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

Posted by Zeina Issa April 6, 2015 0 Comment 409 views

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 4674 views

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 […]

How a Elite Account Can Help You Boost Your Career

Posted by Nadim Farah January 6, 2015 0 Comment 2153 views

If you really want to make 2015 your year, you should set yourself some strategic, attainable career resolutions. We’re not talking about tripling your salary by December or jumping ten rungs up the career ladder at once; we’re talking about realistic resolutions that will help fast-track your career progression. If you’re committed to pushing your […]

How to Rewrite your CV to Move to a Higher Position

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan December 31, 2014 14 Comments 23627 views

A CV is often the only document you have to promote yourself to a potential employer. It is your chance to make a good impression. Even if you have all the credentials in the world, a poorly written CV will not make the cut. A well-constructed CV, on the other hand, could ultimately land you […]

Five Hoteliers Tell What They Look For in a New Hire

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan December 29, 2014 0 Comment 8904 views

The announcement of Dubai Expo 2020 has had numerous positive effects on the economy in the Middle East region in general and the UAE in particular, especially on the hospitality industry. With the anticipated arrival of millions of visitors, Dubai is expecting a spike in the demand for hotel rooms, which is going to boost […]

Three Job Search Secrets the Pros Won’t Tell You

Posted by Ahmed Medien December 9, 2014 0 Comment 12120 views

A new year is upon us, and for many professionals it is the time to start thinking seriously about one’s career and employment prospects. Looking for a job may seem like a daunting task as jobs on the internet are endless. The key is to narrow down your job search by selecting the jobs that […]

The 5 Worst Things You Could Do to Your Online Profile

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan November 25, 2014 0 Comment 12319 views

Attention job seekers! 82% of employers research a candidate online before calling them in for an interview. This means that everything you do online could be monitored by a potential employer, at any moment. has recently conducted the ‘Social Recruiting in the Middle East and North Africa’ poll, October 2014, which explored the […]

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

Posted by Bayan Okdeh November 20, 2014 16 Comments 19247 views

As a relationship manager, I deal with employers hiring through 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 16411 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 2723 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 […]

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