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Workforce Expertise Library


April, 2019

How We Want to Work

Our latest piece of thought leadership provides new insights into what employers need to know about candidate work model preferences based on findings from our Global Candidate Preferences Survey.

August, 2018

Siri, Find Me a New Job

Our latest piece of thought leadership provides new insights into why employers should adopt a high-touch/high-tech approach to the job search based on findings from our Global Candidate Preferences Survey.

August, 2018

Add to Cart: Candidates are Consumers, Too

Our latest piece of thought leadership provides new insights into the impact of candidate experience on buying behaviors based on findings from our Global Candidate Preferences Survey.

April, 2017

The Rise of the Well Informed Candidate

The latest global candidate preferences research reveals important insights into the type of information candidates look for and are armed with before they apply to a job. Never before have candidates been so well-informed so early on in the process.

January, 2017

Learnability Quotient

What does your LQ say about you? Technology is always changing and so is the workplace. Your Learnability Quotient (or LQ) reflects your desire and ability to grow and adapt to new circumstances and challenges throughout your work life.

November, 2016

Women We Have a Problem

As technology continues to disrupt, and we see the emergence of a skills revolution, we know the biggest impact will be felt by women.

November, 2016

Red Rover in M&A

With merger and acquisition (M&A) activity on the rise, so too is the use of contingent workers. Organizations of all sizes and in any sector need to ensure their contingent workforce strategy is ready. TAPFIN outlines some of the broad steps necessary to create a best-in-class program.

November, 2016

More Than a Passport

The number of companies interested in globalizing their managed service programs (MSP) has increased dramatically in recent years. Growth-related influences such as expansion plans and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity are driving companies to broaden their workforce strategy footprints.

November, 2016

Digital Workforce Transformation

Technological disruption, digitization and automation are forcing businesses to transform how they work. Companies don’t always know the skills they’ll need because new skills are emerging as others are becoming obsolete.

November, 2016

Clocking Back In: Boomerang Workers

Age discrimination in hiring practices remains an issue in some countries and a significant number of global candidates perceive the pinch of age—at both ends of the spectrum—as a challenge to their career aspirations. What candidates may not realize, however, is that some organizations are embracing generational diversity as a way to overcome the talent shortage. They are hiring boomerang workers (retirees) to fill open positions.

September, 2016

THE FUTURE OF WORKFORCE ANALYTICS - From Reflective to Predictive

Non-permanent workers have the potential to significantly impact business outcomes and companies understand the need for multi-dimensional workforce analytics tools to more strategically manage their workforce in a proactive manner. The latest paper from TAPFIN explores this need for more sophisticated analytics.

August, 2016

Always Looking

Loyalty is one of the most desirable attributes in employees and potential employees. Yet, the rise of a new group known as “Continuous Candidates” can make retention more challenging. ManpowerGroup Solutions explores how employers can better understand the Continuous Candidate mindset and enhance their efforts to attract and retain the best and brightest employees.

July, 2016

Career Management Services for Educational Institutions

Empower your graduate and MBA students to thrive in the workplace with a program that delivers career success now — and in the future with Right Management. Download our newest white paper to learn how you can ensure that your institution is prepared to satisfy the needs of the modern learner while growing enrollment and remaining competitive.

May, 2016

Brand Detectives: The New Generation of Global Candidates

Today’s candidates are unlike any employers have encountered in history. With unique preferences, priorities and unprecedented access to information, global corporations and other employers are continuously searching for ways they can attract and retain the world’s top talent.

April, 2016

RM - Most Likely to Lead

Start investing in the right people. Predicting, developing and measuring leadership effectiveness in the Human Age. Download the white paper to learn more about the P3 Leader Model and how to utilize it within your organization today.

April, 2016

Moving Beyond Big Business

There are specific market dynamics that are giving rise to increased demand for MSP workforce solutions. Learn how the right MSP solution can break with the traditional MSP model to provide scalability and agility to the wider market.

March, 2016

RM - Career Conversations

How Ongoing Career Conversations Drive Business Success. Download the white paper to learn how to start the Career Conversation with your employees, or your manager, today.

March, 2016

Below the Surface

In today’s competitive environment, global corporations and other employers are searching for ways they can attract and retain the worlds’ top talent. Read the latest research uncovering universal candidate motivators and preferences, as well as unique differences between markets and generations.

February, 2016

RM Fulfilling Careers

How Successful Companies Are Winning The Competition For Talent In The Human Age. Download the white paper to Identify workforce trends affecting talent management today. Recognize critical differences between the “old” and “new” approach to career management.

February, 2016

Transforming Talent Acquisition: Recruitment Process Outsourcing Comes of Age

When recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) was introduced some twenty years ago, providers faced a steep learning and awareness curve: organizations were not accustomed to outsourcing their recruitment function. Nonetheless, RPOs were able to help companies gain significant cost savings, improve productivity and transform their talent acquisition relatively quickly.

