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Employee poorly informed about rights when fired – these are things to watch out for

Many employees do not know what they are entitled to if they are fired. This is apparent…

The Dutch want to continue to work from home on a structural basis – the main reasons are less travel time and more flexible working hours

Most Dutch people who currently work from home want to continue doing this after the corona epidemic….

Elon Musk cuts work days into 5-minute chunks – I tried it too and got more done, but it was often very annoying

It’s not easy to run a business, let alone run three at once. Elon Musk is the…

Dutch American Guido Imbens wins Nobel Prize in Economics for research into causal relationships

This year’s Nobel Prize in Economics goes to three researchers: the Dutch American Guido Imbens (Stanford Graduate…

Significantly more demand for healthcare personnel and drivers – even the number of vacancies in the cultural sector is increasing

The demand for healthcare personnel is increasing again after a dip in the summer months. According to…

Getting rich doesn’t come easy – 10 signs you never will

“Everyone has a chance to get rich,” says self-made millionaire Steve Siebold. His comment is at odds…

At JPMorgan, graduates have to work 6 days of 12 hours to become really good at their job, says a top woman

Newly graduated asset managers should prepare for 72-hour workweeks, says a JPMorgan executive. CEO Mary Callahan Erdoes…

I wanted to work in Barbados for a year as a digital nomad, but left after 4 months – ‘Every time I left the house I was followed up’

After working in Barbados for four and a half months, I started the long journey back to…

This is ‘996 culture’, China’s horrific but popular 72-hour workweek that is destroying work-life balance

The brutal Chinese work ethic ‘996’ is immensely popular among young Chinese workers. But it is also…

Penny wise, pound foolish: You do not want to cut back on these 5 points if you are looking for a pension solution for your employees

A good pension scheme shows good employership, so it is important to set it up with great…