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Sunday, February 17, 2019
career transition
Is a midcareer transition madness? It might change your life for the good. Abandoning a 10-year career as an opera singer in Australia to reinvent himself as a personal development trainer posed an immense challenge to David Corcoran’s sense of self. “I have been singing since the age of 23 ... as a tenor, but I often felt frustrated with singing...
hospitality
Planning a new career? The tourism and hospitality sector is booming and offers a wide variety of options. Trying to push past hordes of tourists in the narrow streets of Vienna’s city center can be a physical challenge, but consider this: catering to these millions of visitors could be your new career path. Tourism and leisure account for about 16% of...
bildungskarenz paid sick leave
Austrians enjoy generous worker benefits – hard to imagine for Americans, who remain ambitious and optimistic, a spirit that is harder to find in Vienna By Bettina Figl & Dardis McNamee A paid sabbatical? You can do this every three years?!” When I told my American friends that I was on a year-long Bildungskarenz, the educational leave approved and even encouraged...
The Danube powers many an industry on its way to the Black Sea, from hydropower to high-volume logistics Flowing through 10 countries – from the Black Forest to the Black Sea – the Danube River has unified a Central European population of some 83 million people of otherwise very different cultures and nationalities. Its waters are a direct source for...
entrepreneur business capital Vienna
Vienna has long been a link between East and West. As more CEE entrepreneurs seek access to Western markets and capital, can Vienna offer them what they need? By Michael Bernstein & Susanne Gottlieb In a city of neuroses, what do people need? Perhaps some advice on how to live happier lives. So the place to be for Jan Hrubý, who...
An employment consultant with 20 years’ experience has some advice for landing your dream job in Vienna. Want to work in Vienna? Finding a job as a foreigner may not be easy, and it surely takes perseverance and realism, consultant Andreas Vetr says, but with the right skill set and passion for the job, it can be done. Vetr, a managing...
Lobmeyr
What would Vienna’s palaces be without their brilliant chandeliers, gleaming mirrors and fine crystal glasses?Uniting craftsmanship and innovation, the Viennese company Lobmeyr has made them shine for 200 years As you step inside the Golden Hall of the Musikverein, you travel back to the glorious days of elegance, luxury and craftsmanship of fin de siècle Vienna. Gazing around the concert hall, which...
Pursuing a career in acting, like most fields, requires perseverance and a strong belief in yourself Have you ever wondered what it takes to become an actor? As with other artistic pursuits, it is not just about talent; acting requires skill, and skill requires training – intensive training. Th at is what Vienna’s English Theatre, which has been giving English-speaking...
MyHive
Steel, glass, concrete and marble.The design of most modern office buildings – while elegant and sophisticated – can feel cold and impersonal. Receptionists hide behind large desks and people don’t talk to each other Today's Work Environment Needs to be Different A study by futurologist Winston Brill shows that 98% of innovations happen through social interaction, outside of meetings. Distance is...
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