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The aim of the Total Workforce IndexTM published by Manpower is to provide an indicator of workforce potential in different countries. According to the agency, the data and insights provided can inform workforce planning in fields such as capacity planning, cost savings, location strategies, organisational restructuring and remote work allocation. The index scores 76 global workforce markets based on over 200 factors and indicates how they score in four categories: availability, cost efficiency, regulation and productivity.

Strong workforce engagement

Luxembourg ranks 18th for its workforce engagement by the index, which is topped by the United States, New Zealand, Canada, Ireland and the United Kingdom. Luxembourg’s place is the 8th highest among the EU countries.

High availability

Workforce availability according to the 2021 Total Workforce IndexLuxembourg stands out in particular in the availability category, where it is among the top 5 countries worldwide. According to the study, workforce availability measures the relative comparison of the current skilled workforce in each market and the likely sustainability of that workforce based on demographic trends such as age and influx of immigrants. Markets scoring high in this category have the highest availability of skilled workers with:

  • A high level of English proficiency or other high-demand languages such as Spanish and French
  • High remote workforce readiness
  • A relatively large, diverse contingent workforce

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Data ecosystem building blocks

16-06-2021

Luxembourg’s ecosystem supporting the data economy stands out for its completeness and the seamless interaction between its various components. A snapshot of some of the key initiatives.
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Luxembourg and Denmark to build the world’s first energy islands

15-06-2021

Luxembourg and Denmark have decided to join forces in building the world’s first energy islands. These man-made islands off the Danish coast will be connected to hundreds of offshore wind turbines and will provide green electricity to millions of European households. The innovative initiative confirms Luxembourg’s commitment to using offshore wind power.
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Data-driven air cargo innovation

11-06-2021

CHAMP is one of the global leaders in supplying integrated IT solutions to the airfreight community. Energised by Luxembourg’s data economy ecosystem, the company is using cutting edge technologies to develop data-based, innovative cargo services.
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Password security: a Luxembourg start-up holds the key

10-06-2021

Our increasing use of digital tools during the pandemic radically boosts the need for handling their access in a safe, secure way. The open-source password manager developed by Passbolt is riding on the wave. During the past 12 months, the Luxembourg-based start-up has expanded its staff five-fold and closed a funding round of €2 million.
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Leading automotive equipment supplier invests in Motion-S

09-06-2021

Luxembourg mobility data analytics company Motion-S has recently announced a partnership with Group a, a prime automotive equipment supplier and investor in Latin America. The investment will allow Motion-S to expand its product portfolio and strengthen its position on the automotive market.
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