16 Nov 2017
Ayah Mohamed
Associate Consultant at GulfBankers Executive Search
5 Progressive Practices Every CHRO Should Adopt

5 Progressive Practices Every CHRO Should Adopt

BY: WAGGL  “Culture eats strategy for breakfast,” a famous quote attributed to business management guru Peter Drucker, remains relevant decades after it was first allegedly spoken. If the people within your organization don’t feel connected to your company’s strategy or change initiatives, those ambitions will never be realized. Strategies that are designed i...

By Ayah Mohamed on 16 Nov, 2017 at 15:58:23
15 Nov 2017
Nariman Maher
Country Manager Egypt
Using A.I. to Pinpoint the Right Talent in the Gig Economy

Using A.I. to Pinpoint the Right Talent in the Gig Economy

BY: K.R. SANJIV The global workforce is changing as the number of freelancers in the gig economy skyrockets. Simultaneously, artificial intelligence (A.I.) is growing rapidly in both its capabilities and the scope of its use across the world. As employers increasingly rely on skilled, on-demand talent instead of traditional employees, A.I. can help them successfully integrate that...

By Nariman Maher on 15 Nov, 2017 at 16:10:51
14 Nov 2017
Jonna Marjorie
Admin Assistant at Forum International Management Consultants
Commanding Growth: Creating New Market Categories in Shrinking Markets

Commanding Growth: Creating New Market Categories in Shrinking Markets

BY: GARY MORTON How can your organization grow in a market that is itself not growing – or in a market that is in fact shrinking? That was the challenge my marketing, sales, and research and development (R&D) teams faced with our emergency medical services (EMS) equipment business at the turn of the millennium. Our parent company, Stryker, launched the RUGGED ambulance ...

By Jonna Marjorie on 14 Nov, 2017 at 16:04:18
13 Nov 2017
Karen Madi- Nidea
Senior Associate Consultant at Gulfbankers
It’s Not You, It’s Me: Why You’re Not Getting Hired or Promoted

It’s Not You, It’s Me: Why You’re Not Getting Hired or Promoted

BY: FERRIS KAPLAN Whether it’s not hearing back about the job for which you applied, being politely turned down after an interview, or being passed over for promotion, rejection hurts. It would be understandable to get angry, depressed, and/or apathetic about it. Eventually, you’ll move on. Or, you could reflect on the situation to analyze why you were rejec...

By Karen Madi- Nidea on 13 Nov, 2017 at 15:42:28
12 Nov 2017
Chippy Thomas
Senior Search Consultant at Gulf Managers Executive Search
Being Interrupted Is Your Fault: 5 Things You Can Do to Change That

Being Interrupted Is Your Fault: 5 Things You Can Do to Change That

Source: STACEY HANKE When you’re interrupted by someone during a conversation – whether during an informal chat or an important meeting – you probably assume the interrupter is to blame. It’s their bad behavior, after all. In reality, the blame more often than not lies with you, the speaker. Your listeners may be interrupting you because you take to...

By Chippy Thomas on 12 Nov, 2017 at 15:49:02
09 Nov 2017
Rhomiela Diafante
Associate Consultant
11 Jobs You Can Do From Home

11 Jobs You Can Do From Home

BY: MATTHEW KOSINSKI Flexible and remote work only grow more popular with each passing day. In one recent survey, 90 percent of respondents expressed a desire to work remotely at least part of the time. Furthermore, 68 percent of Americans said they expect to soon start working remotely instead of commuting into an office every day. Despite the benefits of remote work to both organi...

By Rhomiela Diafante on 09 Nov, 2017 at 10:53:27
08 Nov 2017
Habiba Fouad
Associate Director
To Win at Holiday Recruiting, Provide a Better Candidate Experience

To Win at Holiday Recruiting, Provide a Better Candidate Experience

BY: BRANDON METCALF  This holiday season, Amazon will hire more than 120,000 temporary workers. Target is eyeing 100,000, UPS wants 95,000, and Macy’s needs 80,000. The staffing industry counts on this hiring surge every year. The question is, how will you win that business? Why will candidates choose to work with you rather than your competitor...

By Habiba Fouad on 08 Nov, 2017 at 16:09:11
07 Nov 2017
Ayah Mohamed
Associate Consultant at GulfBankers Executive Search
7 Things to Do the Night Before a Review (if You Want it to Go Well)

7 Things to Do the Night Before a Review (if You Want it to Go Well)

BY: ALYSE KALISH You’ve waited months for this moment—the chance to prove your worth to your boss and get a leg up in your career. Let me break it to you: You won’t get what you want if you don’t prepare properly. In fact, your review will only go well if you get organized and collect all your information before the talk. So, with that in mind, here&r...

By Ayah Mohamed on 07 Nov, 2017 at 16:01:52
06 Nov 2017
Nariman Maher
Country Manager Egypt
5 Recruitment Advertising Fails We Can All Learn From

5 Recruitment Advertising Fails We Can All Learn From

BY: KRISTINA EVANS   Every job search comes with some hiccups. While you may be responsible for a few of those hiccups, others may be entirely the employer’s fault. For example, have you ever read a job description and immediately thought to yourself, “What the heck did I just read? What are they looking for?” Let’s take a look at five recruitment a...

By Nariman Maher on 06 Nov, 2017 at 17:41:34
05 Nov 2017
Jonna Marjorie
Admin Assistant at Forum International Management Consultants
6 Ways to Create a Better Candidate Experience

6 Ways to Create a Better Candidate Experience

BY: KEVIN O'BRIEN  Why do some staffing firms struggle while others keep their candidate pipelines consistently filled with qualified talent? The answer lies in the candidate experience. Fostering a positive candidate experience is critical, as it translates to a positive working relationship and an improved reputation. If you want to improve the candidate experie...

