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Global Talent Market Quarterly
A wide variety of indicators are pointing towards solid global economic expansion in 2017, with worldwide GDP growth expected to reach 3.0% (up from 2.5% in 2016). The recovery process in Brazil and Russia, strength in APAC, and modest growth in the US and Eurozone will offset impacts from slowdowns in the UK and China. As economic growth spurs healthy employment trends, labor markets around the w ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - May 2017
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. After several months of strong gains, employment growth slowed somewhat in April with an additional 3,200 jobs – mostly due to increases in part-time work. With fewer people looking for work, unemployment in Canada dropped to 6.5%. Compared to April 2016, employ ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - April 2017
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Canada added 19,000 jobs in March, bringing total gains for the quarter to 83,000 (+0.5%) – twice as high as growth seen in Q1 2016. Unemployment edged up to 6.7% compared to February, as more people looked for work. ... Read More
2017 Manufacturing Trends
How will industry trends in engineering affect the workforce requirements of manufacturers and suppliers in 2017? Through our ongoing discussions with manufacturing clients and industry leaders, we offer perspectives on the engineering talent market in 2017 and beyond.The fourth industrial revolution, Industry 4.0, is upon us. Projects that take advantage of technological advances are driving dema ... Read More
The Human Cloud: A New Way of Working in Life Sciences
Without a doubt, freedom of choice is now the dominant force in the world of work. Individuals chose how they want to work. Organizations choose how they want to engage the talent they need.But it is not just the principle of choice that has come to the fore. There is now an increasingly number of choices of available. Through KellyOCG, our role is to help individuals and organisations to navigate ... Read More
Additive Manufacturing
Thanks to an ongoing wave of technological advancements including 3-D printing, metal additive manufacturing, and other rapid technologies, additive manufacturing (AM) is on the rise around the globe.According to the Wohlers Report 2016, in 2015, the AM sector grew by 25.9 percent to a total of $5.165 billion worldwide. While this is 7.9 percent lower than the sector’s compound annual growth rate ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - March 2017
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Surpassing expectations of a decline, the Canadian economy added 15,300 jobs in February, as a result of more people working full-time. The country also saw the unemployment rate fall to 6.6% –the lowest since October 2008 and not matched since January 2015. The ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly - Q1 2017
GLOBAL ECONOMIC & LABOR MARKET Despite considerable uncertainty in the political environment worldwide, global economic and labor market growth is projected to strengthen in 2017 and 2018, led by key fundamentals including US expansion, dollar appreciation, and higher commodity prices. While the current outlook remains positive, risks also abound, as the world waits to see how the policies of a n ... Read More
2017 Engineering Industry Trends for Hiring Managers
What trends can engineering managers expect to see through 2017? While details may vary between specific industry verticals, a number of key issues will remain important, and possibly increase in significance throughout most industry segments.Industry 4.0The fourth industrial revolution is upon us, and projects that take advantage of new technological advances are driving demand for engineers, tec ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - February 2017
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market.Almost all of Canada’s additional 48,000 jobs in January occurred in the services sector, building on 2016 growth trends. Continuing the good start to the year, the unemployment rate fell to 6.8%. Year over year, employment increased by 276,000, with gains in bot ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - January 2017
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market.The Canadian economy added 54,000 jobs in December, thanks to gains in full-time work, while unemployment also went up to 6.9%, as more people looked for work. Despite December’s gains, the market in 2016 was led by increases in part-time employment. Read more ab ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly
GLOBAL ECONOMIC & LABOR MARKET As 2016 draws to a close, global economic growth is projected to come in at a subdued 2.4% for the year, the fifth consecutive year below 3%. A slight acceleration to 2.8% is predicted for 2017 as growth in North America continues, South America and Russia see some recovery activity, and APAC markets remain relatively strong. A positive outlook for global labor marke ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market.The unemployment rate dropped to 6.8% in November, as Canada added 11,000 jobs and fewer people looked for work. The economy added 19,400 part-time jobs, while full-time work decreased by 8,700. Overall, employment was up by 1.0% compared to November 2015. ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - November 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market.Driven by increases in part-time work, the Canadian economy grew by 44,000 jobs in October, while the unemployment rate held steady at 7.0% for the third month in a row. Compared to a year prior, employment has increased by 0.8% overall, with an added 140,000 job ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - October 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market.While unemployment remained unchanged at 7.0% (due to increased participation in the labour market), Canada added 67,000 jobs in September – with most of the gains concentrated in part-time work. Overall, employment rose by 0.3% in Q3 of 2016 after experiencing l ... Read More
The Collaborative Work Environment - Key Insights
