The times in which companies outsourced support processes in whole or in part out of pure cost considerations are long gone. For some time now, the main focus has been on increasing process quality, which plays an important role in the decision to cooperate with external partners. As a result, successful cooperation with experienced providers of Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is increasingly becoming a strategic success factor for recruitment and personnel departments of companies of all sizes and industries.
2019 will be an exciting year for international space travel. For the USA in particular, it's all about the big picture: with private and governmental projects, the nation wants to finally transport astronauts back into space. The big goal is the return to the moon and the vision of one day flying to Mars.
The world of work is currently undergoing a process of fundamental change. A new generation of highly qualified, highly motivated “digital natives” is streaming out of universities and entering the labour market, bringing with it a completely different set of perspectives as to what work means. Employers are therefore encouraged to consider adopting new strategies in the competition to attract these highly qualified employees, and this development is likely in turn to change the demands placed on future employees.
Digitisation will also transform teaching methods and subject matters. In order to make knowledge transfer lively and interesting, educational offers must cooperate with the future technology and new skills have to be brought into focus!
Reducing emissions, climate protection and conserving resources are on the agenda and have given an unexpected boost to developments in e-mobility. Recycling will play a key role for the construction materials of the batteries required for this purpose.