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 […]
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 […]
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
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.