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Brazil’s energy giant Petrobras has become a symbol of Brazil’s recent problems, with dubious acquisitions and poor management.
More companies are not only outsourcing their human resources staff, but are parceling out more functions within HR to different services based on their expertise. Some tasks, such as payroll, are among the first to go.
MoveHub, an international relocation expert, saw a 50% increase of people relocating to Iceland in 2013 compared to 2012.
Social media is definitely flourishing in the Middle East, particularly the Gulf region, as a recently issued infographic states.
Now I am entrenched within the sustainability and CSR mafia, I have received more and more emails from folks who want to know, “How can I do that?”
The Sochi Project, a digital tale showcased at the recent Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival, is a powerful investigation into the next Winter Olympics, and on the human rights violations associated with this mega sporting event.
Got plastic gift cards? According to the U.S. EPA, 32 million tons of plastic waste was generated in 2011 in the United States, which is more than 12 percent of the country's solid waste stream.
Greenvolved offers those who are concerned about the environment a means to direct donations to their favorite non-profits--a similar model to Kickstarter.
Wire services report the Uruguayan government is keen on building a deepwater port in the beach town of Rocha, east of Montevideo--a risky move.
Air travel comfort is still a challenge to those of us who don't have the points or status and are stuck in coach: and the seats are not getting smaller.
Could it become possible to take the train from Abu Dhabi to Doha in 2018? A 1,350-mile long Gulf railway system could soon link the GCC countries.
What’s It Like Working in Abu Dhabi? My experience is hardly typical, but it should give you a good idea about life in the Middle East.