If you have been offered another job, it could be a good time to negotiate a pay-rise. But that isn’t always the case. Living in the UAE, numerous professionals are on the lookout for better opportunities at work. But what happens when you do find such an opportunity and, at the same time, your current […]
Like every entrepreneur, I want good employees. No, scratch that, I want great employees. I want people that will buy-into our vision, work hard when the going gets tough, and more importantly, I want people who will stay. Finding my dream employees, however, is the proverbial search for the needle in a very large haystack.As […]
When we think of employee engagement, many aspects rush to mind, such as our reward systems, workplace relationship management, performance management, career development, work and life balance and much more. One element that many companies in this region, especially small to medium size, stop at putting needed emphasis on is the workplace environment design itself. […]
If you lose an employee after six months, it can cost the business up to Dh240,000. So can you afford to make a bad hire? Source: A thorough approach to recruitment saves time and money down the line | The National
Focusing on your customers’ needs and providing excellent service is a powerful way to grow your organization and earn loyalty in your field of business. This takes great effort and a special understanding of what “customer service” is all about.
Want to develop a training program and don’t know from where to start? Often, the first step is the most difficult part when you want to develop an outstanding training program. Read this article to know the steps to develop a training program quickly and effectively.
Have you taken your power point pulse lately? Read this to find out if your power point slides are putting participants to sleep! Don’t feel bad if your slides are not more than 15…
A lot of seasoned managers focus on assessing technical competence when hiring don’t even think about assessing the critical behavioral traits like teamwork, manageability, and decision making. If you’re looking for a quick and dirty formula, here are my top ten questions to ask when interviewing someone for a managerial position in your organization. You’ll need to scale them down if you’re interviewing for a front-line position.
Human Resources as a strategic partner helping organizations achieve their overall objectives is generally an alien concept to many business owners and regional organizations despite the magnitude of leverage HR can provide. Human Resources remains a support function in most organizations in the Middle East region in defiance to the increasing rhetoric and focus on the value of optimizing and aligning human capital.
Leadership is a pet topic of almost all organizations and cultures. This articles explores the main theories of leadership and their impact on leadership development in the GCC region.