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13 Phone Interview Mistakes That May Cost You the Job

Posted by Sana Alam September 9, 2015 12 Comments

All recruiters will agree that we like to get the best talents on board. And the key element in the recruitment process is the JOB INTERVIEW. Interviews set the pace of how things will proceed. One of the most interesting types of interviews is the phone interview (or preliminary screening call) where recruiters try to screen out all […]

11 Mistakes Fresh Graduates Make While Looking for a Job

Posted by Juan Kurdi August 3, 2015 1 Comment

With increased competition and little to no work experience, fresh graduates today are struggling to find a decent job. And while most of them firmly believe that their lack of experience is what is jeopardizing their job search, results from our research disagree with that assumption. The truth is, employers in the Middle East are increasingly tapping […]

The Multidimensional CV and What Employers Are Really Looking For When Hiring

Posted by Tremaine Du Preez July 1, 2015 2 Comments

The Case of L’Oréal In February 2015, French cosmetics giant L’Oréal received 33,000 applications for the 70 places available in their Chinese graduate recruitment scheme. At the thought of combing through 33,000 CVs their recruiters decided that it was time to do things differently. “Don’t send us your CV,” they announced, “we won’t read it.” Instead, they […]

How to Make a Career Change Work for You

Posted by Lama Ataya June 24, 2015 1 Comment

New technologies mean new economies, new ways of doing business and new roles attracting people with new skillsets. More and more people are attracted to job opportunities arising from technology breakthroughs in innovation companies and fast growth sectors across the industry spectrum. Yet, it is not the lure of glamorous new roles in exciting companies […]

10 Questions an Employer is Asking Himself When Interviewing You

Posted by Lama Ataya May 27, 2015 1 Comment

Your glowing credentials, winning public profile, brilliant references and stellar endorsements on a leading career site like have impressed and you find yourself face to face with your employer of choice. Chances are they have a routine and well-studied list of interview questions to drill you through and clear expectations of what they would […]

How to Get a Job Teaching English in Dubai

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan May 18, 2015 0 Comment

Has teaching English always been your passion? There are several avenues through which you can express this passion in Dubai. From schools, colleges and universities to professional training centers, English teachers are very much in demand. Here is how you can get a job teaching English in Dubai: 1. Get Accredited Most English teachers have […]

The Best Days and Times to Apply for Jobs on

Posted by Bayt HR Guru April 29, 2015 8 Comments

With so much competition out there, even the slightest knowledge can give you the edge you need to stand out and land your dream job. Here, we have compiled a list of the best days and best times to check and apply for jobs on The Best and Worst Days The best days: According to […]

How to Get Noticed and Network Like a Pro on

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan April 27, 2015 0 Comment

Do you want to find a new job or simply meet new professionals in your industry? Then you need to do some networking. Networking is the act of going out and meeting people, making your strengths known to them, and eventually creating a mutually beneficial, or ‘win-win’, relationship. One of the best ways to network […]

The Only Advice You Will Need to Succeed in Your First Job

Posted by Zeina Issa April 6, 2015 0 Comment

When I was in college, I used to think that the job search process is the most difficult thing in the world. But then I realized that getting the job was much easier than being successful in it. In today’s job market there is no excuse for failure; you need to differentiate yourself by every […]

How to Get the Job When You Have No Relevant Experience

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan March 9, 2015 0 Comment

In today’s job market, employers tend to look for relevant experience when making a hiring decision. In fact, 25% of employers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region say that experience is the most important part of a CV, according to the ‘Modern Job Search in the MENA’ poll, November 2013. The […]

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