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Talent Shortage Survey Reveals Employees Needed in Skilled Trades and Engineering


JUNE 3, 2014


Worldwide Talent Shortage has local impact with 8% of employers in South Africa struggling to fill jobs, compared to 85% in Japan and 2% in Ireland. Read »   


A Look at the World's Most Unusual Jobs

MAY 19, 2014

With modern life being such a busy cycle of activities, it is easy to forget that there are people out there who have  exciting and unusual jobs that benefit many other people and communities around them. Read »


Staying Motivated during Winter Months

APRIL 1, 2014

While there is nothing we can do to change the weather, there are certain actions we can take to keep ourselves  healthy and motivated during the colder months. Read »   


ManpowerGroup Named No.1 in our Industry         

MARCH 19, 2014 

The Fortune’s Most Admired list is the definitive report card on corporate reputations. Read »


ManpowerGroup Named as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute


MARCH 20, 2014


The entire community of World’s Most Ethical Companies believe that customers, employees, investors and regulators place a high premium on trust and that ethics and good governance are key in earning it. Read » 


Top 5 office Apps

FEBRUARY 26, 2014

As technology becomes smarter and faster, it has begun to infiltrate every aspect of our lives – from socialising, to fitness and now even the workplace. Read »


Jonas Prising has been elected as the New ManpowerGroup CEO

FEBRUARY 14, 2014

Jonas Prising to serve as the company's fourth chief executive officer (CEO) effective May 1, 2014. Joerres will assume the role of executive chairman upon Prising's appointment. Read »


ManpowerGroup Solutions Ranked World's Largest Recruitment Process Outsourcing Provider

FEBRUARY 13, 2014

NelsonHall report named ManpowerGroup Solutions Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) the world's largest RPO  provider for the third consecutive year. Read »  


Manpower SA's New BBBEE Partnership

AUGUST 25, 2014

We are proud and excited to announce that the Imvla Empowerment Fund is now Manpower South Africa’s new BEE partner, as of July 27 2014 Read »   


ManpowerGroup Recognised as Leader for 4th Consecutive Year in Everest Groups Recruitment Process Outsourcing Report

SEPTEMBER 18, 2014

As the four-time Leader on the PEAK Matrix, ManpowerGroup maintains its standing as the choice provider of global RPO solutions. Read »  


South African Employers Report Cautiously Optimistic Hiring Intentions for Job Seekers in Q4 2016.

SEPTEMBER 13, 2016

South African employers report cautiously optimistic hiring intentions for the October-December time frame. With 15% of employers expecting to increase staffing levels, 6% forecasting a decrease and 78% anticipating no change, the Outlook stands at +9% once seasonal variations are removed from the data.  Read »

South African Employers Report Fair Hiring Prospects for Job Seekers in Q3 2016.

JUNE 14, 2016

South African employers report fair hiring prospects for the July-September time frame. With 12% of employers expecting to increase staffing levels, 6% forecasting a decrease and 79% anticipating no change, the Outlook stands at +6% once seasonal variations are removed from the data.  Read »

South African Employers Report Conservative Hiring Intentions for Q2 2016.

MARCH 8, 2016

South African employers report conservative hiring plans for the April-June time frame. With 13% of employers forecasting an increase in staffing levels, 8% expecting a decrease and 77% anticipating no change. Once the data is adjusted to allow for seasonal variation, the Outlook stands at +5%.  Read »


Encouraging signs expected for job seekers in Q1 2016.

DECEMBER 8, 2015

South African employers report encouraging signs for job seekers in the upcoming quarter. While 13% of employers anticipate an increase in staffing levels, 6% forecast a decrease and 77% expect no change, resulting in a Net Employment Outlook of +7%. Read »


The 2015 Contingent Workforce Index measures the relative ease of sourcing, hiring and retaining a contingent workforce in competing labor markets around the world 

SEPTEMBER 15, 2015

ManpowerGroupSolutions today released its third Contingent Workforce Index (CWI), which tracks the relative ease of sourcing, hiring and retaining contingent workforce in 75 countries.  Read »


Conservative hiring intentions reported by South African employers for Q4 2015.


South African employers report conservative hiring intentions for the October-December 2015 period. With 13% of employers forecasting an increase in staffing levels, 7% anticipating a decrease, and 78% expecting no change. Read »


Manpower South Africa’s 2015 Annual Talent Shortage Survey Finds Engineering and Skilled Trade Positions The Most Difficult To Fill.

MAY 18, 2015

ManpowerGroup’s 10th annual Talent Shortage Survey shows some interesting results for 2015 over the 2014 results, with Skilled Trades and Engineers remaining the most difficult positions for companies to fill. The survey is conducted annually, using a sample of 750 businesses in South Africa. Read »


Multiple Recognitions Underscore ManpowerGroup's Commitment to Highest Ethical Standards 

MARCH 10, 2015

ManpowerGroup has been recognized as a 2015 World's Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.  Read »


Respectable Hiring Intentions Reported by South African Employers for Q2 2015

MARCH 10, 2015

Opportunities for job seekers are expected to be strongest in the MANUFACTURING, the TRANSPORT, STORAGE & COMMUNICATION and the ELECTRICTY, GAS & WATER SUPPLY sectors.  Read »


Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Shows Hopeful Hiring Intentions by SA Employers for Q1 2015

DECEMBER 9, 2014

Of the 750 South African employers who participated in the survey, 19% expect to increase staffing levels.  Read »


What a difference a test can make!

DECEMBER 1, 2014

HIV testing should not be a choice but a given if we want to create a healthy society and sustainable business environment. Read »



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