More than 100,000 people flocked to Paris for the world-famous tech conference Viva Tech. Viva Tech hosts the hottest tech start-ups together with global industry leaders like Facebook, Microsoft and Uber to showcase the latest innovations and hack solutions to help people and businesses make the most of new tech. For the third consecutive year, ManpowerGroup was the Official HR partner to support start-ups and accelerate tech adoption.

Event Highlights

Designing Tech For Good: Attendees got to try out our virtual reality safety training experience, Prevention 3D, which immerses employees in real-life work scenarios and has already trained more than 3,500 workers in the construction industry. We're also using augmented reality and gamification to train workers in retail – a partnership between Nestle and FuturSkill, ManpowerGroup's learning and development brand.

Are You Ready to Lead in the Digital Age?
Hundreds of people waited in line to step into our Digital Room, hosted by Zara the avatar, to take the DigiQuotient assessment and test their digital leadership capabilities. Want to try yourself? Visit

Swipe Right for In-Demand Talent:
Tech can be a powerful driver for meaningful, sustainable employment. Through Talent Connect, our exclusive job board for Viva Tech, we matched more than 3,000 tech candidates with potential employers in less than one week.

Return on Assessment:
ManpowerGroup and Forbes Take Center Stage:
Our Chairman & CEO Jonas Prising was joined by Forbes Editor, Parmy Olson and our Chief Talent Scientist Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic to discuss the latest in assessment and predictive performance and why employers should bet on soft skills.

Hacking a HR Revolution:
The best and brightest tech requires collaboration. That's why we hosted 40+ start-ups in our ManpowerGroup HR Lab for a unique opportunity to hack HR challenges, design fresh solutions and present their game-changing ideas.

What else was hot at Viva Tech:
From Facebook to Microsoft, L’Oreal to President Macron and a host of start-ups, everyone was discussing the impact of the most unifying European regulation. As part of our ongoing commitment as a world’s most ethical company, we have updated our Privacy Policy to reflect the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) standards on all country sites.

Why it matters

Workforce Implications and Customized Solutions

The impact of technology on organizations of every size and sector is accelerating. Finding the right blend of people, skills, and technology is critical to the success in the digital age.

  • Skills needs are changing rapidly and companies are struggling to find the talent they need.
  • Nurturing people’s curiosity and learnability to help them upskill will ensure their employability over the long term.
  • Leaders must be prepared to lead through digital transformation

Find out how ManpowerGroup can help with your organization’s Digital Workforce Transformation.

  • Workforce Innovation and Optimization
  • Talent Acquisition and Retention
  • Upskilling and Reskilling
  • Leader Development and Coaching

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