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Photography© Madalina Dobraca | Featured Artist: Denisa Oros, “Des cusuti”, Diploma 2019, Bucharest

The One-Minute Read #2 (Happiness in CEE)

The 2019 World Happiness Report (edited by John F. Helliwell, Richard Layard and Jeffrey D. Sachs) has been focusing on happiness and community, analyzing how happiness has been changing over the past dozen years, and how information technology, governance and social norms influence communities.

Employers to require new skills in 2019

You might have noticed that Job Descriptions and Role Requirements have already become increasingly sophisticated, at least with regards to general management skills & leadership flair, marketing versatility & ingenuity. New competencies are required from all employees across organizations.

J.Ace Collage Bucharest by Madalina Dobraca 2018

Headhunting in Bucharest

WARNING 🧛: This is not about Headhunting as in Executive Search! Nor is it about the practice of taking and preserving a person’s head after killing the person 😊! Or maybe just a little – in terms of taking pictures and preserving the memory of a novel artistic intervention by J.Ace that has been happening […]

Photography © Géraldine Aresteanu

30 HR & Business Terms and Trends in 2018

Our vocabulary visibly expands, so should our ability to embrace change and transformation! 30 terms and notions that you (may) have heard of, or trends which you are already experiencing.

Photography © Gina Buliga | Madagascar

Around the World on Fridays (“M” | Part 1)

“Peace begins with a smile.” Mother Teresa Today: Macedonia | Madagascar | Malawi | Malaysia | Maldives | Mali | Malta | Marshall Islands | Mauritania | Mauritius Cover Photography © Gina Buliga | Madagascar

Cover Photography © Eric Lafforgue | Libya

Around the World on Fridays (“L”)

“We are, at almost every point of our day, immersed in cultural diversity: faces, clothes, smells, attitudes, values, traditions, behaviors, beliefs, rituals.” Randa Abdel-Fattah Today: Laos | Latvia | Lebanon | Lesotho | Liberia | Libya | Liechtenstein | Lithuania | Luxembourg Cover Photography © Eric Lafforgue | Libya

What do you wish for in 2017?

What do you wish for in 2017, he asked? I won’t settle for anything less than peace, I said. Long-lasting resounding worldwide peace. Global peace, literally peace in every corner of this world, you know? Yes, he said gently, yes, I know … Featured Artist: Ilie Krasovschi

ROMANIA – A Winter’s Tale

Photography © Sorin Onisor “Winter Song” by Nichita Stanescu | English translation by Thomas Carlson and Vasile Poenaru

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 […]