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Fulbright-BEST: starting with graduates and returning to entrepreneurs
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Fulbright-BEST: starting with graduates and returning to entrepreneurs

It starts with graduates and returns to entrepreneurs. After studying in the USA how innovative companies are born and live. In a nutshell, this is the Fulbright-BEST program promoted by the Embassy of the United States of America aimed at young Italian graduates, preferably in science subjects. Present and collaborating in the initiative: Florence Incubator, University and Municipality of Florence, Tuscany Region.

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How to become a greenpeace activist

"The sight of the whalers is disturbing, but what struck me most is the intense smell that surrounds them, it takes your breath away." These are the words of Caterina Nitto, a Greenpeace activist. A volunteer can do many things for the well-being of the planet but before becoming a Greenpeace activist there is a process to follow.
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Accenture is looking for new employees

Have you just graduated and want to work in Milan, Turin, Rome or Naples? If you are looking for a job you should definitely read this article. It has offices in more than 120 countries of the globe and the Italian branch of Technology Solution is looking for new graduates to be included in the workforce. Accenture is a group that offers business services, is a world leader in various sectors of the market and here in Italy is looking for new graduates for the offices in Milan, Turin, Rome and Naples.
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Labor crisis, the photovoltaic sector at risk

The photovoltaic sector is expanding sharply throughout Europe, including Italy. This maneuver would close the market and would not allow free competition in the solar energy sector.A group of European producers are asking for the application of a tax on the import of foreign photovoltaic panels.
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Unemployment, how is the Italian wind power?

While European wind power can triple its production by 2020, the Italian one is failing. 2012 opened with a series of layoffs and other job cuts are risked in a sector that has experienced constant growth in the last 10 years. Currently, the wind energy sector in Italy guarantees 30.
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In Tuscany we work with hops!

Have you ever thought of becoming a brewer? Today, a law decree facilitates its production and thus opens up new job prospects. Beer is among the favorite drinks of young people and apparently a class of made in Italy beers is being born because in Tuscany, many farmers are embarking on the way of the brewer.
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Unemployment? The green sector takes care of it

The Italian economy could find an excellent ally in the sustainable sector which, according to estimates, could help defeat the phenomenon of unemployment. In 2011, 38 of the expected recruitments concerned professional figures connected to the green world. The year left behind saw 600,000 hiring forecasts and of these 227,000 were aimed at professionals in the sustainable sector, unveiling it was Unioncamere which reports the difficulty of companies in finding truly qualified individuals.
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Eternit, is the case really closed?

The Eternit trial is over, the sentences have been handed out, justice has been done in Italy but not everyone knows that in the world, every day, almost 300 people die from exposure to asbestos. The Turin Court sentenced the two Eternit entrepreneurs to 16 years, declaring them guilty of willful environmental disaster and willful omission of accident prevention measures.
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400,000 jobs from waste

The unemployment problem afflicts a large part of the Italian population and the waste problem is a constant, especially in southern Italy. If our country began to implement the regulations provided by the European Union, relating to waste management, in Italy an employment rate equivalent to 400,000 jobs would be created in a short time.
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How to prepare for a job interview

On the agenda we have set up a job interview but we just don't know how to behave. Today, due to the high unemployment rate, having a stable job seems like a mission impossible. A fortiori, it is more than appropriate to understand how to prepare for a job interview. How to behave in a job interview?
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The green economy brings one million jobs

The green economy promises one million jobs by 2020. At least these are the data that emerge from the estimates, the new professional figures will be closely connected to the world of sustainability both for the production of renewable energy and involved in the phases of a production chain to greater efficiency.
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Like working in a park

Volunteering but always keeping an eye on the job offers proposed online, keeping up to date on the administrative practices of the Park Authority for which you intend to work and placing as much experience as possible. These are the first steps to understand how to work in a park. Being a park ranger is too idealized a job, unfortunately, contrary to the aspirations of recent graduates, working in a park does not only mean knowing the reproductive cycles of the animal or plant kingdom, rather it means knowing every administrative aspect of the institution for which you intend to work.
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Recycled aluminum, a resource for Italy

Italy is on the podium in terms of aluminum recycling which is a major economic resource for our country, creating jobs in the recycling market. The recycling of aluminum sees Italy third in the world, after giants such as Japan and the United States and first in Europe with a national production of aluminum for 80 recycled (only 20 from primary product).
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Youth unemployment and the Monti government

The Monti government is trying to bring new social cushioning plans and more flexibility to increase job opportunities among young people. The crisis in the employment market affects all age groups but the under-35s are the most at risk. While Monti seeks reforms and looks elsewhere, no one seems to see the plans that would bring more jobs while solving the waste problem in Italy.
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The bad Italian "Green Economy"

The data of the Italian green economy are frightening, just think that on petrol, Italians pay excise duties that date back to events that occurred 77 years ago! The energy sector is in full growth, especially when it comes to renewables. Coal sources should be destined to disappear in the coming decades.
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Energy manager

With the advent of the green economy, new job opportunities are opening up, new professional figures are born and older ones are relaunched. This is the case of the energy manager, the one who aims to make money through energy saving policies. In times of crisis, the most effective strategy to ensure a more efficient production chain is attention to waste.
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How to open a bed and breakfast

Do you have a large enough house? Have you ever thought of using superfluous space? Your home can be a source of income if you decide to host tourists. Already many are transforming their home into a Bed and Breakfast, the bureaucracy is simple and there is no need to open a VAT number! What is the Bed and Breakfast? the lifestyle of the place and the people who live there.
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How to become a herbalist

Creating alternatives to traditional medicine by offering natural methods is a prerogative of the herbalist. Becoming an herbalist can be the dream of those who believe in the possibility of finding well-being through natural remedies. But how do you become a herbalist? We live in a society that needs well-being and relaxation.
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European funding for eco-sustainable projects

Entrepreneurs from all over Italy can apply for funding to launch their green project on the market. Despite the crisis, the green economy is a rapidly growing sector and the EU also wants to invest in it. The European Commission is looking for eco-innovative proposals and projects that will be supported by economic subsidies of 34.8 million euros.
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Electric cars and workforce

What do two issues such as electric cars and employment rates in Italy have in common? It seems that the spread of electric cars in Italy would lead to more than simply reducing pollution. There are many factors to consider, including the creation of new jobs.
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Sustainability for the seafood sector

There is talk of 360 ° sustainability, not only for marine ecosystems but above all for workers who work in the fishing sector. With the Common Fisheries Policy, the European Commission defined a comprehensive approach to fisheries management. In 2010 negotiations began between trade unions and employers, today an agreement was finally found for workers employed in the fishing sector.
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