Closing the Skills Gap: What UK Workers Want in 2020

Closing the Skills Gap: What UK Workers Want in 2020

To find, build and sustain the best talent whilst the competition are trying to do the same, companies need to know What Workers Want. They need to shift their workforce demands closer to match the needs and desires of in-demand talent and expand the pool from which they source that talent.

With the largest global footprint in the industry, ManpowerGroup works with almost half a million companies in over 80 countries and territories. To find out What Workers Want, we surveyed 14,000 individuals across 15 countries to understand what attracts them to an organisation, what keeps them there and how that varies by geography, gender and at different stages of their career.

We’re excited to now share exclusive insights into the UK workforce and what workers in this market value the most.

Download the full report today to understand:

The Top Ten Most In-Demand Roles This Past Year

The top ten most in-demand roles in 2019 are trending year over year: 90% of them were also in short supply in 2018. We detail the top industries and specific roles that are the most in-demand across the UK.

What Workers Want: Throughout Their Career

One size fits one. What Workers Want varies significantly by gender, geography and where they are in their career lifecycle. Want to know how the desires of Millennials differ from the priorities held by Gen Xers? We break down priorities and offer exclusive insights into what employers can do to attract and retain in-demand and diverse talent.

The Top 5 Things Employers Can Offer Workers

What attracts workers can an organisation can also be what engages and makes them stay. Our report outlines the top five needs employees have as well as how organisations can address these effectively. In order to be successful when competition for talent and skills is so acute, you need to understand what workers want in 2020.

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