Montevideo Bumps Buenos Aires For South America’s Best Quality Of Life

Patrick Archer competitiveness, creative class, culture, global rankings, lifestyle, uruguay

Buenos Aires and Montevideo usually take top honors as the best cities in South America in Mercer’s annual Quality of Living Worldwide City Rankings, and 2014 was no different although Montevideo nudged BA for the top spot. The Mercer Index which is designed to help multinational companies compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments takes into account a wide …

Is 40 the new 60? Buenos Aires Job Seekers Fight Back

Patrick Archer competitiveness, culture

For most, turning 40 is a great milestone in one’s career. You’ve got at least fifteen years of solid work experience with multiple employers, you’ve developed a rich network of contacts in your industry, and you’re well positioned to achieve even greater success over the next twenty years. With such a wealth of real world experience and industry savvy, any …

South America’s Most Livable Cities: Buenos Aires & Montevideo

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, global rankings, lifestyle, us companies

While global mergers and acquisitions are based largely on perceived synergies and potential bottom line impact, a very human-oriented discussion typically emerges once the deal is done. Who do we send from the Home Office to manage the new foreign subsidiary? How is the quality of life there vis-a -vis the U.S.? And, of course, what is an appropriate compensation …

Growth & HR Challenges for Buenos Aires Tech Sector

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, technology

Representatives of two of the biggest players in the Buenos Aires IT space made back-to-back appearances on the BA business radio program Efecto Mariposa (Butterfly Effect) today and shared valuable insight on the advantages and challenges to sustained sector growth in Argentina. IBM Argentina‘s Director of Marketing, Communications & Community Relations, Ignacio Vaca de Osma, said the English accent spoken …