Foreigners account for three-quarters of Bahrain's workforce, according to statistics released yesterday.
Of the 667,132 people in jobs 515,237 are expatriates (77 per cent), Labour Minister Jameel Humaidan said as he revealed
The world will be short of 12.9 million healthcare workers by 2035; today, that figure stands at 7.2 million, according to a report released by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The report, A Universal Truth: No health without
With the move to the digital workplace happening at a rapid pace, companies looking for a competitive advantage must start viewing the workplace itself as a strategic asset, said global management consulting firm Booz & Company in a report.
Engaging multicultural workforces is one of the biggest challenges for organisations in the Middle East. However with the right cultural inclusion programmes, businesses with a diverse workforce in the region can prosper, according to experts.
Vocational education is critical to building advanced economies in the Arab world, and needs to become a priority for regional governments looking to create high performance workforces, said a senior official.
The drive towards extracting oil and gas reserves from unconventional sources such as shale is putting more pressure on the global energy sector to hire experienced people with the right skills, said a report.
The Global Oil and G
More than three quarters of Bahrain's workforce are foreign, said a senior government official, citing new statistics released by the kingdom’s the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA).
Out of the 647,578 people cur
Cultural issues continue to hinder women's development in Bahrain and the Gulf, according to delegates attending a major conference in Manama yesterday.
Obstacles still exist for women seeking employment and education, accordi
Epson, a global imaging and innovation leader, has announced the Middle East launch of its latest range of A3 and A4 document scanners, offering businesses a choice of specifications and features to best suit their needs.
Emirati women have a strong allegiance to the nation, are ready to support humanitarian initiatives, value education and are serious about making in-roads in the workplace, said an expert.
“Without exception, Emirati women e