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The Human Resources Development Fund launched “Hadaf”, a campaign (# goal_ supports you), directed to private...
Oliv, the UAE-based careers platform connecting employers with young talent, has closed $2 million Series A funding round led by the...
It was Jazz performers who originally coined the term ‘gig’ in 1920’s America, as an abbreviation for the word...
INSEAD Business School, Google and the Center for Economic Growth recently released this year’s edition of the Middle East and North...
Every morning in Sana’a’s Alqa’a square, dozens of unemployed men wait on the side of the street hoping to get work....
This article is a crosspost with Harvard Business Review.
Eskimos have 50 words for snow. Humans only use 10 percent of...
(Image via Startupist)
More than half of the UAE’s residents say they
would like to be entrepreneurs, according to a survey conducted b...
As the region’s number of startups grow so too does the interest from graduates and career changers in those startups.
We’ve written many ti...
A recent conversation with a young
woman in her 20s, about how her job at a startup had left her
unpaid for the last two months, left me...
By all accounts the global freelance economy is
burgeoning. For many, it acts as a way to earn income in the
absence of formalized,...
There is no doubt that with the increasing
willingness of people to move to other countries for work, plus the
continuous search of...
David Silverman via Gerry Images.
This article is a cross post
The Huffington Post.
The biggest threat from and to the
Do you need to expand your team but don't know how to start? According to data extracted from LinkedIn, the best recruitment managers are a...
The private sector in Saudi Arabia is now employing more Saudi
citizens than ever before. In the past 30 months since the Ministry
Forget outsourcing to India. India’s largest IT company is now
planning to outsource to Saudi Arabia, debuting its first
Unemployment remains one of the most persistent problems in the
Middle East; more than 26% of young people in the region