The 9 Different Leadership Techniques used by CEOs

Leadership can be the defining factor between whether a senior manager makes the leap into a c-level position. Understanding what type of leader you are and other types you can apply in certain situations can be a


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5 Cultural Differences Western Executives Fail to Adapt to in the Boardroom

Many Western Executives describe working in the Middle East as a frustrating and impatient experience. The cultural differences are vastly different from the norms of their home nation. Last week, we discussed the Fundamental Leadership Differences


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Why Your CV Is Not Being Read

Tia, an executive coach at Career Intelligence, has spent over 10 years as a senior recruiter and worked for some of the world’s largest companies such as SAP, Unilever, IBM, Johnson and Johnson, Pzifer and Infosys


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How To Action Plan Your Job Move

The prospect of making a major career move can be very exciting. However, the reality is that successfully completing a career transition, especially for an executive position, can be a time-consuming, and complicated process. Therefore, it


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5 Essential Middle East Executive Job Search Tips

Not every professional possesses the skills and discipline to ascend to the ranks of a Chief Executive Officer position. However, like all business roles, there will be plenty of stiff competition for the select executive roles


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Turn LinkedIn Connections into Real Opportunities

LinkedIn has firmly established itself as the number 1 online networking resource for job seekers, but has it also created a huge problem for them as well? Successful networking relies on the ability to transform a


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How Executive Interviews Differ from Managerial Interviews

If you are looking to make the transition from a managerial role to a corporate executive, you need to nail the interview.  The executive interview process however, can be daunting for those who are doing this


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Fundamental Leadership Differences for Westerners in the Middle East

Wherever you go in the world, countries and cultures do things differently that make them unique in their own way. Whether it be food, customs, or side of the road in which you drive, these distinct


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5 Ways You’re Failing With Your Online Professional Profile

In the new day of job searching, one’s online professional profile can be just as critical as a resume or cover letter. Many professionals, however, are not as diligent with their preparation and organisation of this


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5 Signs It Is Time To Change Your Employer

With the holiday season over, this is the time for reflection and resolution. This is not only personally, but professionally. September is a prime time to consider new beginnings and opportunities as a business professional. If you


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