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When Your Millennial Employee Leaves And Wants To Come Back

The new generations in the job market have a much more fluid relationship with their employer. How should HR respond?

More and more millennials are deciding to 'take a break' from their careers to find themselves
More and more millennials are deciding to "take a break" from their careers to find themselves
Verónica Carabajal

BUENOS AIRES— Should organizations let employees who resign return? What example would that give, and would it encourage others to leave? Should we reward a certain lack of commitment? These are some of the questions one hears in debates inside and among organizations in the working world, particularly in human resource departments.

The discussion is prompted by the increasing number of young people who decide to "take a break" in their careers in favor of personal experiences elsewhere, often an extended trip of self-discovery. Without wading into a discussion about what is or isn't "right," it's worth reflecting on some common starting points.

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Venezuela-Iran: Maduro And The Axios Of Chaos In The Americas

With the complicity of leftist rulers in Venezuela, Bolivia and even Argentina, Iran's sanction-ridden regime is spreading its tentacles in South America, and could even undermine democracies.

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro visiting Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran, Iran on June 11. Venezuela is one of Iran's closest allies, and both are subject to tough U.S. sanctions.

Julio Borges

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CARACAS —The dangers posed by Venezuela's relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran is something we've warned about before. Though not new, the dangers have changed considerably in recent years.

They began under Venezuela's late leader, Hugo Chávez , when he decided to turn his back on the West and move closer to countries outside our geopolitical sphere. In 2005, Chávez and Iran's then president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, signed collaborative agreements in areas beyond the economy, with goals that included challenging the West and spreading Iran's presence in Latin America.

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