Wednesday 26 October 2016

Personal skills focus for National Achievers Congress

Key topics such as leadership skills, communication skills, business strategies and financial education will be featured at the upcoming National Achievers Congress 2016, a renowned international personal empowerment congress in Dubai, UAE. Organised by Najahi and Success Resourc


CRI Group's service helps prevent deception in hiring

Fraud among job applicants is a serious problem worldwide and to help organisations address this critical business risk, CRI Group has developed EmploySmart, a robust new pre-employment background screening service. CRI Group's experts use EmploySmart to analyse a job candida


145 projects from 50 universities join Grad Show

Global Grad Show, the largest exhibition of graduate design and innovation from universities around the world, is back in Dubai with a five-fold increase in participation since its first edition and, for the first time, schools from the region are also taking part. The show, whic


Algerian boy, 7, wins Arab Reading Challenge

Seven-year-old Mohammed Jallood from Algeria was declared winner of the top prize of $150,000 in the 2016 Arab Reading Challenge yesterday at a specular award ceremony hosted at Dubai Opera. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UA


MBRF launches third Knowledge Summit

UAE's Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) has announced that the third annual Knowledge Summit will take place in Dubai, UAE from December 5 to 7 under the theme "Knowledge - Present and Future". The Knowledge Summit 2016 will explore the concept of pla


Dubai to set up top design institute

Leading Dubai organisations have announced the establishment of Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI) in collaboration with MIT and Parsons. The total financial investment for the project will be Dh270 million ($73.51 million). The institute will be set up under the pat


GOV HR Summit set for kick-off in Abu Dhabi

The fourth edition of the GOV HR Summit, the biggest HR event for the government and public sector in the Mena region, will open tomorrow (October 25) to run until October 27 at the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Hosted by Dubai-based QnA International, the by-invite Summ


Education costs for a child could top $408,000 in UAE

The cost of a child’s education through school and university could reach almost Dh1.5 million ($408,000) in the UAE, according to financial solutions provider Old Mutual International. The latest industry figures are based on sending a child to a UK or US curriculum school


UAE hiring slows down in September

The UAE registered a 33 per cent year-on-year decline in September in overall job opportunities posted online compared to the same month last year, according to leading online recruiters Monster. The continuing decline observed over the past three months could be attributed to th


UAE entrepreneurs team set for US field trip

The UAE Ministry of Economy is organizing the visit of a delegation of Emirati entrepreneurs to the US to give them the opportunity to learn about the latest policies and approaches related to entrepreneurship in the US. The trip, arranged in collaboration with the US Embassy in

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