Most of the markets in the top 25 (excepting however, those in the top 5) are in Europe, which continues to have many of the world’s more mature workforces. Despite similar total scores, these markets have a diverse set of characteristics and workforce metrics.
Some boast mature workforces in addition to more flexible regulations, such as the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. While others offer flexible regulation yet have less mature workforces, including New Zealand, Denmark, the Philippines and Israel. Regardless, each of these markets have secured a top-25 ranking based on above-average performance in two or more categories.
In ManpowerGroup's experience, most organizations initially approach a review of their global workforce opportunities from a singular perspective of either cost or availability. Through analysis of the year-over-year trends in the Total Workforce Index™, insight into the value of assessing both risk and productivity has been gained as well as the awareness that the data and trends that come out of analysis of all four categories is critical for to a healthy and fully fleshed out workforce engagement strategy.
As workforce experts, ManpowerGroup find work for millions of people around the globe every year, helping hundreds of thousands of companies attract, assess, develop, and retain skilled workers.
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