Manpower Inc.

Industry: Business Services

Fortune Rank: 143

Manpower, Inc. is a non-governmental employment service organization, engaging in temporary staffing services, contract services, and employee training and testing. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, revenues rose 12% to $7.81B. Net income increased 2% to $94.7M. Revenues reflect a positive impact of currency exchange rates and increased demand for services. Higher income was partially offset by higher business investment costs.

Manpower Inc. (Manpower) is in the employment services industry, offering a continuum of services to meet customer needs throughout the employment and business cycle. The Company's worldwide network of over 4,300 offices in 67 countries service customers in a variety of industry segments. Manpower provides human resource services, including permanent, temporary staffing, employee assessment and training; professional financial services; career transition and organizational consulting services, and information technology (IT) recruitment and managed services. Professional services include internal audit and controls, technology risk management, tax, finance and accounting services. Manpower offers organizational consulting services, such as strategic talent management and leadership development. In addition, it offers managed services if a customer wants to outsource a complete business function with the Company, such as call center, help desk, recruiting, or manufacturing operations.

Manpower Inc.

Manpower Inc. achieved revenue of $16,038.70 million in 2010 but posted a loss of $-9.20 million.

Manpower Inc.'s rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 119th on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $21,553 million (a change of -5 million compared to 2010) and profits of $219 million (a change of -228 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than revenue a company earns, If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Manpower Inc. would be ranked 403rd rather than 143rd due to the fact it made a loss of $-9 million in 2010.

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