Author: Mais Gousous (page 2 of 21)

Good Career Traits that Can Turn Ugly

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Today’s recruiters take personal characteristics more seriously than ever as skills and experience are no longer enough. Companies are always on the look for people with the right personalities. While hard skills can be easily measured, personality is much more difficult to identify. Directly or indirectly, the personal traits of your employees can have a major impact on the efficiency and productivity of your company. While some of those traits might seem to be great, they can turn ugly on the long run. While diversity in hiring is important to building a great team, there are some personal characteristics that can seem to be great on paper when in fact; they can have a negative effect on your team’s productivity.... Read More ...

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Recovering From Mistakes at Work

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Mistakes happen at work and this doesn’t mean that your career is over. It only means that you need to tweak your working style and build on your current skills so you can achieve better results. Mistakes are often associated with lack of competency when in fact, they are learning experiences that allow you grow and thrive in your job. A setback might actually be good for you; it will force you to question what you really want and will allow you to better understand your strengths and weaknesses. Akhtaboot is here to show you how to recover from mistakes in a positive way.... Read More ...

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حملة توعية للأشخاص ذوي الإعاقة #العمل_حق_للجميع

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أطلقت شركة أخطبوط – الشبكة الوظيفية مبادرة الحملة التوعوية “#العمل_حق_للجميع”  والتي تهدف الى تعريف المجتمع الأردني بأهمية الأشخاص ذوي الاعاقة في سوق العمل وفي المجتمع ككل من خلال تسليط الضوء على تأهيلهم العلمي، وظيفتهم الحالية أو الوظيفة التي يطمحون اليها بالإضافة الى التعريف عن قدراتهم ومؤهلاتهم العملية.

هذه الحملة هي رسالة وطنية من جميع الأشخاص ذوي الإعاقة إلى المجتمع الأردني بمختلف مؤسساته الخاصة والحكومية تهدف إلى زيادة مشاركهتم في سوق العمل وإعطائهم كامل حقوقهم الوظيفية وعدم حرمانهم من الإندماج حيث أنهم قادرين على العطاء كغيرهم من أقرانهم.

نظراً للحاجة الماسة الى مبادرات تساهم في سد الفجوة في معدلات البطالة بشكل عام وضرورة استحداث برامج وآليات جديدة لتوظيف الأشخاص ذوي الاعاقة وخلق بيئة تسهم في زيادة عطائهم في أماكن عملهم، نظمت أخطبوط هذه الحملة كجزء من معرض توظيف أخطبوط “معرض توظيف أخطبوط للأشخاص ذوي الاعاقة 2016.”

سيعقد هذا المعرض كمشروع غير ربحي تحت مظلة مبادرة أخطبوط يهتم – يد أخطبوط للمسؤولية الاجتماعية يومي الاثنين والثلاثاء 9 و 10 أيار 2016 في قاعة عمان الكبرى، مدينة الحسين للشباب، بوابة رقم (1).... Read More ...

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Akhtaboot Invites You to The 10th Fujairah Careers and International Education Fair 2016

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The Fujairah Fair 2016, under the theme: “Learn to progress” will be held from 26-28 April 2016 at the Fujairah Exhibition Centre, U.A.E. under the patronage of his highness the ruler of the Fujairah. This is the first time the event has been opened to the International markets.

We are launching this event in partnership with the Government of Fujairah to promote partnerships between education and employment and to provide an opportunity for International Universities to gain direct access to this market. More than 150 educational institutions and human resources experts from all over the world will take part in the fair including those from the United Kingdom, Malaysia, Europe and the United States.... Read More ...

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Akhtaboot Invites You to The 6th Annual Gulf Education Conference and Exhibition in Saudi Arabia 2016

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Akhtaboot is delighted to invite you to “The 6th Annual Gulf Education Conference & Exhibition” which will be held on the 8th and 9th of May 2016 in the University of Business and Technology in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia under the theme: ‘Improving Education for Society’. This is strategically supported by H.E. Abdelatif Elzaiani, Director General Executive Board GCC Cooperation Council.

