Russia: Life Sciences Growth Forecast to Continue Despite Challenges

Russia is home to the largest pharmaceutical market in Central and Eastern Europe, with increased manufacturing, sales and development activity expanding through local investment. Revenues are forecasted with continued...

South Africa – 2017 Total Workforce Index™ Country Profile Article

The jobless rate in South Africa is now at a 14-year high, topping 36% inclusive of the inactive unemployed labor force. The South African workforce has a nearly 95%...

United Kingdom – 2017 Total Workforce Index™ Country Profile Article

The past year has brought uncertainty to many aspects of the United Kingdom. While the market remains one of the most mature and highly skilled, regulatory factors that were...

Germany: Looking to Immigration to Meet High Demand for Professionals in Life Sciences Industry

Germany’s life sciences sector is the largest in Europe and the third largest globally. The sector encompasses a majority of life sciences activity, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices....

The Contingent Labor Market in Poland

In this interview, Tomasz Bąk discusses the changing situation of outsourced services as well as challenges and opportunities for working in Poland. 1. How have outsourced services in Poland changed over...

Applications for Special Tech Visas on the Rise in the UK

Last November regulators in the United Kingdom relaxed the rules to allow talented IT workers from companies to apply for visas as a group. Many individuals who are non-EU...

United Kingdom: Financial and Business Services Hiring Surges; Driven by Thriving Cyber Security Sector

This year began with UK employers more optimistic than the previous year, per the survey results from the first quarter 2016 Manpower Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS). The national seasonally...

Ireland: On the Road to Economic and Employment Recovery

Ireland is forecast to experience robust growth during 2016 and 2017. Due in part to the country’s per capita GDP gradually returning to pre-financial crisis levels. Despite the still...

Ireland: Location and Exports Contribute to Flourishing Life Sciences Industry

Ireland is one of the leading locations for the pharmaceutical industry in Europe, and the country offers a wide range of products and services – from the research and...

Rankings by Category: Productivity – 2018 Total Workforce Index™

Productivity Overview Workforce markets with longer work days or more hours in workweeks offer increased opportunities for higher levels of productivity without the added cost of overtime premiums. However, these...