Why I chose a gun – Peter van Uhm

Peter van Uhm is the Netherlands’ chief of defense, but that does not mean he is pro-war. In this talk, he explains how his career is one shaped by a love of peace, not a desire for bloodshed — and why we need armies if we want peace.

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Business Podcast – “Listen to Lucy” Wells Fargo’

Background

In September 2016, Wells Fargo bank was issued (fue penalizada con) a combined total of $185 million in fines (multas) for creating over 1.5 million checking and savings accounts (cuentas corrientes o de ahorros) and 500,000 credit cards that its customers never authorized.

The scandal was caused by an incentive-compensation program (compensación por medio de incentivos) for employees to create new accounts. It led to (llevó a) the firing of (el despido de) nearly 5,300 employees and $5 million being set aside (reservado) for customer refunds (reembolsos) on fees (comisiones bancarias) for accounts the customers never wanted.

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Hotel Job Descriptions: Operations Manager

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“La gran ventaja de los hoteles es que son un refugio perfecto ante la vida doméstica”. George Bernard Shaw.

A continuación figura una serie de artículos escritos (y/o traducidos) pensando tanto en los trabajadores actuales en la industria hotelera como en los estudiantes en turismo y hostelería.

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