Hi there, As most of you know will probably know by now, my name is Tom Greenhead and I have been part of the board of Asset | International Business & Management as External Affairs Officer since January. In this article, I would like to […]
It is November, which means that for the past 9 months already I have had the amazing opportunity to be the vice-chairman of Asset | International Business & Management. In this blogpost, I am very happy to tell you more about what has made this […]
Business attires are more and more a thing of the past. Only in banking businesses and sales/marketing departments of businesses you will see plenty of suits. But why do younger employees prefer to wear casual clothing? And what does the customer think about it?
The change from going to work in a business attire to going to work in casual clothing is primarily caused by the millennials, which form about 60% of today’s workforce. Most millennials prefer wearing casual clothing because it is more comfortable to them and makes them feel less stressed. But what do customers think of buying, for example, a car from someone who is not in a suit? Most people would probably think that a salesman belongs in a suit. But during the past years, more and more customers would actually prefer to buy from someone in casual clothing over someone in a suit, because it makes the experience feel less formal and more personal.
Even though casual clothing might actually be preferred by some customers, not every employer is happy with it. The problem is, that because of the current economic growth, there are plenty of job positions available, so theRead more »
With over 60 million passengers a year, Schiphol airport is one of Europe’s leading airports. Only Heathrow Airport in London and Charles de Gaulle in Paris transported more passengers in 2016. However, there seems to be some problems surrounding Schiphol’s policy. Last April there was a huge chaos, partly due to the start of the May holidays. Dozens of people missed their flights and there were long queues everywhere. There is a big social debate whether Schiphol can expand or not. First look at the video about the growth of Schiphol airport in the last 100 years.
As seen above, Schiphol has grown into a huge airport in the past 100 years. However, it does not seem to be enough for the demand at all. Every year, more and more visitors are coming to Schiphol, and the number of flights that depart and arrive annually rises even harder. Schiphol itself had expected that they would not reach 500,000 annual flights by 2020, but the truth isRead more »