Job vs. Business – Where does your future lie?
In one of my previous articles, I presented the lives of street vendors in the cities of Karachi and Hyderabad, Pakistan. The pictures gave a graphic description of the conditions in which lower class uneducated Pakistanis work, and what they think about unemployment and job conditions can easily be imagined. […]
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A College Degree is Just Not Enough!
Money is the root of all evil. This statement is as true today as it was some years ago. The world’s economy is suffering and Pakistan is on the high road to the next economic depression. Maybe we will be the first to suffer as the MIT predicts that the […]
Waking up to the Future, Today: The Growing Political Consciousness of Bhutanese Youth
Bhutan joined the growing number of democratic countries in the world in 2008 when the nation completed its first national elections and the signing of the Constitution. Five years after this historic transition, Bhutan is a young democracy. But Bhutan is not just a young democracy. It’s a democracy full […]
Why Gen Y?
I’m a “Gen Y-er.” At the age of 30, I just fit in to the classification. Over the past several decades, work culture has changed significantly in Australia, and some employers would complain of our desire for flexible work options, training opportunities, and work-life balance. On the other hand, we […]
Go West: Romania, Education and the Mirage of Mobility
This article is written by Dragos C. Costache and Maria Zirra When Romania acceded to the EU in 2007, there was a wave of public euphoria. The country was already riding a major economic boom and there was an overwhelming sense of national pride that united the fragmented Romanian public […]