ManpowerGroup and its predecessors, has been in business since 1948. It is engaged in the employment services industry. The Company develops solutions that drive organizations forward, accelerate individual success and help build more sustainable communities. ManpowerGroup's suite of workforce solutions and services includes: Recruitment and Assessment, Training and Development, Career Management, Outsourcing, Workforce Consulting, Manpower, Experis, Right Management and ManpowerGroup Solutions. The Company's portfolio of recruitment services includes permanent, temporary and contract recruitment of professionals, as well as administrative and industrial positions. All of these services are provided under the Manpower and Experis brands. It has provided services under the core Manpower brand for over 65 years with a primary focus on the areas of office, call center and industrial services and solutions. The Company is continuing the global expansion and acceleration of the Experis brand, particularly in the areas of IT, Engineering, Finance and Healthcare, providing high-impact solutions, accelerating organizations' growth by intensely attracting, assessing and placing specialized expertise to deliver in-demand talent for mission-critical positions. The Company faces competition from companies such as Robert Half Inc., Kforce Inc., PageGroup, Korn/Ferry International and Alexander Mann. ManpowerGroup has various trade names, including ManpowerGroupTM, ManpowerGroupTM Solutions, Manpower, ExperisTM, Right Management, Brook Street, Manpower ProfessionalTM, Elan, Ultraskill and Skillware. In the United States, the Company is subject to various federal and state laws relating to franchising, principally the Federal Trade Commission-s Franchise Rules and analogous state laws which impact its agreements with its franchised operations.