Focusing on workforce and organizational issues including change management, HR administration, learning, knowledge management, performance management, HR IT systems implementation and workforce transformation.
November 10, 2014

Nearly Three-Quarters of U.S. Companies Expect Their Demand for Middle-Skills Jobs to Increase, Accenture Research Shows

NEW YORK; Nov.10, 2014 – Nearly three-quarters of U.S. companies (73 percent) expect an increase in their demand for “middle-skills” jobs – that generally require more than a high school diploma but less than a four-year degree – over the next  few years. At the same time, more than half (56 percent) of those surveyed are struggling to find people with the qualifications to fill existing middle-skills vacancies, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
 

October 13, 2014

Young People Inspired to Seek Digital Jobs but Worry They Will Need New Skills to be Successful

October 13, 2014; London, UK Digital technology is creating new, more interesting job opportunities, according to an Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study, which surveyed 5,000+ UK residents from the age of 12+. However, the research found that student age respondents worry they may not be equipped with the relevant skills to make the most of those opportunities.
 
May 14, 2014

Skills Shortage Threatens Future Earnings and Growth Prospects of U.S. Manufacturers, According to a New Report from Accenture and The Manufacturing Institute

NEW YORK; May 14, 2014 – U.S. manufacturers may be losing up to 11 percent annually* of their earnings as a result of increased production costs stemming from  a shortage of skilled workers, according to a new study from Accenture and The Manufacturing Institute.   
 
May 07, 2014

Companies Risk Losing Top New Talent as 52 Percent of Recent Grads Not Receiving Training from Employers, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; May 7, 2014 – The vast majority of students about to graduate from college this year (80 percent) expect their first employers to provide them with a formal training program, but 52 percent of those who graduated from college within the past two years say they did not receive training in their first job, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
 
February 27, 2014

Accenture Research Finds ‘Career Capital’ is Key to Success

NEW YORK; February 27, 2014 – New Accenture research reports that more than 89 percent of female professionals around the globe and a similar number of male respondents believe building their “career capital” – those differentiated skills that define and advance their careers – is key to success in the workplace. The research, based on a survey of 4,100 male and female professionals in 32 countries, also found that professionals welcome change and are confident of their ability to succeed in the workplace. 
 
November 11, 2013

Accenture to Improve Effectiveness and Efficiency of Recruiting for NXP Semiconductors Through Analytics, Gamification and Social Media Techniques

NEW YORK; Nov. 11, 2013 – NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to manage and accelerate NXP's recruitment process through the use of analytics, gamification and social media techniques. The work will provide NXP with faster access to the right candidates and the ability to hire them more quickly – a formidable challenge in the highly specialized semiconductor industry. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.
 
October 24, 2013

Accenture Recognized on Working Mother’s 100 Best Companies List for 11th Consecutive Year

NEW YORK; October 24, 2013 – For the 11th consecutive year, Accenture has been named to Working Mother’s Best Companies list. The list recognizes companies that offer family-friendly benefits as part of a flexible workplace.
 
August 22, 2013

Accenture Ranks Number Two in LATINA Style 50 Report

NEW YORK; August 22, 2013 – Accenture has been ranked number two in the 2013 LATINA Style 50 Report, an annual ranking that identifies the 50 best companies for Hispanic women to work for. The Report is considered the most respected evaluation of corporate America’s career advancement opportunities for Hispanic women.
 
July 23, 2013

Accenture Honored at the Singapore HR Awards

SINGAPORE; July 22, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has received five Singapore HR Awards for its human resource practices.  The awards, from the Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI), honor HR professionals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to HR in the workplace and workforce. 
 
May 28, 2013

SSE Selects Accenture for Major Transformation Projects

LONDON; May 28, 2013 – SSE, a leading electricity and gas company operating mainly in the UK and Ireland, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to help it with two significant projects to improve its customer offer and field force effectiveness.