Category: Employment

A True Prisoner’s Dilemma

Banks are no strangers to controversy – we only get a glimpse of their colossal levels of errors of judgement during times like the great financial crash of 2008. Most big banks have a mandate (without your consent) to use funds deposited to trade and participate in complex and highly risky investments like stocks, currencies,

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Vocations of the Future

AI

There is a lot of banter, which is backed up by well-research papers on how Automation and Robotics (powered by machine-learning systems) will replace jobs in the manufacturing and labour-intensive industries. Blue-collar jobs are not the only ones however, that face imminent and progressive extinction. A recently survey report conducted by the World Economic Forum

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The fuss about trade disputes

InternationalTrade

What does a small-scale farm-holding, two presidents, some tech companies and their respective local currencies all have in common? The answer might be obvious if you have been paying attention to the so-called trade war between China and the US in the news lately. But why is it of concern and what are the far-reaching

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Nine Reasons Why Globalization Can’t Be Permanent

We spoke about globalization in an earlier post on some general terms – citing that it has taken a different shape or evolved. This article below however, delves deeper and highlights on nine reasons why this evolution will be forced to happen. It well written and covers all salient points and asks all the right

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Sales misconception – debunqed!

The ‘great’ art of selling is about earning and keeping your client’s trust. In business or commerce, there is nothing greater than the feeling of completing that successful sale. By successful, we refer the whole process: from convincing the customer that your product or service will meet his/her long or short-term needs after listening carefully

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