Topic : Employment

  • File photo shows employees of Fiat SpA working on a new “Panda” car at the Fiat plant in Pomigliano D’Arco Forum Article

    How to tackle skills shortages

    Just a couple of years ago, we were wondering what it would take to get the world’s economies moving… more

  • A woman uses her mobile phone to download books in a free mobile library in central Kiev Forum Article

    Six ways the internet of things will affect our jobs

    As the internet of things starts to underpin more and more industries, businesses expect it to bring… more

  • A man looks at a job board posted at a job fair in Toronto Forum Article

    How to write a great job description

    In a perfect world, everyone who applies for an open position at your company is well qualified… more

  • Pedestrians on a street of Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district are reflected Forum Article

    How culture holds women back economically

    Until recently, there has been very little analysis of women’s role in the economy. Two centuries ago… more

  • To match feature JAPAN-GENERATION/ Forum Article

    How to follow up after an interview

    I often speak about showing commitment to a job search. It’s never enough to just send out applications and… more

  • Andrea Smith holds her daughter Norah at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois Forum Article

    Has the US economic system failed?

    Two new studies show, once again, the magnitude of the inequality problem plaguing the United States… more

  • Robot arms coat a Porsche Macan at the new plant in the eastern German city of Leipzig Young Global Leaders Article

    Men or machines: will technology take our jobs?

    As technology transforms millions of jobs around the world, it has created a “second machine age”… more

  • Igor Skliarevsky, 36, works on a computer at his home in Kiev Forum Article

    Eight tips for working remotely

    In this day and age, many of us find ourselves working remotely. Working from a home base can offer a… more

  • Swiss Economy Minister Schneider-Ammann speaks to members of the women’s section of the Swiss FDP on International Women’s Day in Bern Forum Article

    Why equality makes cold, hard economic sense

    In 1950, the world's population was 2.5 billion people. Today, it is over 7 billion. By 2050, it will be… more

  • An office clerk piled up application forms for a benefit programme known as “Hartz IV” in Essen. Forum Article

    Four ways to avoid being overloaded at work

    Whether you work at a large multinational, a midsize company, a university or a nonprofit, at some point… more

  • A woman works at the General Company for Leather Industry in Baghdad Global Agenda Councils Article

    Four ways businesses can help to build peace

    The 9/11 al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Centre twin towers – soaring symbols of development and… more

  • A general view of the Shanghai’s financial district of Pudong Forum Article

    How can China rebalance its economy?

    China’s slowdown is the biggest short-term threat to global growth. Industrial value added fell in… more

  • An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code around the shadow of a man holding a laptop computer in an office in Warsaw Forum Article

    How to nurture tech startups

    California may be the world’s largest and best-known technology hub, but it is not alone in fostering… more

  • To match feature SPAIN-IMMIGRANTS/ Forum Article

    Why emigration matters as much as immigration

    The basis of the debate about migration into European countries… more

  • A stockbroker looks at stock index numbers at a brokerage firm in Mumbai Forum Article

    Why grit matters in the workplace

    It’s not smarts or talent or luck that separates the risers from the fallers – it’s grit. My… more

  • A child in first grade uses a new laptop as part of the Canaima project at a Bolivarian school in Caracas Forum Article

    How can Europe embrace a digital future?

    The World Economic Forum has been enriched by the contributions of globally minded and digital… more

  • A bulb hangs inside a restaurant in Madrid Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why small data matters too

    My father is an engineer, and while I struggle to change a light bulb, he did impress on me from an early… more

  • A student shows another how to smile during etiquette training class at vocational school in Beijing Forum Article

    Why emotional intelligence is overrated

    Not long ago, the CEO of a sales company mentioned that he was spending millions of dollars to train his… more