Talent Perspective on the Collaborative Workplace CultureCompanies can do better. Just over half (52 percent) of global workers feel that their current or most recent employer’s (physical and virtual) workplace promotes collaboration and inclusion; 47 percent believes their organizational structure promotes collaboration and inclusion. Given the strong business case for a collaborative work enviro ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - September 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market.Following a decline in July, Canada gained 26,000 jobs in August. However, with more people participating in the labour market looking for work, the unemployment rate rose to 7.0%. Compared to the previous year, employment increased by 77,000, all in part-time wo ... Read More
The Collaborative Work Environment
Is there a key workplace factor that would improve both a company’s profitability and their ability to attract and retain top talent?Collaboration is becoming just that factor for today’s companies. Recently, nearly three out of four North American C-suite executives agreed that their organization would be more successful if employees were able to work in flexible and collaborative ways. And more ... Read More
Global Talent Market Quarterly
ECONOMY & LABOUR MARKETS: Although the UK’s historic vote to leave the European Union (Brexit) will have significant adverse effects on the country’s short-term economic prospects, as well as lowering the outlook for the rest of Europe, negative impacts outside of the region are projected to be somewhat limited. Still, the Brexit decision, along with other challenges including recessions in severa ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - August 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market.After three months of a relatively steady labour market, Canada lost 31,000 jobs in July, bringing the unemployment rate up to 6.9%. A decline of 71,000 full-time jobs offset gains of 40,000 in part-time employment, according to Statistics Canada. ... Read More
Career Resilience - Employees
When it comes to employment, how valuable, competitive and resilient are you? Are you taking your career development into your own hands and building the skills that will enable you to thrive in any work environment—and in any economic business climate?Today’s job environment is uncertain, and many agree that job security is a thing of the past. Where once you might have relied on your long-term e ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - July 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. Contrary to predictions of both job gains and a rise in unemployment, Canada’s labour market remained mostly unchanged in June, as gains in part-time work were offset by declines in full-time. Despite losses of 700 jobs (declared statistically insignificant), th ... Read More
Canada Talent Market Monthly - June 2016
The Canada Talent Market Monthly provides a snapshot of current employment trends and labour statistics pertinent to the Canadian market. While a surge in full-time employment was offset by declines in part-time, Canada still gained 14,000 jobs in May and saw the unemployment rate fall to 6.9% – the lowest it’s been since July 2015. ... Read More
DIY Career Resilience - Employers
In today’s uncertain job environment, global workers are seeking ways to be as resilient as possible. This includes taking the lead in managing their careers. Workers are becoming adept at developing skills that enable them to thrive in any company—they’ll utilize available employer training, or they will actively seek ways to further their skill sets, perhaps by becoming free agents or freelancer ... Read More
Gears - Engineering Industry Trends
What trends can engineering managers expect to see through 2016? While details may vary between specific industry verticals, a number of key issues will remain important, and possibly increase in significance throughout most industry segments.Kelly® is pleased to provide this brief outlook on significant workforce trends that are expected to impact talent in the engineering industry for 2016. Thro ... Read More
Women in STEM: Talent Gap
The STEM fields are projected to be short 230,000 employees as early as 2018. But, by simply reducing female attrition by 25 percent, that shortage could be decreased to just 10,000 employees.This infographic provides a high level look at how employers can attract women in STEM fields, from the Specialist level to Executive. It also provides insight on the benefits that women in STEM careers value ... Read More
Women in STEM
Women in STEM
03 May 2016
If we’re going to make a dent in the massive talent gap in the STEM fields, we have to start engaging more women now, and we have to work together to do so.Tipping the scale towards a more optimized and gender diverse STEM talent pool takes more than just ramping up recruitment efforts — it requires commitment and effort from all parties involved, from parents and teachers all the way up to execut ... Read More
Work Life Design: The New Balance
Today’s workers are more empowered and want more flexibility than ever before. Employers can no longer just pay lip service to work-life balance. They have to understand that their workers are individuals and have priorities outside of work. Kelly Services has conducted a study that provides deep insights into how to attract and retain top talent, and to propose Work–Life Design – a new, more bala ... Read More
Get Ready for Work Life Design
In this era of talent supply chain management, talent has a choice of where and how to work. In fact, 31 percent of global workers choose flexible work styles over traditional employment arrangements. The best talent is looking for greater ownership over work-life design, and seeking out the organizations that will partner with them to achieve this goal. For the companies that offer this kind of f ... Read More
Work Life Design: The New Balance
Just as businesses are getting comfortable with the concept of work-life balance, they’ll need to quickly reconcile with the more complex demands for work-life design—which is a more seamless integration of work and life.In this era of talent supply chain management, talent has a choice of where and how to work—as evidenced by the 31 percent of global workers who choose flexible work styles over t ... Read More

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