Employees choose employers, just as employers choose employees. And, companies like Glassdoor make it easier than ever for people to move beyond annual salary and statistics on the highest paying jobs—none of which they may even be qualified for—in their evaluation of potential employers.
Job applicants and city hoppers beware of mismatches between tempting high-paying jobs and job satisfaction and crime trends. The United Kingdom dominates the top 5 cities in the ranking based on job satisfaction, but for some job seekers might not have the same allure as the single US city in the top 5: San Francisco.
The United States being the biggest economy in the world significantly influences the global economic situation. The US economy is comprehensively covered by data and statistics from multiple government and private sources. We selected the most significant and up-to-date ones and presented them in this cheat sheet.
Across the middle-income countries of the developing world, policy makers are keenly aware that increased longevity and aging populations will place significant and growing burdens on working age adults in the near future. Event holder: The World Bank
The 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) of the International Labour Organization (ILO) will bring together the ILO’s tripartite constituents from throughout Asia, the Pacific and the Gulf and Arab states. About 450 people are expected to attend. Government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from about 40 countries will discuss regional world-of-work priorities and the ILO’s vision for realising decent work from 2016 to 2021. Event Holder: International Labour Organization Source of data: World Development Indicators (WDI), July 2016, Economic Outlook No 99, June 2016, The...
Talent, not capital, will be the key factor linking innovation, competitiveness and growth in the 21st century, and we must each understand better the global talent value chain. Better data and metrics are critical to this understanding. The Human Capital Index quantifies how countries are developing and deploying their human capital and tracks progress over time. This Report provides comprehensive information on the talent base in each country, including information on education levels of the employed, unemployed and the inactive members of the population as well as the specific qualifications of the latest entrants to the workforce. The...
Owerview | Aggregated Analysis | Detailed Analysis by: Age, Sex and Reason, Sex, Age and Reason, Reason Sex and Age Specifications: 1) Reasons for part-time employment: CARE - looking after children or incapacitated adults, FAM - other family or personal responsibilities, ILL - own illness or disability, EDUC - in education or training, NOJOB - could not find a full-time job, OTH - other reasons; 2) Sex: M - male, F - female; 3) Age groups in years: 15-19, 15-24, 15-29, 20-24, 20-29, 25-59.