Global Economy Archive

Top Executive File: Hiring the “A” Team

Hiring the “A” Team: The Right Ingredients for Recruiting Success

Written by Chris Chambers

There’s no doubt that the well-established race for talent will continue to intensify. Shifting demographics are significantly impacting the composition of the talent pool, to the harsh extent that some companies are even leaving positions unfilled because they cannot locate the “perfect fit” candidates. Yet, in this global economy where the most critical competitive differentiators are derived from a higher performing workforce, this approach simply isn’t viable. Continue reading

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International Management – Future Plans

International Management: A sticky wicket?

written by Colin Thompson

What’s going on in the world and how does this influence our business and life? Colin Thompson gives you hard facts about inflation, interest rates, consumer prices, etc. that influence the economic climate of each region and invites you to discuss future plans and your views via CEO Worldwide’s LinkedIn Group “International Management”.

Some facts about the global economic climate

Not a reference to the England cricket team’s difficulties on the subcontinent but a term economists use when inflation is resistant to change. Should we then be overly alarmed to see inflation stuck at 2.7% for three months straight in the UK? Perhaps not, but against this backdrop it is little surprise that retail sales were weak over Christmas and the high street is struggling. Continue reading

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