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Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business 2020

Fortune released their 2020 list of the Most Powerful Women in Business. Topping the list is Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture. 2020 Fortune Most Powerful Women in Business (Top 10): 1. Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture 2. Mary Barra, Chairman & CEO of General Motors 3. Abigail Johnson, Chairman & CEO of Fidelity Investments 4. …
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The Best Places to Work in Spain 2020

For Great Place to Work a global benchmark in Human Resources research and management, announced their 18th annual ranking “Best Places to Work in Spain”. They have analyzed 315 companies of wildly varying sizes and sectors, gathering feedback from more than 380.000 employees. This year, the ranking includes two categories. For the 501- 5.000 employees …
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The Future of Jobs Report 2020

The Future of Jobs WEF report maps the jobs and skills of the future, tracking the pace of change. It aims to shed light on the pandemic-related disruptions in 2020, contextualized within a longer history of economic cycles and the expected outlook for technology adoption, jobs and skills in the next five years. The Future …
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European Company Survey 2019 – Workplace Practices Unlocking Employee Potential

This report is based on the fourth edition of the European Company Survey (ECS), which was carried out jointly by Eurofound and Cedefop in 2019. It describes a wide range of practices and strategies implemented by European companies in terms of work organisation, human resource management, skills use and skills development, and employee voice. The …
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Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work for 2020

This year’s annual list of best companies to work for features Hilton in the top spot. Ultimate Software, Wegmans Food Markets, Workday and Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants round out the top five. Over the 23 years Fortune has been publishing this list with their partners at Great Place to Work, they have found three things to be true. Inclusion …
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Back to the future: Policy Pointers from Platform Work Scenarios

Platform work – the matching of supply and demand for paid labour through an online platform – is still small in scale but is expected to grow. Accordingly, it is important to anticipate the opportunities and risks related to this business model and employment form. This report explores potential scenarios for two selected types of …
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Practical Guide on Teleworking During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just published “Practical Guide on Teleworking During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond.” The purpose of the Guide is to provide practical and actionable recommendations for effective teleworking that are applicable to a broad range of actors; to support policymakers in updating existing policies; and to provide a flexible framework …
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OECD Employment Outlook 2020

The 2020 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook focuses on worker security and the COVID-19 crisis. Chapter 1 provides an initial assessment of the labour market consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak and the resulting economic crisis. It also presents an overview of the emergency labour market and social policy measures implemented by OECD countries and …
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Spain’s Most Attractive Employers 2020

Google is the most attractive employer, according to Universum’s ranking of “Spain’s Most Attractive Employers 2020”. The annual talent attraction index compiles the results of Universum’s survey of students in the Spain. The survey for this ranking was carried out between October 2019 and March 2020 among 30,287 STUDENTS from 70 UNIVERSITIES. Apple and INDITEX follow up in …
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ILO Report: Social Dialogue and the Future of Work

Social dialogue has been long employed as a tool in the governance of work, with the objective of delivering sustainable economic growth, social justice and the kind of high-trust work relations that are not only valuable in themselves, but that can also improve business performance and increase workers’ share in rising profitability. The future of …
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