Brands and Offerings
ManpowerGroup is the leading global workforce solutions company, helping organizations achieve workforce agility by sourcing, assessing, developing and managing talent across our expert family of brands and offerings – Manpower, Experis, Right Management and ManpowerGroup Solutions. Our diversified geographic footprint and business mix means we provide skilled talent to hundreds of thousands of organizations across 80 countries and territories, and our talented team of approximately 30,000 employees find meaningful, sustainable employment for millions of people and help even more by providing career guidance, assessment and advice.
Manpower is a global leader in contingent and permanent recruitment and is the largest of our brands accounting for 63% of gross profit, providing flexible workforce solutions and rapid access to a highly qualified and productive pool of candidates. As companies continue to look for more skilled talent on a permanent and temporary basis to achieve improved productivity and organizational agility, Manpower is better placed than anyone in our industry to serve those needs across 80 countries.
Experis is a global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions providing companies with in-demand expertise in IT, Engineering and Finance. Operating across more than 50 countries, Experis has grown into a $3.4 billion business contributing 20% of gross profit. As companies transform and invest in new digital infrastructure, and emerging markets leapfrog in their use of the latest technologies, the need for IT skills and tech-based solutions accelerates.
Right Management is our global talent management business providing assessment, development and coaching expertise that delivers organizational efficiency, individual development and career management, helping organizations to optimize business performance and people to transition to new careers. We are providing clients and individuals with the combination of on-demand talent management, career development and outplacement solutions with the digital and in-person expertise they need. In 2018 Right Management was again recognized by external analysts for depth of career management talent and workforce consulting expertise across the globe.
ManpowerGroup Solutions continues to be the fastest growing part of our business and global leader in outsourcing services for large-scale recruiting and workforce-intensive initiatives. Contributing 14% of gross profit, our offerings include Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), TAPFIN® Managed Service Provider (MSP) and Talent Based Outsourcing solutions including Proservia™, our European IT infrastructure and end-user support business. Our TAPFIN MSP and RPO offerings both earned top scores and industry-leading status from external analysts for the third and sixth year respectively, and our pipeline for RPO and MSP opportunities is strong into 2019.
With our broad and deep access to talent we continue to expand our offerings and our Permanent Recruitment business is now a significant contributor, reaching 16% of total gross profit. In 2018 we placed almost 200,000 individuals into permanent positions globally across Manpower, Experis and RPO.