In a press release issued to the Human Talent Network, the Board of Directors of ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) has declared a semi-annual dividend of 80 cents per share, a 63 percent increase from the most recent dividend of 49 cents per share.
“The increase in our semi-annual dividend reflects our ongoing commitment to return value to our shareholders as well as our confidence in our strong financial position,” said Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup CEO.
The dividend is payable on June 15, 2015 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 1, 2015.
Typically, corporations choose to issue larger dividends for a number of reasons which can [...]
A new report by Manpower Group, one of the world’s largest providers of workplace solutions argues that the current skills gap facing global business can be solved by paying close attention to youth education and employment. Manpower Group’s 2013 Talent shortage Survey found that 35% of employers globally are having difficulty finding workers with the right skills for open positions. This is while 75 million young professionals eligible for employment are currently unemployed.
The challenge is especially evident with Asian employers where over half seem to have difficulty in that regard.
The report goes on to recommend that employers should build close [...]