Tag: Saudi arabia

Former Twitter employee turns out to be a spy

Ahmad Abouammo, who used to work as a manager at Twitter, was found guilty of spying, money laundering, conspiracy and fraud. He has been...

For the first time ever, Saudi airline operated by all-women crew

Flyadeal, a budget subsidiary of flag carrier Saudia, has become the first ever airline in the history of Saudi Arabian aviation to fly with...

600 women trained to work at Saudi Arabia’s mosques

Saudi Arabia is empowering its women and how! Close on the heels of appointing women guards at Mecca and Medina, about 600 women have...

New Kafala system offers more mobility to foreign workers in Saudi...

The Kafala reforms have been implemented in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, offering more job mobility to foreign workers. The amendments to the old...

New rules for foreign workers in Saudi starting March 14, 2021

All major restrictions that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia used to impose on foreign workers have been lifted, as modified labor policies come into...

Saudi Arabia to replace kafala with new form of contract

Saudi Arabia is working towards replacing the kafala system with a new form of work contract between employers and foreign workers, which will protect...

Saudi Arabia to rely on experts to improve overseas hiring

The Saudi Ministry of Human Resources is considering hiring a consultancy to help improve overseas recruitment. The challenges faced while hiring foreign workers will...

Saudi Aramco lays off hundreds, mostly foreigners

Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian multinational petroleum and natural gas company, has begun to downsize by slashing hundreds of jobs, starting June 2020. This...

Saudi Arabia’s digital employment programme will generate 561,000 jobs

The Kingdom’s new online platform, Qiwa, will present all the existing employment services of the country, along with at least 70 new services on...

Why a coaching culture and not any other culture?

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

Meta to cut costs, freeze hiring, restructure groups

Is Meta experiencing a crisis? That is the question uppermost in the minds of most people as the parent company of Facebook has announced...

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Why Sennheiser encourages employees to specialise in their roles

One of the main reasons for attrition is the lack of professional development and growth. Stagnation is a situation that employees are in a...

How does the CEO-CFO-CHRO trio drive a talent-first organisation?

The equation seems to have changed. Among the direct reportees to the CEO, the CFO used to be the closest confidante. The reason being,...

WHO/ILO roll out policy brief on workplace mental health

A policy brief has been jointly published by the World Health Organsiation (WHO) and the International Labour Organsiation (ILO) about the need to address...

How can hiring managers steer clear of interview bias?

A 2019 study by the Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology revealed that 60 per cent of interviewers know within the first 15 minutes...

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“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...

“A CEO needs to acknowledge the silent majority who create the company’s fortunes” S...

Q. RPG is a diversified group with businesses spread across sectors and domains. however, its brands have a strong individual identity unlike other business...