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KSA private sector must employ 4.1m Saudis by 2030; better HR can help and also add $6.44bn to GDP


Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 seeks to employ millions of Saudi nationals in an expanding private sector. Research by Oxford Strategic Consulting (Oxford) found that to accomplish this goal, the private sector will need to employ 2.5m more Saudis than are currently employed in the sector. Developing world-class HR can facilitate this massive human capital influx into the private sector and …

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Advanced Role of HR in MENA Region


As the countries in MENA region face a changing social and economic landscape, it becomes essential for the HR sector to take on new roles and responsibilities. Abu Dhabi: With the changing social and economic scenario in the MENA region, the role of HR also needs to change and become more advanced. Apart from their regular responsibilities, this department now …

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Global engineering and sales graduates pursue Dubai dream


Executives from US, UK , Canada, Australia, France, Netherlands, India and 13 other countries from different continents eyeing Dubai’s job market. UAE is currently witnessing an increase in demand for skilled talent, especially sales and engineering positions as their demand continues to soar high, according to Dulsco . The Dulsco HR team has witnessed a 13% increase in job applications …

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Etisalat named ‘Dream Company to Work For’ at prestigious International HR Awards

Abdulaziz Alsawaleh Alshehhi - Chief Human Resources Officer - Etisalat Group

Abu Dhabi – Etisalat Group , the leading telecoms operator in the Middle East, Africa and Asia has been named as the Dream Company to Work For at the 6th edition of Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards. Up against multinational companies from around the world, Etisalat won prestigious awards for ‘Best HR Strategy’,’Best HR Strategy in line with the Business’, …

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MENA region’s first HR Tech Summit a resounding success with both HR and IT leaders

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HR Tech MENA Summit highlights importance of integrated HR technological solutions for MENA-based companies. Dubai – QnA International successfully hosted the HR Tech MENA 2015 Summit at the Taj Towers Dubai on May 13th and 14th. The event, the first ever dedicated platform for HR Technology in the region, welcomed distinguished speakers and experts in talent management, analytics, consulting and …

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New HR report shatters senior management hiring myths in the Middle East

Guy Rickett, CEO, Cazar

The region’s most extensive senior management report of 350,174 candidates clears misconceptions and breaks some myths about recruitment, social media, head-hunters, recruitment agencies, time to hire and provide a new perspective. Dubai, UAE: Cazar has just published a study on how companies in the Middle East region, hire their senior management. After an extensive analysis of 619 senior hires and …

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World’s foremost business management thinkers On-course for Dubai HR Summit


Two of the world’s foremost business management practitioners will headline a high profile line-up of more than 40 exerts at the upcoming HR Summit & Expo. Tom Peters, Chester Elton headline high profile line-up of more than 40 leadership experts at upcoming HR Summit & Expo. Two of the world’s foremost business management practitioners, along with more than 40 regional …

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ADCB Participates in Sharjah National Career Exhibition 2013

Abu Dhabi, 19 February 2013: ADCB today announced that it will participate in the National Career Exhibition 2013, held under the patronage of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, which is taking place from 20th – 22nd February 2013, at the Expo Centre in Sharjah, where many …

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Dubai Quality Group launches 10th cycle of Emirates Women Award

Dubai Quality Group (DQG), a non-profit organization that advances learning, promotes quality improvement and business excellence practices, has today (February 14, 2013) launched the 10th cycle of the Emirates Women Award (EWA) during a press conference held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel Dubai. Organised under the patronage of H.H Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports, President of …

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Engaging and rewarding workplace talent is key to sustainable business growth


Staff engagement and retention is becomes increasingly important to sustainable business growth as many Middle Eastern markets strengthen, according to Towers Watson. The global professional services company has seen a steep increase in the number of companies in the region wanting to improve their key HR programs, including Reward and Talent management. As a result it is hosting Talent and …

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