Meeting future talent needs in the UK Aerospace and Defence sector

Global competition for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) talent is squeezing the UK’s aerospace and defence (A&D) sector, leaving them struggling to secure the skills they require. As hiring plans fail to solve this problem, A&D businesses must focus on reskilling the workers they already have if they wish to succeed.

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ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey – Q2 2024

The latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey indicates UK employers are applying calculated, chess-like hiring tactics to their recruitment plans for the coming quarter (April – June 2024), as backfilling roles and economic caution lead some to maintain a defensive stance, while others are going on the offensive and creating new positions in anticipation of future growth.

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World of Work Outlook for Women in 2024

Although women are increasing their global economic power and entering the workforce in greater numbers, true gender parity is still far from a reality. In 2023, for every 100 men promoted from entry level to manager, just 87 women were promoted. Coupled with the fact that they often desire more flexibility than leaders are willing to give, 60% of women are considering leaving their current roles in 2024.

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Celebrating LGBT+ History Month – Embracing diversity and fostering inclusion

In a world that’s constantly evolving, where identities blur and perspectives widen, it’s no surprise that the landscape of sexual orientation and gender identity is shifting too. Recent studies show that just 53% of Gen Z identifies as exclusively straight, with 40% expressing a pattern of attraction outside the scope of exclusively heterosexual attractions between cisgender people.

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Creating an accessible workplace for neurodivergent employees

In the past three years, global talent shakeups have intensified skill shortages, prompting organisations to explore different strategies to attract and retain employees. Part of this process has focused on individuals who may have historically been overlooked, essentially recognising the importance of better supporting employees who identify as neurodivergent (ND).

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The Age of Adaptability: The 2024 Workforce Trends Report

In the dynamic landscape of the modern workplace, seismic shifts are reshaping the foundations of how we define work. The convergence of technological breakthroughs, global connectivity and a rapidly evolving socio-economic fabric has unearthed a wave of transformative forces, creating a nexus where innovation and adaptation collide.

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