SIPRI reported a sharp drop in arms sales by Russian companies from the ranking of the 100 largest

Sales of arms and military services of the 100 largest companies in the world grew by 1.3% in 2020, to $ 531 billion, according to a study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). One of the sharpest drops in sales was shown by the Russian companies included in the rating. At Almaz-Antey and … Read more

Training “for life” // Company employees are satisfied even with unqualified coaches

Employees of Russian companies strive to discuss personal effectiveness with professional coaches and are most often satisfied with the results of the sessions, according to a study by the recruiting company Hays. At the same time, the qualification level of a significant part of such specialists may be insufficient – from 30% to 60% of … Read more

NASA Signs Space Station Development Agreements With Three Companies

NASA has signed agreements with US private companies Nanoracks, Blue Origin and Northrop Grumman to develop space station projects to replace the International Space Station (ISS). For these purposes, $ 415.6 million will be allocated. “NASA has signed agreements with three American companies on the development of projects for space stations and other commercial objects … Read more

High flood performance // Companies started to monitor remote employees more closely

Personnel monitoring systems are used or are planning to be implemented by 76% of Russian companies that have switched to a hybrid work format. We are talking about checking e-mail and monitoring site visits, analysts at Vanson Bourne found out. HR leaders noted that this practice can complicate relationships in the team, but many companies … Read more

Startups will be supported by the budgetary ruble // The Ministry of Economy has prepared the rules for issuing grants for “growing up”

More than a hundred technology companies in the next three years can receive grants of up to 250 million rubles. to refine their products to meet the requirements of large corporation customers. The money will go to projects that use technologies that officials have identified as 12 priority ones – such as artificial intelligence, 5G … Read more