The next US-North Korea meeting is scheduled to take place in Vietnam. Not only has it piqued our interest but the Korea-Vietnam relationship is already flourishing. Perhaps due to its female population? Perhaps due to the deep financial and resource links between the two nations. “Ladies in Red make a Bull Case for Vietnam”
In Japan, there is a lot of negative emotion associated with leaving and changing jobs. Particularly the shame of quitting and telling your boss and family. There’s a Japanese startup called “Exit” which for a fee of JPY50,000 will resign on your behalf and tell your boss and family. So if you’re thinking about changing jobs, have a listen…
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What happens when nationality no longer applies??
With the 4th Industrial revolution, remote and mobile-based teams from multiple countries are fast becoming the norm. This demonstrates that we may need to learn and develop new ‘soft’ skills such as establishing interpersonal relationships and working with people from other cultures.
According to a report from the World Economic Forum “The era of front-loading skills for a single qualification that defines a career path at the start of a working life is over. Training systems will need to be flexible, allowing workers to continue learning throughout their careers” focussing on skills such as creativity, problem solving and critical thinking.