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Rakuten’s dual expats global employer model

ccording to a McKinsey Global Institute report, the number of people in the global labor force will reach 3.5 billion by 2030 — and yet there will still be a shortage of skilled workers. The result is likely to be intensified global competition for talent. Rather than assuming we’ll work in one

Ikigai – a Japanese “reason for being” concept

hat’s the reason for getting up in the morning? Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help. Originating from a country with one of the world's oldest populations, the idea is becoming

The most powerful brands in the world

or the last five years, Apple held on to the title of the world’s most valuable brand. Then this year, the iPhone maker lost the top spot to Google, according to consultancy Brand Finance’s Global 500 rankings. As Apple’s brand value tumbled 27% to $107.1 billion in 2016, Google’s increased

The world’s 10 biggest economies in 2017

he economy of the United States is the largest in the world. At $18 trillion, it represents a quarter share of the global economy (24.3%), according to the latest World Bank figures. China follows, with $11 trillion, or 14.8% of the world economy. Japan is in third place with an

Brand Finance: Nation Brands 2016

rand Finance, independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy, has published 2016 edition of Nation Brands report. Nation Brands 2016 represents the annual report on the World’s most valuable nation brands. In a global marketplace, a nation brand is one of the most important assets of any state, encouraging inward investment, adding

Brand Finance: Nation Brands 2015

rand Finance, independent brand valuation and strategy consultancy, has published 2015 edition of Nation Brands report. Nation Brands 2015 represents the annual report on the World's most valuable nation brands. In a global marketplace, a nation brand is one of the most important assets of any state, encouraging inward investment, adding

Human freedom index report: Montenegro ranked 40

he Human Freedom Index presents the state of human freedom in the world based on a broad measure that encompasses personal, civil, and economic freedom. Human freedom is a social concept that recognizes the dignity of individuals and is defined here as negative liberty or the absence of coercive constraint.

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