In the last couple of decades the economy has changed dramatically – computer-services from India, cars from Japan, mobile phones from USA, all those products are available in shops around the globe – thanks to globalization. Labour markets are no exception in this perspective, international career paths become more common.
by Andreas Müller
Equality between women and men is one of the European Union’s founding values. But what about the current situation from Finland to Greece?
by Rudolf Dömötör
Start-ups have become the main driver of job creation, innovation, and economic growth throughout the world. Next to having a great idea executed by just the right team, the ecosystem hosting the start-up is critical to the success of a new business venture. What makes a good start-up ecosystem? What can we learn from the most important start-up hubs in the world?
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Big metropolitan cities such as Tokyo, London, New York or Shanghai are amazing places to visit, but how would it be to live and work there? A couple of years ago, Shanghai was calling for Michael Sikora, a former WU graduate. He followed the call and became Managing Director of abc Automotive Business Consulting Limited, an engineering partner and service provider for automotive parts and module suppliers. In this interview, the host of the Alumni Hub Shanghai talks about his experiences working abroad.
von Andreas Müller
According to the “World Happiness Report 2016,” Denmark, Switzerland, Canada, New Zealand, and Costa Rica are among the happiest countries worldwide. What is so special about them? What is characteristic about working in these countries?
Australia – exciting landscape, laid back people and a fascinating culture. And even more than that: interesting possibilities to build a career – provided that you get through the tough visa application process. Michael Altenburger, the host of Alumni Hub Sydney, talks in this interview about his experiences living and working in Sydney.
When you think of Brussels, do Guylian Belgian Chocolate, Atomium or Grand Place come to your mind? Or rather EU and politics? Christian Macek, host of WU Alumni Hub Brussels, works as an official at the European Commission and shares his experiences of living in the capital of Belgium.
40-hour-week, 14 monthly salaries, 25 leave days – these are standards in Austria for employees. But what about the rest of the world? Let’s have a sneak peek into working conditions in Germany, Sweden, China, Brazil, USA and Australia.
What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of China? Probably you will think of delicious food, the Ming dynasty or the Great Wall. But it always depends on if you are just visiting a country or living there. Thomas Pieringer, the host of the Alumni Hub Beijing talks about his work experiences in Beijing, one of China’s so-called Tier 1 Cities. The former WU student is currently working on-site for the consulting company erlkönig as Business Process Manager.