The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – approved last May – is the single most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years: companies will soon have to worry about the way in which they retain and use their data. With the new Regulation (2016/679) a new season for the rights of European citizens in their relations with businesses and public administrations starts. The GDPR is a precious attempt to harmonise the rules on privacy of the various States and aims to develop a digital single market through the creation and promotion of new services, applications, platforms and software. more..
U.S. Presidential candidate, Donald Trump has hooked some unlikely followers including conservative women, who haven’t been turned off yet by claims he has sexually harassed women. One explanation proposed by both the ultra-left and mainstream conservatives is Stockholm syndrome, the condition in which a captured victim develops a bond and sympathy for his or her abusive captor. So this led me to consider whether this type of leadership is present in businesses around the world. Why is it that some employees continue to be loyal even though their bosses abuse them either by constantly undermining them, verbal teasing them or in more severe cases abusing them either physically or emotionally? Is the real truth that large swathes of workers are really under the spell of their captor? … Continue reading
Now let’s be honest. Just as we wouldn’t choose to take home the runt of the litter when choosing a dog, we also wouldn’t ordinarily choose the candidate that has been fired in the past, dropped out of school or been passed over for promotion. But this is just what Regina Hartley, VP Human Resources at UPS urged businesses to do in a TED talk I came across recently. … Continue reading
Message from Global Lingo – CEO
It has been a busy summer at Global Lingo, and we have welcomed a number of new and exciting additions to the team – more about which can be found on pages three and four of this newsletter. We managed to achieve a record this summer with Global Lingo posting an historic second quarter performance breaking all previous company records. This has enabled us to play ahead of our strategic plan and bring forward the opening of a continental European office.
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