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.
In part 2 of a two-part series, we explore the challenges of creating a viable and sustainable emiratization program. Over the next three issues. We will follow the career challenges of a newly graduated national – Hamad – to demonstrate best practice in training, retaining and optimizing the performance of national employees.
Training is one of the most used interventions to upgrade national employees’ skills, knowledge, and abilities. However, in most organizations, employees are sent to training without being told what is expected of them prior to the training and they are not debriefed properly at the conclusion of the training program. Additionally, training action plans are often ignored and neglected despite their importance to both organization and individual – Part 1 of 2.
Defines Human Performance Technology and its features as well as some of the more common applications and tools in a light-hearted yet accurate manner and is an interesting introduction to the field for someone who has little or no background on human performance improvement (or technology).