Business as usual is a thing of the past. New ways of getting work done are emerging.
The time is ripe for disruption and new thinking in the labor market. ManpowerGroup Chairman & CEO Jonas Prising shares insights on how to best navigate this era of certain uncertainty.
Jonas Prising, Chairman & CEO, ManpowerGroup, on talent shortages, their impacts and how companies can address this issue.
"In the future, talent, more than capital, will represent the critical factor of production. This will give rise to a job market increasingly segregated into 'low-skill/low-pay' and 'high-skill/high-pay' segments, which in turn will lead to an increase in social tensions."
—Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum
Learn more about the World Economic Forum and the theme of Davos 2016, The Fourth Industrial Revolution.
As increasing automation puts pressure on labor to upskill and the uberization of work creates new opportunities, companies and workers are exploring new paths to get work done.
Ram Chandrashekar, ManpowerGroup's head of technology, discusses the evolution of ManpowerGroup's corporate data strategy and explores the lessons learned in leveraging big data to drive success in a global business.
Digital connectivity is fundamentally changing society. The scale of the impact and speed of the changes taking place have made the shift so different from any other industrial revolution in human history.
We need more women in leadership. The business case has been broadcast. Some think the problem has been solved. But the data tells us it hasn’t.
Mara Swan, ManpowerGroup’s Executive Vice President, Global Strategy & Talent, shares the practical steps needed to achieve Conscious Inclusion.
“Accountability sits with senior leadership to create a culture of Conscious Inclusion. Articulating a talent legacy, saying how things will change and by when, helps leaders realize the seriousness of this.”
—Jonas Prising, Chairman & CEO, ManpowerGroup
We have seen the emergence of the Human Age, where talent is the key differentiator. Through all of this uncertainty, the one constant is that talent shortages continue unabated.
ManpowerGroup’s 2015 Talent Shortage Survey found that 38% of employers globally are having difficulty finding people with the right skills – the highest level in seven years.
See more findings from the 2015 Talent Shortage Survey.
Operating in over 80 countries and territories, ManpowerGroup’s 30,000 employees are in conversations with hiring managers every single day, giving ManpowerGroup an unmatched perspective of the trends that impact the world of work.
A new approach to hiring is needed. One in which individuals have the opportunity to learn and thrive in agile environments while enabling companies to maximize talent. Learn more in ManpowerGroup Solutions’ latest report.
ManpowerGroup Solutions takes a dive into candidate preferences, behaviors and motivators, and explores how companies can leverage their strong brand to attract and retain top talent.
ManpowerGroup has been a strategic partner of the World Economic Forum for 12 years, actively engaging in Forum events, industry programs, dialogues and communities.
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