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  • As hiring confidence remains positive for every sector in the fourth quarter of 2023, the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS) indicates that employers are still struggling to find the right talent to fill roles and UK employers are widening their talent pools to respond to skill...
  • Engineers are problem-solvers and innovators. They use scientific principles, mathematical calculations and creative thinking to design, develop and maintain systems, structures and solutions that address real-world challenges.
  • Manpower, a global leader in contingent and permanent workforce solutions as part of the ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) family of brands, has been named a leader in Everest Group’s UK Business Professionals Contingent Talent and Strategic Solutions PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2023.
  • The road haulage industry is grappling with a unique blend of internal and external challenges, some of which are real, while others are perceived. These issues, especially for younger individuals, have led to a perception that a career as a professional HGV driver is less attractive than roles i...
  • Over the past year, we've witnessed a dynamic shift in the economic landscape, from a post-pandemic boom, to talks of a recession, to a gradual reduction in demand. However, amidst these fluctuations, one constant remains: strong hiring intentions.
  • UK employers indicate hiring confidence remains positive for every sector in the fourth quarter 2023, with a slight decrease of two percentage-points since last quarter to +27%, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS).
  • In today's evolving work landscape, the ability to maintain optimal productivity is paramount for organisations adapting to hybrid and remote work arrangements.
  • Employer hiring confidence has grown in almost every sector, rising by eight percentage-points to +29% since last quarter, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey.
  • The world of logistics is a dynamic and essential industry that keeps global trade flowing smoothly. Among the various career paths within this sector, office-based freight forwarding offers unique advantages and opportunities for those looking to build a fulfilling and rewarding career. And ther...
  • ‘Build it and they will come’ is a fine idea when you have the resources to build with. Unfortunately, many UK manufacturers cannot secure the engineering talent they need and production is suffering.
  • An ageing workforce and critical engineering skills gaps have left the UK’s communications industry struggling to prepare for the next wave of technological advancement. Amid the tightest labour market in years, what can telecoms employers do to answer the call?
  • Apart from being a personal virtue, research shows that kindness can offer competitive advantages for your career. Here are four reasons – beyond just being a good person – to increase your kindness.
  • UK employers report a buoyant labour market with the Net Employment Outlook rising to +21%, up two percentage-points since last quarter and down ten percentage-points on Q2 2022.
  • After a setback or mistake at work, at one time or another, we have all questioned our abilities or if we were in the right role. But it’s important to consider the big picture and get stronger from these experiences. Here are four ways we can learn from our mistakes and come back stronger.
  • The increase in work-related stress around the world affects not only the health and wellbeing of employees, but also the productivity of organisations. According to research by YouGov, half of workers in Britain (52%) say they feel stressed at work.
  • Despite the importance of admin roles, admin professionals can find themselves stuck in a rut, often struggling to have their contributions fairly valued.
  • We believe we are embarking on a New Human Age — a time where people are utilising technology and digital tools to enhance human connections, be more productive, and live more meaningful lives.
  • The world has woken up to the role work plays in our wellbeing. With the average Brit working up to 84,365* hours across their lifetime, we can all agree: our job is an important part of life, and never more so than since the start of the pandemic.
  • Knowing how to be successful when searching for a new job can be tricky. Discover our top 10 tips to secure your dream role.
  • In the context of high inflation and an economic downturn, UK employers have signalled they are determined to keep hiring in the New Year with the Net Employment Outlook remaining positive at +19% for Q1 2023.