Nowadays, careers rarely follow a linear path. People expect to change jobs and even industries throughout their lives. The traditional career ladder no longer applies. We look at how ‘making it’ is being redefined in Germany.
Liberia is heading to the polls on October 10 with twenty candidates on the ballot paper. The list includes a fashion model, a football icon, a warlord and a host of businessmen and career politicians.
Ex-Chancellor Gerhard Schröder prompted bitter criticism in Germany by taking a top job in Russia's Rosneft. However, there are many other Germans who already have a formidable presence in the Russian business world.
Disgraced former German President Christian Wulff faced a new barrage of criticism after it emerged that he had taken a job for a Turkish fashion store. He already receives a six-figure salary from the German state.
In this op-ed, professor Jennifer Jordan from the IMD business school shares her insights into the current work environment for women. She looks at the gender imbalance in senior positions across industries.
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