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Interview: The Success Formula with Bassem Al-Salem

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Akhtaboot sat down with H.E. Bassem Al Salem, former Minister of Labor and Chairman of Capital Bank to talk about his perspective on how Jordan’s current economical state is affecting the banking and financial sector and how to tackle Jordan’s unemployment issue.


Do you remember your first job? What was your position?

I worked at a company that manufactures plastic bags and agricultural films as a production manager.

What are the secrets to success?

How you think is everything. Always be positive. Think success, not failure. Decide upon your true dreams and goals and always remember that goals are nothing without action.

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Interview: The Success Formula with Ghassan Nuqul

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Akhtaboot sat down with Nuqul Group‘s Vice Chairman, Mr. Ghassan Nuqul for a candid conversation to learn more about his journey in one of Middle East’s leading industrial corporations and his personal perspective on career success in the Jordanian Economy.

What does a typical day look like for you?

A typical day for me starts between 8:30 am – 8:45 am. I normally have a to-do list to plan my work for the day and organize all the meetings. I usually start by signing papers from the previous day, and then I go over my emails and make some internal phone calls.

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Common Communication Mistakes

Avoid business communication mistakes and misunderstandings 

Having great communication skills is crucial for everyone in the professional world. Communication is definitely not only about the words you say; you can have an excellent vocabulary and still be a bad communicator. While some people are naturally gifted when it comes to communication, others need to work on it in order to be viewed as potential leaders and get promoted into top jobs. Even the best of us sometimes make communicate mistakes, miss the point, cause an unintentional reaction, or avoid a messy discussion altogether. Who hasn’t left a discussion thinking that things went into the wrong direction?... Read More ...

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Akhtaboot Announces 4th Job Fair

(Amman, Jordan)

Under the patronage of Jordan’s Minister of Labor, H.E. Dr. Nidal Al-Qatameen, Akhtaboot – the career network is proud to announce the launch of the 4th Akhtaboot Job Fair. This job fair is considered to be Jordan’s leading recruitment event that offers the perfect platform to link hiring companies with qualified professionals and job seekers. The 4th edition of Akhtaboot Job fair will take place on the 23rd and 24th of October 2013 at Amman Grand Hall, Al Hussein Youth City (Gate 1).

Building on last year’s success, the 4th Akhtaboot Job Fair is expected to be attended by over 15,000 job seekers with the participation of around 70 leading national and international companies covering a wide range of industries.

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Questions Great Job Candidates Ask

Evaluating your potential employer during job interviews!

What do you say when the hiring manager wraps up the job interview and says: Do you have any questions for us? Average employees respond to this question by saying: “No, I think you’ve covered everything very well”. Well, you have just passed on your chance to ask some critical questions that may determine whether you really want to work for this company or not. Great candidates understand that being on an interview is a critical time for them to find out insider information about the company or the position. They formulate questions based on the information they hear during the interview to make up their minds on whether the company is the best place for them to thrive or not.... Read More ...

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Getting Mad at Work the Right Way!

Because the choice is yours!

From disagreements with coworkers, stress over a tight deadline, to your boss getting on your last nerve; it’s an inevitable fact that every once in a while you will get angry at work. When it comes to your personal life, your response to similar situations might be to start shouting, or to complain out loud about it, but at work, acting this way can harm your professional image, as well as your relationship with others. While anger is a completely natural emotion, we can’t just lash out at every person or object that irritates or annoys us at work.... Read More ...

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Making a Great Lasting Impression

It’s not just first impressions that count!

It comes as no secret that making a great first impression will do your career and life good on so many levels. So many business professionals get so hung up on making a good first impression and forget all about making it last. Whether you are giving a speech, going on a job interview, or delivering a presentation to your team at work, you need to plan your presence even if the crowd already knows you. Akhtaboot is here with a number of tips on how to make a lasting impression to keep yourself in line with bigger and better future opportunities.... Read More ...

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Firing Employees the Right Way

The art of terminating employees the appropriate way.

No matter how we try to sugar coat it, there is no pleasant way to fire an employee. However, you can’t afford to waste your time, money and effort by keeping bad performers around. While termination is a necessary part of any business setting, there are certainly right and wrong ways to go about letting someone go. Getting it wrong might cause heartache for the both of you, or worse, you may end up in court! So how can you fire an employee with minimum damage while keeping their ego intact? Akhtaboot presents you with some useful strategies to follow when terminating an employee is the only choice you have left.... Read More ...

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Akhtaboot and MenaITech Sign a Strategic Partnership Agreement

Akhtaboot – the career network, signed a partnership agreement with MenaITech to bolster bonds of cooperation, enhance the level of services provided by either side to customers, and exchange technical expertise and logistics support in the fields of employment and human resources management.

Under the agreement, signed by Akhtaboot’s CEO and Co-founder, Eng. Yousef Shamoun, and MenaITech’s CEO and Co-founder, Dr. Bashar Hawamdeh, MenaITech, the regional company specialized in building and deploying human resources applications, Akhtaboot’s revolutionary Connect Career service will be added to its long list of integrated services.

Powered by Akhtaboot, the Career Connect service provides companies with a fully integrated and branded Careers section, as well as the ability to post unlimited job openings and receive job applications directly onto their Careers section on their own website.... Read More ...

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GJU Partners with Akhtaboot on their 2nd Job Fair

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The German Jordanian University (GJU) in cooperation with Akhtaboot – the career network organized the 2nd GJU Job Fair under the theme of ‘Empowering GJU Students and Graduates’. With the attendance of more than 25 international companies covering a variety of industries, the 1 day event was held on Wednesday the 30th of May, 2012 at the University’s campus in Jubaiha, Amman.
As part of Akhtaboot Cares Initiative – Akhtaboot’s CSR Arm, Akhtaboot’s Recruitment Specialists provided one-to-one CV evaluation for students and graduates-to-be, highlighting the areas that need to be tackled in order to prepare for the needs of today’s job market.... Read More ...

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Akhtaboot to Power Kharabeesh’s Recruitment

Akhtaboot – the career network is proud to announce the launch of Kharabeesh’s Career Connect solution, “Powered by Akhtaboot”, which will provide Kharabeesh with their own fully integrated and branded jobs section with the ability to post unlimited job postings and receive job applications directly onto their careers section on their own website.

As part of Akhtaboot’s relentless efforts in providing world-class recruitment services to its clients, Kharabeeshwill be able to make the most of their Career Connect solution with a single point of contact for all of their recruitment needs with a variety of CV filtration, and organization tools, making the hiring process simple, efficient and as cost-effective as ever.... Read More ...

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Akhtaboot to Power d1g.com’s Recruitment

Akhtaboot – the career network is proud to announce the launch of d1g.com Career Connect solution, “Powered by Akhtaboot”, which will provide d1g.com with their own fully integrated and branded jobs section with the ability to post unlimited job postings and receive job applications directly onto their careers section on their own website.
As part of Akhtaboot’s relentless efforts in providing world-class recruitment services to its clients, d1g.comwill be able to make the most of their Career Connect solution with a single point of contact for all of their recruitment needs with a variety of CV filtration, and organization tools, making the hiring process simple, efficient and as cost-effective as ever.... Read More ...
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