Switzerland pays best for financial jobs

Jobs By 12 October, 2020 No Comments

Being a student trying to find their way in the current job market might feel daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Having an optimistic outlook and strong perseverance are essential for landing a graduate job role. MoneyTransfers.com analysed data from employer feedback specialists GlassDoor to discover which graduate finance roles are currently the highest paying in each European country.

Young Portuguese show conviction and courage

Europe bad and good By 4 October, 2020 No Comments

Four children and two young adults from Portugal have filed an unprecedented climate change case with the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg. They are asking the Court to hold 33 countries accountable for fuelling the climate crisis. The case, which is brought with the support of the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN), centres on the rising threat which climate change poses to their lives and to their physical and mental wellbeing. If successful, the 33 countries would be legally bound, not only to ramp up emissions cuts, but also to tackle overseas contributions to climate change, including those of their multinational companies.

From Iran to Germany

Immigration By 28 September, 2020 No Comments

Haleh Mansour tells us how she came as a 14 years old girl to Germany to escape from the social and moral pressure in Iran. She came without her parents or siblings and stayed in a boarding school in Bonn: “It was hard in the beginning because I didn’t speak the language, but after a while, I started to appreciate a country that received me with love and is still my home country after all this time traveling and living around the world”. Mansour lives now in London, she is completely detached from Iran.



Her son has got the German passport like her: “My whole family appreciates a lot what Europe does with regard to immigration matters, especially Germany”.

Political theatre gains importance

Culture By 16 September, 2020 No Comments

by Dr. Stefanie Claudia Müller

Els Joglars has become throughout its existence a political theatre group somehow criticizing especially the situation in Catalonia where an increasing number of people wish to separate from the rest of the country and create their own Republic. This has caused former director and founder Albert Boadella a lot of headaches as well in his position as a manager of the Teatros del Canal in Madrid years ago where nearly all political forces want to stop separatism and abuse groups like this for their own interests. In the cultural world, his political positions also provoked very different reactions.

Good sleep garantuees success

Living By 3 September, 2020 No Comments

We all have our preferred sleeping habits and without them, it can make a good night’s sleep near impossible, but we often disregard its importance in our daily lives. It is well known that a good night’s sleep results in increased productivity the following day, but does our sleeping position affect our working output? OnBuy’s Furniture Department discovered that the most common sleeping position is the fetal position, with a whopping 29% admitting that this is their preferred way to sleep. The second most popular position is the pillow hugger (24%). The freefall, the thinker and the soldier follow in third, fourth, and fifth with 14%, 13% and 10% choosing these positions as their favourite.

Colours and success

Jobs By 1 September, 2020 No Comments

A large numbers of applicants are hustling for very limited job openings, every small detail counts to stand out in the crowd when being selected for a job interview. In this high-pressure situation, first impressions count, but can colour affect the interviewer’s perceptions and help you get a job? Resume.io surveyed 2,786 employees and asked them what colour they wore in their interviews when they got offered a position within the company, to find out what colours are more likely to get you a job – and the ones that can destroy your chances of being hired!