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How to Get the Career of Your Dreams, According to Science

Posted by Roba Assi August 26, 2015 0 Comment

Having a fantastic career doesn’t require an act of magic. It requires lots of hard work, patience, and some psychological tricks and tips. The best part is that you don’t even need a self-help book! There are some scientifically-sound tips and tricks that can really make all the difference: Here’s How to Accomplish Your Goals […]

The Easiest Way to Stay Organized and Focused at Work

Posted by Zeina Issa August 24, 2015 0 Comment

Are you feeling forgetful and having trouble focusing? Do you find it really hard to stay motivated and focused during long working hours? All of us, at some point in our professional lives, have experienced concentration problems where we just couldn’t keep our mind on work. In fact, according to the ‘Distractions at Work […]

Eight Signs That You’re a Remarkable Leader

Posted by Lama Ataya August 17, 2015 0 Comment

What sustains leadership qualities and differentiates the stars from the middle ranks and plodders in the professional realm? What is the distinction between assigned management roles and true leadership capacity? has been working with recruiters in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region across the industry landscape, and running surveys and polls on […]

5 Networking Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Career

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan August 12, 2015 0 Comment

Networking properly can make, or break, your career. Everyone tries to do it, but not many do it the right way. There are certain typical mistakes that professionals make while networking. Here are some of these mistakes: 1. Making it about you You’re obviously networking because you want something for yourself which could be a […]

The Secret to Staying Hydrated During Ramadan

Posted by Farah Zaghmout July 9, 2015 0 Comment

The day is hot and long, many hours left until Iftar, your head is hurting, you’re feeling dizzy and you can’t concentrate. Those are all signs of dehydration. Staying hydrated during Ramadan is tricky, considering that you will have to spend your day without drinking or eating anything. However, there are always tips to balance […]

Ten Signs Your Career Is In Cruise Mode

Posted by Lama Ataya July 8, 2015 0 Comment

What does ultimate career happiness look and feel like to you? Is it a corner office with a gardenia and a view over a lake? Is it a fat pay check? Time to enjoy with family and friends? A better work-life balance? The ‘Career Aspirations in the Middle East and North Africa’ survey, December […]

The Secret to Keeping Your Job (Because Your Job Is Not As Secure As You Think!)

Posted by Farah Zaghmout June 29, 2015 0 Comment

According to a survey by on Job Satisfaction in the Middle East and North Africa, April 2015, 43% of professionals do not see themselves working for the same employer for the next 2 years, while 61% are actively trying to move to another organization. This is actually an alarming fact for both employers and […]

4 Awesomely Delicious and Healthy Foods for Iftar

Posted by Bana Salameh June 25, 2015 0 Comment

Iftar is the time we’re all waiting for after a long day of fasting in Ramadan. You could break your fast with a few dates and water or fruit juices to give you a refreshing burst of much-needed energy and hydration. However, and as in Suhoor, in order to properly replenish energy and nutrients, you […]

4 Magical Energy-Boosting Foods for Suhoor that You Probably Didn’t Know About

Posted by Farah Zaghmout June 17, 2015 0 Comment

Ramadan is coming up, and first of all, I would like to wish you a month full of good things and blessed times. I know how hard it can be to get through the day, but remember, you’re not alone in this and by the end of the day, you’ll have an unequaled feeling of achievement […]

How to Spot a Difficult Boss Before You Accept the Job Offer

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan June 15, 2015 0 Comment

Employees work in the Middle East for an average of 8 hours per day and that comprises a huge chunk of their lives. It is therefore important to get a deeper understanding of the employer before accepting any job offers. Although gauging a bad employer isn’t a simple process, there are certain warning signs which can help […]

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