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The Secret Skills Employers in the Middle East Are Really Looking For

Posted by Bayan Okdeh November 20, 2014 0 Comment 903 views

As a relationship manager, I deal with employers hiring through Bayt.com on a daily basis, and through my experience with them, I’ve come to learn many things about what employers in the Middle East are really looking for. And the truth is, every employer looks for a certain set of skills in a job seeker. […]

After the Interview: Ten Reasons You Didn’t Get that Job

Posted by Lama Ataya November 3, 2014 0 Comment 11852 views

Your CV and credentials impressed the target employer enough to get you a seat at the interview table.  You thought you did pretty well at impressing but find that coveted offer letter still evades you.  Remember, what precedes and follows an interview can often be as important as the interview itself.  Here are some reasons […]

Preparing for a Front-end Job Interview

Posted by Nadim Farah September 1, 2014 0 Comment 1543 views

Congratulations! You’ve landed a job interview for a front-end engineering position. Your job hunting seems to be paying off, but it all comes down to nailing that interview!If you come across the perfect job, you will need to portray yourself in the best possible light to show that you are the right person for the […]

10 Steps to a Good Job Interview

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan August 3, 2014 4 Comments 4987 views

As a professional, you must have gone through many exams in your life. You must remember the butterflies in your stomach during, the anxiety of not knowing an answer, and the incessant need for preparation. The corporate world has its own version of an exam: the job interview. And there are certain points that you […]

Five Things You Should Be Doing on Bayt.com

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan July 31, 2014 1 Comment 3262 views

Bayt.com is more than just jobsite, it’s your constant companion during the job search. There are many features on Bayt.com that you can use in order to enhance your online presence and establish yourself to employers as well as potential clients. Here are 5 things you should be doing on Bayt.com: Create a Bayt.com Public […]

Five Mistakes Fresh Graduates Make in a Job Interview and How to Avoid Them

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan July 20, 2014 0 Comment 2248 views

According to the Bayt.com Fresh Graduates in the MENA survey, July 2014, 79% of young professionals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region feel that finding their first job is the biggest challenge their generation faces. Job interviews can be a daunting process, especially for fresh graduates. Making even the smallest mistake could […]

Six Ways to Ace Your Next Performance Review

Posted by Reem Boudraa June 2, 2014 5 Comments 2259 views

Let’s face it. Performance reviews aren’t fun. Indeed, you’re forced to sit in front of one (or a roomful) of your managers as they pick apart your weaknesses and highlight the things you’ve done wrong throughout the year. But no matter how nerve-wrecking a performance review is, it can also be an eye-opening learning experience […]

The Five Things that Really Count in a Job Interview

Posted by Lama Ataya April 22, 2014 13 Comments 26578 views

Interviewers, interview formats and interview questions come in all shapes and sizes and there are ample tomes and articles written to prepare for them all! There are the usual questions and the usual answers expected, then there are the different types of “trick” questions which have mostly been accounted for and written about too. There are […]

Myths and Realities of Job Searching

Posted by Lama Ataya April 16, 2014 3 Comments 16303 views

Myth #1: I don’t need an online public profile; everyone knows me Truth: Your friends may know you, but your acquaintances who would like to know you better probably rely on Google and other search engines for more information about you. In fact Bayt.com’s ‘Personal Branding’ poll reveals that nine in 10 professionals run an […]

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