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Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce
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Talent Mobility - The Evolving Workforce

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Approximately 97,000 people from 30 countries in the Americas, APAC APAC , …

Approximately 97,000 people from 30 countries in the Americas, APAC APAC ,
and EMEA regions responded to a workplace survey developed by
Kelly Services®. The Kelly Global Workforce Index (KG WI) revealed
opinions about work and the workplace from a generational viewpoint.
This report highlights responses to questions
regarding Talent Mobility.The questions focused on:
• Readiness to move for the right job
• Area of the world in which participants would
want to work
• Obstacles to moving to another continent for a job
• Maximum time prepared to work in another continent
• Unconventional work arrangements, such as
long/unusual hours, multiple jobs, living away
from home, excessive travel, etc.
• Length of time those working in unconventional arrangements can continue to do so.

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  1. Talent Mobilityt h e e v o lv i n g w o r k f o r c e
  2. : The Evolving WorkforceconTenTs 3 TalenT mobiliTy—a visual summary 4 inTroducTion 5 moving for The righT job 8 Working in anoTher conTinenT10 obsTacles To moving abroad12 unconvenTional Working arrangemenTs16 enduring an unconvenTional Working arrangemenT18 conclusion21 abouT This reporT2
  3. : The Evolving Workforcet h e e v o lv i n g w o r k f o r c e : ta l e n t m o b i l i t y 58 family and X BB Y % friends are The main reason for noT WanTing To move To anoThergen y are more prepared To conTinenT for a jobmove Than older generaTions oTher concerns: 18% cosT of moving 13% language barrier 5% culTural differences family and friends are more77% 34% imporTanT To Women Than menThree-quarTers of job seekersare prepared To shifT for The 46 %righT job, 34% To anoTher by far the most desirablecounTry or conTinenT destination for globetrotting job seekers is europe. 5 years The Time one-quarTer of 2 % The leasT desirable mobile Workers desTinaTion for Will sTay abroad job seekers is The middle easT 58% aresTay for To prepared Three years or lessacross theb ard 49% Work long or unusual hours 20 % norTh america is anoTher favoriTe desTinaTion for Workers on The move 17% Work mulTiple jobs 13% live aWay from home 13% endure excessive Travel 8% oTher3
  4. : The Evolving WorkforceintroductionapproximaTely 97,000 people from 30 counTries in The americas, apac,and emea regions responded To a Workplace survey developed bykelly services®. The kelly global Workforce index (kgWi) revealedopinions abouT Work and The Workplace from a generaTional vieWpoinT.survey respondents ranged in age from 18 to 65 and This report highlights responses to questionscomprised the following generational groups: regarding talent mobility. The questions focused on:generation y (age 18 – 29), generation x (age 30 – 47), • Readiness to move for the right joband the baby boomer generation (age 48 – 65). • Area of the world in which participants would the global survey was open to everyone, with no want to workrestrictions. To that end, respondents were either • Obstacles to moving to another continent for a jobemployed within a variety of industries, ranging from • Maximum time prepared to work in another information technology to finance, or were unemployed continentand searching for future work opportunities. • Unconventional work arrangements, such as each respondent revealed their viewpoints on the long/unusual hours, multiple jobs, living away following four topics: from home, excessive travel, etc. • Length of time those working in unconventional • talent mobility arrangements can continue to do so.• Social Media/Networking• Drivers of Career Choice and Career Progression• Effective Employers/Employer of Choice4
  5. : The Evolving Workforcemoving for the right jobhoW far Would you be preparedTo move for The righT job?(by generation) 01 ANOTHER COUNTRY/CONTINENT 34% Baby Boomersmost survey participants are willing to move for 40%the right job. 33% 21%According to the Kelly Global Workforce Index, Generation Xmore than three in four participants (77 percent) ANOTHER CITY/TOWNwould be willing to move for the right job, with more 18%than one-third (34 percent) even willing to move to 19% 18%another country or continent. 18% Generation Yacross all regions, generation y participants are more all generations ANOTHER STATE/REGION/PROVINCEwilling to move for the right job (85 percent), followed 13% generation yby more than three in four generation x (76 percent), 13% generation X All Generationsand more than three in five baby boomers (63 percent). 13% baby boomers 14% WITHIN THE SAME COUNTRY/DISTRICT/PROVINCE 12% 13% 12% 10% NOT WILLING TO MOVE 23% 23% 19% 21%5
