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  • In a sector where attrition rates are three times the UK average, Contact Centre and Customer Service organisations are being faced with the most challenging recruitment landscape in decades.
  • Whilst hiring confidence remains positive across all sectors, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS) for Q4, new candidates are faced with less bargaining power as employers prioritise retaining their existing workforce.
  • We are proud to share ManpowerGroup’s latest ESG Report, Working to Change the World, detailing our commitment to shaping a more sustainable, resilient future for all, and our progress against our three pillars: how we are caring for the Planet, amplifying our impact on People & Prosperity, and a...
  • The current abundance of job vacancies does not mean it’s easy to get your dream job – especially for mid to senior level roles. In the last 40 years, the UK has seen a butter mountain, a cheese mountain, and even a beef mountain, as surplus food production met a shortage of buyers. But now, ther...
  • The UK Net Employment Outlook has fallen to +25% for Q4, a decline of eight percentage-points on Q3, and a decrease of six percentage-points year-on-year according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS). Whilst hiring confidence remains positive across all sectors, new candi...
  • A job search can feel difficult under the best of circumstances and has the potential to seem even more isolating given that many organisations have moved to hybrid or even remote working after the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are three ways to stay positive and motivated while continuing your job sea...
  • How to Attract the Best Talent - Focus on the Talent you already Have!
  • You don’t need to tread in the Toms of a millennial for a week to know they are like any generation and not the homogenous set they’re often reported to be. As a father of three children who could not be more different from one another, I know too well there’s no one answer, no one-size-fits-all ...
  • Have you always dreamt of making a difference in the world? Do you have a passion for science and the environment? Do you want to help shape a greener, cleaner future? Then a career in the sustainability sector could be the ideal choice for you!
  • What does it mean to thrive at work? The answer will vary, but since the pandemic many have re-evaluated their work and life priorities. The conclusion? Today’s workers want more.
  • In recent years we’ve seen a shift in people’s attitudes towards work. Where work was once thought to define who we are and how we fit into the world, work now needs to ‘work’ for our whole lives.
  • What does it mean to thrive at work? According to today's workforce, it means being empowered to grow, nurturing mental fitness and physical well-being, finding meaning and purpose in their work, and defining success for themselves.
  • Three organisations have combined their collective strengths to work with the DfE on their HGV Skills Bootcamp: HGVT, Manpower and Logistics UK. Together they have launched the Driver Academy Group and were awarded the largest proportion of funding granted to deliver new and upskilled talent into...
  • The latest findings in the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS) show strong hiring optimism continuing into the third quarter of 2022, with +35% of employers planning to add to their workforce. However, in conjunction with labour markets rebounding, the impact of the pandemic has cataly...
  • Labour markets are striving to rebound from the impacts of the pandemic, catalysing a talent shortage of historical scale. More than 3 out of every 4 (78%) companies now report difficulty hiring – a 16-year high.
  • Organisations are under more pressure than ever to find talent with the right skills, whilst increasing workforce performance and productivity. On top of this, employers in the UK have ambitious plans to increase headcount at a record rate. Businesses are proactively recruiting following the pand...
  • Recent years have seen a growing crisis in attracting and retaining HGV drivers. In 2021, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) estimated that there’s now a shortage of more than 100,000 qualified drivers in the UK, while our Talent Shortage Survey has found driving to be among the top ten hardest s...
  • 2022 has the potential to be one of the most transformative years in recent history. As we enter the post-pandemic reality, companies are realising they need to do more to attract and retain skilled, diverse workers, and people in turn are looking for more from their employers to thrive at work.
  • Employers in the UK have ambitious plans to increase headcount at a record rate in the third quarter of 2022. Businesses are aggressively recruiting following the pandemic, yet still struggling to fill vacancies. The national Outlook has reached an all-time high of +35% - a 22-percentage point in...
  • The outlook from employers looks increasingly positive, as the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS) shows strong hiring optimism to continue for Q2. With the hiring spree showing no signs of easing off, employers face continued challenges with finding talent.