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KLM cabin crew set for 24-hour strike on January 8

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The union says for the past year crews have been placed in an ‘unworkable situation’ by the decision which has led to an ‘enormous’ increase in the pressure of work and disadvantages passengers. Previous protests about the measure have been of much shorter duration. KLM told news website Nu.nl it had taken note of the union’s plans. The FNV says the action could lead to no KLM flights leaving Schiphol airport on January 8. ... Read More »

European Medicines agency will bring jobs, generate millions of euros

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The 890 workers will have an estimated €45m in net salaries to spend and much of that will benefit local shops, service providers, bars and restaurants, ING says. In addition, housing the EMA workers will bring in €10m to €15m while the 30,000 overnight stays which EMA visitors will book will generate €4m for the hotel sector. The Financieele Dagblad says experts suggest the EU agency will provide work for 1,500 people working in catering, cleaning, security, childcare and teaching. In addition, some 200 of the agency’s 890 staff are not exp... Read More »

Ryanair pilots to strike before Christmas

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In Ireland, 79 pilots based in Dublin will strike for one day on 20 December. The airline, which does not recognise unions, said they represented about 28% of its Dublin-based captains. Meanwhile, Ryanair pilots and cabin crew in Italy plan to strike for four hours on 15 December. The airline said last week it would "ignore" the Italian move, claiming staff rarely heeded calls to walk out. Pilots based in Portugal and Germany also plan industrial action. Cockpit, the German pilots' union, said its Ryanair members would strike for better pay ... Read More »

Ballon d’Or 2017: Cristiano Ronaldo beats Lionel Messi to win fifth award

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Victory took the 32-year-old Portugal international level with 30-year-old Argentine Messi, who won the most recent of his five awards in 2015. Messi's ex-Barcelona team-mate Neymar, now at Paris St-Germain, was third. Last season, Ronaldo helped Real Madrid win the Champions League and their first La Liga title since 2012. Ronaldo added the 2017 Ballon d'Or to those he won in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2016, and Messi is the only other recipient of the award since 2009. "This is something I look forward to every year," he said, after receiv... Read More »

Facebook creates 800 jobs as it opens new London office

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By the end of next year about 2,300 people will work for the social media company in the UK. The office will be Facebook's biggest engineering hub outside the US, and opens during its tenth year in the UK. Nicola Mendelsohn, Facebook's Europe, Middle East and Asia vice-president, said the company was "more committed than ever to the UK". She said Britain's "entrepreneurial ecosystem and engineering excellence" made it an ideal location for technology firms. The seven-floor building at Rathbone Place, near Oxford Circus in central London, wa... Read More »

Facebook Community Boost: Helping to Create Jobs and Provide Digital Skills Across the US

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Facebook Community Boost will visit 30 US cities in 2018, including Houston, St. Louis, Albuquerque, Des Moines and Greenville, South Carolina. Facebook will work with local organizations to provide digital skills and training for people in need of work, to advise entrepreneurs how to get started and to help existing local businesses and nonprofits get the most out of the internet. Since 2011 Facebook has invested more than $1 billion to support small businesses. Boost Your Business has trained more than 60,000 small businesses in the US and... Read More »

Diageo recognised as world’s 11th best workplace by Great Place to Work®

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Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business, announced today that it has been recognised as the 11th World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work®, being included in the top 25 for the seventh consecutive year. Diageo ranked 2nd highest among the FMCG companies listed and is the only beverages company represented in the top 25. This year, Diageo also received local Great Place to Work® distinctions in Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay and Venezuela. Mairead Nayager, Human Resources Director, commented: “We are delighted to be r... Read More »

Advance Your Career With The New Breakthrough Book, “You Got the Job! Turn Your Career Dreams into Reality”

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Career business Professionals and Job Seekers have a new breakthrough book being launched on March 20th, 2017 by influential Executive Recruiter and author, Angelo Giallombardo. This practical, hands on book helps career professionals to advance their careers through a proven system to get the job of their dreams within 60 days. Career professionals face new career and job acquisition challenges daily. They often lack the practical skills, knowledge, strategies, and tactics to get the job they’re desperate to find. Based on over 15 years of ... Read More »

Chad Lieber from Reputation180 Discussions on How Most Lawyers Suck at Online Marketing

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New York City Reputation Management Expert Chad Ian Lieber Breaks down the proper way for law firms to market to their niche audience. For the last 100 years or so, people have chosen their lawyers the very same way - they ask their friends and family for recommendations. Unfortunately, because lawyers are so bad at online marketing, people have found it difficult to rely on a referral database of Google search. Online surveys and offline benchmark surveys often give different results for the simple reason that those who generally respond... Read More »

Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith Testifies on 21st Century Infrastructure

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Mr. Smith addressed topics of great importance to FedEx, including support of NextGen, improving the interstate road system, and the use of 33 foot trailers. Full text of Mr. Smith’s testimony is available at policy.fedex.com. Full video of the hearing is available here. ... Read More »

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