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How to Actually Achieve Every Goal You Set in 2018

Every year, we turn the page on the calendar and have blank pages to fill in our diary with appointments and events for the year ahead. This figurative “clean slate” makes it so easy for many people to create new year’s resolutions. Additionally, the beginning of the new year is a good time to decide […]

Overseas recruitment – what does it really cost?

The UAE is the go to global destination for foreign workers; with recent reports stating some 90% of recruitment is from overseas. Overseas hires can be a great way for your company to reach the next level, however there are two sides to the story. There are numerous drawbacks to consider, so before turning to […]

The Importance of Internal Mobility

Why is internal mobility so important for your employees’ morale? Hiring the right person for the job is essential. Everyone knows this. And, while acquiring talent is always a tough job, keeping that talent is more challenging. Probably now more than ever before. High staff turnover rates are never a good thing. So, how can […]

Maternity leave: Striking the right balance – Searching for a Happy Medium for Both Employers and Employees

Very recently, Dubai ruler HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued a new decree which aims to increase government employees’ paid maternity leave entitlement from 60 days to 90 days. Additionally, on WAM, it was announced that this was seen as a positive move to bring more balance to the workplace and recognize gender balance […]

4 Questions to Ask to Help You Determine If It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Your Medical Insurance Broker

Since mandatory health insurance was introduced in the UAE, your company’s relationship with your health insurance broker is more crucial than ever. You need to make sure that someone who has the company and its employee’s best interests at heart supports you. Ideally, the key purpose of a health insurance broker is to analyse your […]

5 Smart Ways to Minimize Your Cost of Recruitment

A 2017 report on Compensation and Benefits showed that the top concern amongst the majority of UAE HR professionals is the spiraling cost of recruitment. Recruitment is obviously a necessary and inevitable part of running a business, yet is it possible to do it professionally while minimizing costs? The resounding answer is…yes. With a few […]