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EUROPE: Shop assistant will be a job in extinction

Jobs By 28 septiembre, 2017 No Comments

by Costanza Cerasi

The way we have always been accustomed to shopping is changing and therefor also the job as shop assistant or shop manager. Many stores are closing and the most striking sign of this is that only in the United States, one of the world’s fashion powerhouses, more than 6,375 establishments have shut down. The big chains of clothing are in crisis and are trying to limit the damages, checking and possibly renewing their strategies. The numbers speak for themselves and are four digits long. In fact, the retail industry could suffer much more store closures this year than ever before.

FAMILY BUSINESS: Job machines in Europe

Jobs By 19 septiembre, 2017 No Comments

by Natalia Torres

At recent report by McKinsey & Company shows that 60% of the largest companies in emerging markets are of family nature. According to the Global Family Business Index, drawn up by the University of St. Gallen, the 500 largest family firms in the world account for 6.5 Billion dollars in annual sales, and employ 21 million people. Employers are anticipating change. Three out of four business leaders believe automation will require new skills over the next complexy years. People working in IT and customer service should feel optimistic. Those employers anticipate greatest increases in headcount, rapid growth in demand is also expected across almost all industries for defining the need to balance our production capacity and actual production: from family businesses to real professional entrepreneurial families.

EUROPEAN DIGITAL JOBS: You cannot even imagine how they will be

Jobs By 17 septiembre, 2017 No Comments

7a. About usThe second biggest Spanish Bank BBVA invests strongly in digitalization. Chairman Francisco González  believes that “the technological and digital transformation is an extraordinary opportunity, but actively managing the changes it entails is fundamental to ensuring equal opportunity and the transfer of its enormous benefits, advantages and possibilities to the whole of society.”