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1 July 2019
World Bank Senior Economist to take part in the WorldSkills Conference 2019
World Bank Senior Economist to take part in the WorldSkills Conference 2019

An Mission: Talent Expert Board member and a leading skills expert from the World Bank, once responsible for the World Bank’s education policy in Latin America and the Caribbean region, Alexandria Valerio will take part in a panel at the WorldSkills Conference in Kazan in August this year.  Currently, Dr Valerio is not only leading […]

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26 June 2019
Robots in the workplace
Robots in the workplace

A huge part of the fast-paced technological advancements, that make up the Fourth Industrial Revolution, is the production and use of robots and AI. It has been widely reported that the increased automation of low-skilled jobs will lead to skills becoming obsolete and thus, widen the skills gap. Below we have compiled a list of […]

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26 June 2019
Nassim Taleb announced as keynote speaker at the WorldSkills Conference 2019
Nassim Taleb announced as keynote speaker at the WorldSkills Conference 2019

The best-selling author on the nature of complexity, randomness, and a world where rare events dominate the landscape, Nassim Taleb, has been announced as the keynote speaker at the WorldSkills Conference in Kazan in August this year.    Best-known for his book The Black Swan, Mr Taleb’s keynote speech titled ‘Risk-engineering as the new norm […]

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7 June 2019
Mission Talent in the spotlight at SPIEF-2019
Mission Talent in the spotlight at SPIEF-2019

Saint Petersburg International economic forum (SPIEF) is a unique event in the world of business and economics that has been held since 1997.

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6 June 2019
Mission: Talent was represented at two panels on women’s empowerment at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum
Mission: Talent was represented at two panels on women’s empowerment at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum

Women’s empowerment in the workplace is becoming an increasingly important aspect of corporate sustainability, especially when it comes to having the confidence and skills to take senior management positions. For that reason it was crucial for Mission: Talent to send one of its key representatives, Tatyana Terentyeva, Chief Human Resources Officer of ROSATOM, Russia’s nuclear […]

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4 June 2019
Burnout classified as “occupational phenomenon” by the International Classification of Diseases
Burnout classified as “occupational phenomenon” by the International Classification of Diseases

28 MAY 2019 – Burn-out is included in the 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) as an occupational phenomenon. It is notclassified as a medical condition.

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4 June 2019
Cooperation of state, business, educational organizations in talent development issues under discussion at National Competition “Young Professionals” (WorldSkills Russia)
Cooperation of state, business, educational organizations in talent development issues under discussion at National Competition “Young Professionals” (WorldSkills Russia)

As part of the 7th National Competition “Young Professionals” (WorldSkills Russia), a round table conference “Talent development: cooperation of state, business, educational organizations” took place in Kazan. Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Tatarstan – Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Tatarstan Rafis Burganov, Director General of the Union “Young Professionals” […]

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22 May 2019
David Hoey: “We are looking forward to the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition”
David Hoey: “We are looking forward to the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition”

WorldSkills International CEO David Hoey shared his impressions of 7th National “Young Professionals” Competition (WorldSkills Russia), as well as of the new Kazan Expo International Exhibition Centre. “Kazan Expo is a very important venue for us, and it proved more than capable of hosting a large event, such as the National “Young Professionals” Competition. We […]

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22 May 2019
Professional Update: Educational Ecosystem for New Economy
Professional Update: Educational Ecosystem for New Economy

A plenary session, titled Professional Update: Educational Ecosystem for New Economy, was held today as part of the final of the 7th National Competition “Young Professionals” (WorldSkills Russia) in Kazan. Present at the event as speakers were Deputy Prime Minister of Russia for Social Policy, Labour, Health and Pension Provision of the Russian Federation Tatyana […]

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