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  • How Companies Can Promote UAE National Hiring

    In light of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid’s 'Open Letter' and Sheikh Hamdan’s 'Two Week Deadline', we have asked HR & Emiratisation Professionals as well as UAE Nationals in general to suggest want companies need to do to promote UAE National hiring? Below are some of their suggestions... This is an open...

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  • NEW GRADS: Get Your Resume Proofread for FREE!

    You have just received your degree and now stepping into the 'real-world'. If you have not done an internship, this will be the first time for you to present your resume to companies for a job search. We probably don't have to tell you that you only get one chance...

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  • How To Write An Outstanding Personal Statement For...

    What is a CV personal statement? The personal statement for a CV, otherwise known as a personal profile, professional profile or career objective, is an important part of a CV that many job seekers get wrong. It's worth pointing out that this type of personal statement is very different from...

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  • Why You Should Practice These 4 Job Hunting...

    Considering Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid's "Open Letter" and Sheikh Hamdan's "Two Week Deadline", we hope these tricks will help UAE Nationals with their job search. It is an unfortunate reality that even when you have done everything right; got a perfect CV, registered with recruitment agencies, signed up to job...

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  • How To Motivate, Recruit & Retain The Gen...

    According to Wikipedia, Gen Z is the generation of people born in the late 1990 and early 2000. That means the Gen Z are the 18 - 19 year olds today in 2019. The fresh graduates! So why is this topic important?  Well if your organization wants to hire the...

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  • What Job Interview Closing Questions You Must Ask...

    Sometimes, the ending is more important than the beginning, here is a simple logic. Think about the last movie or TV show you watched. In all cases it's how the program ends that dictates the next chapter, the part two. In the similar manner, how you end your job interview...

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  • Why Company Culture Matters

    Ever wonder why some people (managers) are easier to get along and better to work with? Why some people have positive energy and encourage you to step out of your comfort zone and make you look forward to going back to the office the next day? In a similar context,...

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  • How To Answer The ‘Situational’ Question!

    Any professional interviewer will ask you about what you did in a particular situation. Normally the question would start; 'Tell me about a time...' or 'How would you describe a situation...'. The purpose of this question is two folds. One to understand your thought process and secondly to understand how...

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  • Why Candidate Experience Matters

    Candidate experience is more important in a niche market where new talent is ever more switched on and informed. Candidate often choose companies based on their candidate experience. Being on the 'right' platform to connect with exceptional UAE National Talent is just the first step towards building that exceptional candidate...

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  • So When Can You Start?

    This could be a trick question, don't jump to the conclusion that you have got the job, yet! Most employers are simply asking this question to get a feel for whether your timeline aligns with theirs, so there is no right or wrong answer here. However, there are a number...

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  • Questions YOU (The Interviewee) Should Ask The Interviewer

    This is something most people don't invest enough time in preparing. Yet this could tilt the scale in your favour. So here is a list of some of the most common questions you should select, write down on your notepad & take them with you to your interview. Make sure...

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  • Do You Have An Elevator Pitch?

    An elevator pitch is a quick summary of your background and experience. he reason it's called an elevator pitch is that you should be able to present it during a brief elevator ride. Done right, this short speech helps you introduce yourself to career and business connections in a compelling...

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