Tag Archives: career

Big Changes

How Big Data is revolutionizing economics

A few weeks ago I attended the Digital Economy Days, a technological conference organized by the University of Amsterdam in partnership with Samsung, that encourages students to get ready for the digital economy environment in which they will be working. Being rather tech adverse and having a limited understanding of anything beyond Microsoft Office, one

Gender Inequality: The Ongoing Debate

Why the equal treatment of men and women still seems far away

After three weeks ago the World Economic Forum published 2017’s Global Gender Gap Report, the ongoing debate about gender inequality erupted again. Apparently, the wage gap between men and women hasn’t even slightly closed and therefore action is still needed. Females earn less than males, even if they have the same qualifications, or sometimes even

Reaching your full potential

A dangerous idea?

Your phone rings. The bright letters on the screen make you reluctant to answer, but after a moment of hesitation you decide to pick up. Silly you, always trying so hard to be a good friend. The words ¨hey man, how are you¨ have barely left your mouth, when your friend starts a five minute