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With the unemployment rate in the United States at an all time high, interviews can be very stressful for many job-seekers so it is imperative that you showcase your unique abilities and demonstrate you are an ideal candidate for the company. In order for you to project the best image during your interview, you must feel good in your clothing, have a positive outlook, and remember that when in doubt, boring is better. The general rules for proper attire to an interview vary by gender, job industry, and season.
Global HR Forum 2014 | C-1 | Creating Jobs for Women * Randall Eberts Presient, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research * Youngock Kim Senior Fellow, Korea Women's Development Institute * Hyewon Ko Senior Research Fellow, Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education & Training(KRIVET) * Hiroyuki Fukuhara Professor, Department of Economics, Osaka City University, Japan Moderated by * Sangmee Bak Professor, Division of International Studies, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies 2013 Korean female employment with 53.9% is the highest level since 2000, but it is still a low level compared with the OECD average of 57.2% (in the 15 to 64 age range, 2012). Especially, women in their 30s’career discontinuity by childbirth and rearing is 52.5% and a third of them haven’t been employe...
In this powerful talk, executive director Sarah Costa explains the work of the Women's Refugee Commission, and discusses the current crisis. The numbers are staggering: one in 122 people across the world have been forced to flee, and the majority are women and children. The average length of displacement is 20 years. What can be done to help? For full transcript and audio and video clips, please go to: https://www.carnegiecouncil.org/studio/multimedia/20160621b/index.html
Celeste Headlee sees finding a career which will truly inspire you is much like dating - it takes time and lots of experiments. And the ideal job is no more realistic than the dream man or woman. Celeste hosts "On Second Thought" on NPR from Atlanta and is a professional opera singer. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
Subscribe to BBC News www.youtube.com/bbcnews 'All That Stands In The Way' is a BBC documentary following the lives of four teenage girls in Jordan, Lesotho, Iceland & UK in an effort to understand the roots of gender inequality. There is no country in the world where men and women are equal. Contact reporter Ros Atkins on Twitter @BBCRosAtkins. Subscribe http://www.youtube.com/bbcnews Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcworldnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews
Soils with high salt levels are incapable of producing good harvests. Women in southeastern Bangladesh are now using particularly robust rice and vegetable varieties to ensure plentiful harvests, a part of which they can sell to make extra money. The participation of women in agricultural work is by no means a common sight in Bangladesh. But Bangladesh, one of the world's poorest countries and hard hit by global warming, needs the support of women to fight and adapt to climate change. More information http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15856700,00.html
WEConnect International helps women-owned businesses succeed in global value chains. We identify, educate, register, and certify women's business enterprises based outside of the U.S. that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women, and then connects them with multinational corporate buyers. Learn more www.weconnectinternational.org
Decent work – Key to sustainable development It is estimated that over 600 million new jobs need to be created by 2030, just to keep pace with the growth of the global working age population. That’s around 40 million per year. We also need to improve conditions for the some 780 million women and men who are working but not earning enough to lift themselves and their families out of USD 2 a-day poverty. The importance of decent work in achieving the newly adopted Agenda for sustainable development is highlighted by the Goal 8 which aims to “promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”. More at ilo.org/sdg2030 and ilo.org/decentwork
Highlights from the international conference organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and hosted by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) on 28th April 2015 in London.
The Tori Burch case study.
At the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative, Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Women hosted a dinner honoring its graduates from around the world and featuring discussions with leaders from business, government and education. We asked some of the remarkable women in attendance to share their best advice for women entrepreneurs.
Chief Operating Officer Judith McKenna speaks with PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi at Walmart's inaugural Global Women's Forum. To learn more about Women's Economic Empowerment, visit http://corporate.walmart.com/global-responsibility/womens-economic-empowerment/
Economist Andrew McAfee suggests that, yes, probably, droids will take our jobs -- or at least the kinds of jobs we know now. In this far-seeing talk, he thinks through what future jobs might look like, and how to educate coming generations to hold them. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our chann...