Rankings by Category: Regulation – 2018 Total Workforce Index™

Regulatory Overview While each of the category rankings looks at a single aspect of the labor force, the regulatory framework of a labor market is potentially the most influential overall...

Switzerland: Showing Continued Strength in Life Sciences

The Swiss continue to dominate the global landscape in the area of Life Sciences. Ranking second globally for pipelines in all phases and boasting 14.1 per 1000 individuals in...

Belgium: Increased Growth Seen in Thriving Life Sciences Industry

While Belgium makes up just 2.6 percent of overall European GDP, they contribute to a significant percentage of the overall European life sciences industry. Belgium has active biotechnology and...

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...

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...

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...

2017 Total Workforce Index™ Rankings

Top 10 Markets for Total Workforce Engagement The top 10 markets, based on the rankings of the Total Workforce Index™, are led by three APAC region markets: New Zealand, Hong...

Israel: Strong Technology Sector Creates Alternative IT Hub

Israel remains one of the most attractive global contingent labor markets based on tax incentives for employers and less onerous labor laws. While relatively small compared to many other industrialized...

France – 2017 Total Workforce Index™ Country Profile Article

Anticipated changes to labor regulations are designed to increase investment in French labor by reassuring foreign investors of the ability to adjust workforce priorities as business needs shift. The...

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...