Lighting a Fire in the Economy
An economy is, in many ways, like a forest. It is constructed by opposing and necessary forces that together strengthen the whole. Without the destructive, the constructive would cease to exist. Without fire, the forest would choke on its own excess. Without economic downturn and job loss, so would an economy.
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East Europe’s Lost Generation?
Being young often means being unemployed or working in the wrong job. More and more young people cannot find suitable work after leaving university. I’ve read a lot about youth unemployment in Western Europe and the States, but I haven’t heard much about young people out of work in Eastern Europe. When […]
Adult Life Put on Hold
I remember the day I passed my final exam at university. It was one of the happiest days of my life as it meant that I was no longer a student and had completed a significant phase of my life. Completing higher education signifies the entry into adult life. You […]
Bad education – the reason why young Bulgarians are left behind on the job market
317,000 young people – or close to 25% of Bulgaria’s population in the 15-29 age group – are neither in employment, nor education nor training. This puts Bulgaria at the top of the EU list in terms of the numbers of young people neither in work nor study, according to […]
Sobre cómo el empleo es un juego de azar
Abstract: The rules under which employment is framed are a mystery to me, the criteria on experience and preparation are always contradictory: you don’t need to have experience, yet you need it if your CV is to be considered; competitiveness has created a game in which “anything goes” – strategies […]