Donald Trump is overseas visiting Belgium, England, Scotland and then his pal Putin in Russia. It is imperative that America has strong relationships with and knowledge about other nations, and that responsibility extends to all of us. So we came up with a test and went out on the street to ask people passing by, to name any country on a map. It didn't go well.
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Can You Name a Country?
Here is a reality check for America. For those who can remember George Bush as he took over his presidency, whilst flying in a private areoplane with the media they may recall that he had little to no knowledge of the World beyond the coast line of the United States of America. Similarly, to those who could not answer questions about the Countries of the World in the video, George Bush could not name a leader of a country outside of the USA. I watched the video of this event and thought the US has problems. However, I understood that Americans really did not need to know of the World outside of America as the USA is a vast collection of mini countries (states) and the PEOPLE can live their lives fully inside the USA without needing to venture beyond the coast line.
Much earlier, the ship that I sailed on called into Conakry, a coastal town on the coast of West Africa. There was tied up, alongside, the US Hospital Ship "Hope". The Hope had just received a change-out of the American Nurses and the new nurses where from the mid states. The crews and staff of both ships mingled very successfully for three days during which time it became obvious that the nurses had no experience outside of the USA or knew much about the World outside of the USA through reading.
Much later my daugher married a US Marine and they settled down in the county of Cheshire in the UK. Initially, my son-in-law had no work and so I helped him out with some small household projects. We became very good friends and in doing so I became to understand that when he arrived in England he was totally surprised to see we had Fridges and Freezers, Microwaves, etc which he understood were only to be found in the advanced society of the USA. He had no idea that Europe was a power house ( but failing under dominance of the EU)
These are a few examples that indicate the US population, as a generality, is very scarce on knowledge of the World outside of their own environment of the USA. However, America is the top super power in the World so is there any need to be concerned. I would argue that there is a need to be concerned as there is a growing complacency in US society. America and its PEOPLE need to be "tooled up" ready to meet the challenges of the emerging powers that are bent on taking the role of superpower from the USA. They will not manage to be "tooled up" overnight but it is time for the PEOPLE to understand they should be concerned with the lack of discipline and the lack of education in depth to meet the forthcoming challeges.
Accordingly, whilst it may be a belief that the new Socialism order being promised will provided for all the PEOPLEs needs, they will find out for themselves, very painfully, that nothing is free, repeat nothing is free. The future has to be secured through hard work and application. There are no short cuts and any promises made by inexpereinced politician are just so much wishful thinking and hot air. Get Real
A nice touch to finish with the young chap so effortlessly showing up that bunch of dills. They may be his elders, but they sure ain't also his betters. I look forward to his appointment as Secretary of State in a future Sasha or Malia Obama Administration.
I can name almost all of the countries but only because I homeschooled my son and I found a really neat curriculum to teach this. I am in a Master's program and would not know them based on the education system.
OMG! I've heard before that Americans don't know the geography.. But I couldn't believe that... until now... (face-palm).
I'm from Ukraine, I'm 28 and I still remember 80% of the map but that's a bit shame that these are not 100%.
My parents are in their 60s and they also know a lot of countries on the map....
I was shocked seeing this video. But now I understand why American kids always had a time to have fun while I was stuffing hard 😂 Probably they were not studying... How do they even graduate and then find a job? 😅
This is only in the United States because i jave talked to people frm Europe, Asia, Africa about geography and were not that clueless. ....aren't Americans always traveling all t the time ? How come they are still co clueless? ?
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American Express, which has made the list all three years, takes the top spot in this year’s list of top companies for HR.
To excel at everything from talent management to recruiting to benefits to diversity is not an easy task. To shine in those areas year after year is exemplary. Now in its third year, the Workforce 100 recognizes companies that excel in various areas of human resources during the course of the previous year. To determine which companies make the list, Workforce editors work with researchers from the Human Capital Media Advisory Group, the magazine’s research arm.
To find out which companies are the best for HR management, the research team created a statistical formula to shift through publicly available data on HR performance to separate the best from the rest. This year, to give employees more of a “say,” we’ve asked recruiting and job review website Glassdoor Inc. to provide data on what workers are saying about the companies that made our short list. From there, we combined that information with the public data available to create our 2016 Workforce 100 list.
American Express Inc. was the top company on this year’s list, and it has made the list all three years. Thirty-three other companies have also made all of the lists.