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19 Easy, Healthy Snacks to Keep at Work

Posted by Bana Salameh September 22, 2014 0 Comment 29 views

Eating every 3 hours keeps you feeling energetic and makes sure your metabolism is continuously stimulated. Healthy snacking boosts your energy at work Healthy snacking can keep your blood sugar levels stable throughout the day if you find that your energy level drops between meals. This can help curb your feeling of hunger between meals […]

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Water That Can Make You Healthier, Happier and More Productive

Posted by Bana Salameh September 15, 2014 0 Comment 219 views

Water makes up more than two thirds of human body weight, and without water, we would die in a few days. The human brain is made up of 95% water, blood 82% and lungs 90%. A mere 2% drop in our body’s water supply can trigger signs of dehydration: fuzzy short-term memory, trouble with basic […]

Four Steps to a Healthy, Easy Lunch at Work

Posted by Bana Salameh September 8, 2014 2 Comments 473 views

Bana Salameh is a registered dietitian based in Montreal, Canada following clients and patients in several countries around the world. In this blog – a first in a series of four blogs dedicated to health and wellness – Bana translates the latest health and nutrition information into easy-to-follow tips that can help you adopt a […]

Five Tips to Go Green in the MENA Workplace

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan September 4, 2014 0 Comment 536 views

Being sustainable isn’t a choice anymore, it’s a necessity. In fact, 96% of respondents in the Bayt.com “Green Workplaces in the Middle East and North Africa” poll, August say it is important for them to “go green” in their lifestyle. A further 80% say that environmental issues concern them to a large extent. This overwhelming […]

The Five Lessons I Learned in Grad School and How They Helped My Career in the Middle East

Posted by Reem Boudraa August 14, 2014 0 Comment 903 views

Photo credit: Geraldshields11 via Wikimedia Commons I had many motivations for taking a Master’s degree in International Business. I wanted to progress in my career, learn new skills, boost my salary, connect with people of diverse backgrounds, or even use it as a basis to start my own business. Traditionally, a graduate degree’s most valuable […]

How to Be the Best Intern Ever

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan July 27, 2014 0 Comment 1236 views

Congratulations, you’ve bagged an internship! You’ve planted the seeds of success for a great career. An internship could go two ways. It could either be an amazing experience, where you learn a lot, or it could be a waste of your time. I started out as an intern at Bayt.com and grabbed this opportunity to […]

Five Ways to Have an Awesome First Week at Work

Posted by Menaka Ramakrishnan June 18, 2014 4 Comments 2949 views

Your first week at work is a stepping stone for your future career in the organization. No matter what type of personality you have or what job role you’ve got, here are five ways to make your first week at work both pleasant and career-boosting: 1. Learn the name game You often find yourself observing […]

Eight MENA Professionals Tell Bayt.com What They Love About Their Jobs

Posted by Reem Boudraa April 10, 2014 0 Comment 3666 views

No job is perfect – even the best of relationships have their down days. We all have to do things we don’t like. I love working at Bayt.com, it’s one of the best jobs I’ve ever had. But even I have “off” days where I’m not spending all my time doing things I absolutely love. […]

20 Things I Learned in My 20s

Posted by Reem Boudraa April 4, 2014 48 Comments 20943 views

The monk in this picture taught me most of the lessons you are about to read. This post is for him. When I was 22, I sat down and wrote down a list of goals I wanted to accomplish by my 30th birthday. The goals were ambitious and I took this list very seriously. Today, […]

Seven Ways It Pays to Take Time Off

Posted by Lama Ataya March 30, 2014 0 Comment 3156 views

Some of us may be lucky enough to have our careers in cruise mode; we are sustaining an optimal level of performance and doing so without sweating too much. We are at the peak of our game and our productivity feels like its almost on auto-pilot. Others may have been nudged from that comfort level […]

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