The 18th annual Compensation and Benefits Forum provided HR professionals with a platform to exchange ideas and address various issues. Delegates were given the opportunity to vote for topics to be debated in 4 roundtable discussions throughout the event. Here’s the roundup.
Employees have spoken, and they say what they want most in their benefit offerings are health-related benefits (medical insurance, dental, and vision) — this sentiment has been expressed by workers globally, and the Middle East is no exception.
We are very excited to announce the guru line up for the 2014 HR Summit and Expo taking place this October 20 – 22 in Dubai. The HR Summit and Expo is the region’s largest gathering of HR professionals. More than a decade of thought leadership has made the summit the ideal platform to advance the HR profession in the Middle East and beyond.
This webinar will cover the latest approaches for retention schemes in the GCC and using 9-Box Techniques for talent management and employee retention. It will uncover The Three “Ps” of Retention: from Potential to Pressure and Pain. It will also cover retention bonus payments and includes an open Q&A session.
In March, we launched our GCC Compensation and Benefits Trends study to prepare our annual 2014 report. More than 160 companies responded and now the report is in the process of being compiled. To encourage more C&B specialists to participate, we promised a free pass to our 18th annual Compensation and Benefits Forum worth more than $3,000.
We launched our annual GCC Compensation and Benefits Trends Report last year at the 2013 Compensation and Benefits Forum. The report was a great hit for compensation and benefits professionals in the region as it provided a snapshot of some of the key trends in the Middle East.
One of the main pieces of advice I have for any expat is to get involved right away in your industry. The learning experiences that I have gotten from attending these conference are incalculable. Attend as many conference as possible and learn, learn and learn some more.
There has been recently a lot of talk about flexible benefits in the Middle East. We asked our Compensation and Benefits Forum speakers back in 2013 what they thought of the topics and here’s a summary of what they said.
We are excited to announce our first webinar for 2014 “Latest Pay Movements and Trends in the GCC” that will take place Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014 7:00 PM. Led by Robert Mosely, this webinar will cover the latest pay movement trends in UAE and GCC.