Tagged with talent

It is about time to take the lead

It is about time to take the lead

I was thrilled when I was selected to attend the EMEA Human Capital Conference. I was even happier when I learned that it will take place in Deloitte University’s campus in Brussels, Belgium. DU EMEA’s curriculum is tailored to the region’s needs to deliver cutting-edge learning that will develop the next generation of international business … Continue reading

On the way up…?

On the way up…?

Having attended a construction industry leader’s event in the UAE recently that explored the hypothesis “is the recession over in the GCC and what opportunities lay ahead?” it made me start thinking.. Is it? For me, before we get carried away with the notion that a boom is on the way for our construction industry, … 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

Arabising content – Online and TV

Arabising content – Online and TV

For years we have talked about Arabic content comprising less than 1% of the total internet content. But, this figure comes in sharp contrast, as the size of the Arab speaking population is greater than the entire US population. In recent years however, there have been some notable shifts. Firstly, the quality of Arabic content … Continue reading

A global challenge: Sourcing the right talent

A global challenge: Sourcing the right talent

As more and more companies expand their operations globally the challenge to source the right talent and meet client needs is evidently growing. We find this challenge growing in the Middle East, as many companies based here begin to operate across the region. In many Middle Eastern countries, particularly in the GCC, it is integral … Continue reading

Where are employees heading next year?

In a recent Deloitte and Forbes Insights global talent survey entitled ‘Talent 2020’, 80% of employees reported that they planned to stay with their organizations over the next year. This might come as a surprise, as just last year in 2011, 65% of surveyed employees were planning on leaving their organizations. What could be causing … Continue reading