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We publish a variety of research papers and articles on labor market trends, human resource practices and other topics to help employers stay up-to-date on contemporary working environments and improve business performance.


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2018 Total Workforce Index

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NEW: The first TWI report is now available. Gain a new level of visibility and insight into all workforce segments.

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How We Want to Work

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Knowing about candidate work model preferences can help employers attract and retain the best candidates.

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Swipe Right: Candidate Technology Preferences During the Job Search

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Technology has changed everything when it comes to attracting and hiring top talent. Employers who adapt can gain a competitive advantage in today's war for talent.

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Contingent Workforce Index 2015 Global Analysis

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The Contingent Workforce Index helps employers make informed decisions about their entire workforces by measuring and tracking the relative ease of sourcing, hiring and retaining contingent workers in 75 countries.

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Contingent Workforce Index 2014 Global Analysis

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The Contingent Workforce Index helps employers make informed decisions about their entire workforces by measuring and tracking the relative ease of sourcing, hiring and retaining contingent workers in 75 countries.

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Contingent Workforce Index 2013 Global Analysis

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The Contingent Workforce Index (CWI) is a relative comparison of local labor markets around the globe that measures the likelihood of identifying and accessing workers to supplement an organization’s full-time workforce. The numerical value assigned to each of the countries composing the index ranks them in descending order based on the availability, cost, regulation, and productivity of contingent workers.

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Break the Crisis and Complacency Cycle

Get Ahead of the Global Talent Shortage

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In the seventh year of a global talent crisis in which more than one third of employers have trouble finding the talent to advance their businesses, companies are becoming complacent about the precarious position they find themselves in as they search for the right employees.

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Services Procurement Management

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Outsourcing non-core functions can accelerate innovation and growth while delivering cost savings—if managed correctly.

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Modern Outsourcing Strategies Meet the Need for a More Agile Workforce

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The canceled sitcom, “Outsourced,” mocked the industry’s banality—strangers robotically performing tasks to save the mother-ship money. That was then. Now, Human Resources (HR) outsourcing is transforming how companies manage talent. It’s still important to reduce costs. But expense savings have become a byproduct of superior benefits, such as workforce agility, visibility and control of performance.

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Contingent Workforce Program Management: Global Considerations for the Life Sciences Industry

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ManpowerGroup Solutions

The changes in the nature and extent of the consumption of contingent staffing have been dramatic and compelling. As organizations continue to rely heavily on a contingent workforce to competitively deliver their goods and services, they are increasingly adopting global Managed Services Providers (MSPs) to seize and maintain control over the procurement and management of their contingent workforce.

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Contingent Workforce Program Management: Global Considerations for the Manufacturing Industry

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ManpowerGroup Solutions

The changes in the nature and extent of the consumption of contingent staffing have been dramatic and compelling. As organizations continue to rely heavily on a contingent workforce to competitively deliver their goods and services, they are increasingly adopting global Managed Services Providers (MSPs) to seize and maintain control over the procurement and management of their contingent workforce.

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Extending Contingent Workforce Management ROI with Services Procurement Management

Managed Service Provider - TAPFIN

ManpowerGroup Solutions

Is your organization already benefitting from a Contingent Workforce Management solution? Are you ready to apply a similar framework to the management of your contract-based spend? Services Procurement Management (SPM) does just that, enabling clients to realize significant cost savings and process efficiencies related to their outsourced projects and services.

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Creating a Flexible Workforce Management Program

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ManpowerGroup Solutions

Perhaps more so than with most other company operations, expanding a contingent labor program internationally can be a daunting initiative, particularly because the process involves so many intricate local considerations. Success requires a commitment to flexible workforce management, and an understanding that a global strategy will need to be supplemented by regional market approaches.

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Managed Service Providers: Valuable Contributors to Contingent Workforce Management

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Organizations are gaining cost savings and enhanced process efficiency by outsourcing the management of their contingent labor procurement process. MSPs use a Vendor Management System (VMS) to consolidate the requisition and procurement process, which often involves multiple staffing vendors. Learn how your organization can gain greater visibility and control of contract labor spend with an MSP.

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Small World, Big Differences: Regional Perspectives on MSP

TAPFIN

When it comes to MSP expansion, companies and their MSPs have struggled to implement and operate in multiple countries due to an array of rapidly evolving legal, economic, technological requirements.

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Optimizing Workforce Management for Business Results

Managed Service Provider - TAPFIN

ManpowerGroup Solutions

In the Human Age, where organizations need to react quickly to a fast-paced, unpredictable marketplace, getting the right talent swiftly and efficiently is a top priority. The demand for flexibility is increasing the size and scale of the global contingent workforce, but managing a contingent workforce can be a time-consuming and costly process. Companies can overcome this complexity by partnering with a Managed Service Provider (MSP), which allows organizations to respond more quickly to business opportunities with greater agility, freeing scarce internal resources to concentrate on business-critical initiatives.

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