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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.

Every company is facing the same dilemma: how do I remain competitive and execute my business strategy in the face of margin compression, talent shortage and economic uncertainty?

The solution is to access, mobilize and optimize the right mix of talent and unleash human potential. See here why talent sustainability is directly tied to financial sustainability, and how to make your people your priority to win in the Human Age, in this video featuring ManpowerGroup leaders Jeffrey Joerres, Michael Van Handel, Jonas Prising, Darryl Green, Mara Swan and Ram Chandrashekar.

Global Contingent Workforce Index 2016 Global Analysis

The Contingent Workforce Index helps employers make informed decisions about their entire workforces by measuring and tracking the relative ease of sourcing, hiring and retaining contingent workers in 75 countries.

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  • GigResponsibly

    Oct 2017

    What people want is changing. They are working longer, learning more and seeking a better balance between work and home. Not everyone wants to engage as a full-time employee and business doesn’t always want that either. Today more people want NextGen Work.

  • Fourth Quarter 2017

    Aug 2017

    ManpowerGroup interviewed over 59,000 employers across 43 countries and territories to forecast labor market activity in Quarter 4 2017. All participants were asked, “How do you anticipate total employment at your location to change in the three months to the end of December 2017 as compared to the current quarter?” 

  • Work, for Me. Understanding Candidate Demand for Flexibility

    Jul 2017

    Today's candidates are unlike any employers have seen in history. With unique needs, priorities and uprecedented access to information, organizations are continuosly searching for ways to attract and retain the world's top talent.

  • Third Quarter 2017

    Apr 2017

    ManpowerGroup interviewed nearly 59,000 employers across 43 countries and territories to forecast labor market activity in Quarter 3 2017.

  • The Rise of the Well-Informed Candidate

    Apr 2017

    Never before have candidates been so well-informed so early on in the job search process. This report highlights what matters most to today’s candidates and suggests new strategies to effectively compete for in-demand talent in this new global marketplace.

  • Human Age 2.0 -The Skills Revolution

    Feb 2017

    The Great Recession and the protracted, uneven recovery reveal how longer-term structural trends have altered global markets. In this new normal, economies continue to grind in low gear, especially.