Tuesday 21 April 2015

Emiratis agree localization at workplace is effective

A majority (60.09 per cent) of UAE nationals believe that their current workplace has effective localization policies, with 37.09 per cent believing that the policies are very effective, a report said. Less than one out of 10 respondents believe that localization policies at thei


Mercer appoints new talent business principal for ME

Global human resources consultancy Mercer has appointed Saqr Ahmed Mohamed, the first Emirati national as its new principal for Talent Business in its Middle East office. Around the world, Mercer help clients advance the health, wealth, and performance of their most vital asset &


Getex to showcase top schools to Abu Dhabi students

Nearly 5,000 learners from Abu Dhabi are set to attend a three-day student sourcing event which will feature more than 60 education providers from 12 countries looking to recruit students for their September intake. The Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (Getex) will launch i


American University of Sharjah partners with Etisalat

Etisalat, the UAE’s largest telecommunications service provider, has joined hands with American University of Sharjah, the main provider of premier American style higher education in the region, to spotlight films and news features produced in the UAE and make them available on its video


ACCA recognises UAE’s newest accountants

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) celebrated the attainment of membership by over 300 new qualified chartered accountants in the Middle East at their annual recognition ceremonies this month in Dubai and Oman. ACCA now has over 2,500 members across the Mid


Ericsson reveals ‘Smart Schools’ contest winners

Ericsson has revealed the winners of its ‘Smart Schools’ competition 2015 in Khartoum, Sudan and launched its social media campaign #ienable at the event. The winner were awarded a roundtrip to visit Ericsson’s Experience Centre in Sweden where they will have th


OCF offers workshops to train jobseekers

Omanisation Career Fair (OCF) 2015, set to open tomorrow (April 20) in Muscat, will feature workshops introduced this year by OITE Trade Fairs where training companies can present training demos to their prospective clients. These workshops will take place from 9:30am-1:00pm and


Tasneef bids to bolster UAE maritime engineering

Abu Dhabi-based Tasneef, a leader in classification of ships and offshore platforms, has called on UAE students to get into the maritime field in order to reduce dependence on foreign workforce. Tasneef, also known as Emirates Classification Society, participated in the recently


MBS Dubai programme to research GCC innovation

The Manchester Business School Middle East Centre (MBS) in Dubai, UAE has launched a research programme into the drivers and barriers to creativity and innovation in the GCC. The programme is being led by Dr Mark Batey, CPsychol AFBPsS, creativity specialist at Manchester Busines


Women are ‘important part of today’s business leadership’

Women demonstrating emotional intelligence in the workplace are an important part of leadership and should be valued by today’s organisations and business, according to an expert. Professor Amanda Broderick, pro-vice Chancellor (International Priorities) and dean of Salford

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