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Youth unemployment is one of the Middle East’s biggest challenges.
Even as unemployment remains high and people are unable to land...
This article is a crosspost with Harvard Business Review.
Eskimos have 50 words for snow. Humans only use 10 percent of...
We are in the midst of the greatest industrial revolution in human history. The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4ID) is an economic...
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...
Standing out in the crowd can be hard work. Even for pencils.
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At the start of May young Egyptian graduate
Nina Mufleh wants a job at Airbnb. Like thousands of
others though, when she began her quest, she quickly found her
applications and calls...
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...
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...
Hiring for entrepreneurs can be a blessing and a curse. While
the increased workload that comes with expansion and additions
means you’re d...
While LinkedIn is often hailed as the go-to social network for professionals, and job seekers in particular, many employers also scout a...
Unemployment remains one of the most persistent problems in the
Middle East; more than 26% of young people in the region
When first starting your career it can be daunting to compete in
the job market for that ideal position. In truth, the journey won’t
This piece was originally
published on the Huffington
Post on July 9, 2013.
Let me state the obvious: the employment process is...
The need for sustainable development in the Arab world is twofold: to increase job opportunities and to protect natural resources.
March 13th was a day to remember in
Tunisia this year. That day, Muhammad Yunus, the Bangladeshi
Noble Prize winner and one of the...
83.4% of MENA respondents link appearance to
It’s a startlingly high statistic, but respondents in Bayt.com’s
recent poll of over ...
There's a lot of hype in the tech world about the best places to work. Thousands of people just like you dream of working at one of the...
If you’re looking to come out on top in the
world of job searches, there are a few key things you need to
remember to take your r...
Investors are lined up, the website
is done, glossy promotional material with smiling faces is all set,
your core team is pumped, and you...
Applying for jobs? Or thinking of hiring more staff at your own company? You may be wondering what your employers (or peers who are also...
At the Abu Dhabi Media Summit, Chris O’Donoghue, Chairman of the Four Communications Group, discusses the rise of women in Middle East and N...