February, 2016

Experis - Information Security

The widening information security talent gap continues to fuel the greatest challenge of our time: The continuous threat of data breaches on both businesses and individuals. As technology evolves and more data is created, pressure is put on organizations to respond to the challenge quickly.

December, 2015

Collaborating with Competitors: Sharing Talent Pools to Meet Workforce Challenges

The key to finding talent in the future may very well require competitors in the same industry to share talent pools. It is admittedly a radical idea that may initially necessitate awkward conversations among companies otherwise competing for both market share and for the same talent. ManpowerGroup Solutions explores the potential benefits of creating talent pools designed to be shared amongst competitors and also foster long-term relationships with talent.

November, 2015

Recruiting Strategy Metrics

Most hiring managers can easily recite the set of indicators used to measure recruiting efficiency: time-to-fill, cost-per-hire, applicant-to-hire rate, and so forth. Today these transactional metrics continue to be important indicators, but they are only the first step in a larger spectrum of possibilities.

September, 2015

Experis Focus on Engineering 2015 Infographic

Experis interviewed 1,400 engineers and 100 engineering employers about their discipline. See which engineers are most in demand and what talented engineers are seeking in an employer.

September, 2015

Making the Connection

Competition for top talent among employers is intensifying. Understanding what motivates high-quality candidates to transition is key for employers who wish to attract the best and brightest. New technologies and products promise HR professionals more effective and efficient ways to hire.

July, 2015

TAPFIN - Finding the Missing Workforce

As the ratio of contingent, contract and other types of non-employee labor continues to grow, it is increasingly challenging for companies to track reliable data about workers’ access to facilities, resources and intellectual property. In addition to compliance, risk and safety benefits, worker tracking is quickly being recognized as a valuable tool for strategic, long-term planning.

June, 2015

If You Build It They Will Come

Leading companies are positioning their brand promise specifically for employees. This requires new strategies and practices to deliberately enhance the brand promise and its potential to inspire talent to engage with...

March, 2015

Hiding in Plain Sight Engaging Passive Candidates

Passive candidates are hiding in plain sight. Ensure your employer attraction and acquisition strategies factor in this valuable talent pool.

March, 2015

#TRUST: The Key Ingredient To A Great Employer Brand (Infographic)

Employer value propositions (EVPs) are no longer defined by statements of intent; employees, consumers and candidates are raising their voices and having an impact.

March, 2015

#TRUST: The Key Ingredient To A Great Employer Brand

Today’s employers recognize the value of their employer brand to attract top talent, engage employees and establish a reputation as an employer of choice. Companies are increasing investments in strategies to enhance their employer value proposition (EVP) and extend awareness of their EVP to employees and potential candidates.

December, 2014

Automated Recruiting and the Human Factor

Blending high-tech with high-touch to attract top talent.

October, 2014

When Engaging the Right Talent, One Size Does Not Fit All

Whether high-tech or high-touch: it’s all about the candidate. Make sure your organization is delivering the right #CandidateExperience

August, 2014

The Next Big Thing in Southeast Asia

Find out why companies considering the total opportunity look beyond cost savings when locating operations in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines - Southeast Asia’s relocation triad.

April, 2014

A Technology Roadmap for Smarter Sourcing

HR professionals are challenged to identify sourcing technology that will connect them to the right talent quickly and effectively. The best sourcing technologies are agile—adapt to both the rapid changes in the talent marketplace and recruiting innovations—and attuned to client’s business needs.

February, 2014

Optimizing Talent: Blended Solutions For Europe’s Human Age

ManpowerGroup Solutions Recruitment Process Outsourcing recommends that to save time and money, and to improve their hiring and talent management, European employers use “blended solutions” which allow them to strategically combine different HR solutions into one holistic and integrated approach.

October, 2013

Why Financial Institutions Need A Workforce Strategy

The current economic environment of certain uncertainty, growing talent shortages and quickly-evolving workforce needs make it imperative to have a robust workforce strategy in place that accelerates execution of business strategy. This paper outlines talent management strategies HR functions can use to develop and maximize their employees' human potential.

September, 2013

RPO Infographic: Achieving RPO Success

What does success look like? When an RPO provider like ManpowerGroup Solutions takes business risks and is accountable to its clients, and ensures that clients have access to better prepared employees.

August, 2013

Right Management: Accelerating the Leadership Development of High Potentials

This joint Right Management and Conference Board report frames the conversation about how top companies for leadership select, develop, and deploy leaders in Asia — a part of the world where the shortage of leaders and pressure to develop leaders faster is greater than anywhere else.

August, 2013

RPO - What You Should Look for in an RPO Provider

It used to be that companies looked exclusively at cost and process to identify the right Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) provider. However, as global economic recovery has increased pressure on talent markets, employers are coming to understand that the right RPO relationship must go beyond the expectations set in traditional service level agreements.

May, 2013

RPO: Recruiting a Competitive Workforce: Should Needed Skills be Built or Bought?

