High Potentials

August 2013

This joint Right Management and Conference Board report frames the conversation about how top companies for leadership select, develop, and deploy leaders in Asia — a part of the world where the shortage of leaders and pressure to develop leaders faster is greater than anywhere else. Learn more »

RPO - What You Should Look for in an RPO Provider

August 2013

It used to be that companies looked exclusively at cost and process to identify the right Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) provider. However, as global economic recovery has increased pressure on talent markets, employers are coming to understand that the right RPO relationship must go beyond the expectations set in traditional service level agreements. Learn more »

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q3 2013

June 2013

This survey asked employers around the world about their hiring activities the 3rd Quarter of 2013. Learn more »

RPO: Recruiting a Competitive Workforce: Should Needed Skills be Built or Bought?

May 2013

Globally, the working-age population is on the decline. At the same time, low-skilled workers exceed demand while high-skill workers are in short supply. For the foreseeable future, it appears there will continue to be more buyers (employers) than there is product to buy (talent). The companies that come out on top will be the ones that learn when it’s best to buy talent and when it’s more effective to build it. And the answers may not be as obvious as they seem. Learn more »

ManpowerGroup: 2012 Annual Report

April 2013

It’s been two years since we announced that the world had entered a new age—the Human Age—in which we stated that unleashing talent in new ways will be the single most important determinant of success. Learn more »

The Great Talent Shortage Awakening: Actions To Take for a Sustainable Workforce

April 2013

In the world of 2013, the only certainty is uncertainty. Changing demographics, technological evolution and a world prone to political, economic and social shocks have created a global environment in which talent shortages are the rule rather than the exception. As business cycles have become compressed, so too have skills cycles. Learn more »

Talent Shortage Survey Research Results 2013

April 2013

Approaching the midpoint of 2013, it is plain that the recovery from the global recession continues at a steady but frustratingly slow pace. Unemployment remains high in many global labor markets, and jobs growth—for the most part—seems stalled as employers continue to navigate an uncertain economic environment. Learn more »

TBO: The People Side of Strategy

April 2013

Talent has long been a critical differentiator for organizations, fueling a race for the best and brightest individuals that has been raging for nearly half a century. Even today, with high levels of global unemployment, competition among employers to attract skilled workers has never been more fierce. Learn more »

TBO: The Global Talent Crunch

April 2013

With unemployment at or near record levels in many countries, positions in the skilled trades, sales, technical work and engineering remain the most difficult for employers to fill globally, according to the new Manpower survey of nearly 39,000 employers in 33 countries. Learn more »

TBO: Optimizing the Talent Pool

April 2013

As economic conditions improve, having a blueprint for growth and thinking differently about talent acquisition strategies is what will help companies drive their businesses forward. Learn more »

RPO: Why Outsource?

April 2013

The current economic crisis has changed the employment landscape. A major struggle is the effort to manage operating costs while investing in talent to maximize performance. There is heightened pressure to execute business strategy and meet goals, but the first move most companies make during a recession is to cut costs by reducing their workforce. Learn more »

RPO: Recruit the Right Talent

April 2013

Organizations that recruit right-fit candidates and provide leadership training can create a high-performance sales organization by building bench strength and helping talented sales professionals develop the necessary skills to become effective leaders. Learn more »

Manpower: The Future of The Manufacturing Workforce: Report Two

April 2013

This report explores the critical role of the “tech,” or manufacturing technical worker, in the contemporary manufacturing industry. There are not enough techs available to fill the current need, and the requirements for these roles will only increase... Learn more »

Manpower: The Future of The Manufacturing Workforce: Report Three

April 2013

The trend of integrated and more computer-driven MT devices can be observed across a variety of different technologies. This report will address the specific technology types and how they are changing with regard to integration, the talent required to employ them, and the training required by that talent. Learn more »

Manpower: The Future of The Manufacturing Workforce: Report One

April 2013

The manufacturing environment is changing dramatically, and the technologies and the skills to use them are becoming critical to the success of manufacturing companies. This report highlights the necessity for multiple stakeholders to work together to yield an impact on the supply of well-trained workers. Learn more »

Manpower: The Future of The Manufacturing Workforce: Report Four

April 2013

Education and training are a key component to closing the manufacturing talent gap. There is also a need for substantial change in the cultural image of the manufacturing industry and of careers in it. Learn more »