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Free doctor’s treatment and education, well-paid overtime and a safety net that catches you in the event of dismissal – you would think that working in Canada sounds rather convenient. Indeed, the country’s average pay of over 50,000 dollars attracts job-seekers from all over the world . If you are thinking of moving to Canada or if you are a Canadian who is still looking for the dream job we have three occupations that you might want to consider checking out. » Read more about: For a secure career in Canada: Three jobs that are a little different from the usual »
Shanghai’s Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau recently released a report on the market wages of skilled workers. This is the second time since 2017 that the bureau releases a report aiming to create a societal atmosphere that advocates skills and respects skilled workers. We can see from the report that in Shanghai the salary of skilled workers is above the average wage level. Higher skill levels thereby correlate with higher salaries. Even compared to general management positions such as those of a secretary, » Read more about: Are wages incentive enough to promote vocational education? »
If you are a teacher or professor in Switzerland, you could also be having one of the following jobs: CEO or CFO in a bank, IT programmer in a start-up or Ontology supporter in an HR tech company. The last example is in fact the case for one of our employees at JANZZ.technology. As a Chinese reader, you might be surprised: How is it possible for him to have so many jobs?
Many people in Switzerland are having part-time jobs, » Read more about: Will there be an outbreak of flexible staffing in China? »
The ICT professional association of Switzerland has shocked with some incredible news: by 2026 there will be a staff shortage of 40,300 specialists in the information and communication technology sector (ICT). Beware that this number accounts merely for Switzerland, a country with just under 9 million inhabitants. This is the result of an annual study, which analyzed labor market needs with regard to numbers of trainees, immigrants and emigrants as well as retired people. In total, » Read more about: Where are the computer nerds? Shortage of over 40,000 ICT specialists – in Switzerland alone »
Everyone is talking about digitalization: “We need to get ready for digitalization now”; “Train yourselves for digitalization.” That’s what companies, the media and the people sitting next to you in the company canteen say. Even politicians are taking actions: the US employs a “Digital Government Strategy,” the Polish government established an entire ministry for the purpose. The German parliament has a chief coordinator and a state minister for digital affairs, and each ministry has its own digital department. » Read more about: Why your soft skills beat your hard skills »