The European labor market is struggling because of the economic crisis and an aging working population. How do we make sure everybody will be able to participate?
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03 Apr 2017News
Workers’ voice in listed companies
The financial and economic crisis has undermined faith in the orthodoxy that the stock market is the best yardstick to measure company value. Is it time to think afresh about governance of the company and its proper role in society and the economy?
23 Mar 2017News
Letterbox companies require a strong counter policy
In an article in the Dutch quarterly Zeggenschap (Vol. 1-2017) Jan Cremers of Tilburg University reports on research of the use of artificial corporate entities in cross-border recruitment of labor. Cremers takes a stand for a strengthening of the competences of the supervising authorities in the host country with regard to the control of the genuine character of the freedom of establishment and the related free movement.
10 Mar 2017News
Interview Jan Cremers BNR radio: Host country principle has to be strengthened
25 Jan 2017Background
Successful conclusion to first Brabant Robot Challenge
In the unlikely event you had not noticed: robots are here to stay. We should welcome rather than fear them, Ton Wilthagen firmly believes. Wilthagen is Professor of Labor Market Dynamics at Tilburg University and the initiator of the Brabant Robot Challenge. On the final day of this challange, January 16, 2017, five student teams pitched their ideas for using robotics in care.
22 Dec 2016News
Crying at work could damage your career, study suggests
If you've ever cried at work, you may want to hold back the tears. Researchers say crying on the job may hurt your credibility, and even damage your career. The studies by Dutch researcher Niels van de Ven suggest crying at work changes the way a person is perceived by colleagues. "What we see is that someone who cries is seen as warmer, but also as less competent," says van de Ven on the Canadian radio station CBC.
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