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Middle East Board directors’ job description in a nutshell: “Think again”

Middle East Board directors’ job description in a nutshell: “Think again”

Ever heard of a job description? To refresh your memory it consists of a piece of paper describing your job duties and responsibilities upon beginning employment. Job descriptions are generally used for every position, from entry-level to top managerial and board positions. In our ever-changing dynamic business landscape, however, job descriptions are becoming somewhat obsolete … Continue reading

The job market today

The job market today

Let’s face it, whether you are an employer or a jobseeker, the internet is filled with interview tips from dress code to the ‘expected’ interview questions. All are very helpful for a jobseeker and a recruiter, however one of the most important tips I always give is to be prepared! Preparation is key, and it … Continue reading

Global CEO visits Deloitte Middle East

Global CEO visits Deloitte Middle East

I’ve just returned from a great visit to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. I really appreciated the warm welcome I received from Deloitte Middle East clients, partners, and professionals. While in the United Arab Emirates – one of the largest markets for Deloitte in the Middle East – I met with senior leadership from several locally-headquartered … Continue reading

Truth, Justice and the CFO Way

Truth, Justice and the CFO Way

If the title sounds familiar it is because it’s derived from Superman’s famous motto. And that is what every CFO is expected to be today, a Superman or Superwoman fighting for truth and justice in their organizations. It is the CFO who is responsible for upholding these principles in their organization and for setting a … Continue reading

Do it properly, or not at all

Do it properly, or not at all

My philosophy has always been – if you are going to do something – do it properly or don’t do it at all. For me doing something properly means, doing it with passion! To be successful at anything I believe you need to be passionate about what you do, be willing to work hard. Success … Continue reading