The Webinars to Watch Now

From advice on how to prepare for upcoming legislative changes to in-depth conversations on workplace trends and hiring practices, our growing library of on-demand webinars will help answer pressing questions and prepare your workforce for the future.

Below are the webinars you can now access instantly, when it suits your schedule.

Managing a Remote Workforce: One Year On

One year on from the first UK lockdown, Leigh Passingham, Brand Lead and Operations Director at Brook Street, James Levey, Compliance Director at ManpowerGroup and Leanne Winter, HR Manager at ManpowerGroup discussed:

  • Out of sight but not out of mind: the changes in dynamics between managers and their teams.
  • Putting the Human back into HR: How the health, economic and social crisis is positioning HR more critically than ever as companies need to take a ‘People First’ approach and see HR firmly rooted in their business strategy.
  • Re-setting objectives and goals. Do your performance objectives and metrics translate to the new reality?

UK Jobs Outlook – Q2 2021

Conducted on a quarterly basis, the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS) for Q2 2021 was conducted by interviewing a representative sample of 1,515 UK employers, asking “How do you anticipate total employment at your location to change in the three months to the end of March 2021 as compared to the current quarter?”

Chris Gray, Director of ManpowerGroup and Savannah Dixon, Head of Communications and Corporate Affairs discuss:

  • What the employment outlook looks like across the UK for Q2 2021
  • How (and why) hiring intentions differ by sector and organisation size
  • Whether the latest budget is enough to protect the UK economy from the biggest economic crisis in 300 years
  • How the focus on recruitment in the rest of Europe is affecting our capital

Using Assessments to Build the Hybrid Workforce of the Future

With the number of candidates applying for roles sky-rocketing and the world of work at a distinct transition point, businesses across the globe are starting to wake up to the need to assess both new and existing talent differently.

To help businesses understand more about the benefits of assessments for talent pool management, Petra Tagg and Lee McQueen – Founder and CEO of Phoenix 51  discuss:

  • How assessments can help to reduce the administrative burden of volume recruitment and get your business closer to making the best match
  • How the skills organisations should be looking for have evolved post-Covid
  • Why you should be assessing your existing workforce to help you prepare for the future
  • How assessments can be used as an engagement tool throughout the hiring process
  • How you can build confidence in virtual onboarding with your hiring managers

Kickstart webinar

Young people are being hit hard by the Covid-19 crisis, with unemployment numbers rising. To help address this, the Government launched the Kickstart Programme – designed to support 300,000 young people into paid work placements. Backed with £2 billion in funding, the scheme is designed to provide quality work experience opportunities as well as employability training and support.

In January our expert panel provided information on how to get started. Jeremy Hay Campbell, Head of Corporate Affairs at ManpowerGroup, Laura Parker, Head of Learning and Development at Aggregate Industries and Geraint Williams, Kickstart Operations & Engagement Lead at The Department for Work & Pensions discussed:

  • The rules of the kickstart scheme
  • How to develop a successful Kickstart programme
  • How Kickstart can be integrated into existing early years programmes
  • What responsibilities are for employability support
  • What options are if you are looking to make fewer than 30 placements

Watch the webinar on demand today for more information.

Skills Revolution Reboot webinar

‘With impact of the pandemic accelerating trends which were unfolding before the crisis, we are now also seeing the emergence of new trends and rapid digital transformation. These changes will continue to bring profound transformation to global labour markets and workforces.

Watch our Skills Revolution Reboot webinar on demand to better understand how these changes are affecting UK workforces.’

TWI

The Talent Solutions Total Workforce Index™ is the only report of its kind, and this year’s edition takes a deeper look at the effects Covid-19 has had on global markets and the availability of in-demand talent. This webinar offers an overview of the 2020 report’s findings, and discusses how companies can use the exclusive insights to drive short- and long-term workforce planning strategies.

IR35

ManpowerGroup’s IR35 expert, Simon Higgins, leads this informative webinar on what the IR35 off-payroll changes mean and what organisations should do to help ensure they are prepared ahead of the April 2021 implementation date. Watch now to understand how to manage status determinations and hear a useful Q&A segment.

