Category Archives: Careers

World’s Most Attractive Employers 2018

Universum have announced their 10th annual World’s Most Attractive Employers (WMAE) results. More than 225,000 engineering/IT and business students from the world’s 12 largest economies, including China, Japan, South Korea, the UK, and US were asked to rank the companies they find the most desirable for employment. Google once again maintains its first place position in both …
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The Future of Jobs Report 2018

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is interacting with other socio-economic and demographic factors to create a perfect storm of business model change in all industries, resulting in major disruptions to labour markets. New categories of jobs will emerge, partly or wholly displacing others. The skill sets required in both old and new occupations will change in …
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The Best Places to Work in Spain 2018

Great Place to Work®, a global benchmark in Human Resources research and management, this month presented awards to the 50 companies featured in the Best Workplaces Spain 2018. The original list of candidates included more than 300 companies of wildly varying sizes and sectors. The companies that topped the ranking for 2018 are Vodafone España (in the “>1,000 employees” …
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The 2018 NAFE Top 70 Companies for Executive Women

A. T. Kearney, Abbott and Accenture are the best companies for executive women, according to a list compiled by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE). The annual Top Companies list this year highlights a record number of employers. A division of Working Mother Media, NAFE expanded the 2018 rankings from 60 to 70 in …
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Europe’s Most Attractive Employers 2017

Google is the most attractive employer, according to Universum’s ranking of “Europe’s Most Attractive Employers 2017”. The annual talent attraction index compiles the results of Universum’s survey of students in the Europe’s 12 largest economies (Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the UK). The index is divided into two rankings: one …
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Towards a Reskilling Revolution

The World Economic Forum has recently published the “Towards a Reskilling Revolution” report, in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group. As the types of skills needed in the labour market change rapidly, individual workers will have to engage in life-long learning if they are to achieve fulfilling and rewarding careers. For companies, reskilling and upskilling …
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World Best Places to Work 2018

Facebook is the best place to work in the US, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards which lists the top 100 best places to work. Bain & Company and Boston Consulting Group follow up in second and third place, respectively. The 2018 Employees’ Choice Award winners were determined based on employee feedback shared on Glassdoor via an online company review survey. …
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The Graduate Market in 2017

The Graduate Market in 2017 report shows that despite the uncertainty caused by the Brexit vote, Britain’s top employers are expecting to expand their graduate recruitment for the fifth year running in 2017. The Graduate Market in 2017 is a study of graduate vacancies, starting salaries and undergraduate work experience programmes at the country’s one …
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World Best Places to Work 2017

Bain & Company is the best place to work in the US, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards which lists the top 50 best places to work. Facebook and Boston Consulting Group follow up in second and third place, respectively. The 2017 Employees’ Choice Award winners were determined based on employee feedback shared on Glassdoor via an online company review survey. As …
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World’s Most Attractive Employers 2017

Universum Global have announced their 9th annual “The World’s Most Attractive Employers (WMAE) 2017” results with more than 290,000 business and engineering/IT students from the world’s 12 largest economies ranking the companies they find most desirable for employment. WMAE 2017 Business rankings Top 5: 1. Google (Non-mover since 2016) 2. Goldman Sachs (4th in 2016) …
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