Global & International

The Impact of Brexit on Executive Search

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The Brexit “leave” vote was something of a surprise; now, we must wade through the short-term economic slide. Sectors like financial services will undoubtedly see some companies’ European operations relocating away from the UK to locations within the EU single market. For the executive search industry, this is challenging situation — but challenge…

After the Brexit Vote, Job Seeking Took a Jump

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Check out the graphs below to see what job seekers did after the British vote to exit the European Union. “Many UK-based job seekers started a vote of their own,” says Indeed Economist Mariano Mamertino. “They jumped online to look for work elsewhere. The share of job seekers looking for opportunities outside of the…

A Little-known Fortune 100 Company Is Trying to Become a ‘Talent Factory’

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A not-well-known company that’s nonetheless one of the U.S.’s largest, operating in 160 countries with about $47 billion in revenue, is trying to “transform the organization into a talent factory,” according to the talent-acquisition leader. Ingram Micro is a electronics/IT distributor with about 200,000 customers. A Chinese group called HNA has announced an interest in acquiring it…

5 Ways the U.S. Can Compete with New European Jobs Act

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In January, the Italian government announced the Jobs Act, designed to protect Italy’s growing class of freelancers and the self-employed. The Jobs Act provides — among other things — five months of maternity benefits to new mothers and rights to wages, productivity bonuses equal to full time employees, and other benefits that make freelance…

The Path to Being Globally Consistent and Locally Relevant

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As a novice world-traveler, your attention is drawn to the differences between your native culture and the foreign one you are immersed in. However, as you become a road-tested, travel veteran (as I have by growing up in a military family, and working for a company as global as Western Union) your focus…

Top Countries Where They Lie About Salaries (and Those Where They’re Honest)

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A recent international survey, the Intelligence Group’s Global Talent Acquisition Monitor, asked 64,000 respondents from 45 different countries about their honesty during a job interview. Specifically, they were asked to indicate whether they mention the real salary they earn in their current/previous job, or, choose to overstate it. Not surprisingly, the survey shows that many individuals…

Find Out the Country Where You’re Most Likely to Lie About Your Salary

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An international survey asked 64,000 respondents from 45 different countries about their honesty during a job interview. Specifically, they were asked to indicate whether they mention the real salary they earn in their current/previous job, or choose to overstate it. Not surprisingly, the survey shows that many individuals misstate the actual amount. In most of…

Oracle Launches New Site as It Looks for 1,400 Cloud Salespeople

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An in-house team of developers, designers, social media experts, and editors has sent live a new Oracle careers site, aimed at bringing on 1,400 salespeople in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa and giving people coming from social media one destination. The microsite launch is part of a campaign called “Experience Oracle.” The whole…