ManpowerGroup Thought Leadership

Thought Leadership

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?

ManpowerGroup Research and Insights

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.


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

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  • 2018 Talent Shortage Survey

    Jun 2018

    More employers than ever are struggling to fill open jobs – 45% globally say they can’t find the skills they need, up from 40% in 2017 and the highest in over a decade. Read the report to what's driving this skills gap and where the problem is most acute. Discover a new approach to the talent problem: build, buy, borrow or bridge to ensure your workforce has the in-demand skills for the digital age.

  • Third Quarter 2018

    May 2018

    A global survey of nearly 60,000 employers located in 44 of the world's major labor markets.

  • Second Quarter 2018 Results

    Mar 2018

    ManpowerGroup interviewed over 59,000 employers across 44 countries and territories to forecast labor market activity in Quarter 2 2018.

  • Robots Need Not Apply

    Feb 2018

    We need to start thinking differently. In this digital world, success will not always require a college degree, but will rely heavily on the appetite for continuous skills development. Leaders must nurture employee's curiosity and learnability so they remain employable in the future of work.

  • First Quarter 2018

    Jan 2018

    ManpowerGroup interviewed nearly 59,000 employers across 43 countries and territories to forecast labor market activity in Quarter 1 2018.

  • Swipe Right Candidate Technology

    Swipe Right: Candidate Technology Preferences During the Job Search

    Nov 2017

    Human Resource professionals would attest to the notion that technology has changed everything when it comes to attracting and hiring top talent. Technology is embedded in everything we do and it has affected most (or nearly all) aspects of the hiring cycle. How can companies use technology to ensure a competitive advantage in today’s war for talent?