Cover Photography: Steve McCurry and the “Afghan Girl” | Photo © Bente Haarstad Photography

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY | “Afghan Girl” | Respect, Steve McCurry!

Cover Photography: Steve McCurry and the “Afghan Girl” | Photo © Bente Haarstad Photography

June 1985: The image of a young Afghan woman with intense green eyes in a red headscarf makes the cover of the National Geographic Magazine. The portrait was taken in 1984 by the amazing photojournalist and visual storyteller, Steve McCurry. Compared with Leonardo Da Vinci’s painting of Mona Lisa, the portrait has been called “the First World’s Third World Mona Lisa” and it became a symbol of refugee girl / woman in a distant camp.Continue reading

Daniel Balanescu

Challenges in HR Management

The quite storm-beaten business environment as of & post-2007/2008, the related dismay, the subsequent timid and cautious stabilization or recovery attempts and – last but not least – the present resumption, they have all triggered changes in the HR Management scope, roles & priorities of companies as well.Continue reading

Eye by Flavia Dobraca

Eye See You

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde

Interviewing or being interviewed relies not solely on the explicit meaning of words, but most often involves implicit messages expressed through non-verbal behaviors.Continue reading