The World’s Most Valuable Companies throughout History #4 – Saudi Aramco

In this nine-piece report, Huntedhead will look at global corporations throughout history. The ranking is based on total worth, adjusted for inflation. Saudi Aramco in 2012 – $3,600,000,000,000 Since the Saudi government granted Standard Oil a concession to drill for oil in 1933, the country has seen enormous wealth. Throughout the years that followed, the […]

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The World’s Most Valuable Companies throughout History #5 – IBM

In this nine-piece report, Huntedhead will look at global corporations throughout history. The ranking is based on total worth, adjusted for inflation. IBM in 1967 – $1,300,000,000,000 As the developer of the first Personal Computer, IBM has certainly made history. Since the official establishment in 1911, IBM has had a revolutionary existence, not without controversy. […]

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The World’s Most Valuable Companies throughout History #6 – PetroChina

In this nine-piece report, Huntedhead will look at global corporations throughout history. The ranking is based on total worth, adjusted for inflation. PetroChina in 2007 – $1,120,000,000,000 Founded only in 1999 as China’s largest oil producer, the state-owned company went public in 2007. Investor speculation on growth in reserves boosted the hype and made PetroChina […]

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The World’s Most Valuable Companies throughout History #7 – Microsoft

In this nine-piece report, Huntedhead will look at global corporations throughout history. The ranking is based on total worth, adjusted for inflation. Microsoft in 1999 – $851,000,000,000 Founded in 1975 by what now are two of the richest men in the world, Bill Gates and Paul Allen, Microsoft has dominated the personal computing market over […]

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The World’s Most Valuable Companies throughout History #8 – Apple

In this nine-piece report, Huntedhead will look at global corporations throughout history. The ranking is based on revenue figures, adjusted for inflation. Apple in 2012 – $661,000,000,000 Renowned for its easy-to-use and attractively styled products, Apple has transformed modern technology from something useful to something extremely desirable. Founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak […]

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The World’s Most Valuable Companies throughout History #9 – ExxonMobil

In this nine-piece report, Huntedhead will look at global corporations throughout history. The ranking is based on revenue figures, adjusted for inflation. ExxonMobil in 2007 – $573,000,000,000 Historically affiliated to John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Company, the present ExxonMobil is the result of a merger between Exxon and Mobil in 1999. Although currently the world’s […]

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Who is Hiring? High Paying Jobs That Nobody Wants

“The best social program is a good job,” President Ronald Reagan once remarked. Those words ring especially true during times like today’s, with high unemployment, modest hiring and government expenditures off the charts. As much as the unemployment rate has been steadily declining for the better part of three years, it’s still stuck near 8%, […]

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Why Your Next CEO Shouldn’t Be American

Recruiting for a key management position in the U.S.? Consider hiring a candidate whose native language isn’t English. While American companies with substantial international operations may place a value on global savoir-faire, there’s another compelling reason to consider a non-native candidate: research shows that we behave more rationally when we think in another language. Read more about this on […]

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September index shows third plus in a row

The Lintberg Index, representing the chances of candidates in the top segment of the labour market, experienced a rise in September, the third month in a row. For September this means an increase of 8 points when compared to August. This rise was mostly caused by the relatively faster rise of total positions in September, […]

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The Paradox of High Potentials

To retain high-potential employees, the conventional wisdom is deceptively simple: Identify, develop, and nurture them. By paying special attention to the very best people, they will stay with the firm and eventually emerge as key leaders. But translating this into action is much more difficult. As the former head of executive development at GE used […]

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