In many countries, becoming self-employed is a necessity rather than a dream.
There are two types of people: successful people and unsuccessful people. There are distinct actions people who are successful take that probably keep their counterparts from achieving.
Most of us know what it is like to be a customer who feels slighted or provoked into terminating a business relationship or into writing a bad review.
Women remain underrepresented across organizations—especially at senior levels of leadership—a new survey by LeanIn.Org and McKinsey finds.
A new survey says that today’s teens, also known as Generation Z, have some very distinct ideas about what they expect in a job. Are you prepared?
You don’t have to do it all at once.
While organizations wage wars for talent, it seems talent is at war with itself.
Source: Is Overwork Killing You?
by The Economist, 18 August 2015
According to the 2015 “Liveabililty Index” these are the best cities to live in
- Melbourne (Australia)
- Vienna (Austria)
- Vancouver (Canada)
- Toronto (Canada)
- Calgary (Canada)
- Adelaide (Australia)
- Sydney (Australia)
- Perth (Australia)
- Auckland (Australia)
- Helsinki (Finland)
- Zurich (Switzerland)
The index based its findings on 30 factors spread over five areas: stability, infrastructure, education, health and environment.
Australia it seems, is the country to be living in.
Source: The Economist
“On most measures Britain is doing well: last year its economy grew faster than any other G7 country, while overall unemployment is 5.6%, compared with 10% in France. But according to the OECD, on one measure Britain still lags behind. The rate of those who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) is, at 12%, around the OECD average.
But British youngsters who leave school early are the most likely to be unemployed in the rich world. But it also points to a more worrying trend among British youths. In a trend not seen anywhere else in the European Union, children of native-born Britons are more likely to be unemployed than the offspring of immigrants”
Source: The Economist
by Achim Berg, Saskia Hedrich, and Bill Russo
Source: McKinsey, August 2015
“East African countries—in particular, Ethiopia and Kenya—have the potential to become bigger players in garment manufacturing.”