United Arab Emirates – 2017 Total Workforce Index™ Country Profile Article

The United Arab Emirates is heavily reliant on a migrant workforce of an estimated eight million workers, or roughly 80% of the nation’s population. After recognizing this dependence on...

India: Regulatory Changes Aimed at Leveraging Position as an IT Hub

Traditionally held back by notoriously slow bureaucracies and too much regulation, India is consolidating 44 labor laws into just four in an attempt to modernize its labor laws. To attract new...

United States: More Minimum Wage Increases Approaching

Talks of raising the federal minimum wage, even higher than most state minimum wages, have been discussed frequently in the media this year. Some argue that increasing the federal...

Rankings by Category: Productivity – Total Workforce Index™

Productivity Overview Productivity is the relative comparison of the potential productivity of a workforce based on the length of a workday, the length of a workweek and the number of...

U.S. Financial Services Candidates

Inside the Heads of Job Seekers Beyond compensation, candidate motivations in the workforce differ based on personal values. For U.S. financial services candidates, however, the motivations are especially distinctive, if...

Finland: Growth Predicted for Innovative Life Sciences Industry

Finland’s life sciences industry benefits from the country’s highly educated workforce, geopolitical position, and governmental bodies. Finland has continually been ranked as one of the least corrupt countries in...

Rankings by Category: Cost Efficiency – 2018 Total Workforce Index™

Cost Efficiency Overview Certain engagements do not require specialized skills or English proficiency. Where this is the case and the skills needed are broad enough, many employment organizations can focus...

Canada: Lower Employer Taxes Compared to Other North American Markets

With a relatively low age-dependency ratio and high level of English proficiency, as well as an educated workforce, this market offers skilled contingent labor and low taxes, especially when...

2019 Q1 Americas Quarterly Market Report

ManpowerGroup Solutions provides market trends as well as insight into the Americas metro area contingent workforces as they evolves each quarter. Featured in this first quarter of 2019 are...

France: Manufacturing Experienced Unexpected Decline Last Quarter

Recovery in the euro zone’s second-largest economy is struggling to take hold, as evidenced by an unexpected drop in French industrial production in July. Globally, manufacturing is becoming much...