Valérie Heylen

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Closing the Global Opportunity Gap by Brad Smith

SEATTLE – We stand in the midst of a global economic tragedy. Around the world, new job opportunities are being created that offer the promise of …

Human Capital and Unemployment Dynamics: Why More Educated Workers Enjoy Greater Employment Stability - The Big Picture

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From unemployment to skills shortage

Many more people are now in employment so that the unemployment rate has come down to seven per cent. However, it seems that we do not have the right …

Small investments in employee engagement could reap big economic returns

Employers who invest 10% in employee engagement strategies can increase company profits by £2,700 a year, a study suggests.<p>Research published by …

The world risks losing the young unemployed

As countries fight to recover from the global financial crisis, one group remains disproportionately affected by the persistent economic fragility: …

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Livability

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Why Questioning Tried and True Management Systems Is Critical to Redesigning Our Work Environments

Related links<p>Work environment redesign<br>Accelerating talent development and performance improvement.<p>Organization Strategy and Design<br>Learn more about …

On the Move: 2014 differentiators in international mobility, talent management

Best practices in global talent management continue to be a hot topic in 2014, as more and more companies in the Houston area and globally are faced …

'Skills shortage vacancies' rise twice as fast as available jobs

Job vacancies in England have returned to pre-recession levels, but economic recovery will be impeded by a lack of recruits with appropriate skills, …

How to overcome global OD challenges

Organisational design and development is becoming all the rage among the most savvy multinational companies. HR magazine asks why and what role HR …

Skills shortage threatens to curb recovery, warns watchdog

A sharp rise in skills shortages threatens to hold back the pace of recovery in parts of the economy, according to the government’s skills …

Radiation Therapy

What Is the Future of HR?

HR leaders generally feel their ideal role is one of broad leadership, but it is often far less than that.<p>Robert Browning’s poem “Andrea del Sarto” …

The Fed’s converging misses on inflation and unemployment

2014-01-29T22:23:19.000Z<p>By: Cardiff Garcia<p>The final FOMC statement of the Bernanke era included nothing unexpected, which didn’t stop markets from …

‘The Good Jobs Strategy’ by Zeynep Ton

<b>The Good Jobs Strategy: How the smartest companies invest in employees to lower costs and boost profits</b>, by Zeynep Ton, <i>New Harvest $25/£8.99</i><p>When …

Employment

IMF zet route naar groei en jobs in EU uit

Als Europa weer wil aanknopen met duurzame economische groei en jobcreatie, bouwt het best de monetaire unie voort uit, doet het er goed aan niet …

French unemployment data defy François Hollande’s jobs pledge

French unemployment rose to a record level in December, forcing President François Hollande to concede failure in his main political promise of 2013 …

François Hollande

Why Your Top Talent Is Leaving In 2014, And What It'll Take To Retain Them

Planning to quit your job in 2014? According to a new survey from CareerBuilder, you’re most likely jumping ship because you’re dissatisfied with advancement opportunities at you current company or you feel underemployed.<p>If you were planning to quit, what would it take to persuade you to stay? …

Unemployment fall could reignite 'war for talent'

The jobs market is heading towards another “war for talent” an employment expert has warned, after Government statistics showed the unemployment rate …

Cameron to pledge £2,000 growth vouchers for SMEs

Prime Minster David Cameron is to pledge more support for small businesses in a speech at the Federation of Small Business’s (FSB) policy conference …

Long time gone

THE budget deal that Republicans and Democrats cobbled together in December left several pieces of business unfinished. Among them was the fate of …

Economics

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IN 1930, when the world was “suffering…from a bad attack of economic pessimism”, John Maynard Keynes wrote a broadly optimistic essay, “Economic …

Economics

Coming to an office near you

INNOVATION, the elixir of progress, has always cost people their jobs. In the Industrial Revolution artisan weavers were swept aside by the …

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