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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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Make Global Recruiting a Winning Strategy

April 2013

Today’s global workforce is on the move like never before. Macro-economic forces, including globalization and technological revolutions, provide individuals even more choices of how, where and when they want to work. While this is great news for talented job seekers, it is an increasing pain point for many employers who are discovering that finding the right talent where and when they need it most is not an easy task. Learn more »

MSP: Valuable Contributors to Contingent Workforce Management

April 2013

Relying on contingent labor as a scalable component of the workforce allows for rapid expansion in times of growth and for quick scaling back as needs wane. Teams can be built, dismantled, and reconstructed to meet ever-changing demands. Learn more »

MSP: Services Procurement Management (SPM)

April 2013

As the first to market a solution, TAPFIN delivers a comprehensive, full lifecycle approach to Services Procurement Management (SPM) that includes a thorough assessment of your current policies and practices, RFX workflows, project analytics and vendor performance. Learn more »

MSP: Managing a Global Contingent Workforce Program

April 2013

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) have become widely recognized as one of the most effective vehicles to provide international oversight of workforce program management, supply, and technology. Learn more »

MSP: Global Considerations for the Manufacturing Industry

April 2013

As organizations continue to rely heavily on a contingent workforce to competitively deliver their goods and services, they are increasingly adopting global Managed Services Providers (MSPs) to seize and maintain control over the procurement and management of their contingent workforce. Learn more »

MSP: Global Considerations for the Life Sciences Industry

April 2013

The changes in the nature and extent of the consumption of contingent staffi ng have been dramatic and compelling. As organizations continue to rely heavily on a contingent workforce to competitively deliver their goods and services, they are increasingly adopting global Managed Services Providers (MSPs) to seize and maintain control over the procurement and management of their contingent workforce. Learn more »

MSP: Extending Contingent Workforce Management ROI

April 2013

Services Procurement Management (SPM) brings to the procurement of projects and services what Contingent Workforce Management (CWM) brings to the procurement of contingent labor. Similar to CWM, organizations that implement SPM can realize significant cost savings and efficiency improvements by optimizing how they procure and engage third-party providers. Learn more »

MSP: Creating a Flexible Workforce Management Program

April 2013

Today more than ever before, success is measured by how well an organization adapts to changing labor market conditions, attracts key talent and executes on global strategies at the local level. Learn more »

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q2 2013

February 2013

This survey asked employers around the world about their hiring activities the 2nd Quarter of 2013. Learn more »

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q1 2013

February 2013

This survey asked employers around the world about their hiring activities the 1st Quarter of 2013. Learn more »

Tackling Youth Unemployment Across The World

February 2013

ManpowerGroup works with organizations around the world to address youth unemployment and help young people increase their opportunities for employment by providing them with the skills they need to succeed in the world of work. Engaging youth is critical to the success of the global economic recovery. Learn more »

Leading in the Human Age

February 2013

Companies today must prepare for one certainty—uncertainty. Specifically, companies will need to challenge themselves to create profiles for highly resilient and strategic Human Age leaders who can, in turn, build and leverage a collaborative organization. Businesses able to successfully navigate the Human Age and control their destiny are outpacing former competitors, swept along by the forces driving and shaping this era. Learn more »

Talent Shortage Survey 2013

January 2013

ManpowerGroup’s eighth annual Talent Shortage Survey found that 35 percent of employers on average report having difficulty filling jobs due to a lack of available talent. This is the highest shortage since the start of the global recession. Learn more »

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey 4Q 2012

December 2012

This forward-looking survey asked employers in 42 countries and territories about their hiring activities the 4th Quarter 2012. One of the most trusted indices for employment. Learn more »

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q3 2012

September 2012

This forward-looking survey asked employers in 41 countries and territories about their hiring activities the 3rd Quarter 2012. One of the most trusted indices for employment. Learn more »

Break the Crisis and Complacency Cycle

July 2012

In the seventh year of a global talent crisis in which more than one third of employers have trouble finding the talent to advance their businesses, companies are becoming complacent about the precarious position they find themselves in as they search for the right employees. Learn more »

Wanted: Energized, Career-Driven Youth

July 2012

Young workers are increasingly alienated from work opportunities in the global economy. This lost generation is tomorrow's workforce and companies worldwide must aggregate the right tools, mindsets and job training alliances to ensure that young and promising talent will succeed over the long-term in an increasingly complex economy. Learn more »

How to Unleash Latin America's Greatest Resource

July 2012

As with the mythic and elusive El Dorado, Latin America's natural wealth, its human potential, needs to be discovered and unleashed to unlock the region's riches. In Latin America, companies will need to work hand-in-hand with governments and the education sector to develop in-country reserves of the new "wealth" (talent), particularly among the young, to produce a generation of job-ready talent, equipped with the skills employers need to maximize growth. Learn more »

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Q2 2012

July 2012

This forward-looking survey asked employers in 41 countries and territories about their hiring activities the 2nd Quarter 2012. One of the most trusted indices for employment. Learn more »

Modern Outsourcing Strategies Meet the Need for a More Agile Workforce

June 2012

The canceled sitcom, “Outsourced,” mocked the industry’s banality—strangers robotically performing tasks to save the mother-ship money. That was then. Now, Human Resources (HR) outsourcing is transforming how companies manage talent. It’s still important to reduce costs. But expense savings have become a byproduct of superior benefits, such as workforce agility, visibility and control of performance. Learn more »

Leveraging Talent Through Training: A ManpowerGroup Research Report

June 2012

To investigate the extent to which organizations use formal training and apprenticeship programs to develop their talent, ManpowerGroup conducted research among nearly 24,000 employers in 41 countries and territories. The research explores three distinct categories of employee: professional roles, skilled manual trades jobs and unskilled positions, and reveals the specific job roles where this kind of employee development is most likely to be targeted. Learn more »

How to Advance the Capabillities of Today's Workforce: Bolstering Employability Responsibility Demands an Attitude of Change

June 2012

Many companies still don't recognize the ROI offered by training when compared to the causal effect of not hiring or training new workers to replace retiring workers. A 2012 ManpowerGroup survey on this issue found that 50% of companies globally just don't have formal training or apprenticeships. But companies don't entirely own this burden. Bolstering the employability of today's workforce is a responsibility shared with today's individuals, educators and governments. Learn more »

Contingent Workforce Program Management: Global Considerations for the Manufacturing Industry

May 2012

The changes in the nature and extent of the consumption of contingent staffing have been dramatic and compelling. As organizations continue to rely heavily on a contingent workforce to competitively deliver their goods and services, they are increasingly adopting global Managed Services Providers (MSPs) to seize and maintain control over the procurement and management of their contingent workforce. Learn more »

2012 Talent Shortage Survey

May 2012

ManpowerGroup surveyed nearly 40,000 employers in 41 countries and territories in 2012 to gauge the impact of talent shortages on the global labor market. The seventh annual survey also explored what impact talent challenges are having on their organizations and what they are doing to mitigate the situation. Learn more »

Knowledge Retention and Transfer in the World of Work

April 2012

With the workforce poised for an increase in voluntary turnover, companies are at risk of losing important organizational knowledge. Learn how companies can build a knowledge retention and transfer strategy to protect this valuable asset. Learn more »