Research Papers

  • 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...
  • Each quarter, ManpowerGroup conducts the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS), which measures employers’ intentions to increase or decrease the number of employees in their workforces within the next three months. For the Q2 2021 MEOS report, we asked 1,515 employers across the UK one s...
  • In the UK’s most recent study in 2019, it was found that 46 percent of men and 32 percent of women played video games. Previously considered a pastime for kids and ‘slackers’, the world’s 2.5 billion gamers are honing a wide variety of in-demand skills – everything from teamwork and collaboration...
  • The UK’s rapid vaccine roll-out is yet to translate into a bounce in hiring levels. The UK’s jobs Outlook saw a one-point improvement on the quarter to -5%, remaining the least optimistic in Europe.
  • Digital transformation is occurring at an unprecedented pace – creating jobs and driving sweeping change. Helping people to pre-skill, upskill and reskill for in-demand roles remains the defining challenge of our times. It was important before the pandemic and even more critical now – to create a...
  • The ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey for the first quarter 2021 was conducted by interviewing a representative sample of 1,306 employers in the UK.