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CIA World Factbook The Office of Public Affairs (OPA) is the single point of contact for all inquiries about the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). We read every letter, fax, or e-mail we receive, and we will convey your comments to CIA officials outside OPA as appropriate. However, with limited staff and resources, we simply cannot respond to all who write to us. Corruption Perceptions Index 2015 - Transparency International Corruption breakdown by region By looking at the regions, certain trends emerge: “We’ve witnessed two remarkable trends in the Americas in 2015: the uncovering of grand corruption networks and the mass mobilisation of citizens against corruption,” says Alejandro Salas, Transparency International Director for the Americas. “The Petrobras and La Línea scandals are testament to these trends in the two biggest regional decliners: Brazil and Guatemala.

World Bank - GenderStats Gender Data Portal Find an Indicator Available Indicators World of CEOs Jobs, Opportunities and Talent Getting the top job How to give yourself the best possible shot As a former CEO headhunter and CEO confidant, Steve Tappin, our founder, is accustomed to helping CEOs get the top job. 25 Top UK Startups The London startup scene is well-documented. But the UK innovation ecosystem is not confined to the city. All types of companies are emerging from surrounding places, in Cambridge, Edinburgh, Brighton, Manchester, Birmingham, small Welsh villages, an island in the English Channel. Here is a list of the top 25, although we could've easily named 125. Nominate some of your own picks in the comments below.

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Eurostat Your feedback on the quality of Eurostat's data How can we be sure that we are meeting your needs? We think the best way is to ask you directly and so would be grateful if you could spare just a couple of minutes to answer our questionnaire. > more Study Hacks - Decoding Patterns of Success - Cal Newport The Opposite of the Open Office October 19th, 2016 · 12 comments The Bionic Office A couple weeks ago, I wrote about Joel Spolsky’s claim that Facebook’s massive open office is scaring away talent. The comments on the post added many interesting follow ups; e.g., a pointer to a recent podcast episode where a Facebook developer claims the office is rarely more than a third full as people have learned to stay home if they want to produce anything deep.

Shake Shack: Branding a Better Burger Paula Scher's distinctive Shake Shack identity has helped launch the fast-casual hamburger chain as a $1.6 billion brand. As every Shackburger fan knows, Shake Shack serves some of the best burgers in the world. And now, with a recent IPO that has valued the company at a staggering $1.6 billion, more of the world will get to know the Shack: From its roots as a hot dog stand in New York’s Madison Square Park, the company has grown into a chain of 63 restaurants from Chicago to Dubai, and plans to use the additional funds to expand to over 400 locations in the next decade.

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or Bing to search for sites where you can learn new skills , but I figured I’d save you some time. Here are the top 40 sites I have personally used over the last few years when I want to learn something new. Stay Connected to Your Future - Young African Leaders Initiative Network Spotlights and How-to Guides Every day, YALI Network members do extraordinary things. You can learn more about their achievements – and access practical information to help you achieve your own goals – on the YALI Network blog.

Explore the various types of marketing strategies used by professionals Exlore the strategies you will become familiar with as a professional marketer... Very often the success or failure of a company is a direct result of an effective or not so effective marketing strategy. Therefore, choosing a marketing strategy that fits the company product is of vital importance.

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