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Taking the Right Actions to Attain your Desired Promotion

If you’ve been seeking a promotion for a long time now and your efforts are being wasted in vain, then you might feel compelled to give up on this goal. However, you might have been moving in the wrong direction. You can get the promotion that you want if you take the right actions and avoid making some common mistakes. This process should involve indicating your desire to get a promotion, showing your dedication to your organization and your added value to it, acquiring the necessary skills if you lack them and finally summoning up the audacity to ask for your promotion in a suitable manner.... Read More ...

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“Akhtaboot’s 8th Job Fair 2017 – Aqaba” to Launch on the 8th and 9th of November 2017


Under the Patronage of H.E. The Minister of Labor, Mr. Ali Ghezawi, Akhtaboot – the career network (www.akhtaboot.com) will be holding its 8th Job Fair in Aqaba on Wednesday and Thursday, 8th and 9th of November 2017 at Dhana Hall, The Intercontinental Hotel, Aqaba. Job seekers will be able to meet with more than 25 local and international companies from different industries in one place, to learn more about their vacancies and to apply for the available job opportunities in Aqaba. Training sessions on how to write an impressive CV and how to act during job interviews will run throughout both days of the job fair.... Read More ...

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Common Workplace Misconceptions about Introverts

It is often thought that introverts are considered the “misfits” in the workplace simply because they exhibit reserved and conservative behavior. Therefore, many introverts find themselves struggling to fit into an extroverted work environment. The truth is, many introverts are actually great listeners and observers. They possess a creative flair and a task-oriented mentality which makes them a great addition to any team at work.

In this article, Akhtaboot busts the most common myths about introverts at work.

Myth#1: Introverts prefer to work solo and they hate being part of a team

Truth: It is true that introverts usually feel “socially exhausted” when dealing with people for extended hours and have a need to recharge after a long interactive session, but that doesn’t mean that they cannot be part of a team.... Read More ...

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The Risks and Rewards of Joining a Startup

If asked about the most valuable and prosperous businesses of our current time, what names would come to your mind? Perhaps you’ll think of Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, or Facebook. Such corporations have penetrated into our everyday lives and have a very strong influence on us. We are very dependent on them and we probably cannot picture our lives without them. If we stop for a minute and think of how these organizations initially originated, we will find that each and every one of them was once a startup. They all went through a series of ups and downs and struggled with failure long before achieving success.... Read More ...

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I Love What I Do Because……

It doesn’t matter what you build, invent or sell; your company can’t move forward without its people. Companies that care about the happiness of their employees achieve much more than a feel good factor; they create more productive workplaces and loyal employees. In fact, not keeping a pulse on employee job satisfaction and happiness could negatively impact your bottom line! So we’ve asked our people at Akhtaboot what they like most about their jobs, and here’s what they said:

 

 

“I love what I do because it provides the perfect blend of challenge and freedom to think outside the box.... Read More ...

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The Perks and Challenges of Traveling for Work

We are all fond of travelling. Whenever we are provided with the opportunity to travel, whether it’s for a vacation or an invitation to visit a far relative, we tend to grip onto it due to its transformative and rejuvenating benefits. Travelling exposes us to new exotic cultures and allows us to interact with people of diverse backgrounds, giving a dynamic aspect to our characters. However, the duration of travelling often does not exceed a week or two, or even a month at most, and it takes place on special occasions, due to it being costly and demands changes in one’s routine.... Read More ...

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“Akhtaboot’s 8th Job Fair 2017 – Amman” to Launch on the 13th and 14th of September 2017

Amman, September 10th 2017 – Akhtaboot – the career network (www.akhtaboot.com) is glad to announce that it will be launching “Akhtaboot’s 8th Job Fair 2017 – Amman” – Jordan’s biggest career event, on the 13th and 14th of September 2017. This event will be taking place at Amman Grand Hall, Al Hussein Youth City (Gate 1). Job seekers attending “Akhtaboot’s 8th Job Fair 2017 – Amman” will be able to meet with companies from different sectors and industries under one roof. Attending the job fair, participating in courses and workshops, and getting career advice is completely free of charge for any individual interested in self-growth and career advancement.... Read More ...

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A Day in the Life of a Marketing Officer at Akhtaboot

 

The title clearly states that my role is a Marketing Officer at Akhtaboot – The career network. This job title necessitates constantly learning new things, putting a variety of skills to use and working on new and different campaigns. This means that no two days would be the same for me and I would not have it any other way. As a result of advancements in technology, the marketing functions of a company today differ tremendously compared to several years ago. The audience we’re aiming at is both invisible and everywhere. Hence, new skills, techniques and tools are required to reach them.... Read More ...

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What Jobs Are Being Threatened by Artificial Intelligence?

What we’ve seen and long feared in science fiction movies two decades ago is materializing into reality. What was merely a bizarre thought a long time ago is now becoming a known fact! The artificial intelligence industry is developing at an extremely rapid and unpredictable pace. Who could have anticipated the emergence of driverless cars, personal voice assistants and purchase prediction technologies a couple of decades ago? With such swift development, artificial intelligence technologies are performing human-associated functions and often in a more efficient manner than humans themselves. Though this industry is making many tasks easier, one can’t help but wonder: will the role of humans in the job market be reduced or sacrificed?... Read More ...

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Making a Choice About Immigrating to a Foreign Country for Work Purposes

We all know that the job search can be stressful and tiring. When accepting or denying a job opportunity, one must consider numerous different aspects of the offer, including the nature of the job, its location, work hours, benefits and salary rates. In many cases, such considerations may lead a person to decide to work away from his/her country with hopes of receiving the best deal possible. Immigrant workers are employees who work away from their countries of origin. Working in a foreign country is associated with many advantages as well as challenges. Deciding about accepting or denying a job offer in a foreign country can be a very tough decision to make.... Read More ...

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How Should a Senior Job Seeker Approach the Job Market?

Competition in the job market has skyrocketed tremendously over the last few decades. A huge number of fresh graduates are applying for job vacancies, which are limited in number, causing the job market to become extremely strained. When choosing their employees, recruiters may prefer younger candidates because they are more skillful at using technologies and have higher chances of maintaining employment. With many young graduates seeking job opportunities, employers might be overlooking senior job seekers. Though it’s not explicitly said, age discrimination is a serious issue that senior job seekers have to confront. If you are a senior job seeker, you might be wondering how you can overcome this obstacle and boost your chances of recruitment.... Read More ...

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Making the Best University Choices That Will Support You in Your Future Career

Nowadays, employers are adding great emphasis to university education when recruiting. Your university choices have become the most influential determinant of your career path. When filtering candidates for a certain vacancy, employers tend to consider university education as a preliminary method of eliminating applicants. There is a multitude of factors you must take into account when applying to universities in order to ensure that you avoid any rejections from potential employers. The following are a couple of useful tips that we recommend to consider when applying for universities:

Choose the Right Major

First and foremost, choose something that you are passionate about.... Read More ...

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