Learning is often said to be like rowing against the current. When you stop, you drift back.

By guest author Iris Biermann from Biermann Services For me, there is no suitable quotation that fully describes the ’learning’ experience. But the will to learn is not enough by itself. Efficient learning strategies are vital. According to studies, only 10 % of what is learned is put into practice. Why is that so, I … More Learning is often said to be like rowing against the current. When you stop, you drift back.

Stress and psychosocial risks increased in working life in 2017 in Switzerland

Stress is an increasing problem in the workplace. In 2017, 21 % of economically active persons were very often stressed at work compared with 18 % in 2012. In general, a rise was also seen for psychosocial risks. However, the frequency of physical risks remained stable. Almost half (49 %) of persons who were stressed … More Stress and psychosocial risks increased in working life in 2017 in Switzerland

Swiss Employment rises by 1.1%, unemployment rate by ILO definition falls to 4.2% in 2nd quarter 2019

The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 1.1 % between the 2nd quarter 2018 and the 2nd quarter 2019. During the same period, the unemployment rate as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) fell from 4.6 % to 4.2 %. The EU unemployment rate based on the ILO definition decreased from 6.8 … More Swiss Employment rises by 1.1%, unemployment rate by ILO definition falls to 4.2% in 2nd quarter 2019

BonLook Partners with NHL MVP Taylor Hall on Men’s Eyewear Collection

Canadian star hockey player becomes the first ever to collaborate with BonLook on a men’s collection, creating four all-new designs BonLook – a Montreal-based eyewear brand – today announced the launch of a four-piece men’s eyewear collection, designed in partnership with New Jersey Devils and NHL star, Taylor Hall. The premium collection marks the first … More BonLook Partners with NHL MVP Taylor Hall on Men’s Eyewear Collection

Are steam engines retro?

Exactly 250 years ago the patent of James Watt’s “separate condenser” was introduced. The invention improved steam engines and revolutionized the world. 50 years later, the ingenious inventor, James Watt, died. 2019 is therefore a special anniversary year and the right time to pay tribute to one of the greatest inventors of all time. Did … More Are steam engines retro?

Paper Converting Machine Company acquires RDP Marathon and IPT Digital

Flexographic press manufacturer widens its range of solutions to include digital printing Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of the Barry-Wehmiller Converting Solutions Platform, is joining with RDP Marathon Inc. and IPT Digital, and expanding its offerings for customers to include digital printing technology. RDP Marathon has delivered engineered machine solutions for a variety of … More Paper Converting Machine Company acquires RDP Marathon and IPT Digital