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Fall Issue 2012

Internships Enter the Private Sphere

  • October 03, 2012
Since Soviet times, internships have been a staple of university life in Russia, as students often interned at government ministries and enterprises. Today, more private businesses are offering internships, giving Russian students greater opportunities to gain professional experience during their studies.

Small Role of Social Media in Hiring to Grow

  • October 03, 2012
During the Arab Spring wave of protests, social networking sites helped citizens to organize demonstrations and overthrow rulers in several countries. Social media are also sparking change in how people do business in industries like recruitment. Even in social-media-savvy Russia, however, networking sites have not been able to overthrow traditional recruiting methods Ц yet.

Healthy Labor Market Short on Skilled Technicians, Managers

  • October 03, 2012
The Russian job market is showing stable, gradual growth and is in dire need of experienced, highly skilled professionals and managers, according to a biannual e-mail survey of recruiters by The Moscow Times. Moreover, this shortage of expertise extends to most sectors of the economy, recruiters said.

Internships Enter the Private Sphere

  • October 03, 2012
Since Soviet times, internships have been a staple of university life in Russia, as students often interned at government ministries and enterprises. Today, more private businesses are offering internships, giving Russian students greater opportunities to gain professional experience during their studies.

Loyal Employees Vital to Success of Any Business

  • October 03, 2012
In everyday life, we can tell intuitively whether someone we're talking to feels loyalty toward us or whether we can trust a new acquaintance. However, intuition is not a good indicator in the workplace, where it doesn't hurt to take extra caution. For employers, it's important to ask: What is a loyal employee, why are such employees valuable and how can we motivate them?
Fall Issue 2012
Fall Issue 2012
During the Arab Spring wave of protests, social networking sites helped citizens to organize demonstrations and overthrow rulers in several countries. Social media are also sparking change in how people do business in industries like recruitment. Even in social-media-savvy Russia, however, networking sites have not been able to overthrow traditional recruiting methods Ц yet.