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July, 2017

Fourth Quarter 2017

ManpowerGroup interviewed over 59,000 employers across 43 countries and territories to forecast labor market activity in Quarter 4 2017.

April, 2017

Third Quarter 2017

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

January, 2017

Second Quarter 2017

ManpowerGroup interviewed over 58,000 employers across 43 countries and territories to forecast labor market activity in Quarter 2 2017.

October, 2016

First Quarter 2017

ManpowerGroup interviewed nearly 59,000 employers across 43 countries and territories to forecast labor market activity in Quarter 1 2017. All participants were asked, “How do you anticipate total employment at your location to change in the three months to the end of March 2017 as compared to the current quarter?”

October, 2016

2016 Talent Shortage Release

ManpowerGroup has researched global talent shortages and their impact on the World of Work for over a decade. Employers have consistently reported difficulty hiring right-skilled talent, and this trend shows no sign of abating.

September, 2016

Fourth Quarter 2016

ManpowerGroup interviewed nearly 59,000 employers across 43 countries and territories to forecast labor market activity in Quarter 4 2016. All participants were asked, “How do you anticipate total employment at your location to change in the three months to the end of December 2016 as compared to the current quarter?”

May, 2016

Third Quarter 2016

ManpowerGroup interviewed nearly 59,000 employers across 43 countries and territories to forecast labor market activity in Quarter 3 2016. All participants were asked, “How do you anticipate total employment at your location to change in the three months to the end of September 2016 as compared to the current quarter?”

April, 2016

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.

February, 2016

Second Quarter 2016

December, 2015

First Quarter 2016

September, 2015

Fourth Quarter 2015

August, 2015

Total Workforce Index 2017

NEW: The first Total Workforce Index is now available. Gain a new level of visibility and insight into all workforce segments. Discover and compare the top markets for total workforce engagement in the 2017 report.

August, 2015

Contingent Workforce Index 2015 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.

May, 2015

2015 Talent Shortage Survey

ManpowerGroup has researched global talent shortages and their impact for a decade. Employers have consistently reported difficulty hiring right-skilled talent, and this trend shows no sign of abating.

August, 2014

Contingent Workforce Index 2014 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.

June, 2014

The Talent Shortage Continues: How the Ever Changing Role of HR Can Bridge the Gap

Human resources (HR) leaders must play three distinct roles to ensure talent sustainability for their organizations – as supply and demand experts, as marketers and as designers.

May, 2014

2014 Talent Shortage Infographic-Final.pdf

ManpowerGroup spoke to over 37,000 employers in 42 countries and territories to look at the extent to which they are having difficulty finding the right talent and what jobs are most difficult to fill.

February, 2014

ManpowerGroup Has Studied the Impact of Converging Demographic Trends and Their Relationship to the Global Talent Shortage

Working age population shifts, urbanization, immigration and a growing middle-class are impacting workforce demand and will impact talent supply. As some employers and countries may experience an influx of talent and others can be negatively impacted by talent outflow, all must deal with these frictions to navigate the Human Age.

September, 2013

MSP: Contingent Workforce Index, 2013 Global Analysis

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.

April, 2013

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

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.

April, 2013

Talent Shortage Survey Research Results 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.

January, 2013

Talent Shortage Survey 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.