The Gig Economy: Beyond the Hype of the On-Demand Workforce

Enterprise users have yet to embrace the gig economy to the extent that the consumer market has, with online talent platforms accounting for less than $5 billion in enterprise...

The Real Global Gig Economy and Informal Workforce Trends

2017 Total Workforce Index™ Introduction The Gig Economy as it’s currently defined by most is composed of both informal and non-informal contingent workers. ManpowerGroup Solutions recognized that there are two unique...

ManpowerGroup 2016 Talent Shortage Survey Results

In Your Own Backyard: With 46% of U.S. Employers Reporting Talent Shortages, More Companies Than Ever are Choosing to Upskill Their Existing Workforce   Skilled Trades remain hardest roles to...

Contingent Workforce Pricing Methodologies: Bill Rate vs Mark-up Pricing

Factors to Consider and Potential Benefits of Popular Alternatives Bill rates or mark-ups? This seemingly simple question has caused great consternation among staffing companies as well as human resources and...

The Salary History Ban: What does this mean for Hiring Procedures?

Legislation Spreading Across United States to Ban Compensation History Questions from Hiring Process Salary History Ban Trending Trending this year on the regulatory front are state and municipal bans on interview...

Minimum Wage Increases in 2019

22 States to Increase Minimum Wage As many as 22 states and the District of Columbia are expected to experience minimum wage increases in 2019, compared to 18 in 2018....

Salary History Ban: Legislative Changes and Employer Strategy

Challenges Created by Evolving Salary History Ban Regulations Salary History Ban The legislation prohibiting employers from inquiring about current or historical candidate compensation was originally designed to reduce the perpetuation of...

Minimum Wages in January 2018

Minimum Wage Increases for 18 States in 2018 With minimum pay rates varying so widely across the United States and many changes coming over the next several years it is...

Exploring Innovative Talent Strategies: Strategies & Practices

Global Employment Strategies & Practices Workforce Mix Numerous reports from Accenture, Staffing Industry Analysts, The Economist, Deloitte etc… suggest that the current ratio of independent workers to salaried employees Is 33%...

Fundamental Elements of Strategic Workforce Planning

Thoughtfully Determine Workforce Requirements Modern employers cannot afford to make workforce decisions that don’t account for broader organizational goals, current internal workforce demographics, and external market factors. Doing so drastically...