Linkedin for job-seekers : from research to practical insights

Professor Franciska Krings, expert in workforce diversity and discrimination at HEC Lausanne (UNIL), met Robin van Känel, Director of Ricochets, an agency in Lausanne specialized in Linkedin communication, to exchange about good practices on this professional social network.

Discover the entire video here:

Regulating digital technologies: Lessons from the GDPR

The Issue – regulating digital technologies

Regulators are increasingly enacting laws and putting forward policy guidelines and regulatory proposals for digital markets and the European Union plays a key role in setting these global standards. The European Parliament has also just agreed to establish new rules for competition and consumer rights in the Digital Markets Act (DMA) and the Digital Services Act (DSA), which are likely to come into force in 2024. Similarly, a roadmap for the regulation of Artificial Intelligence is on the way.

Continue reading Regulating digital technologies: Lessons from the GDPR

HEC Lausanne responds to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risks Report 2022

Following the publication of the World Economic Forum’s annual Global Risks Report 2022, HEC Lausanne highlight recent research that addresses some key threats identified in the report.

As the world emerges from the pandemic, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has published its latest Global Risks Report, identifying and evaluating the main risks facing the world over a ten year horizon. The report divides risks across five main categories: economic; environmental; geopolitical; societal; and technological, with the most immediate threats to the world over the next two years including climate action failure, the erosion of social cohesion, mental health issues, and digital inequality.

Continue reading HEC Lausanne responds to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risks Report 2022