By The HR Observer Yuvakumar Ramchander, Vice-President-Learning & Development at Mashreqbank, shares his thoughts on the changing nature of L&D in the region while we caught up with him at the HR Summit & Expo in Dubai in November 2017.
Some may argue that the marketing industry and the learning industry have little in common. The two industries have their differences but share an underlying goal: to influence how others think and behave.
Keeping staff fully trained in all aspects of their role not only allows for greater workplace synergy and greater productivity, it also gives employees a tangible sense of progression and achievement. As they learn new skills and take on greater responsibilities, they feel more satisfied…
The challenges training professionals face at work are akin to a pilot flying in the dark without air traffic control. What I uncovered is shocking, widespread, and downright disabling to a trainer’s success.
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Before you start reading this blog post, take a minute to identify something you learned to do in the last month or two. Write it down, along with why you learned it.
Hi. I am the owner of a growing start-up in Cairo. Our small company has been growing consistently over the past few years, and we’ve decided that now is the right time to add a full HR team to our company structure. Before beginning the interview process, what do I need to know about effective HR professionals and teams, so that I can ensure that the professionals I hire are high performers?
There’s a war going on for talent in the UAE and it means HR directors need to “keep up” today to recruit and keep staff for the future workplace.
The accounting, finance and technology recruitment agency Robert Half interviewed 75 Emirates-based HR directors and found that 40 per cent say the top challenge is the war for talent, closely followed by talent management at 39 per cent.