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UAE employers’ project salary boosts amid optimistic economic outlook

About 80 per cent of employers in the UAE are planning to raise employees' salaries in the current year. The information comes after a...

UAE employees to welcome 2024 with a long weekend

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has declared 1 January, 2024, a day off, giving everyone a long weekend to ring in the...

UAE employees embrace AI opportunities, surpassing Europe by 26%

ServiceNow has released findings from a recent study examining how employees view the impact of technology and digital skills on their careers and the...

UAE introduces private teacher work permit

On 18 December 2023, the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education in the UAE, introduced a new...

UAE’s Nafis programme boosts Emirati private sector jobs

The UAE's Nafis programme, launched in September 2021 to boost Emirati participation in the private sector, has yielded impressive results in just two years....

Seek legal help if falsely labelled as absconder: GDRFAD

An employer in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) may file an absconding complaint if an employee is found to be absent from duty for...

UAE unemployment insurance deadline approaches; penalties to be imposed

The deadline for enrolling in the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) unemployment insurance scheme is fast approaching, with penalties to be imposed on those who...

UAE is top Arab nation in terms of gender parity: WEF...

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has attained the highest degree of gender equality among Arab nations. With 15 Emirati women on the list, the...

Saudi Arabia to introduce new fines, penalties for labour law violations

Employers in Saudi Arabia can now face fines following the introduction of new penalties and sanctions.. As per a report by the Saudi Gazette,...

Crackdown on sham jobs: 436 companies fined in UAE

According to the United Arab Emirates' Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE), approximately 107 Emiratis who had availed themselves of the Nafis programme...

MoHRE can help UAE employees who don’t get promised pay hike

Quite often, employers who, at the time of appointing a candidate, promise an increment after a specific duration of service, fail to grant that...

UAE warns companies to provide employee housing

The UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) has mandated that establishments must provide labour accommodation for the employees. The ministry also posted...

TCS is Top Employer in S. Africa, Saudi Arabia, the UAE

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) does it again, for the eight successive year. It is a Top Employer in the UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,...

Akrivia HCM to hire 500+ in engineering, implementation, support functions

With ambitious plans to expand its business in South East Asia (SEA), Akrivia HCM, the Indian enterprise HRMS platform, is on the lookout for...

Employers need to change work contracts warns UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently announced a change to its labour law, requiring employers to transfer their employees to limited-term contracts. The...

As Emiratisation target doubles, UAE companies to hire fewer expats

The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) in the UAE has increased its goal for hiring citizens, resulting in a decrease in the...

UAE unemployment scheme comes through: Failure to register will attract fines

According to the Khaleej Times, UAE employees will have to pay a hefty penalty amount if they don’t register in the involuntary loss of...

UAE implements one year ‘Entrepreneurship Leave’ for self-employment

In a recent announcement, the government of UAE issued a statement regarding a new policy. Government employees will now be given a one year...

UAE extends Golden Visa to attract more employees

To get more workers, the United Arab Emirates is extending the Golden Visa programme. This includes scientists, researchers, and skilled professionals. Senior scholars and...

10 per cent pay hikes expected for companies in the UAE...

According to a report published by a worldwide recruiting and HR firm, several companies in the UAE intend to raise pay by more than...

UAE warns companies against cutting salaries of Emirati job candidates

Certain companies were allegedly found to take advantage of the government's salary support programme for Emiratis. This comes right after the week when the...

‘Engage all employees on fixed terms by Feb. 2023’: UAE labour...

To ensure more flexibility, the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) ministry of human resources has amended its employment relationship regulations. As per the new labour law,...

Employees in the UAE can look forward to good increments

Employees in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) can look forward to higher yearly salary increments. This is because, employers plan to go out of...

UAE becomes strict over compliance with Wages Protection System

As part of the efforts towards putting in place a legislative structure to regulate the labour market, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become...

UAE firms considering giving 10% mid-term hike to staff amid inflation

Given the high inflation in the country, combined with fuel prices rising steadily since January 2022, the common man’s pocket in the UAE is...

‘Can’t pay employees on time? Pay fine of 50,000 dirham’: UAE...

If you are an employer in the United Arab Emirates and are unable to pay your employees on time, then you’ll have a lot...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

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100% placements for XLRI Jamshedpur, Delhi NCR; avg. salary of Rs 29 lpa

All 503 students of XLRI School of Management, which has campuses in Jamshedpur as well as Delhi NCR, have received job offers in the...

Haryana CM announces impending disclosure of 28,000-29,000 job results

The outcomes for around 28,000 to 29,000 positions will be disclosed in the coming eight days, said Manohar Lal Khattar, chief minister, Haryana, on...

NY bans employers’ access to employees’ personal social media

Ushering in a new era of online privacy for employees and job applicants, Kathy Hochul, governor, New York has recently signed an assembly bill....

Navigating the ascent: Strategies for thriving in an elevated role

An elevated role, marked by a significant leap in responsibilities and expectations, requires more than just an updated job title. It demands a strategic...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

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