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The Two Questions Jeff Bezos Asked a Job Applicant

One of Jeff Bezos's former employees at Amazon shared the story of her job interview with the companies founder and former CEO on Tuesday. Ann Hiatt, who landed a job interview with the billionaire businessman during the relatively early...

Greek Company Receives License to Produce Medical Cannabis in Europe

The Greek company Kalacan Hellas S.A. recently announced that it had received its medical cannabis installation license, allowing the company to establish manufacturing facilities in Europe to produce cannabis. The company plans on building its large-scale greenhouses on a 77,258...

Greek Unemployment Rate Falls to New Record-Low Levels

The Greek unemployment rate fell to 16.5 percent of the workforce in November of 2019, the latest month for which official data is available. The unemployment rate during the same month in 2018 was 18.6 percent, dropping to 16.6 percent in...

Canadian Customer-Care Firm to Create 600 Jobs in Athens, Greece

The Canadian firm ''24-7 Intouch'' announced recently that it aims to expand its operation in Europe, creating more than 600 jobs in Athens, Greece. The customer care and technology company said in a press release that it will open its...

Greek Unemployment Continues Downward Trend; Falls to 16.9% in July

The unemployment rate in Greece fell to 16.9 percent of the workforce in July of 2019, from a level of 19.1 percent seen exactly one year earlier and 17.1 percent in June of this year, the Hellenic (Greek) Statistical Authority...

Greece Remains First in the EU in Unemployment Among University Graduates

Τhe Center for the Development of Educational Policy of the General Confederation of Workers of Greece (KANEP-GSEE) published a study in Thessaloniki recently in which it shows that unemployment among young Greek university graduates remains very high,  after nearly...

Greek Unemployment Falls to 17.6 Percent in April, Lowest Since 2011

The Greek unemployment rate fell to 17.6 per cent of the workforce in April 2019 from 18.2 per cent in March and 19.8 pct in April last year, the Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said in a report on Thursday. This...

Ioannina Cleaner Sentenced to Eight Years For Forged School Diploma

A cleaner from the Greek city of Ioannina has been convicted and sentenced to eight years imprisonment for forging her primary school diploma in order to be hired at the city hospital, local media reported on Thursday. There is still no...

Greek Employment Rose in First Quarter of 2018: Report

  The employment rate in Greece grew to 54.1 percent of the working population aged 15-64 in the first quarter of 2018, from 53.8 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017 and 52.8 percent a year earlier, the Organisation for...

Pavlopoulos: Young People Fleeing Greece is a Huge Problem

The flight of young people from Greece in search of jobs was "a huge problem," Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos stressed while opening the proceedings of the 86th Reunion of Hellenic Universities at the Zappeion Mansion, on Friday. "One of the...