Daunting challenges lie before the Arab-speaking workforce today. Forty million jobs must be created in the next decade to employ the region, home to the highest rate of youth unemployment – not to mention that many countries are still undergoing a period of political transition. The fundamental question about job creation now is where these [...]
Dan Ariely, Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University, continues his string of great TED talks with his latest discussion of what motivates us in the knowledge economy to feel good about our work (TED Talk link).
[The founder of Facebook comments on problems with our current "strange immigration policy" and the need to improve it to help all members of our society gain from the rewards of our knowledge economy]
“Today’s economy is very different. It is based primarily on knowledge and ideas — resources that are renewable and available to everyone. [...]
[Pat Riley "gave the ball" to Ervin "Magic" Johnson and the Lakers took off - Robert Hoffman argues that Congress needs to "give the ball" to the knowledge economy so the U.S. can become fully productive]
“It’s time for our policymakers to realize that the knowledge economy — the diverse array of existing innovative businesses, [...]
Kudos to President Obama for noting the need for technology and jobs for young people in the Middle East region (see comment with Netanyahu below) and for mentioning Cisco’s program for hiring Palestinian engineers (see comment with Abbas below). You can read more here about the Palestinian Investment Commitment that Cisco has made.
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Secretary of State John Kerry and Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal after their meeting on March 4, 2013 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
So we’re working side by side to combat violent extremism, to promote more robust trade, and to strengthen the ties between the American and the Saudi people. And [...]
Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Al-Suwaiyel, President of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) received in his office today Dr. Cho Seok, The Korean Vice Minister of Knowledge Economy, in presence of Prince Dr. Turki Bin Saud Bin Mohammad Al Saud, KACST Vice President for Research Institutes.
During the meeting, Dr. Al-Suwaiyel spotted the light [...]
New York: As a testament to the strength of emerging technology jobs in New York City, real estate magnate William C. Rudin says that the “Knowledge Economy,ˮ driven by young companies, will be the future of the city’s fortunes, not financial services.
“We know New York resurgence over the past several years [...]
… CEO Jeff Weiner upped the company’s long-term sex appeal with this statement: “One of the things that we’re increasingly focused on in 2013 is going to be the opportunity to support content marketing.”
Wait, what? What’s sexy about content marketing, you ask? Money — and potentially lots of it.
Here’s what happening: LinkedIn is ready [...]