What the whole world wants is a good job.

– Jim Clifton, CEO of Gallup

Need for Good Jobs Jim Clifton Infographic

Everyone has the right to work a steady job, be treated fairly, and make a living for themselves and their families.

Would it surprise you to know that the majority of people around the globe don’t have access to that opportunity?

Jim Clifton writes in his book The Coming Jobs War that there are 3 billion people in the world who want or need to work a good job, but only 1.2 billion good jobs exist. That leaves a shortage of 1.8 billion good jobs – nearly 60%!

He argues that the greatest global war we have in the next couple decades in the war for good jobs. Job creation is essential to our world.

That’s why Agora is dedicated to unleashing the power of global entrepreneurship to launch profitable startups that create good jobs, catalyze economies, and transform lives.