Tag Archives: Employment

10Jan/21

Boston Startup Building a New Way to Work in West Africa

Ajuma Technologies, Ltd. has announced their plans to launch in early 2021. Ajuma Technologies is reinventing how West Africans work by putting small businesses and self-employed workers at the center of the experience. Their mobile app, Ajuma, is a platform that combines a service marketplace and a business management/booking platform into a single app. It was built specifically with West Africa’s numerous small businesses and freelancers in mind. Continue reading  

11Oct/20

Competentia announces acquisition of Dare, significantly expanding footprint in the Asia Pacific region

Competentia, the global recruiting and workforce management specialist, today announced the acquisition of Dare, a leading professional recruitment and contract staffing agency with a 30 year history, expanding the company’s footprint in the Asia Pacific region. The acquisition sees Competentia add Singapore to its expanding list of global office locations. Read more

07Jan/17

France gives employees out of hours “right to switch off” in world first

A new French labour law gives employees the “right to switch off” from email, smartphones and other electronic leashes to preserve off-hours and holiday time.

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02Dec/15

Zambia launches green construction programme to boost housing

Zambia has introduced a new construction programme that uses green technologies to help improve the lives of impoverished communities. The houses are made using locally sourced materials like wood and soil to make bricks.
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