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How great leaders build successful teams?

s leaders, we’re defined by the team we build around us. You want to create a complementary team that’s greater than the sum of its parts. One that’s fit for the future, working together to create new opportunities. Yet building and managing a team in a complex global environment isn’t

What is Globalization 4.0 ? WEF explains

fter World War II, the international community came together to build a shared future. Now, it must do so again. Owing to the slow and uneven recovery in the decade since the global financial crisis, a substantial part of society has become disaffected and embittered, not only with politics and

The future of work: 4 predictions

Written by Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork s CEO of freelancing website Upwork, I am witnessing firsthand not only the immense changes within our industry, but also the speed at which they are occurring. At the World Economic Forum, where I co-chair the Council on the Future of Work, Gender and Education, we

Freelancers: Freelancing in Europe

f you are a highly-skilled professional, wouldn't you rather work for clients on specific projects than have a fixed job? If you have a flair for innovation and are ready to take business risks to gain greater independence and flexibility, why not freelance? Freelancing spans many professions, including newly emerging

Progress Report on Montenegro 2018

Key findings of the 2018 Progress Report on Montenegro Political criteria he reporting period has been marked by the low level of trust towards the electoral framework and the prolonged parliamentary boycott by the entire opposition since the October 2016 parliamentary elections. Returning the political debate to the Parliament is the responsibility

Circular Economy Explained

The European Union produces more than 2.5 billion tonnes of waste every year. It is currently updating its legislation on waste management to promote a shift to a more sustainable model known as the circular economy. But what exactly does the circular economy mean? And what would be the benefits?   What is the

EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) Report

uropean Commission published a report with examples of 7 projects and 10 organizations supported by the Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) in 2014-2017. The aims of the presented projects ranged from supporting reforms of national social protection systems and enhancing administrative cooperation on posting of workers to raising awareness on how young people

Globalization Adjustment Fund: €4.6M to ex Caterpillar Belgium workers

he European Commission has proposed to provide Belgium with €4.6 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund. This money should help nearly 2,300 former workers of Caterpillar Solar Gosselies and of several Caterpillar suppliers find new jobs. EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Marianne Thyssen commented: "Thanks to the €4.6

Job interview questions in Google

oogle is considered as one of the most wanted employers. Also, it has a reputation for asking difficult, brainteaser interview questions that challenge how you act under pressure. Most of them require you to think quantitatively and broadly, and test the way you tackle problems on the spot. Google probably switches up

Work-Life balance: Denmark case

"Something is rotten in the state of Denmark", goes the line in Shakespeare's Hamlet. But four centuries after the play was written, the analysis couldn't be less accurate. According to the OECD Better Life report, Danes have a better work-life balance than any other country surveyed. nly 2% of employees regularly work very long

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