Global job market: the old new thing

The global job market is not a new idea. Globalisation brought with it a new category of employee: a highly skilled professional, with an excellent command of English (possibly other languages as well) and a willingness to work in any location needed. Bigger cities all over the world have thriving expat communities (actually a great portion of them being British nationals). People move around the world freely for business or leisure purposes and it is not a problem nowadays to easily transit the globe. But, have you ever thought of a global job market, which does not involve any travel at...

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Let’s help the economy recover: six alternatives to compulsory job losses

The past few years have seen unprecedented job losses. News about job cuts has become a regular feature in the media. Nearly everyone has been affected by redundancies in one way or another. Born of the recession, job losses have the unfortunate propensity of making the recession worse. Less disposable income of the unemployed means less money in the system for business – a self-perpetuating circle of a slagging recovery. Despite the first signs of spring, the economic climate remains uncertain and some businesses may still be considering redundancies. The purpose of this blog post is...

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