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26 November 2019
Opinions from Slush19
Opinions from Slush19

SLUSH19 Slush is the world’s leading startup and tech event and aims to build a worldwide startup community. It was held on November 21st to 22nd in Helsinki and attracted: 25,000 attendees; 3,500 startups; 2,000 investors; and 350 researchers. EXPERT OPINIONS Here’s some key opinions from successful entrepreneurs!  

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28 October 2019
How Fairtrade helps farmers cultivate skills
How Fairtrade helps farmers cultivate skills

Did you know that Fairtrade, which is proven to be the world’s more ethical trading scheme, represents over 1.66 million farmers and workers in 1,411 organisations worldwide? Learn more here. This is very important because growing cocoa – for example – is very hard work! 90% of it is grown by small farmers, many of […]

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27 October 2019
OECD on the future of education
OECD on the future of education

We recently read an OECD Education and Skills report, full of great skills gap statistics! Here are the highlights: MOST OF US USE THE INTERNET DAILY Did you know, that in 2017, 3 out of 4 16- to 74-year olds used the internet daily or almost every day? According to the OECD report, the gap […]

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18 October 2019
Dancing to success!
Dancing to success!

Even with little resources, the internet is a fantastic tool to use your skills and find success. Sherrie Silver used YouTube to dance her way to success. Silver had no access to financial resources growing up. She recorded dance videos on her phone and uploaded them to YouTube. The singer Childish Gambino took notice, leading […]

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18 October 2019
Fast facts on Green Jobs
Fast facts on Green Jobs

It has been widely reported that green skills are essential to the future of work. But what jobs require such skills? Well, we consulted the net and collected, what we think, to be the most in demand future green jobs:  

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17 October 2019
The Human-Centred Approach as a Solution to Scoop the Energy Sector out from the Skills Gap
The Human-Centred Approach as a Solution to Scoop the Energy Sector out from the Skills Gap

THE ENERGY SECTOR AND THE SKILLS GAP Mission: Talent research was discussed during Russian Energy Week 2019, on a panel called “Global Energy Challenges: Focus on Talent.” Leaders in Russia’s energy sector discussed how the results of the joint study conducted by BCG, ROSATOM and WorldSkills Russia – “Mission Talent – Mass Uniqueness: A Global […]

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12 October 2019
Fast-facts on business upskilling (Deloitte)
Fast-facts on business upskilling (Deloitte)

Deloitte surveyed 500 businesses in 2019 and asked them how they plan to harness the best of workers to sustain performance. 1. 72% said: “Reskilling employees through experiential learning, gamification and cognitive skills.” 2. 68% said: “New talent strategies to attract, recruit and retain workers with experience in next-generation tech.” 3. 45% said: Internal crowdsourcing, […]

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11 October 2019
300 people sign the Kazan Declaration during Ed-Crunch 2019
300 people sign the Kazan Declaration during Ed-Crunch 2019

Earlier this month, our partners at ROSATOM, took part in the Ed-Crunch 2019 Conference in Moscow,  an event discussing the use of technology in education. Their stand promoted our initiative – MISSION: TALENT! Every year the Ed-Crunch Conference attracts more than 5,000 participants and about 300 speakers from all over the world! Some 300 people […]

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10 October 2019
Trending skills
Trending skills

Recently, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) have come across some interesting findings that seem to go against skills gap predictions. Here are some highlights from their report “What’s Trending in Jobs and Skills” (WTJS). THE PARADOX OF TRUCK DRIVER JOBS (#5 FAST-GROWING JOB) Between 2015-2018 the demand for Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators rose by 36%  […]

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4 October 2019
FAST FACTS ON MILLENIALS
FAST FACTS ON MILLENIALS

30% of millennials surveyed by Deloitte believe that the employer is responsible for upskilling the workforce. 28% of which, state lack of learning/development opportunities as one of the most common reasons to quit their jobs in 2 years. Millennials, on the whole, are not loyal. According to Deloitte, 49% have stated that – given the […]

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