If you’re like most job hunters, you’re targeting companies with “Big Names.” Blue chip companies that employ tens of thousands of individuals across the globe.You’re not wrong. Most of these companies offer exciting growth opportunities, global travel, great benefits, and high salaries.If these are the items that are high on your priority list, stop reading. […]
We all want to develop, improve, become better at what we do and eventually climb the career ladder and ‘get promoted’. This is normal. However, what is NOT normal, is considering, directing and planning all employee development activities towards one end in mind – “getting a promotion”. Source: The “Promotion” Epidemic | Training Magazine Middle […]
All organizations want the Superhero employees; however, it is not that simple.
Training your workforce to be at their best and achieve both their personal growth goals and the organizational goals requires diligent, deliberate and intentional efforts.
Employee Development Plans (EDPs) or Personal Development Plans (PDPs) are very common tools used for workforce development, perhaps overused. However, for them to be successful and effective tools, they have to be first related to the performance results expected from the employee, second include areas of development that are interesting to the employee, and finally […]
While most of us believe that learning happens in the classroom, it does NOT. In fact, classroom or instructor-led learning’s only contribution to our learning is 10%! So where does most of learning take place? Around 70% of learning takes place on-the-job and 20% of learning takes place through activities before the training. Source: SHIFT […]
There is no doubt that in today’s fast changing work environments and markets, workforce development is crucial for both organizations and employees success and survival. This is reflected in the increased budgets and spending on employee’s development and training across government, federal and private organizations in the Middle East region. However, even with higher spending, […]
Protect Your Territory: Cats are territorial creatures, when they settle into a location; they actively protect and monitor it to ensure no intruders can come within. Similarly, once you identify your niche and position your company in the market, protect you position aggressively. If you’ve identified a lucrative niche, chances are, others will soon follow. […]
The ability to understand and assimilate information or knowledge differs from person to person and there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to learning. But there are seven basic learning styles that are commonly used in professional training, schools, collages and also at a personal level:
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 […]