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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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Akhtaboot as Recruitment Solutions Partner of Careers UAE 2017

Dubai, UAE 6th of April 2017 – Careers UAE 2017 will be taking place at Dubai World Trade Center from the 9th of April until the 11th of April 2017. Akhtaboot is taking part at this event as “Recruitment Solutions Partner”.

The event is organized by Dubai World Trade Center in conjunction with TANMIA, Higher Colleges of Technology and UAE University. Careers UAE provides a platform that enables talented UAE nationals in different fields and sectors to meet up with leading employers offering different employment opportunities. In addition to the training, education and employment opportunities that will be given to job seekers, UAE nationals will also be able to attend a host of inspiring and informative free seminars to enrich their skills and be more prepared to the job market.... Read More ...

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Introducing Akhtaboot Stories on Our Mobile App

 

Starting today, our job seekers can begin to see Stories on their Akhtaboot Mobile App.

Job Seekers can now take videos and photos of their everyday moments and even share it with hiring managers. Now, with stories on Akhtaboot App, it’s easier than ever to stay in touch with companies while giving them an insight about your character as a potential candidate.

More than 50,000 people have downloaded the Akhtaboot App to discover new vacancies and apply to jobs on-the-go. The new stories section will highlight the most interesting stories from across Akhtaboot’s regional community.

Just in case you still need convincing, here are three more ways you can use Akhtaboot stories to enhance your chances of getting the job:

  • Add a human touch to your job applications– showcase your true personality to potential employers; it adds value!
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Akhtaboot as a Recruitment Solutions Partner at Tawdheef Abu Dhabi 2017

Abu Dhabi, UAE 24th of January 2017 – Under the Patronage of H.E Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, The Minister of Culture & Knowledge Development, Tawdheef Abu Dhabi, The Leading Recruitment Event for UAE Nationals, will be taking place from January 30th to February 1st in its 11th Edition at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center. This event provides an efficient platform between companies from different sectors and job seekers with UAE nationalities.

Tawdheef aims to provide an opportunity for Emirati Job Seekers with various levels of experience, by granting them the opportunity to meet up with a large number of companies and apply for available vacancies.... Read More ...

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