More than half of the workforce will working remotely by 2020 and not in a traditional office, thanks to the technology and some fundamental shifts in management thinking, according to a survey conducted at London Business School’s Global
Two thirds of Middle East employees in the financial sector agree that the effort by their companies to recruit nationals respective to the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar is working, a report said.
Meanwhile, three quarters o
A new breed of employees is changing the workplace as we know it with the ability to work effectively any time, anywhere and on any device, says a report.
The characteristics of the #GenMobile, a group of employees defined by thei
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.
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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