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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The Job Opportunity Of Working In A Middle Eastern Family Business

If you are new to the region, you may find it difficult to comprehend the overwhelming number of family-run business within the Gulf and their significance when conducting business transactions. As a non-family executive, it has


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In’s and Outs of Interim Management – Middle East

The modern world of business is evolving. Part of this evolution can be seen in the changing roles available to executive decision-makers and the structures found within the corporate world. One of these changing traits can


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The Next Career Move for Over 50s in MENA

Baby boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964, comprise a significant portion of the Arab population. While many of these individuals have entered into retirement, or are eagerly awaiting it, that is not the case for


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5 Middle East Job Hunt Strategies You Must Follow

A move to the Middle East is an exciting prospect. But to make this more than a pipe dream, everything you do in the job hunt must be methodical, well thought out and highly professional. Always


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4 Ways to Overcome the Age Factor in your Job Hunt

If you’re an older job-seeker, you know all too well that ageism can prove be a real obstacle to overcome in your job search efforts. However if you hope to be successful, you can’t allow your


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