By Jonna Marjorie on 05 Nov, 2017 at 15:37:06
02 Nov 2017
Chippy Thomas
Senior Search Consultant at Gulf Managers Executive Search
4 Steps to Better Brainstorming

4 Steps to Better Brainstorming

...rate as many ideas as possible. Sticking with your natural thinking style is comfortable, but it can leave you in a creative rut. Adopting a different thinking style every once in a while can help you see things from a new perspective. At Kimberly-Clark, we employ a brainstorming tool called IdeaStorm to tap into the power of different thinking styles. In the IdeaStorm method, one of eight different original thinking styles is randomly assigned to the entire brainstorming group, or to each individual in the group. Participants then brainstorm as the assigned thinking type to gain a new perspective. 4. Record, Refocus, Revisit Put a formal process in place to capture all the ideas that result from the brainstorming session. It’s not imperative to determine ...

By Chippy Thomas on 02 Nov, 2017 at 16:04:14
01 Nov 2017
Rhomiela Diafante
Associate Consultant
Nailing the Interview Process, Part 7: Sending Thank-You Notes

Nailing the Interview Process, Part 7: Sending Thank-You Notes

BY: BOB MCINTOSH  Some job seekers believe the interview is over once they’ve shaken the interviewer’s hand and left the room. “That went well,” they think. “Now, it’s time to wait for the decision.” Perhaps it did go well, but perhaps one or two other candidates also had stellar interviews. Perhaps those other candidates f...

By Rhomiela Diafante on 01 Nov, 2017 at 16:05:48
31 Oct 2017
Karen Madi- Nidea
Senior Associate Consultant at Gulfbankers
Why You Should Hire Your Superconsumers

Why You Should Hire Your Superconsumers

BY: EDDIE YOON   When I was a senior partner at a consulting firm, hiring was a huge deal regardless of whether it was an entry-level analyst position or the lateral hire of a partner from another consulting firm. Given that we had no real assets beyond people, hiring was more like an acquisition in terms of both positive impact and negative consequences. Over my...

By Karen Madi- Nidea on 31 Oct, 2017 at 15:55:19
30 Oct 2017
Habiba Fouad
Associate Director
This One Detail Could Totally Transform Your Resume

This One Detail Could Totally Transform Your Resume

BY: MICHELE LANDO   People tend to leave one crucial detail out of their resumes: their results! However, including this detail could totally transform your resume and make it much more effective. Don’t sell yourself short. Give your results a prominent place on your resume. Why Do Results Matter? Anyone can say they’re a great employee, but very few p...

By Habiba Fouad on 30 Oct, 2017 at 13:29:16
26 Oct 2017
Ayah Mohamed
Associate Consultant at GulfBankers Executive Search
Talent Insights: Taking a Look at LinkedIn’s Latest HR Tool

Talent Insights: Taking a Look at LinkedIn’s Latest HR Tool

BY: ANGELA COPELAND  On October 4th in Nashville, LinkedIn unveiled its latest human resources product offering: LinkedIn Talent Insights. While the product is aimed at talent professionals, it will most likely impact how you, the job seeker, experience the hiring process. Talent Insights aims to help HR departments and hiring managers better understand employmen...

By Ayah Mohamed on 26 Oct, 2017 at 16:54:01
25 Oct 2017
Jonna Marjorie
Admin Assistant at Forum International Management Consultants
12 Empowering Lessons About Failure

12 Empowering Lessons About Failure

BY: SUCCESS MAGAZINE  Article by YEC Building the confidence necessary to take failure in stride isn’t easy, and it certainly doesn’t happen overnight. You have to put in the time and effort to establish a daily practice of confidence-building actions. Take these lessons learned from entrepreneurswho have faced numerous failures as your starting point: ...

By Jonna Marjorie on 25 Oct, 2017 at 15:33:04
24 Oct 2017
Reena Kumari
Senior Associate Consultant
Disability Employment Awareness Month: Make the Most of ’Ticket to Work’

Disability Employment Awareness Month: Make the Most of ’Ticket to Work’

BY: PAULA MORGAN  Do you suffer from a disability? Do you wish you could rediscover purpose and direction in life by going back to work? You’re not alone. Every October during Disability Employment Awareness Month, organizations across the country take time to educate the public about the challenges facing so many people with disabilities who are trying to find their...

By Reena Kumari on 24 Oct, 2017 at 15:40:37
23 Oct 2017
Karen Madi- Nidea
Senior Associate Consultant at Gulfbankers
7 Easy Ways to Reduce the Stress of Job Hunting

7 Easy Ways to Reduce the Stress of Job Hunting

BY: LARRY ALTON Job hunting is incredibly stressful. You may be without a line of income, working tirelessly, and facing a high degree of uncertainty all at the same time. The longer you spend looking for jobs, the more stressed you become as the pressure mounts. With 12.4 percent of the unemployed population suffering from a history of depression – more than double the rate...

By Karen Madi- Nidea on 23 Oct, 2017 at 15:03:34
22 Oct 2017
Habiba Fouad
Associate Director
Debunking 6 Common Myths About Hiring Freelance Talent

Debunking 6 Common Myths About Hiring Freelance Talent

BY: GLENN LAUMEISTER Once associated with more creative fields like music, writing, and design, freelance talent has in recent years expanded into essentially every sector of the economy, thanks to the internet. Even so, many hiring managers rely on old “knowledge” about freelancers in building their teams. Often, this means avoiding freelance talent entirely. To pr...

By Habiba Fouad on 22 Oct, 2017 at 14:20:41