Tag Archives: Work

Best Places to Work 2016

Airbnb is the best place to work in the US, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards which lists the top 50 best places to work. Bain and Guidewire follow up in second and third place, respectively. The 2016 Employees’ Choice Award winners were determined based on employee feedback shared on Glassdoor via an online company review survey. As …
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Best Places to Work 2015

Google is the best place to work in the US, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards which lists the top 50 best places to work. Bain and Nestlé Purina PetCare follow up in second and third place, respectively. The 2015 Employees’ Choice Award winners were determined based on employee feedback shared on Glassdoor via an online company review survey. …
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World of Work Report 2014

The ILO has just published the report “World of Work 2014: Developing with Jobs.” The study shows that quality jobs can drive sustained growth in emerging and developing countries. The figures show that countries that invested the most in quality jobs from the early 2000s grew nearly one percentage point faster every year since 2007 …
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Gender Equality at Work

The World Bank has just published “Gender at Work.” The report highlights the need for coordinated actions to advance equal opportunities for women in the world of work. According to the study, women are more economically excluded that men, and trends suggest that in the last 20 years women’s labor participation has dismissed, dropping from …
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Best Places to Work in 2014

Bain is the best place to work in the US, according to Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards which lists the top 50 best places to work. Twitter and LinkedIn follow up in second and third place, respectively. The ranking rely solely on the input of half-million employees who anonymously provide feedback through a survey between Nov. …
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European Company Survey 2013

In the midst of Europe’s greatest recession, 40% of all EU companies have difficulties finding workers with the right skills. For innovative companies, this is even more challenging. This emerges from Eurofound’s third European Company Survey (ECS) which provides a snapshot of human resource management practices, employee participation and social dialogue at the workplace, and …
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World of Work Report 2013

The International Labour Office has just published “World of Work Report 2013: Repairing the economic and social fabric.” The study analyses the global employment situation five years after the start of the global financial crisis. It looks at labour market performance and projections both at the global and regional levels. The labour market and income …
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Working Toward Sustainable Development

The ILO, jointly with the UNEP, has just published the study, “Working Towards Sustainable Development: Opportunities for Decent Work and Social Inclusion in a Green Economy.” The report shows that, if accompanied by the right policy mix, a green economy can create more and better jobs, lift people out of poverty and promote social inclusion. …
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Better Jobs for a Better Economy

The ILO has just published the “World of Work Report 2012: Better Jobs for a Better Economy.” The study provides a comprehensive analysis of recent labor market and social trends, assesses risks of social unrest and presents employment projections for the next five years. The report emphasizes that while employment has begun to recover slowly, …
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Working Time in the EU

Eurofound has just published the report, “Working Time in the EU.” According to the report, the number of hours worked per week in the EU continues to drift downwards, on average, as a result of more people working part time, fewer people working long hours, and a fall in the collectively agreed working hours in …
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