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September Spotlight: Heyam Farrington

Tell us about you, your experience and time in the Middle East.I am an accomplished, versatile HR Strategic Professional and Educator with a passion for both innovation and education to bring impactful change. With a broad range of international "C" level contacts across Industries, I am collaborative, open and transparent…

What is Your Approach to Successful Talent Management in the Digital Age? Murad Salman Mirza

Discovering the Recipe to Attain/Maintain the ‘Employer of Choice’ Status) There is no greater debt on an organization’s conscience than underutilized talent, therefore, the best way for assuring/ensuring success in the ‘war for talent’ is by taking efficient and effective measures during the ‘peace in talent’.  However, inducting and maintaining…

August Spotlight: Uzair Hassan 3hsolutions Dubai

Tell us about you, your experience and time in the Middle East? Been in the UAE for 32 years now. Loved every day of it. Ex-banker. Setup my own business about 15 years ago. Never looked back. Evolved over time more drastically then most. Was a Professor at a university,…

Where’s The Talent? William Spindloe

Where’s the Talent.      William Spindloe If I had a penny for every organization who told me that succession planning was a key objective I'd have, well, a lot of pennies. For some organizations and sectors it is THE concern. Ask anyone in Oil and Gas. So what is going wrong?…

Palpable Mediocrity Uzair Hassan Ceo 3h Solutions Dubai

Success is overrated. Mediocrity, on the other hand, is underrated. Mediocrity, is palpable. It’s all around us and its prevalent in every aspect of our lives. Most people are living in mediocrity and only the top few percent make it beyond that. So, let’s start by understanding what mediocrity is.…

The Growing Need to Focus on Mental Well Being Maggie Williams Thriving Hives Dubai

by Maggie Williams The Growing Need to Focus on Mental Wellbeing  n Covid Times in the Workplace In these unprecedented times of Covid 19, when the whole world has been in lockdown, and society, governments and businesses have been challenged like never before, mental wellbeing is now at the forefront…

July Spotlight Ron Thomas Strategy Focused Group Dubai

Tell us about your journey in the Middle East I have been living in the ME now for approximately 5-6 years.  I left New York City where I managed Xerox HR Talent Solution for the consulting side.  Arrived in Riyadh, SA as Chief Human Resources and Administrative Officer.  From there…

May Spotlight: Wendy Shaw mBrain Dubai

Tell us about you, your experience and time in the Middle East?I arrived in Dubai in October 2000 from the UK.   I spent 6 years with InterContinental Hotels Group: Hotel Training Manager at Crowne Plaza Dubai, then Area Training Manager for UAE & Qatar.  I loved the role and then when…

Shrinking Gender Pay Gaps Since 2010 Mike Brown lendEDU

This article gives additional information that links to our previous article on Gender Gap pay structures. Thanks to Mike Brown of lendEDU for reaching out to us. Analyzing earnings data from the U.S. Census Bureau from 2010 and 2018, we found the cities and states where the gender pay gap…

Fear of Public Speaking Rohit Bassi ROI

There’s no doubt that effective leadership requires a level of executive presence – and this comes into many categories of what’s required to achieve it. In its simplest form, executive presence is the ability you possess to inspire confidence from people. It’s about inspiring confidence in the people you lead…

February Spotlight: Nasriyn Snell

Tell us about you, your experience and time in the Middle East? I’m driven by the belief that as a business, the quality and talent of your employees, is what separates you from your competitors! It is not an accident companies such as Google attract over 2 million applications globally…

January Spotlight Maggie Williams Thriving Hives and Co Founder of Clo-me.com

Tell us about you, your experience and time in the Middle East?I first came to the Middle East over 30 years ago to work for the British Council in Abu Dhabi. My  bank thought I was going to Aber Dovey a town in Mid Wales! I had had some experience…