Businesses and organisations in the Middle are failing to create professionals equipped with the necessary skills to head industry, according to a study by Mercer, a leading human resources management consultancy.
Companies in the
Women, who continue to be underrepresented at most levels in the workforce, are not progressing in their careers despite the past two decades of organizational efforts to achieve gender diversity and equality, a report said.
Dubai has been ranked as the 67th most expensive city to live, a report said, adding that it was one of several cities in the region that experienced a jump in their rankings, soaring 23 places from last year’s position at 90.
The UAE is comparable to many other countries in its retirement age for workers, according to a report that examines retirement ages and requirements from around the globe.
The Worldwide Benefit and Employment Guidelines, an inter
Mercer, a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments, has launched its flexible benefits offering, customised for the Middle East.
MyChoice by Mercer will enable employers to effectively manage b
Saudi Arabia has been ranked in the top third of countries for performance on a new global human capital listing.
The Human Capital Index (HCI), which was developed by global human resources consultancy organisation Mercer in coll
The cost of providing employee health benefits for companies in the Gulf is higher than for those located in the rest of the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region, according to a recent report.
The Mercer Marsh Benefits rep
Tokyo remains the most expensive city in Asia for expatriates, while Singapore overtook Hong Kong to become the costliest place in the region outside of Japan, according to a survey by human resources consultancy Mercer.
Tokyo retained its
Falling accommodation costs are helping Dubai and Abu Dhabi remain relatively affordable cities in which to live, said a new global study by the HR consulting firm Mercer.
According to 'Mercer's 2010 Cost of Living Survey' whic
Dubai and Abu Dhabi respectively offer the best quality of living among the cities in the Middle East, according to a study.
Dubai ranked 75th while Abu Dhabi took the 83rd spot in the global Quality of Living survey released by Mercer, a