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PORTUGAL: AI creates jobs, according to Web Summit

Jobs By 13 noviembre, 2017 No Comments

This year another 60 000 persons from all over the world attended the Web Summit in Lisboa. The country has become the reference for IT start up and although still struggling from the bad impact of the crisis in 2011, a very pragmatic fiscal policy has made Portugal interesting for financial and technological centre of excellence. This year in Web Summit Stephen Hawking delivered a keynote address on artificial intelligence (AI).

NETWORKING: “Thank you” is the most important thing to remember

Jobs By 1 noviembre, 2017 No Comments

One of the most important things you can do in business is to network. It’s important to have an offline as well as online network and the key is to maximize both tools. The principles of offline and online networking, stripping away the technology, are basically the same. Many people understand business networking as selling yourself, your business or product, but that is not the case. Successful networking is all about building sincere, long lasting and mutually beneficial relationships based on generosity. The principles and techniques of business networking are mostly common sense and many of the behavioural principles that generally apply to relationships also apply to business. 

SPAIN: Sports, Media and Jobs

Jobs By 21 octubre, 2017 No Comments

by Costanza Cerasi

In the past years Spain has grown to be one of the most successful sports nations in the world. Besides biking, sailing, canoe, swimming, basketball and volleyball, Spain’s enormous achievement can be traced back to two sports specifically: motorace, soccer and tennis.

Spain is leading the sports sector in Europe

Spain has two of the most famous soccer teams on the world: Barcelona and Real Madrid. Both Real Madrid and FC Barcelona are owned by their club supporters, therefor they have hundreds of supporters, they are called socios

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.