Today’s candidates are unlike any employers have encountered in history. With unique preferences, priorities and unprecedented access to information, global corporations and other employers are continuously searching for ways they can attract and retain the world’s top talent. To better understand how employers can leverage global candidate preferences, ManpowerGroup Solutions surveyed job seekers from several influential employment markets around the world. Many important trends and country-based differences emerged along with insights about how global companies and other employers can recruit and retain top talent.
The fourth in the series, this report explores one of the biggest career advancement challenges global candidates face: ageism. The research results also highlight the fact that ageism remains an often undiscussed problem for multi-national corporations, as well as why a generationally diverse workforce can enhance business success. Companies are hiring "boomerang workers" (retirees) to fill open positions as they view this group as an untapped source of talent.