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November Spotlight on Paula Jane Cox

Tell us about you, your experience and time in the Middle East. My career started in a sales / commercial background, predominately in Magazine Publishing. I tripped into ‘’Sales training’’ back in 1999 by helping a friend with a training company, I was instantly hooked! Over the last twenty plus…

THE DEMOCRATIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE

Back in the day, people talked about “Knowledge is power” and held this knowledge close to their chests. Based on the premise that “I know something you don’t” and I am thus, more powerful. Their mantra, soon died a silent death. With the advent of the Internet the paradigm changed.…

Simple Steps To Being Noticed By Applicant Tracking Systems Gaj Ravichandra

The most important technical tips to pay attention to are: Keywords: since ATS solutions operate by scanning a document for words and phrases which are relevant to the job description, it’s important to tailor the keywords within your resumé to the job you are applying for. If you are applying…

A Self-Reflective Tool for Gauging the Impact of 10 Key Dimensions of Health and Well-being on Professionals in the Digital Murad S Murza

Progressive organizations are increasingly gaining sensitivity to the health and wellbeing of their workforce with mental health coming to the forefront as a substantial concern in recent times since conventional focus used to be on providing support and coverage for physical ailments.  A key driver of deteriorating mental health is…

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…