A research conducted by Gallup, brings awareness to the increasing concern for disengaged employees overall, but what should employers and HR specialists really be watching out for? Gallup seems to focus on how damaging actively disengaged employees are; however, I believe that both disengaged and actively disengaged employees cause the most damage to an organization. Lets […]
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As a Sales Executive, Soha furthers our support to the customers, manages our business strategy and searches for potential markets to expand our clients and services.
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This should cheer you up: You spend days, weeks, maybe even months working on your resume, fiddling with fonts and wording and getting it into perfect shape for your dream job. Then a recruiter looks at it for mere seconds and tosses it. (We’re not joking about mere seconds.) According to a study released this […]
A recruiter asks: “Why are you looking to leave your company ?” If you tell them you want to grow, they think you have a hidden political agenda. If you tell them that your boss is unfair, they will think you have problems with authority. If you tell them that you are not satisfied with […]
Nationals from the following countries may apply for a Visa on Arrival (VOA) which allows them to stay up to 15 days at major entry points whether by land, air or see. VOA may not be extended: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, […]
At the moment, all passport holders from the USA, Canada and the UK must be accompanied by a licensed guide for all travels in Iran. This essentially means that unless you hire your own private guide for your entire duration of your visit, you must join an organized tour. Citizens from these countries may be able to […]
Since 2016 it has been getting easier and easier to apply for an Iran visa on arrival for citizens of most nations. The stunning, diverse and hospitable Middle Eastern country has been growing in popularity for tourists, and the government is now making it simpler for people to visit. List of nationalities that can apply […]
At first glance, hiring an independent contractor or an employee may seem similar, but there are enormous disparities between the two. The law has very different specifications for employees and contractors, and organizations bear different short- and long-term costs depending on what type of worker is hired. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of hiring a […]
Autonomy in the workplace offers serious challenges. It is difficult to implement and easy to abuse. It requires communication between managers/leadership and employees as well as trust, both of which can offer their own challenges. In general employees do not want to be told what to do every second of every day and managers don’t […]
We all experience the question, “what does your company do?” Most of us have an answer for this, but know that the answer we’re giving is not the full story. Go ahead, explain your company in the next 20 seconds! Of course there are companies out there where the product they produce is easier to […]
2017 has seen its fair share of change in the Human Resources space. 2018 will be no different. As I continue to learn more and more about the field and its impact on employees and companies, there are several trends I see as becoming more cemented in the space next year. The following are the […]
We are living in a global community. That is reality. For HR professionals, it is becoming common to not only focus on a local workforce, but also a global one. In our article The Pros and Cons of Hiring Expats, HR Exchange Network contributor Martin P. Laird wrote about hiring expatriated workers to help grow […]
Public displays of affections (PDA) in Iran are not as common as some other parts of the world. Since, Iran is a moderately conservative Islamic country, many Iranians don’t feel comfortable showing too much affection to their loved ones in public. It is rather considered as taboo. A little kiss on the forehead might look cute. […]
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