Entries by Carrie Lai

Leadership in Zeiten von Corona

Die letzten Wochen haben viele plötzliche Veränderungen mit sich gebracht. COVID-19 hat sich auch in Österreich immer schneller ausgebreitet. Seit dem 16. März herrschen in Österreich Ausgangsbeschränkungen, die die Ausbreitung des Virus verlangsamen und eine Überlastung des Gesundheitssystems verhindern sollen: Das Haus verlassen wir nur noch zum Arbeiten, Einkaufen, um anderen zu helfen. Bewegung an…

10 things to do to tame your Wanderlust during COVID-19

Borders are closed, flights are canceled and you don’t know when you will pack your suitcase again. Although we know that we have to stay at home for our own safety, we all can’t wait for the next trip. But that doesn’t mean that you can’t explore other places right now. Here are some tips…

3 books to read for the Summer

As the academic year has come to an end, one always seems to aspire for a rejuvenating Summer. Not sure what else you can do than your experience abroad? Whether you are currently prepping to get ready for your internship or volunteering project, I strongly advise you to take time to read these three books…

Our Global Approach to Entrepreneurship

As we go into our 7th batch of Empower Austria, I thought I would commemorate it by taking you through the essence and motive of our project. Empower Austria was born in September 2016. It was designed to meet the short time skill requirement needs of Austrian Start-ups and to bring in young internationals and…

How to avoid recruitment challenges in 2019

The start of the 4th Industrial Revolution calls for a globalised workforce to fuel proper training and research to create new technologies and innovations at a faster pace than ever before. This unleashes a global competition of young talents as start-ups endeavour to innovate the next ‘big thing’. With little resources, time and often an…

The work world is changing, how can I adapt?

The world of work is changing. According to the World Economic Forum, 65% of children entering primary school today will be employed in jobs that do not yet exist. Sustainable Development Goal 8 aims to increase productivity and tackle unemployment rates. It also aims to eliminate all types of informal work to ensure inclusive and…