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  • June 30, 2015

    US workers increasingly concerned about retirement finances

    Americans planning for retirement are facing a number of challenges, according to a new strategy paper from The Hamilton Project think tank.

    Americans planning for retirement are facing a number of challenges, according to a new strategy paper from The Hamilton Project think tank.

  • June 29, 2015

    ILO urges member states to tackle informal economy

    The ILO has adopted a new international labor standard that aims to help millions of people move into formal employment.

    The ILO has adopted a new international labor standard that aims to help millions of people move into formal employment.

  • June 26, 2015

    Women benefit from having working mothers, says Harvard study

    Daughters of women who work have better careers and more equal home lives, according to a new study by Harvard Business School.

    Daughters of women who work have better careers and more equal home lives, according to a new study by Harvard Business School.

  • June 25, 2015

    German care firms reluctant to recruit foreign workers

    The German nursing sector is facing a shortage of qualified staff but is hesitant to recruit workers from abroad, according to a new study.

    The German nursing sector is facing a shortage of qualified staff but is hesitant to recruit workers from abroad, according to a new study.

  • June 24, 2015

    Higher CEO salaries are not driven by performance, says think tank

    CEOs at the top US firms are earning three times more than they did 20 years ago—but with no corresponding increase in productivity, according to a report by the Economic Policy Institute.

    CEOs at the top US firms are earning three times more than they did 20 years ago—but with no corresponding increase in productivity, according to a report by the Economic Policy Institute.

  • June 23, 2015

    More needs to be done to support female entrepreneurs, says report

    Countries worldwide need to do more to help women start up businesses, according to the latest Female Entrepreneurship Index from the Global Entrepreneurship and Development Institute.

    Countries worldwide need to do more to help women start up businesses, according to the latest Female Entrepreneurship Index from the Global Entrepreneurship and Development Institute.

  • June 22, 2015

    40% of Australian jobs could vanish by 2030

    Over five million Australian jobs are likely to disappear in the next 10 to 15 years due to developments in technology, according to a new report.

    Over five million Australian jobs are likely to disappear in the next 10 to 15 years due to developments in technology, according to a new report.

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