Missed Glastonbury? Or your dream job?

The tickets for Glastonbury 2016 have sold out… in under 32 minutes! It means that for every minute during that time period approximately 3,750 tickets were being sold. What makes the whole principle even more unfair is that there are those who have exploited the system or had an (unfair) advantage. Those who bought Glastonbury tickets only to sell them later on for a ridiculous price to genuine music fans, or those who just had a better network service like 4G. This concept is similar to the jobs’ market where inequality and abuse of the recruitment process: liars, cheats or those fortunate to benefit from their background: may prosper. However, though you might not get what you want at first, there are other ways to enjoy the music or to get back on track with your career.

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FinTech: Re-Invigorating Microfinance!

FinTech: Re-Invigorating Microfinance!

FinTech was developed as a gateway for financial inclusion, or the state in which all people have access to quality financial services. The sector is bridging the gap between financial institutions and individuals, and businesses, improving interactions and helping the underserved. One of these areas is in microfinance, which has started to adopt some of the concepts prevalent in retail FinTech. Though mostly used by retail consumers, the concepts of mobile and particularly branchless banking are providing highly useful in the field of microfinance too.

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