All Careers Advice

  • Being a diverse and inclusive business requires deliberate steps beyond willingness and words. Over the past few decades, we’ve seen that hiring and maintain a diverse workforce has become a moral imperative for many businesses.
  • With news articles running stories of individuals submitting more than 300 unsuccessful job applications, and the pandemic forcing 1.4 million workers to delay their retirement plans indefinitely; it’s perfectly understandable that many job seekers may be feeling apprehensive about what job prosp...
  • Pride Month is widely recognised as a time to celebrate diversity and inclusion and show allyship to members of the lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer (LGBTQ+) community. For organisations and businesses around the world, it’s also a reminder that we need to hit the accelerator on making workplace...
  • The ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey for the third quarter 2021 was conducted by interviewing a representative sample of 1,764 employers in the UK. All survey participants were asked, “How do you anticipate total employment at your location to change in the three months to the end of Septe...
  • It may sound like a simple job, but drivers of Large Goods Vehicles (or Heavy Goods Vehicles) play an important role in the UK’s supply chain by transporting goods between distributors, suppliers and customers. Without these key workers moving goods and supplies around the country, the UK would c...
  • At ManpowerGroup, we believe businesses have a responsibility to be a positive contributor to societal change. That means intentionally building diverse and inclusive workplaces and hiring the best employees based on talent without discrimination.
  • The Kickstart scheme is a great initiative for employers to identify future talent for their organisations whilst giving young people an opportunity to improve their career prospects.
  • As digital capabilities expand, attracting and retaining talent has become increasingly complex for any organisation. Now workforce management will become more tech-driven, on-demand and responsive to global trends. Organisations that wish to remain ahead of the curve and an employer of choice ne...
  • The COVID-19 pandemic’s disruptive force has accelerated pre-existing workforce trends, and one of the biggest changes seen in the past year has been the transformation of workplace demographics. For employers, here’s what to expect in the coming years, and how to navigate the ongoing shifts.
  • The sudden shift in the world of work caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has meant that for many workers there has never been a time for greater flexibility and autonomy in their work lives. As many workers express the desire to see some changes become permanent, here’s how organisations can view an...
  • We know that building a diverse workforce isn’t just the right thing to do. It also makes good business sense, as it helps instil a sense of belonging for employees, ultimately leading to increased productivity and greater profitability for companies. In fact, an unequal workforce negatively impa...
  • Organisations need to transform their workforces to ensure they have the skills and competencies needed to retain and retool for an uncertain future.
  • Logistics and supply chain management is often misunderstood, yet it’s a critical business function for every retail organisation and is vital to consumers. Simply put, it’s about delivering products and services at the right time, to the right place, at the right cost to the company and customer...
  • In spite of the significant increase in candidate availability in the UK, the logistics industry continues to experience a shortage in talent, at the same time as dealing with the additional administrative burdens and talent restrictions created by the EU-UK trade deal.
  • With the number of candidates applying for roles sky-rocketing and the world of work at a distinct transition point, businesses across the globe are starting to wake up to the need to assess both new and existing talent differently. To help businesses understand more about the benefits of assessm...
  • As the UK prepares to slowly lift lockdown to varying degrees across the home nations, the burning question from workers remains: ‘what is the future of my workplace?’ Remote working was not new to many senior managers in some traditional office roles, our data recorded pre-pandemic found that in...
  • Conducted on a quarterly basis, the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS) for Q2 2021 was conducted by interviewing a representative sample of 1,515 UK employers, asking “How do you anticipate total employment at your location to change in the three months to the end of March 2021 as com...
  • If you were given the chance to ask a candidate one additional question in your next Zoom or Microsoft Teams interview, what would you ask? What about: Do you play video or computer games? You can learn a lot about someone by talking about gaming because people often inhabit the places and cultur...
  • In this post, we’re exploring five key principles that you can build into your life in 2021, to improve your overall wellbeing and enjoyment at work.
  • By gaming more often during the pandemic, potential employees are developing soft skills that today’s employers need the most.