TRADER: women are better

Jobs By 9 March, 2019 No Comments

Being a trader is still a masculine dominated profession. According to a recent study only 1 out of 7 online traders are female. But this figure has already increased since 2017’s results  – which found out that 1 in 10 were female. As a result of those statistics, you can assert that female traders are becoming more and more prevalent.

In comparison with men, women has lots of traits who are quite useful for the job as a trader. For example the trait that all women tend to possess by nature is to protect. That’s why female traders might then potentially have a long-term orientation, and may possibly take on lower risk trades. We talked with the German attorney, bestselling author, consultant and expert of international capital markets, Sandra Navidi, about the work as a trader and how it is to be a female trader.

SPAIN: the fight against the high unemployment

Jobs By 8 March, 2019 No Comments

by Jan Goller

The unemployment rate stays extremely high in Spain – with more than 32%. But how to improve the situation? Therefore the Spanish Government approved now the Youth Employment Plan. Some of its aims are the apprenticeship of at least 225 000 young people in digital skills and the creation of a network of 3 000 new counsellors. The plan is valid during 2019 and 2021 and costs about 2 billion euros.

Other objectives of the plan are the establishment of a quality labour framework in employment and dignity at work. Young people should be protagonists of their labour insertion and qualification. The activity rate of young people between 20 and 29 years is expected to increase to 73.5%. The number of permanent contracts is predicted to rise by 15%.

SPAIN: Live and work where others go on vacation!

Jobs By 7 March, 2019 No Comments

Porta Mondial and Porta Mallorquina are looking for franchise partners in the Canaries and Balearic Islands. Spain is the most popular tourist destination in Europe. Alone in 2018 more than 14 million tourists visited Mallorca making it another record year. Attractive tourist destinations are also interesting real estate locations, as here the market is determined not only by the domestic demand, but also by solvent foreign investors.

HEALTH: European fight against bacterias

Living By 4 March, 2019 No Comments

The European Commission estimates that the European Union suffers a financial loss of around 1.5 billion euros a year because of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) related healthcare costs and productivity losses. Opening the single market more effectively would help reduce the grip of traditional chemical cleaning companies and allow for new hygiene technologies which can potentially reverse Europe’s critical AMR trend. The auditors will examine how the European Commission and relevant agencies manage the key activities and resources in this domain. They will also assess the relevance and effectiveness of EU contributions and support. Each year in the EU, infections caused by drug-resistant bacteria lead to the death of about 33,000 people and result in economic losses of around €1.5 billion. The World Bank has warned that, by 2050, such infections could cause as much global economic damage as the 2008 financial crisis.

BOGOTA IN BERLIN: Empathy Machine´s new sound

Culture By 28 February, 2019 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Empathy Machine is a progressive deep funk trio based in Berlin with an explosive electronic live sound. This live act originally from Bogota-Colombia combines the deep and magical elements from synthesizers, drum machines and the awesome sound of a funky guitar. This develops an unique sound which is sure to turn you into a real Empathy Machine.

Pandora’s Music BoxxX (Untergeschoss der Pandora kunstgalerie) opens to present the video release of “Emma”, the first track of the Colombian electronic trio Empathy Machine, part of their Debut EP “Music for the video game of your life” (online on 28th February). Let’s merge into the labyrinth of Berlin`s finest underground art and music 

UK: the impact of a no-deal-Brexit

Europe bad and good By 19 February, 2019 No Comments

by Jan Goller

It was more than two years ago when the British voted about remaining in the European Union or not. But still there isn’t any certainty about the future of the UK in the EU. Will there be a soft Brexit with an agreement or a hard one without any convention or any Brexit at all?

In fact, the withdrawal agreement scheduled the British exit of the EU on 29 March 2019. But untill now the politicans didn’t find any agreement about a soft Brexit. Therefore in the worst case we would have to face a hard brexit whose impact will be omnipresent.