Two years after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the feared boom in redundancies failed to materialise, and there are even new hires, though mostly part-time. Unemployment remains high, yet companies are unable to find the workers they are looking for. Francesco Seghezzi explains a shifting scenario and what the prospects are for the future
After the pandemic, the future of health is increasingly digital. A scenario that needs new professionals
The pandemic has accelerated existing processes and created new trends. One outcome of these changes was the displacement of professionals from the sectors most affected by the consequences of the rules to contain COVID-19. Interview with Francesco Armillei, research assistant at the London School of Economics and member of the think-tank Tortuga
The Leone Moressa Foundation’s 2021 Annual Report reveals a lower employment rate for immigrants than Italian workers. Yet the number of companies led by foreigners has increased. And the economy still benefits enormously from immigration
A successful conclusion to the Italian Ministry of Family Affairs ‘Conciliamo’ tender: 127 companies were selected to receive state funding for their welfare projects. The pandemic will inevitably force an update of the proposals
“If we were paying attention, we would understand that there is a great deal to learn from this pandemic!” These are the words of Giacomo Poretti, one of Italy’s best-loved comic actors, thanks to the success of his comic trio ‘Aldo, Giovanni and Giacomo’. Basically, when life sets constraints, as it did during the lockdown, […]
All he smelled for months after he recovered was cooked cabbage. With the help of a number of professionals, he developed a tool to help patients regain their sense of smell and correct sensory deficits.
The complexion of the food sector has changed since the pandemic, exemplified by the acceleration of certain innovative processes in large-scale retail and the rise of logistics. Viewpoints expressed by Michele Silvestri, Supply Chain Manger at Muller, and Debora Guma, CIO at Lactalis Italia
70% of Italian startups were hiring in 2020. And in 2021, four out of five are looking to expand their workforce. Yet even the most innovative companies are struggling to source certain professional profiles.
Italy is the world’s leading wine producer. But making a great product today is no longer enough: knowing how to sell it is paramount. It calls for an increasingly multidisciplinary and digitally oriented approach. Expert opinions from Slawka Scarso and Filippo Galanti.
Shifting from a mindset rooted in a physical place to a ‘remote’ mindset is a decisive aspect of contemporary leadership. Such a shift underlines the importance of a model that takes embraces the ‘Three O’s’: Outcomes, Others and Ourselves
the pandemic has led to many significant transformations, and among these we find new job opportunities as well. Safe Managers, Covid Managers, Spa Receptionists are among the most important emerging roles this summer.
Our country should stop selling cars with diesel or petrol engines by 2035 and switch to electric cars. New skills, new professional profiles and more research will be needed
“Psychology and the Good Life”, taught by Laurie Santos at Yale, has become the most popular course in the history of the prestigious American university. Yet there is no shortage of examples in Italy as well
Software developers, engineers and computer scientists will be leading the first phase of creating a virtual reality for avatars. But eventually a detailed world will have to be created, and this will only be possible with architects, designers, mathematicians and many other professional profiles.