Right to Work and the EU Transition

On 1 January 2021 freedom of movement with the EU will end and a new immigration system takes effect. With the full rules and details recently published, now is the time for employers to make final preparations so they are ready for this important date.

Closing the Diversity and Inclusion Knowledge Gap

In a year of change for many organisations, one constant has been the increasing calls for more Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) across the UK workforce. ManpowerGroup was recently joined by inclusion experts from the Tech Talent Charter and Royal National Institute of Blind People to discuss their key learnings, while addressing critical knowledge gaps on D&I strategies in the workplace.

Preparing for the end of the EU Transition

To ensure companies have the information they need to be fully prepared for the end of the EU Transition period, ManpowerGroup recently partnered with Fragomen LLP, one of the largest international immigration law firms, to highlight the key points organisations should consider to avoid disruptions to their talent strategies in 2021.

Attracting, Hiring and Retaining Talent Post Covid-19: Building a Better Normal

Businesses planning to restart hiring in the coming weeks and months should not view this as a chance to return to ‘how things were’. Organisations should take this current moment as an opportunity to build a better normal for the long-term. This panel discussion offers advice on how companies should consider adapting their approach to attracting and hiring the talent they need for the future.

Mental Health and Returning to the Workplace

Covid-19 has significantly changed the way we do business and the virus’s impact will remain felt as companies begin to reopen offices. ManpowerGroup’s Senior HR Business Partner, Leanne Winter, showcases how companies can prioritise the mental health of employees as they create a plan forward, as well as actions each of us can take to look after ourselves during the transition period.

5 Biggest Cyber Security Traps Related to Returning from Lockdown

When preparing to transition to the ‘new normal’ way of working, this webinar will be a useful guide to cyber threats your company should be aware of. The discussion covers everything from supply chain health and contact tracing apps to how to ensure an organisation is prepared to protect against ransomware threats.

10 Secrets and Lies of Remote-Work Cyber Security

With many companies moving their workforce home in recent months, we have become more vulnerable to data breaches, social engineering, ransomware, and extortion than ever before. Our subject-matter expert, Sunil Bothra, leads this webinar discussion on the present risks businesses are facing as well as possible solutions.

Our New Normal: Managing Your Remote Workforce

ManpowerGroup’s UK Director of Talent, Jo Pursaill, discusses the challenges and opportunities workforces are encountering and can learn from during the uncertain Covid-19 period. This 30-minute discussion offers advice on everything from remote onboarding to strategies to help employees manage their mental wellbeing while working from home.

Finding the Right Balance: Candidates Preferences for Flexibility

To find, build and sustain the best talent while others are trying to do the same, companies need to know what workers want and shift their workforce demands to more closely match the needs and desires of in-demand talent. Jo Taylor, RPO Operations Director at ManpowerGroup, explains what is meant by ‘flexible working’ and the specific working policies that may have the biggest impact on recruitment and retention.

Diversity & Inclusion: Moving from Conversation to Action

Originally presented as part of the ‘Humans Wanted: Transforming the Future of Work’ ManpowerGroup conference, Salma El-Wardany’s 45-minute conversations examines how organisations can move forward from simply talking about diversity and inclusion, to driving real action.

Gender Equality and Diversity in the Workplace

This engaging conversation discusses gender equality and how promoting a diverse workplace is essential for economies and businesses to thrive. The discussion explores the progress we’ve seen across the broader UK market and how individuals can make a difference in their organisation today.

How Automation Will Change Your Organisation

Jill Bassett, Director at ManpowerGroup, leads this on-demand session focused on breaking down the impact of automation on job growth over the next two years and strategies you should consider to ensure a future-fit workforce. She offers insight into how companies are currently viewing automation and its real-life impact on their workforce decisions.

If there are topics we have not covered that you’d like to learn more about, please feel free to contact us at events@manpowergroup.co.uk.