  6. : The Evolving Workforcemoving for the right jobhoW far Would you be preparedTo move for The righT job?(by region) 02 ANOTHER COUNTRY/CONTINENT 34% Americasabout four in five apac and emea survey 35%participants are willing to move for the right job 40%(81 and 79 percent, respectively). many of these 22%participants would go as far as another country or EMEAcontinent (35 and 40 percent, respectively). ANOTHER CITY/TOWN 18% 17% 18% 21% APAC all countries ANOTHER STATE/REGION/PROVINCE apac 13% 14% emea All countries 10% americas 18% WITHIN THE SAME COUNTRY/DISTRICT/PROVINCE 12% 15% 12% 11% NOT WILLING TO MOVE 23% 19% 21% 29%6
  7. : The Evolving Workforcemoving for the right jobaside from your oWn region,Which parT of The globe Wouldyou mosT like To Work in? 03 EUROPE(by generation) 46% 49% Baby Boomersby more than a two-to-one margin, europe is the 46% 36%part of the world where most people would want towork, followed by north america (46 percent and NORTH AMERICA20 percent, respectively). 20% 20% Generation X 19% 22% SOUTH AMERICA 4% 4% Generation Y Generation Y 4% 4% all generations ASIA PACIFIC 10% generation y 11% 10% All Generations All Generations generation X 8% baby boomers AFRICA 3% 2% 3% 3% MIDDLE EAST 2% 2% 2% 2% DONT KNOW 16% 11% 15% 25%7
  8. : The Evolving Workforceworking in another continentWhaT is The maximum Time you’d beprepared To Work in anoTher conTinenT?(by region) 04 LESS THAN A YEAR AmericasThe desire to move to another continent for a job 29%seems to be more driven by the experience than 36%setting up permanent residence. 22% EmEAparticipants from apac and americas (67 and 35%62 percent, respectively) are more inclined to makethis experience a short stay of up to three years than those from emea (51 percent). APAC 1 – 3 YEARS all countries 29% apac 31% emea All countries 29% americas 27% 3 YEARS OR MORE 43% 33% 49% 40%8
  9. : The Evolving Workforceworking in another continentWhaT is The maximum Time you’d beprepared To Work in anoTher conTinenT?(by generation) 05 LESS THAN A YEAR Baby Boomersnearly three in five survey participants (58 percent) are 29%prepared to stay in another continent for up to three 27%years. more than one-half of generation x participants(56 percent) say they could stay a maximum of up to three 28% Gen Xyears in another continent, and even more baby boomers 37%are prepared to stay up to three years (64 percent). Gen Y 1 – 3 YEARS all generations 29% generation y 31% All generations generation X 28% baby boomers 27% 3 YEARS OR MORE 43% 42% 44% 37%9
  10. : The Evolving Workforceobstacles to moving abroadWhich of The folloWing Would mosTlikely prevenT you from moving ToanoTher conTinenT for a job? 06 FAMILY/FRIENDS(by generation) Baby Boomers 58% 58%economic times are evidently not the main factor in 58%the decision to move to another continent for a job. 55%instead, the decision is more emotional than Generation Xanything else. COST OF MOVING 18%Family/friend influences are dominant across all 20% 17%generations and are most likely to prevent survey 16% Generation Yparticipants from moving to anothercontinent for their job—according to 58 percent LANGUAGE BARRIERS all generationsacross all regions. 13% generation y 12% All Generations generation X 13% baby boomers 15% CULTURAL DIFFERENCES 5% 5% 5% 4% OTHER 7% 5% 7% 9%10
  11. : The Evolving Workforceobstacles to moving abroadWhich of The folloWing Would mosTlikely prevenT you from moving ToanoTher conTinenT for a job? 07 FAMILY/FRIENDS(by region) Americas 58% 60%across all countries, nearly three in five survey 61%participants (58 percent) say family or friends would 50%most likely be the reason preventing them from moving EMEAto another continent for a job. Less than one in five COST OF MOVINGsurvey participants (18 percent), across all countries, 18%say they are prevented from moving abroad due 17% 13%to the cost. 27% APAC all countriessurvey participants in the americas are less impacted LANGUAGE BARRIERSby family and friends (50 percent) than their apac 13%counterparts in emea and apac (61 and 60 percent, 11% emea All countriesrespectively). 14% americas 12%Those in the americas are also more inclined to not CULTURAL DIFFERENCESmove abroad due to the costs. more than one in 5%four in the americas (27 percent) are prevented from 7%moving to another continent due to the costs incurred 5%in moving. 3% OTHER 7% 5% 7% 8%11