This two-day conference explores the relationship between education and society and aims to address the challenges and opportunities facing the Education sector in the region and the future education needs of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region and is dedicated to supporting global education programmes and to facilitate partnerships and student recruitment between international institutions, academies, schools and universities with Ministries of Education.... Read More ...

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How to Conduct a Successful Exit Interview

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One of the best ways to get honest insight about your company and work environment is to conduct formal exit interviews with employees who have officially resigned. Exit interviews can give you meaningful information that you wouldn’t have had the chance to know otherwise. You can then make calculated changes in the environment of the company by modifying the management style, and creating employee retention programs where needed. You will also learn how to establish job expectations and align training to those expectations which is crucial to retaining newly hired personnel. Akhtaboot is here to help you conduct successful exist interviews to make things better for the new people coming in.... Read More ...

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Announcing “Akhtaboot Job Fair for People Living With Disabilities 2016”

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Akhtaboot – the career network is proud to announce the launch of the first “Akhtaboot Job Fair for People Living with Disabilities 2016” in partnership with the Higher Council For Affairs Of Persons With Disabilities, on the 9th and 10th of May 2016 at Amman Grand Hall, Al Hussein Youth City.

This job fair aims to empower this understated group by giving them an opportunity to increase their participation in the Jordanian workforce, and thus increasing their contribution to their households. This career fair aspires to become Jordan’s leading recruitment event for people living with disabilities by connecting them with leading local and international companies with real job opportunities.... Read More ...

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Announcement Alert: Akhtaboot is on Instagram “@akhtaboot”

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We’ve added the photo-sharing hub to our social media channels, with plans to showcase images from our print and online publications as well as national events and events of our own. We’re going to keep you updated on what we are doing!

You like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn; now you can follow — and, most importantly — tag us on Instagram.

Follow Akhtaboot at: www.instagram.com/akhtaboot

Happy photo filtering!

 

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Infographic: Evaluating Employees’ Working Habits in the MENA Region

To succeed in the workplace, employees should develop work habits that reflect a desire to help the company. Managers and coworkers enjoy working with positive and self-motivated employees who possess specific habits to survive the work day.

For this purpose, Akhtaboot conducted a survey to provide you with some insight on employees’ working habits in the MENA region.

 

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Planning your Day at Work

Get more done with these time management tips

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Many of us believe that working beyond the regular working hours is the best way to stand out at work. But the problem arises when your work-life balance gets affected which will eventually lead to burnout and health-related issues on the long run. The key to managing your work day is to plan it right from the beginning. You need to train yourself to manage all the input and tasks in a healthy manner. Akhtaboot is here to help you put your work-life balance in check with the following time management tips.

Make Priorities

We are always on the look for ways to achieve multiple goals at the same time.... Read More ...

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5 Things You Need To Know About Yourself While Looking For a Job

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Whether you’re a fresh graduate or a senior level executive, searching for a new job can be a challenging transition in your career. The good news is that you always have a better chance of succeeding when you put in the time and effort to understand yourself, your goals and your values. What you know about yourself and what makes you more productive affects your job search and how others perceive you. With that kind of awareness, you will be able to better position yourself for your dream career. The earlier you start the better. Akhtaboot highlights 5 things you need to know about yourself while looking for the perfect job.... Read More ...

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Mistakes Smart Managers Never Repeat

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Smart managers know that in order to be successful, they need to keep on learning. They learn from their mistakes, their successes, and they’re always evolving to adapt to the needs of their jobs. While embracing mistakes is a vital requirement of leadership, some mistake should never be repeated twice. If you feel that you’re no longer making progress and that you’re not moving past your mistakes, you need to reassess your situation. Akhtaboot is here to highlight the top mistakes that smart managers never repeat twice.

Focusing on Long Term Wins and Ignoring Small Wins

The ability to stay focused on long term goals without any distractions might seem like a good thing.... Read More ...

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