Salma Hajjaj is general manager HR at Gulf Bank in Kuwait, where she manages the organisation’s HR, facilities and PR functions. In this Q&A, she talks to Karam Filfilan about her passion for motivating the next generation of GCC workers and why we need to stop stereotyping our youth.
It is astounding that almost 60% of employers state that they have limited or no e-learning delivery capacity in the GCC, more than 30 years since it was first introduced. Only 4 of every 10 organisations believe that e-learning delivers / can deliver considerable impact on meeting the L&D outcomes in their organisation.
Established in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 1976, petrochemical manufacturer SABIC now operates in 40+ countries with more than 40,000 employees. In 2012 SABIC launched its own Learning Academy. Here, Fahad Al-Sheaibi, Executive VP of Corporate HR, shares how the academy is developing SABIC’s leaders.
Mobile devices are everywhere, with 64 percent of American adults owning a smartphone and 42 percent owning a tablet, so it’s no surprise that learning professionals are extremely interested in the use of mobile technologies for training delivery. Read this article for more information about recent development in mobile learning
Ideally, you would take cultural factors into consideration in the hiring process by exploring cultural norms and conditions when assessing the prospective candidate. While few companies do this well, where it is done well it exponentially increases the success rate of the new hire (Sharkey & Eccher, 2010). In the absence of doing this step during the hiring process, cultural understanding should be step one of the on-boarding and integration process.
Find out more as Managing Director at ESI, Raed Haddad, discusses with Informa Middle East the key aspects of Learning and Development Measurement, its challenges and current market trends.
The Middle East’s largest HR event is just around the corner with over 60 free seminars and 70 leading HR solution providers. To help you make the most of it, we put together a list of 9 things you should do at the show.
The word ‘right-brain’ is suddenly a phenomenon everyone wants to boast of or to suggest as an handicap. Creative folks, lazy copywriters, wandering painters, sweet-talking HR managers, quirky film makers and their other breeds have finally got the perfect allegation to stain their counterparts with.
Did you know that the origins of workforce management started in the Middle Ages to accommodate putting-out, a system of domestic manufacturing? This was later modified during the Industrial Revolution when factories replaced putting-out. It was much needed at the time as labourers worked for…
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.