Corporate alumni: Gone but not forgotten | The Economist

  • Posted by castle33
  • On April 25, 2017
Interesting article from the Economist about corporate alumni and how more and more companies are developing programmes to connect with former employees. McKinsey are the Rolls Royce gold standard in this space and now many others are following suit. Just think of it in terms of diasporas – but call them company diasporas and then […]
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The Skills Needed for Future Employment

  • Posted by castle33
  • On April 25, 2017
The Sydney based strategy company AlphaBeta recently compiled a fascinating report for the Foundation for Young Australians. The report, entitled “The New Basics” looked at the skills young people will need for the ‘New Work Order’. It is based on the belief that Australia is undergoing the most significant disruption in the world of work […]
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DM Networking Presentation and the National University of Singapore

  • Posted by castle33
  • On April 25, 2017
I recently had the opportunity of giving a presentation on Networking to the students and staff of the Centre for Future-ready Graduates (CFG) at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Asia’s leading university and in the top twenty in the world. The CFG has over 50 staff and is less than two years old and […]
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McKinsey on Migration

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On December 7, 2016
Kingsley’s Blog – Given the tumultuous and tawdry events of the past year there have been spectacular winners (and how…!!!) and dramatic losers and in that latter category must go migrants and the whole issue of migration – possibly the most toxic topic in current politics. Thus it is timely and encouraging that such a […]
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FT : “Silicon Valley’s European Stars Are Returning Home”

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On September 8, 2016
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Interesting article featured in The Financial Times by Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen, on how, ten years ago, there was a wave of European born entrepreneurs who headed to Silicon Valley and now we are seeing a steady stream of them returning home to Europe. This just underlines the importance of continuously building networks in […]
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HRA Conference in Washington DC

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On June 15, 2016
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Spoke at the HRA Conference in Washington DC – made up of Caribbean countries who want to develop ways to connect with their Diasporas and particularly interested in the Irish Diaspora Engagement Model.
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DM in Georgia to Present to the Innovation and Technology Agency

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 31, 2016
DIASPORA EVENT – Kingsley Aikins of Diaspora Matters is here pictured with Gila Dumbadze, The Minister for the Diaspora of Georgia, in Tbilisi last weekend. Kingsley was invited by the International Organisation for Migration and gave a presentation to the Innovation and Technology Agency with a particular emphasis on how Ireland, India, Israel and other […]
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Legal & Finance Network Event

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 30, 2016
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Hats off to Justin Meagher and Ken Kennedy for coming up with the idea of, and executing brilliantly, the Legal and Finance Network event in the Aviva Stadium recently. Combining Tag Rugby with a Networking session was a potent cocktail and I was delighted to team up with GAA star Alan Brogan, […]
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Interview with Joe Schmidt

  • Posted by Diaspora Matters
  • On May 23, 2016
KINGSLEY’S BLOG – Honored to have had the opportunity to interview Ireland’s rugby coach Joe Schmidt at an event in Davy’s in aid of the Carmichael Centre. Joe is a most engaging and forthright speaker and he shared with us his views on the game and his hopes for the future (matches against South Africa looming […]
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