  12. : The Evolving Workforceunconventionalworking arrangementsare you Working in WhaTyou consider To be an 08 YES AmericasunconvenTional arrangemenT?e.g., long/unusual hours, multiple jobs, living away 34%from home, eXcessive travel, etc. 42%(by region) 32% EMEAmany consider their working arrangementunconventional, such as long/unusual hours, multiple 30%jobs, living away from home, excessive travel, etc. ApACone-third (34 percent) of survey participants say they NOare working unconventionally. all countries 63% apacmore survey participants in the apac region report 55% emea All countriesan unconventional working arrangement than their 64% americascounterparts across all other regions. 66% DONT KNOW 4% 4% 4% 4%12
  13. : The Evolving Workforceunconventionalworking arrangementsare you Working in WhaTyou consider To be an 09 YES Baby booomersunconvenTional arrangemenT?e.g., long/unusual hours, multiple jobs, living away 34%from home, eXcessive travel, etc. 36%(by generation) 34% Gen Xmore than one-third of generations y and x 27%(36 and 34 percent, respectively) consider their workarrangement to be unconventional, while 27 percentof baby boomers are working unconventionally. Gen Y NO all generations 63% generation y 60% All Generations generation X 63% baby boomers 69% DONT KNOW 4% 4% 3% 4%13
  14. : The Evolving Workforceunconventionalworking arrangementsWhich of These applies To you?(among those working in anunconventional arrangement) 10 LONG OR UNUSUAL HOURS(by region) 49% Americas 46%Notably, the majority in the Americas who consider 47%themselves in an unconventional arrangement say 56%they are working long or unusual hours (56 percent). EMEA MULTIPLE JOBSin contrast, less than one-half of participants in apac 17%and emea cite working long or unusual hours (46 and 20%47 percent, respectively). 15% 19% APAC all countries LIVING AWAY FROM HOME apac 13% 21% emea All countries 10% americas 10% EXCESSIVE TRAVEL 13% 8% 19% 6% OTHER 8% 6% 9% 9%14
  15. : The Evolving Workforceunconventionalworking arrangementsWhich of These applies To you?(among those working in anunconventional arrangement) 11 LONG OR UNUSUAL HOURS(by generation) 49% Baby boomers 50%across all generations, working long or unusual hours is 49%by far the most common unconventional arrangement. 47% Gen X MULTIPLE JOBSThe baby boomer generation ranks highest among 17%those working multiple jobs (21 percent). 16% 17%one-half of generation y respondents who are in 21% Gen Yan unconventional arrangement are working long or all generationsunusual hours. generation y is also the highest ranking LIVING AWAY FROM HOME generation ygeneration living away from home (15 percent). 13% generation X 15% All generations 12% baby boomers 11% EXCESSIVE TRAVEL 13% 12% 14% 12% OTHER 8% 7% 8% 9%15
  16. : The Evolving Workforceenduring an unconventionalworking arrangementhoW long do you believe youcan conTinue Working in an 12 1 YEAR OR LESSunconvenTional arrangemenT? Americas 46%(by region) 49%more can endure an unconventional working 43%arrangement for the short term. 50% EMEAalmost one-half of those working in these 1 – 3 YEARSunconventional arrangements (46 percent) believe 20%they can only continue doing this for up to one year. APAC 26%however, one-quarter (24 percent) say they can 20% all countriesdo it indefinitely. 15% apacapac participants are less likely to endure the emea All countriesunconventional situation indefinitely (14 percent). 3 – 5 YEARS americas 9% 12% 9% 7% INDEFINITELY 24% 14% 28% 28%16
  17. : The Evolving Workforceenduring an unconventionalworking arrangementhoW long do you believe youcan conTinue Working in an 13 1 YEAR OR LESSunconvenTional arrangemenT? Baby Boomers 46%(by generation) 52%baby boomers working in an unconventional 43%arrangement are more likely to say they can endure 39% Gen Xtheir situation indefinitely (35 percent), in contrast toless than one in five generation y participants 1 – 3 YEARS(18 percent). 20% 22% Gen Y 20% all generations 15% generation y All Generations generation X 3 – 5 YEARS baby boomers 9% 8% 10% 11% INDEFINITELY 24% 18% 27% 35%17
