Talent Mapping

Leveraging our market insights to find the talent to match the roles you’re struggling to fill

A comprehensive understanding of the talent market is essential to develop successful sourcing strategies. Knowing the location of talent, the availability of skills and employment models, as well as understanding the diversity of talent on a local and national basis can provide meaningful direction when developing talent sourcing plans which will meet your business objectives.

Our specialist Talent Mapping team utilise the latest data mining techniques, real-time analysis and local expert validation to create bespoke solutions for your requirements, allowing you to harness our unrivalled local and global talent networks. We can work with you to:

Showcase Labour Market Insights

Our in-depth insights are designed to support companies’ strategic and operational understanding of local, regional and global labour markets, specifically focused on talent availability, experience, demographic profiles, location and salaries.

Map Talent Competition

We analyse the supply and demand for skills in specific markets, pinpointing the best companies to source talent from and the locations with the biggest concentration of potential candidates.

Access Diverse Talent Pools

If you’re looking to improve the diversity of your workforce, we can support with campaigns designed specifically to attract new talent pools which haven’t previously been accessible to your business.

Develop Sourcing Strategies

The team can offer bespoke sourcing plans to leverage employer value propositions in a highly targeted candidate acquisition strategy.

Build Employer Value Propositions

Using insights into candidate preferences, we can work with your in-house teams to strengthen your Employer Value Proposition to attract the right talent.

Jo Taylor

Jo Taylor

RPO Operations Director
Talent Solutions

Key Service Features

Using a range of data, including proprietary talent mapping tools, platforms and research, Talent Solutions can identify and pinpoint talent availability and preferences in a specified region, sector and company. We can use these insights to help your organisation improve candidate attraction outcomes, alongside alerting your business to potential risks and opportunities that different geographies present.

Key Benefits

In-depth, targeted talent insights

Significant increase in speed to talent

Ability to optimise recruitment spend

How our solutions have helped businesses like yours

Unrivalled Access to Local & Global Intelligence


  • Talent Solutions was engaged by a client to provide the necessary market insight expertise for a competitive tender
  • The customer was looking to staff a new Category C resettlement prison in Glen Parva, Leicestershire
  • There were a number of challenges associated with the programme including:
    • Remoteness of the location, salaries on offer, role profile and local market competition
  • Our challenge was to investigate and determine potential options and provide an actionable end solution


  • The Talent Solutions team was commissioned to support the bid and provided with a full brief surrounding the challenges
  • Our experts investigated all relevant components utilising ManpowerGroup’s proprietary/third party intelligence insights including:
    • Candidate availability by role profile/salary benchmarking
    • Local market competition (including competitor Employer Value Proposition’s)
    • Demographic infrastructure
  • A full local/regional Talent Mapping exercise was completed to provide precise market insights to support the development of a robust hiring strategy
  • Our Talent Mapping enabled our client to clearly demonstrate their suitability for the tender

Talent Mapping: our access to local and global market intelligence is unrivalled – every solution in today’s market needs to be intelligence-led. Our market insights enable our Customers to gain a competitive advantage.


We help organisations accelerate performance by building the capability to adapt their workforces for today, and for whatever the future holds.


Tailored, scalable recruitment strategies that enable organisations to focus on core processes that matter.


Our in-house experts work with businesses to build bespoke recruitment campaigns, helping you to attract the right talent at the right time.


Access critical talent quickly with our data-driven insights and best-in-class recruitment methodologies.


Build a strong, talent-based foundation for strategic workforce initiatives to enable long-term growth. We provide a collaborative, insight-driven approach from workforce planning to talent optimisation, and implementation to upskilling/reskilling.


With the proliferation of workforce data, organisations need a partner to help them drive insights that accelerate strategic, forward looking decisions. By leveraging assessment and our deep analytics capabilities, we deliver talent insights that enable workforce optimisation.

Need talent or help with your workforce strategy?