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Are you a journalist? Please find below an overview of all press releases regarding Vlerick Business School. Of course, we are also open to your specific requests. Would you like the opinion of a professor on a certain topical event? Would you like to interview our dean or one of our students? Are you looking for the latest trends in HR, marketing, finance, IT or other management domains? Would you like to stay up-to-date on recent research? Contact our Press Relations Officer.

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    Perception and attractiveness of entrepreneurship in Flanders remains relatively low

    Date: 19/05/2015
    Category: Press Releases
    Half of all Flemish people consider entrepreneurship a good career choice, yet the proportion of Flemish people who believe that successful entrepreneurs are held in high regard in Flanders is considerably lower. Moreover, the individual self-perception trend is continuing on its downward course. The Flemish see opportunities to launch their own companies, but they do not trust their own abilities and are held back by a fear of failure. Generally, Flanders boasts relatively few budding and new entrepreneurs compared to other countries. Last but not least, both budding and more experienced entrepreneurs seem to enjoy a relatively high level of emotional well-being. These are the main findings of the latest Global Entrepreneurship Monitor.
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  2. Only 1 in 5 young people are job hoppers

    Date: 09/04/2015
    Category: Press Releases
    New generation, new career model? Not entirely. Our Millennials are definitely not the job hoppers people often consider them to be. Only 1 in 5 wish to regularly switch employers during the course of their career. Apart from this, expectations are very high despite the difficult economic climate. Young people mainly dream of becoming autonomous, opportunities for further training and education and a good work/life balance. By contrast, they are not prepared to be particularly flexible themselves and they expect a high salary, as well as overtime pay. Last but not least, they are taking control of their own careers but, at the same time, they also want their employers to offer them promotion prospects right from the start.
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  3. EASI and Torfs are Belgium’s Best Workplaces 2015

    Date: 10/03/2015
    Category: Press Releases
    EASI and Torfs are number 1 in the top 10 of Belgium’s Best Workplaces 2015. The high rankings obtained by the two companies are mainly due to their employee satisfaction levels. This is because the result of this annual, large-scale study by Vlerick Business School in collaboration with the Great Place to Work® Institute Belgium and media partner Jobat is based on an employee survey which determines two-thirds of the final score.
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