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What Family Offices Must Know About Investing in Insurance-Linked Securities

What Family Offices Must Know About Investing in Insurance-Linked Securities

Contributed by Marcus Evans, 26 November, 2014

As an asset class, insurance-linked securities (ILS) have successfully withstood the financial turbulence of recent years, attracting investors with a track record of healthy, uncorrelated returns as well as a growing range of investment opportunities... Read Full Article »

Tags: Investment | Invest | Investment | Insurance | hedge funds | investment | insurance | trade

 

What's Next in Healthcare for American Business? How CFOs Can Prepare their Organization for the Future

What's Next in Healthcare for American Business? How CFOs Can Prepare their Organization for the Future

Contributed by Marcus Evans, 26 November, 2014

Employers, insurers and physicians can do much more to educate and empower employees to make healthier lifestyle choices, according to Robert Kolodgy, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association... Read Full Article »

Tags: Healthcare | Healthcare | employees | education

 

CFOs Taking Charge in the Brave New World of Advanced Analytics

CFOs Taking Charge in the Brave New World of Advanced Analytics

Contributed by Marcus Evans, 26 November, 2014

When Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer stepped down this year as finance chief and Luca Maeistri took the reins, ample attention was given to the new report to CEO Tim Cook... Read Full Article »

Tags: small business | business | interest | investment | training | education | manufacturing

 

How CFOs Can Achieve Strategic Vendor Negotiations

How CFOs Can Achieve Strategic Vendor Negotiations

Contributed by Marcus Evans, 26 November, 2014

Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) should not wait until renewal time to renegotiate major contracts, according to Brad Birdwell, Managing Partner, and John Grendi, Senior Vice President, Third Law Sourcing... Read Full Article »

Tags: law | services | environment

 

What is the best country for expats?

What is the best country for expats?

Contributed by expatriatehealthcare.com, 13 November, 2014

Infographic courtesy of expatriatehealthcare.com Read Full Article »

Tags: Healthcare | Lifestyle | Invest | Live and Invest Overseas | International Living | Healthcare | Lifestyle | real-estate

 

Ebola - what it means for a business community feeling at risk

Ebola - what it means for a business community feeling at risk

Contributed by APRIL International UK, 04 November, 2014

Before the current outbreak of Ebola, West Africa was best known as an area rich in minerals – in Liberia, iron ore and timber were the main exports, Sierra Leone was well known as a source of diamonds, chromite and rutile... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Africa | expatriates | Guinea | Sierra Leone | Spain | Liberia | Niger | Nigeria | insurance | environment

 

Common Expat Mistakes when moving to Italy

Common Expat Mistakes when moving to Italy

Contributed by Gate-away.com, 28 October, 2014

Moving to a new country is an exciting thought, but the reality of the move may be a bit more challenging. When moving to a country like Italy, expatriates often make some common mistakes which make the adaptation to the new culture more difficult... Read Full Article »

Tags: expatriates | Italy | energy

 

Virtual Private Networks for Expats

Virtual Private Networks for Expats

Contributed by My Private Network, 17 October, 2014

For all the excitement that the expat life provides one constant gripe we hear from those living abroad is that using the internet becomes a somewhat testing experience! Read Full Article »

Tags: Middle East | China | services | internet

 

How to Explain Your Extended Period of Joblessness in Interviews & Discussions

How to Explain Your Extended Period of Joblessness in Interviews & Discussions

Contributed by Vineeta Tiwari, 17 October, 2014

Why is your resume showing so many gaps? Will you please explain me your unemployment status for these many months? These can be squirm-inducing questions and you feel your heart racing and voice stuttering while explaining things. Read Full Article »

Tags: business | interest | unemployment | professionals

 

Your guide to studying abroad

Your guide to studying abroad

Contributed by the European Commission, 14 October, 2014

As an EU citizen, you are entitled to study at any EU university under the same conditions as nationals, although entry conditions vary in each country. You may also have the chance to do part of your studies abroad or complete a traineeship in a company through the Erasmus+ programme. Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Europe | Work | Study | Macedonia | Turkey | Iceland | Liechtenstein | Norway | training | education | fees

 

 

 



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