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Backing of workers, communities key to Libya’s oil revival

When the head of Libya’s state energy company visited Sharara oil field in early July, community leaders and workers crowded into a conference room to ask about jobs, training and services for local people. When, they asked, would their villages start to see the benefit of the country’s rising oil production “You’ve been very patient,” Mustafa Sanalla reassured them, before …

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Progress for Saudi women: Number of female workers surges 130% in four years

The number of Saudi women in the workforce has surged 130 percent over the past four years, recent official data showed. The figures released by the kingdom’s Ministry of Labour and Social Development in March showed that the number of Saudi female employees in the private sector increased from 215,000 in 2012 to 496,000 in 2016, Gulf News reported on …

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UAE workers are happiest in Mena region: LinkedIn study

UAE also emerged as one of the top three countries with fastest growing number of happy workers Dubai: Happiness can be very elusive for some people – and in many cases, it’s the workplace that plays a big role in that. Professional networking company LinkedIn has recently sifted through its huge database to find out how happy UAE professionals are …

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61% of workers would now turn down a job where flexibility was not on offer

Research by Regus shows that workers crave flexibility and the well-being it brings them UAE – Latest research by Regus, the global workplace provider, reveals that flexibility is a key value for workers who actually report that they would actually go as far as to turn down a job where flexibility was not offered at all. Almost half report they …

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Study reveals Middle East employers seek to advance workers’ ICT skills

Nearly 85 per cent of respondents agree on importance of ICT in the workplace. A new survey conducted by ICDL Arabia, the governing body and certification authority for the ICDL certificate program in Egypt, GCC States and Iraq, has revealed a growing demand for the improvement and enhancement of information and communication technology (ICT) skills for employees in the public …

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