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World of Work Insights Library 

 

January, 2021

Skills Revolution Series

The Impact of Covid-19 on Digitization and Skills: The New Future for Workers

January, 2021

Humans Wanted: Robots Need You

Robot workers replacing human jobs - the debate of the decade. In reality, the opposite looks true.

January, 2021

Robots Need Not Apply

With the right skills mix, people will augment rather than compete with technology. Helping people upskill and future-proof themselves will be the defining challenge of our time.

January, 2021

Solving the Talent Shortage

To overcome today's growing global talent shortage and with in the digital age, organizations must incorporate four components into their workforce strategy: build, buy, borrow, and bridge.

January, 2021

Millennial Careers - 2020 Vision

More than half of job seekers across the globe feel an employer’s brand/reputation is more important today than it was five years ago. Read the latest research insights to understand the important trends and country-based differences driving today’s global candidates.

March, 2020

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.

August, 2019

Seven Steps to Conscious Inclusion

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. Past research has pointed out problems with little help identifying solutions. We are stuck in a circular conversation about why we don’t have enough women in leadership. There has been a great deal of talk, but not enough action.

June, 2019

Human Age 2.0 -The Skills Revolution

We are seeing the emergence of a Skills Revolution Helping people upskill and adapt to a fast changing world of work will be the defining challenge of our time.

March, 2019

What to Look for in a Boss

A common interview question will ask you about your boss. Tread carefully with your answer, because it will reveal more about you than your boss.

March, 2019

6 Leadership Lessons from an Influential First Lady

Eleanor Roosevelt defined what it meant to be a politically active First Lady. Her leadership lessons continue to resonate for International Women’s Day.

March, 2019

The Art of Leaning in Leadership

It’s important for anyone to understand the art and science of leadership, and Sheryl Sandberg has created a body of work that can teach everyone.

March, 2019

Mentoring for the Modern Day Workplace

Securing the right mentorship can benefit the next generation by passing on the wisdom of seasoned workers.

March, 2019

30-60-90 Day Plan: What to Do in the First 30 Days of Your Promotion

Think both short and longer term to succeed in a new role.

March, 2019

How to Evolve Talent Strategies During Workforce Automation

The velocity at which technological shifts are occurring is transforming labor markets. The skills gap we predicted more than a decade ago is worsening, accelerating a global talent shortage and threatening productivity, sustainability and growth.

February, 2019

Developing Skills to Improve Employability

Automation is changing the way organizations operate. Here are ways to fit into the workforce of the future.

February, 2019

How to Optimize Your Workforce for Maximum Productivity

In today’s digitally-enabled environment, a key competitive differentiator is an organization’s ability to effectively integrate their workforce, emerging technology, and new or evolving business processes.

February, 2019

Eighty-Seven Percent of Employers Plan to Maintain or Increase Headcount Through Automation

Digitally-enabled businesses are generally better equipped to harness the value of innovation within their own organizations and across their markets.

February, 2019

Will My Skills be Obsolete in the Future

Out with the old skills, in with the new

February, 2019

How to Upskill to Prepare for Future Roles

Automation is changing the way organizations operate. Here are ways to fit into the workforce of the future.

February, 2019

How Do I Rank in Learnability?

The essential skill for tomorrow’s workplace can be measured – and learned.

January, 2019

The Skills Revolution

The Skills Revolution requires a new mindset for both employers trying to develop a workforce with the right skillsets, and for individuals seeking to advance their careers. Education initiatives to strengthen the talent pipeline are important but are not the only answer and may take many years to bear fruit. Businesses have a role to play to enhance people’s lives and be an important part of the solution.

January, 2019

Human Age 2.0 - Future Forces

We are seeing the emergence of a Skills Revolution. Helping people upskill and adapt to a fast changing world of work will be the defining challenge of our time.

February, 2018

2017 World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. ManpowerGroup has been a strategic partner of the World Economic Forum since 2004, actively engaging in Forum events, industry programs, dialogues and communities.

February, 2018

Gig Responsibly Next Generation at Work

New research reveals a new era of work in which flexibility and balance are in and the traditional ‘9-5 job for life’ is out. Findings from #GigResponsibly: The Rise of NextGen Work – a global survey of 9,500 people in 12 countries – identifies a shift toward new ways of getting work done, that works for people and business.

March, 2017

Tackling Youth Unemployment Across The World

ManpowerGroup works with organizations around the world to address youth unemployment and help young people increase their opportunities for employment by providing them with the skills they need to succeed in the world of work. Engaging youth is critical to the success of the global economic recovery.

March, 2017

ManpowerGroup: Simplify to Win in the Human Age

Amid economic volatility, the key to business relevance and success today is strategic simplification. This fosters the flexibility and agility companies need to be successful.

March, 2017

Continuing to Crack the Case - Accelerate to Bridge the Gender Gap

It’s time to stop talking about breaking down gender stereotypes and start acting. ManpowerGroup has identified solutions to help organizations bridge the gender gap and maximize the full potential of the entire talent pool.

March, 2017

ManpowerGroup Has a 65 Year History of Successfully Forecasting Trends Impacting the World of Work

ManpowerGroup has been at the forefront of changing world of work trends for more than 65 years, leveraging its deep insight and experience to analyze the demographic and technological trends impacting the world of work and ensuring the talent sustainability of the world’s workforce.

March, 2017

Agility and Flexibility Enable Businesses to Address Market Uncertainties and Achieve Objectives in the Human Age

Volatile and unpredictable forces are pushing and pulling on organizations in the Human Age. Organizations must simplify to drive agility and flexibility. Business leaders recognize that only agile and flexible organizations will be able to confront market uncertainties and achieve their business objectives.

March, 2017

ManpowerGroup's Past Projections of Forces Impacting the Labor Market Have Been Right On Track

This ability to anticipate the evolving and increasingly more complex trends and forces impacting the world of work enable ManpowerGroup to meet and exceed clients’ needs by delivering a better and more differentiated suite of workforce solutions, and by reacting more swiftly to changes in the marketplace.

March, 2017

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.

March, 2017

Cracking the Case

Why you need women leaders. How to get them and keep them.

March, 2017

Leading in the Human Age

Companies today must prepare for one certainty—uncertainty. Specifically, companies will need to challenge themselves to create profiles for highly resilient and strategic Human Age leaders who can, in turn, build and leverage a collaborative organization. Businesses able to successfully navigate the Human Age and control their destiny are outpacing former competitors, swept along by the forces driving and shaping this era.