The Basque Country has one of the highest life satisfaction rates in Europe, as confirmed by the latest OECD Well-Being Indicator. It also scored highly on the 2013 OECD Human Development Index and has the third highest per capita income and productivity rate in the EU. A new Headhunting Support Centre will provide Basque Country-based organisations access to latest sectoral trends and real-time market data, so they can effectively headhunt skilled professionals across the globe. An online tool will compliment Bizkaia Talent’s other talent-mapping efforts, relocation services and recruitment events – and provide access to a network of 12,500 skilled professionals from more than 100 countries.
76% of the CEO’s in the Financial Sector say that the lack of talent is a threatening factor for growing companies in the sector after 654 chief executives of companies are interviewed around the world based on PwC’s surveys.
The European Union Regulation protects whistleblowers who report a violation of EU law. Some examples include legal violations such as tax fraud, money laundering, or data protection violations. This new regulation doesn’t only apply to employees, but it also protects trainees, volunteers, and self-employed workers. The Directive requires companies with more than 50 employees to take measures to protect.
by Lucia Gorgon
In Europe, there are about 5.5 million young adults who are called ‘ninis’– teens who do not work or go to school, making up 14.3 % of the European population. Right now, the government is dedicating many recourses to aid these unemployed teens, specifically to the ‘ninis.’ The question now is whether or not it is genuinely helping the young adults go into the working world or hindering them?
The durum wheat planted in Europe has been reduced due to low price and the increase in almond and olive productions has lead to a decreased production of cereals in the region. “The world population today stands at 7,700 million inhabitants, with an annual growth of 80 million people, with food being the main problem facing the world”, explained the co-founder of Northstar Brokerage, Philip Werle. Improvements in agricultural production processes “have led to significant increases in yields per hectare, although this revolution has left thousands of farmers unable to keep up with the pace,” says Werle.
Karen Moan is not Karen Moan, but she could be. She began to be someone else. She likes role-playing and being crazy. The 47-year-old Spanish woman with the red dress and mother of two children feels like she still wants to discover, to long and explore. In her former life, she was a journalist, happily married to an Irish man, now she is an Event-Manager with less money, but happier: “Just to do and be what you think is your destiny is an enormous satisfaction”.