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    Six Ways to Boost Employee Productivity During Ramadan

    Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan July 9, 2014 2 Comments 962 views

    The holy month of Ramadan is characterized by peace, discipline and celebrations. It is also common for employees to feel tired and less productive during this time of the year. In fact, it can be a struggle to balance between tasks at work and the extra demands of Ramadan. For managers, it is very important […]

    Four Ways to Manage Employee Productivity During the World Cup

    Posted by Reem Boudraa June 11, 2014 0 Comment 1913 views

    World Cup hysteria is upon us once again. Thursday will see the opening tie take place between Brazil and Croatia at 1:00AM Dubai time. For much of the world, work productivity may take a small dip over the next month as millions of fans become glued to TVs, phones, and computers to watch the games. […]

    “An exciting and challenging work environment is the main driver for retaining the best talent,” says Simone Beretta, HR Manager at Bosch Middle East

    Posted by Apeksha Udeshi June 10, 2014 0 Comment 2394 views

    Simone’s career at Bosch started in 2007. Over the years, Simone has successfully taken on different responsibilities in the areas of training & development, recruiting, employer branding, compensation, labor law and process improvement. His international experience with Bosch in Italy, China, and the Middle East is an example of how Bosch believes in global mobility […]

    10 Mistakes Managers Make in Performance Reviews

    Posted by Reem Boudraa June 4, 2014 0 Comment 1620 views

    Employee performance reviews should be an important part of managing your business. Unfortunately, some managers don’t look forward to these evaluations, as they might see them as a waste of time. According to the Bayt.com ‘Employee Engagement in the MENA’ poll, March 2014, only 52% say they ‘always’ receive feedback to help improve their performance. […]

    “Identifying exceptional talent is a skill that needs to be honed and fine-tuned,” says Greg Shuler, Chief Talent Officer at JWT MENA

    Posted by Reem Boudraa April 21, 2014 0 Comment 2136 views

    Greg Shuler is the Chief Talent Officer for JWT in MENA. Greg has more than 16 years of experience in Human Resources and Talent Management. Working in B2B services companies spanning creative, digital and technology sectors, Greg’s expertise concentrates on building and managing teams, focusing on attracting, growing and developing talent, and instilling company culture. […]

    “We pride ourselves for trying to create ‘tailor-made’ careers for our employees,” says Matthew Scott, HR Director of L’Oréal Middle East

    Posted by Apeksha Udeshi April 9, 2014 0 Comment 1600 views

    Matthew Scott is a British national. He has been with L’Oréal for 16 years, having joined as an Engineer on their Management Trainee program right after university. Matthew spent the first 10 years of his career working in supply chain at L’Oréal’s UK head office in London, before making the jump to HR. After this […]

    Five Ways to Encourage Employee Engagement in the MENA

    Posted by Reem Boudraa April 2, 2014 0 Comment 1342 views

    High levels of employee engagement in an organization are often linked to superior business performance including increased profitability, productivity, employee retention, customer metrics, and safety levels. While 82% of employees in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region claim to feel very engaged at work (as per the Bayt.com ‘Employee Engagement in the MENA’ […]

    “There cannot be a ‘one size fits all’ approach to employee retention and engagement,” says Jayde Walters of Acer

    Posted by Apeksha Udeshi March 23, 2014 1 Comment 1954 views

    Jayde Walters is a wife, a mom and a true Human Resources visionary. Jayde started her career as a graduate researcher in HR before being promoted to the post of Divisional Head at Emerald Technology in the UK. In 2009, Jayde moved to Dubai where she set up a headhunting consultancy. Two years later, Jayde […]

    “Middle management is the glue that holds an organization together,” says Amer Zureikat, COO of Altibbi.com

    Posted by Apeksha Udeshi February 27, 2014 3 Comments 1691 views

    With a career spanning almost two decades, Amer Zureikat has held different positions in the GCC and the Middle East region within the healthcare industry. Today, Amer is the Chief Operating Officer at Altibbi.com, a start-up that aims to offer Arabic speakers a trusted resource to help them improve their health and wellness. In this […]

    How Bayt.com helps you find great talent

    Posted by Reem Boudraa February 5, 2014 0 Comment 1259 views

    With a third of MENA employers saying that sourcing relevant candidates is the biggest challenge they have with their organization’s senior executive talent (as per the Bayt.com ‘Hiring Management in the MENA’ poll, August 2012), the search for talent can sometimes feel like hunting for a needle in a haystack. But it doesn’t have to […]

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