Globally, the working-age population is on the decline. At the same time, low-skilled workers exceed demand while high-skill workers are in short supply. For the foreseeable future, it appears there will continue to be more buyers (employers) than there is product to buy (talent). The companies that come out on top will be the ones that learn when it’s best to buy talent and when it’s more effective to build it. And the answers may not be as obvious as they seem.

April, 2013

TBO: The People Side of Strategy

Talent has long been a critical differentiator for organizations, fueling a race for the best and brightest individuals that has been raging for nearly half a century. Even today, with high levels of global unemployment, competition among employers to attract skilled workers has never been more fierce.

April, 2013

TBO: The Global Talent Crunch

With unemployment at or near record levels in many countries, positions in the skilled trades, sales, technical work and engineering remain the most difficult for employers to fill globally, according to the new Manpower survey of nearly 39,000 employers in 33 countries.

April, 2013

TBO: Optimizing the Talent Pool

As economic conditions improve, having a blueprint for growth and thinking differently about talent acquisition strategies is what will help companies drive their businesses forward.

April, 2013

RPO: Why Outsource?

The current economic crisis has changed the employment landscape. A major struggle is the effort to manage operating costs while investing in talent to maximize performance. There is heightened pressure to execute business strategy and meet goals, but the first move most companies make during a recession is to cut costs by reducing their workforce.

April, 2013

RPO: Recruit the Right Talent

Organizations that recruit right-fit candidates and provide leadership training can create a high-performance sales organization by building bench strength and helping talented sales professionals develop the necessary skills to become effective leaders.

April, 2013

Manpower: The Future of The Manufacturing Workforce: Report Two

This report explores the critical role of the “tech,” or manufacturing technical worker, in the contemporary manufacturing industry. There are not enough techs available to fill the current need, and the requirements for these roles will only increase...

April, 2013

Manpower: The Future of The Manufacturing Workforce: Report Three

The trend of integrated and more computer-driven MT devices can be observed across a variety of different technologies. This report will address the specific technology types and how they are changing with regard to integration, the talent required to employ them, and the training required by that talent.

April, 2013

Manpower: The Future of The Manufacturing Workforce: Report One

The manufacturing environment is changing dramatically, and the technologies and the skills to use them are becoming critical to the success of manufacturing companies. This report highlights the necessity for multiple stakeholders to work together to yield an impact on the supply of well-trained workers

April, 2013

Manpower: The Future of The Manufacturing Workforce: Report Four

Education and training are a key component to closing the manufacturing talent gap. There is also a need for substantial change in the cultural image of the manufacturing industry and of careers in it.

April, 2013

Manpower: The Future of The Manufacturing Workforce: Report Five

No single policy prescription is likely to bring about the closing of the talent gap, but instead multiple initiatives working in concert will bring about the needed changes. This report will dive deeper into each of the necessary initiatives.

April, 2013

Make Global Recruiting a Winning Strategy

Today’s global workforce is on the move like never before. Macro-economic forces, including globalization and technological revolutions, provide individuals even more choices of how, where and when they want to work. While this is great news for talented job seekers, it is an increasing pain point for many employers who are discovering that finding the right talent where and when they need it most is not an easy task.

April, 2013

MSP: Valuable Contributors to Contingent Workforce Management

Relying on contingent labor as a scalable component of the workforce allows for rapid expansion in times of growth and for quick scaling back as needs wane. Teams can be built, dismantled, and reconstructed to meet ever-changing demands.

April, 2013

MSP: Services Procurement Management (SPM)

As the first to market a solution, TAPFIN delivers a comprehensive, full lifecycle approach to Services Procurement Management (SPM) that includes a thorough assessment of your current policies and practices, RFX workflows, project analytics and vendor performance.

April, 2013

MSP: Managing a Global Contingent Workforce Program

Managed Service Providers (MSPs) have become widely recognized as one of the most effective vehicles to provide international oversight of workforce program management, supply, and technology.

April, 2013

MSP: Global Considerations for the Manufacturing Industry

As organizations continue to rely heavily on a contingent workforce to competitively deliver their goods and services, they are increasingly adopting global Managed Services Providers (MSPs) to seize and maintain control over the procurement and management of their contingent workforce.

April, 2013

MSP: Global Considerations for the Life Sciences Industry

The changes in the nature and extent of the consumption of contingent staffi ng have been dramatic and compelling. As organizations continue to rely heavily on a contingent workforce to competitively deliver their goods and services, they are increasingly adopting global Managed Services Providers (MSPs) to seize and maintain control over the procurement and management of their contingent workforce.

April, 2013

MSP: Extending Contingent Workforce Management ROI

Services Procurement Management (SPM) brings to the procurement of projects and services what Contingent Workforce Management (CWM) brings to the procurement of contingent labor. Similar to CWM, organizations that implement SPM can realize significant cost savings and efficiency improvements by optimizing how they procure and engage third-party providers.

April, 2013

MSP: Creating a Flexible Workforce Management Program

Today more than ever before, success is measured by how well an organization adapts to changing labor market conditions, attracts key talent and executes on global strategies at the local level.