Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader Day #5

A 6am Friday kick off saw me make my way to Grischa Hotel, to speak at the Barclays breakfast discussion on youth unemployment. I was speaking alongside Anthony Jenkins, Group Chief Executive of Barclays – who promised to do more about raising awareness among his peers about the problems of youth unemployment and lack of opportunities for graduates. It was good to hear a CEO of a global company back up this issue, but it’s clear that more needs to be done to push stakeholder government businesses and NGOs to help find solutions.

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Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader #Day 4

Day 4 – and I’m still alive. Last night was a great opportunity to catch up with Bill Reese: the CEO of International Youth Foundation. I first met Bill in 2008 when i was awarded the YouthActionNet Global Fellowship for establishing Student Voice, and it was wonderful to hear his plans to re-engage the YAN Fellows Alumni and the IYFs by developing mentoring opportunities between new Fellows and alumni. Continue reading Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader #Day 4

Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader #2

Not only has Enternships CEO Rajeeb Dey unleashed his new concept designed to shake up the world of recruitment upon the world, he’s also STILL found time to write us his exclusive Davos diary. Want an insight into the goings on of this year’s World Economic Forum? Read on. Continue reading Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader #2

Davos 2013: Young Global Leader Rajeeb Dey – “It’s time to rethink recruitment”

Against the backdrop of 75 million young unemployed, Rajeeb Dey, CEO of Enternships.com has spoken out against traditional recruitment methods in front of world and business leaders at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. He shared his insights into the limitations of the traditional employment process, as well introducing new concepts to break the endless cycle of rejection that most candidates face. Continue reading Davos 2013: Young Global Leader Rajeeb Dey – “It’s time to rethink recruitment”

Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader

It has begun! As this year’s World Economic Forum kicks off in seriously snowy style, we’re excessively proud to follow our leader Rajeeb Dey (@rajdey) as he not only attends, but speaks as one of the official Young World Leaders. Get the insider look at the week-long global event from his exclusive diary, as he prepares his talk on Training For Recruitment; rallying the entrepreneurial troops from around the world… Continue reading Davos 2013: Diary of a Young Global Leader

10 Davos 2013 Talks We Wish We Were Attending

As we’re no doubt all aware, The World Economoic Forum (Davos 2013, to its mates) kicks off on the 23rd Jan, packed to the brim with amazing conferences around business, culture and politics. But within the usual brain-bran of the world’s economic state, the upcoming changes in education and the problem of unemployment, there are some weird and wonderful topics being addressed. Our pick of the most intriguing? Read on.  Continue reading 10 Davos 2013 Talks We Wish We Were Attending

Davos 2013: Focus on Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship

At the end of this month, the business and political elite from around the world will meet in the (no-doubt wildly sunny) Davos, Switzerland for Davos 2013, otherwise known as the annual World Economic Forum; a week-long conference where policy makers, culture creators and global decision makers discuss the state of the economy, creativity at large and the present and future of how we Do Stuff Together. So what can we tell about the world from this year’s agenda? Continue reading Davos 2013: Focus on Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship