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  • Mechanical engineers design and optimise the mechanical systems and technologies that power our world.
  • The global industrials sector includes everything from manufacturing and distribution of capital goods for aerospace and defence, building products, electrical equipment, machinery, to construction and engineering services. It is a sector that leverages significant capital investment, cutting-edg...
  • As employers and employees prepare for the green transition, skills gaps remain wide. By 2030, the green transition is expected to create up to 30 million new jobs. But today, three-quarters of employers globally (75%) say they are struggling to find the skilled talent they need, and 94% say they...
  • The latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey indicates UK employers are applying calculated, chess-like hiring tactics to their recruitment plans for the coming quarter (April – June 2024), as backfilling roles and economic caution lead some to maintain a defensive stance, while others are ...
  • In the dynamic landscape of the UK manufacturing industry, talent acquisition and retention persist as critical challenges for employers. A recent survey conducted by Manufacturing Management and Manpower unveils valuable insights into the current state of affairs, shedding light on the concerns ...
  • Change is everywhere. The shift to remote work is happening in tandem with – and enabled by – ongoing tech transformation, the emergence of AI and the transition to a green energy future. With change comes opportunity, as new paradigms create demand for specialist skills and the ability to pivot ...
  • Manpower has partnered with Manufacturing Management to bring you the Manufacturing Employment Survey, analysing the current manufacturing job market and offering insights and solutions to the challenges facing manufacturing employers today.
  • Today there is a collective navigation towards a greener economy, one that encourages sustainability and offers a better quality of life for all. This transition has seen an increase in the number of green jobs across the UK. But what really are ‘green jobs’?
  • The UK job market is at a crossroads. 80% of UK organisations are struggling to find skilled talent, yet hiring plans remain cautious. Watch our on-demand webinar session as our panel of experts explore a bold solution: a shift to skills-based hiring in 2024. Employees need to rethink their appro...
  • In the dynamic landscape of the modern workplace, seismic shifts are reshaping the foundations of how we define work. The convergence of technological breakthroughs, global connectivity and a rapidly evolving socio-economic fabric has unearthed a wave of transformative forces, creating a nexus wh...
  • ManpowerGroup’s latest Talent Shortage survey report for 2024 reveals a widening skills gap in the UK, with cross-sector shortfalls reaching an 18-year high of 80%. While hiring plans for Q1 2024 remain cautious, experts warn that businesses must evolve their practices to stay competitive.
  • As the global transition to a greener economy evolves, sustainability goals alone are no longer enough. Growing demand for action to address climate change from consumers, investors and government policymakers will accelerate the need for green business transformation.
  • The consumer goods landscape is shifting, driven by rising expectations, digital transformation and evolving workforces. This ManpowerGroup Consumer Goods World of Work Outlook report dives into the six key trends shaping the consumer goods industry in 2024 and beyond.
  • In today’s dynamic business landscape, companies face ever-changing demands, making flexibility in staffing a crucial element for success.
  • In today's world, the telecoms industry is booming. The use of technology and the need for communication has led to a significant increase in demand for fibre engineers. Fibre engineers play a critical role in the telecoms industry, as they design, install and maintain fibre optic networks that e...
  • As the demand for skilled professionals continues to outpace the available workforce, companies are grappling with the need to find and secure top-tier candidates. Using the transport industry as a case study, this on-demand webinar provides valuable insights and actionable takeaways to help you ...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • In today's evolving work landscape, the ability to maintain optimal productivity is paramount for organisations adapting to hybrid and remote work arrangements.