Extending people’s working lives could add US$ 3.5 trillion to OECD GDP in long run – PwC

  Iceland, New Zealand and Israel are the leaders in boosting employment rates among older workers according to PwC’s latest Golden Age Index Retraining and lifelong learning will be critical to enable older workers to take up the many new… Read moreExtending people’s working lives could add US$ 3.5 trillion to OECD GDP in long run – PwC

Increasingly complex global security environment likely to drive increased global defense spending to 2021

Improving economic conditions and increasing pressure from NATO allies will likely enhance the prospects for more NATO nations to meet the 2% guideline in the next five years. Analysis by PwC shows that the compound annual growth rate of defense… Read moreIncreasingly complex global security environment likely to drive increased global defense spending to 2021

PwC Sees USD 9.46 Billion Drone Solutions Market for Power, Utilities Industries

 The global market in drone-powered solutions for the power and utilities industries is worth as much as USD 9.46 billion a year, PwC estimates in a new report that illustrates how creative uses of unmanned aerial vehicles are disrupting the… Read morePwC Sees USD 9.46 Billion Drone Solutions Market for Power, Utilities Industries

Workers facing up to completely retraining or reskilling to tackle technology’s impact on employment

Workers believe personal skills will remain in demand despite automation Almost three quarters (74%) of people surveyed by PwC are ready to learn a new skill or completely retrain to keep themselves employable, seeing it as their personal responsibility and… Read moreWorkers facing up to completely retraining or reskilling to tackle technology’s impact on employment

The CEE region needs financing of up to 615 billion Euro by 2025 in improving infrastructure projects

Central and Eastern European countries account for 28% of the EU’s territory and 22% of its population, but only 10% of its GDP. One of the main challenges that the region faces today is the financing of transport infrastructure development…. Read moreThe CEE region needs financing of up to 615 billion Euro by 2025 in improving infrastructure projects

PwC Romania launches the recruitment app HireVue in order to facilitate the recruitment process for junior positions within the firm

PwC Romania launches the online recruitment app HireVue that is meant to facilitate the recruitment process of the candidates for the junior positions available within the firm.   “The young generation is hyper-connected and mobile, engaged in so many projects,… Read morePwC Romania launches the recruitment app HireVue in order to facilitate the recruitment process for junior positions within the firm

Economic activity in advanced economies is encouraging, but productivity is lagging

The recent increase in economic activity in the G7[1] advanced economies is attracting the attention of policymakers – particularly those that gathered in Washington DC for the World Bank-IMF Spring meeting. But is the optimism justified? And more importantly, can… Read moreEconomic activity in advanced economies is encouraging, but productivity is lagging