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Spring Issue 2006

Moscow Update and Outlook

  • March 01, 2006
Sustained economic growth, steadily increasing foreign investment and the appearance of big multinational companies on the Russian market are acting as powerful stimuli to the development of the job market in Moscow and well-qualified specialists can count on being snapped up very quickly

Labor Market in the Regions

  • March 01, 2006
With some exceptions, the general picture on the job market in the regions is improving strongly and the outlook is positive, as both Russian and foreign companies expand on a nationwide basis.

Compensation & Benefits

  • March 01, 2006
When one thinks of the most dynamic and "hot" topics in the Russian economy, the labor market is one of the first issues which inevitably comes to mind. Increasingly, many companies and executives operating in Russia have come to realize that it is not only sales-related issues or red tape which limit their growth opportunities, but rather their ability to attract and retain high-quality employees.

Careers in Oil and Gas

  • March 01, 2006
The Russian oil and gas exploration, transportation and service industries offer multiple challenging opportunities in oil and gas geology, exploration, construction and project management, both in international and local companies.

How to Make Staff Headhunter-Proof

  • March 01, 2006
Ekaterina Zakharova, head of human resources for Russia and the CIS at Microsoft, describes to Edmund Harris the sort of company that is able to hold on to staff even when the headhunters are circling round.

Getting Knowledge to Work

  • March 01, 2006
Trying to make conversation during a recent elevator ride, I asked a package-delivery courier whether it was more efficient to start at the top of the building and work down, or start at the bottom of the building and work up.

Corporate Psychological Training

  • March 01, 2006
The popularity of corporate psychological training courses is now so great that there are no longer any managers who do not have at least some experience of taking part in some sort of training program.

Cross-Cultural Management

  • March 01, 2006
Everyone has heard something about cross-cultural management, but many dismiss it as no more than a passing fad, as just another set of useless tips on doing business abroad.

Books for HR Specialists

  • March 01, 2006
Trening dlya trenerov na 100%: sekrety intensivnogo obucheniya (100 percent Training for Trainers: the Secrets of Intensive Teaching)

Changing Careers

  • March 01, 2006
Many people find it difficult to change careers because they think they have to do it in one big leap.

Look Before You Leap

  • March 01, 2006
Of all the people who decide to look for a new job every year, only a fraction gives any serious thought to finding out whether or not they will actually be able to get on with their new employers on a day-to-day basis.

Job Networking for Students

  • March 01, 2006
In my work I have the chance to observe students in a variety of networking settings, and I have noticed a few things that set apart those students that are able to successfully "work a crowd."

MBA or EMBA?

  • March 01, 2006
Although they come from the same stable, an MBA and an EMBA are very different creatures.

EMBAs in Russia

  • March 01, 2006
The first EMBA in Russia was launched in 1997 by the Institute of Business Studies at the Academy of National Economy (IBS Moscow) with the University of Antwerp Management School.

English for Expats

  • March 01, 2006
It's sad but true - the Russian educational system is not yet ready for foreigners.

GMAT: Practice Makes Perfect

  • March 01, 2006
The Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT*) is used in the admissions process at over 1,700 MBA programs around the world.