Human migration is movement by humans from one area to another, sometimes over long distances or in large groups. Historically this movement was nomadic, often causing significant conflict with the indigenous population and their displacement or cultural assimilation. Only a few nomadic people have retained this form of lifestyle in modern times. Migration has continued… Continue reading Talent Attraction and Migration
Foreign travellers avoids the United States Yesterday, 21/3, there was an article in USA Today stating that overseas travelers to United States say they will avoid returning because of long wait times and inefficient entry procedures at gateway airports, and they will recommend others that they too stay away. The article was based on a… Continue reading Talent Attraction in Practice
Today, winning the battle for talents is one of the most important growth factors for all regions and places. Place Managers worldwide realise that the challenge lies in recruiting talents for key positions, something that has become a strategic element for all locations anxious to nurture their growth. Many places around the world are also… Continue reading White Paper on Talent Attraction
On February 5, Anders Fogelström will give a lecture on Intercultural Management at the Stockholm School of Economics. Topics will be the traps and creative advantages when working with intercultural teams. Se advertisement below, in Swedish. Please click this link to register, if you plan to attend.
“Never compete with someone who has nothing to lose.” -Baltasar, Gracián In Småland, Sweden, Bearing is a partner to the The Wood industry event 2013 (Träslaget 2013) and this year’s theme is Innovation. It is an annual national event and a meeting place for businesses, organizations and students within the wood industries. The purpose of… Continue reading How to face hyper competition?
“We are at a critical juncture in human history, which could lead to widely contrasting futures” – Christopher Kojm , Chairman of the United States National Intelligence Council The National Intelligence Council (NIC) is the center for strategic thinking within the United States Intelligence Community. One of the NICs projects is a Global Trends report… Continue reading Global Trends 2030 – Alternative Worlds
Long ago, there was no need for networking as we now understand it. People lived in small, stable communities where their social position and role did not change very much over a persons lifetime. They would know at most around 150 people (which is known as ‘Dunbar’s number’). Actually “long ago” is not really that… Continue reading New Trends in Networking
“And the Remarkable God Himself, lives in you” (Galatians 2:20). On this day, November 17th 1972, 40 years ago, one of the worlds most enduring and successful creators of popular music, Pink Floyd, played a show at the Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany. One of the songs played was Atom Heart Mother, an epic 24 minute… Continue reading Atom Heart Mother and remarkable Purple Cows
Tell all the truth but tell it slant, success in circuit lies. Too bright for our infirm delight, the truth´s superb surprise. – Emily Dickinson An article in the Wall Street Journal today presents research made at the University of Chicago, which finds that a small number of startups in the US economy has had… Continue reading Small Business Generates Growth
“The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up… His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way.” – Nikola Tesla During the last week of October 2012, Jörgen Eriksson, Lars-Göran Larsson and… Continue reading Place Excellence and EU Horizon 2020 seminars in Zagreb