  18. : The Evolving WorkforceconclusiongeneraTion yacross all regions generation y participants are more more than one-third of generation y participantswilling to move for the right job (85 percent). Two in (36 percent) are working in an unconventionalfour of these participants (40 percent) are even willing arrangement, such as long or unusual hours, multipleto move to another country or continent. aside from jobs, living away from home, excessive travel, etc. their own region, about one-half of generation y would One-half of this generation experiencing an most want to move to Europe, followed by just 18 unconventional arrangement cite working long andpercent who would choose north america. unusual hours.nearly three in five (58 percent) of generation yparticipants say they could stay a maximum of up to three years in another continent, and the samepercentage indicate family/friends are a barrier to making the step to move to another continent. onein five (20 percent) say that cost alone would preventthem from moving to another continent.18
  19. : The Evolving WorkforceconclusiongeneraTion x and baby boomerscompared to generation y, generation x and baby more than one-third (34 percent) of generation xBoomers are less willing to move for the right job. participants (similar to generation y) are working in anHowever, willingness to move is cited by the majority unconventional arrangement, such as long or unusualof all generations—76 percent of generation x and hours, multiple jobs, living away from home, excessive 63 percent of baby boomers. baby boomers are least travel, etc. more than one-quarter of baby boomerslikely to want to move to another country/continent (27 percent) are working in what they consider to be(21 percent)—versus 33 percent of generation x. unconventional arrangements. roughly one-half of allnearly one-half of generation x (46 percent) would generations who are experiencing an unconventional most want to work in europe, followed by 36 percent arrangement cite working long and unusual hoursof baby boomers. (49 percent of generation x, followed by 47 percent of baby boomers).more than one-half of generation x participants(56 percent) say they could stay a maximum of up baby boomers working in an unconventionalto three years in another continent, and even more arrangement are more likely to say they can endurebaby boomers are prepared to stay up to three years their situation indefinitely (35 percent), in contrast to(64 percent). Family/friends are a barrier across all 27 percent of generation x.generations. less than one in five participants say thatcost alone would prevent them from moving to anothercontinent (17 and 16 percent of generation x andbaby boomers, respectively).19
  20. : The Evolving WorkforceconclusionTalenT mobiliTy Wrap upmost participants of the 2011 kelly global Workforce many participants consider their working arrangementIndex are willing to move for the right job. unconventional, such as long/unusual hours, multiple jobs, living away from home, excessive travel, etc. The desire to move to another continent for a job seems to be more driven by the experience than setting up more participants can endure an unconventionalpermanent residence. working arrangement for the short term—one year or less.economic times are evidently not the main factor in thedecision to move to another continent for a job. Instead, the decision is more emotional than anything else.20
  21. abouT The kelly global Workforce index™The Kelly Global Workforce Index is an annual survey revealing opinions about work and the workplace from a generational viewpoint. Approximately 97,000 people from the americas, apac and emea responded to the 2011 survey with results published on aquarterly basis. analysis of the 2011 data was conducted by echo research. kelly serviceswas the recipient of a marcom platinum award in 2010 and a gold award in 2009 for theKelly Global Workforce Index in the Research/Study category. abouT kelly services®kelly services, inc. (nasdaq: kelya, kelyb) is a leader in providing workforce solutions.kelly® offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well asworld-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct-hire basis. servingclients around the globe, kelly provides employment to more than 530,000 employeesannually. revenue in 2010 was $5 billion. visit www.kellyservices.com and connectwith us on facebook, linkedin, & Twitter.a kelly services reporTan equal opportunity employer © 2011 kelly services, inc.kellyservices.com

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