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2018 is my Year!

Lets make resolutions that we can actually keep!

Whether you’re employed or not, thinking about your new year’s resolutions can help you jump-start your career in a smart way. The beginning of the year is the best time for setting goals, making changes, and creating a fresh start. In fact, if you’re actively searching for a job, January is considered the busiest month of the year for job seekers. To help you stay focused, here are 3 ideas that you can follow to make resolutions that you can actually keep to enhance your career plan for 2018.

Manage your professional online presence

Social media can be your best friend or your worst enemy, that’s why many job seekers resort to keeping their online presence hidden to be on the safe side.... Read More ...

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Infographic: Assessing Employees’ Work-Life Balance in the Middle East

Juggling your career and personal life all at once can be quite challenging. While the ability to manage daily tasks efficiently differs from one person to another, once thing remains the same: Balance is the Key. Check out Akhtaboot’s latest infographic on employees’ work-life balance in the Middle East.

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From Intern To Employee

It’s not easy being an intern. You know the drill; you end up with piles of work that you need to finish in a short amount of time, and most of the time, you do it without any payment. Most interns don’t really mind working unpaid internships, and for the most part we do it solely for the great experience. But what if you’d like to turn your internship into an actual job?

It’s not as hard as you might think, I did it myself and found it to be much easier than I expected and entirely enjoyable. 

 

 

Show your Commitment

Just because it’s an unpaid internship doesn’t mean you can come and go as you please and not be as productive as everyone in the office, that itself is a huge faux pas at the workplace.... Read More ...

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People You Should Avoid At Your Workplace

 

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Every work place has its fair share of employees that may come from different backgrounds, cultures, or even have different perceptions. Considering how you spend most of your day at work, your co-workers with can either make the work environment amiable, or on the contrary – quite toxic. If you are working in a diverse office, it’s only natural to encounter co-workers with characteristics that conflict your own. Dealing with such people can take a toll not only on your well-being but on your work productivity as well.

Here’s a list of personalities that Akhtaboot believes you should avoid at work:

THE ATTENTION SEEKER

The attention seeker strives after full recognition and praise in the office.... Read More ...

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NAJAH Abu Dhabi to Put Education at Forefront for Visitors

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Fair brings raft of new exhibitors, features and international participation from USA, UK, Japan and Malaysia…

Abu Dhabi, 06 September, 2016: NAJAH, the UAE’s leading Higher Education event, now in its 10th year, is dedicated to helping higher educational institutions connect with students and parents who are at a critical stage in the tough decision making process of choosing what to study.

Supported by the Abu Dhabi Education Council, NAJAH is held twice a year, once in Abu Dhabi and once in Al Ain. The event provides the perfect opportunity for a school student (Grade 10-12), to meet and discuss their future path with over a hundred prestigious local and international colleges and universities from as far reaching as USA, UK, Japan, Malaysia, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Hungary.... Read More ...

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Infographic: Akhtaboot’s 6 Past Successful Job Fairs

Walking down memory lane, take a look at an overview of Akhtaboot’s 6 past successful job fairs in numbers

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Lost Interest in your Job?

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Here’s what to do to reignite the Spark

It’s so easy to get stuck in your daily routine to the point that you start losing interest in your job. If you’ve been dreading going to the office for quite some time that it started affecting your personal life in a negative way, then maybe it’s time you took control of the situation. We all go through phases of boredom at work. During those times, you might lose perspective on why you’re doing what you do and you may feel like you are trapped in a meaningless, never-ending job. The good news is that, in most cases, this is a temporary feeling.... Read More ...

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Starting a New Job? Here’s What Not to Do

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Your first day on any new job is always tough, and trying to fit into an unfamiliar culture can be overwhelming.  Most of your first days will be spent observing the dynamics and the unspoken rules of the office. You might feel like you have to prove yourself worthy of the job, that’s why you need to get things right or you can risk making a bad first impression. Akhtaboot is here to highlight the most common rookie mistakes you need avoid when starting a new position.

Being Too Critical

If you’re a critical person by nature, you must try to control your urge to criticize before it ruins your prospects at the new job.... Read More ...

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Infographic: Evaluating Employees’ Distractions at the Workplace in the MENA Region

Some of us get distracted from work by the slightest commotion, while others easily tune out distractions. No one is 100% productive at work but we can work to improve productivity if we know the root cause of employee distractions and time wasting. Akhtaboot evaluates how distracted employees are at work, what distracts them and what procedures the company should take in order to minimize distractions and interruptions at the workplace.

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Boosting your Confidence at Work

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Self-confidence plays a crucial role in many aspects of our lives. The lack of it can obviously stand in the way of your career success. If you usually come across as nervous, hesitant, and overly apologetic, chances are you’ll miss out on so many opportunities at work. On the other hand, if you have the ability to convey your thoughts and opinions in a persuasive way, you will pave your own way to success. The good news is that you can boost your confidence and build on it. Akhtaboot provides you with some confidence-boosting tips to help strengthen your personal brand and boost your morale at work.... Read More ...

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مُقابلة: مقوّمات النجاح مع سعادة السيد كريم قعوار

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التقت أخطبوط الشبكة الوظيفية مع السيد كريم قعوار، السفير الأردني السابق في الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية والمكسيك، ورئيس مجلس إدارة مجموعة قعوار للتحدث عن رأيه في سوق العمل الأردني وكيف ساهم منصبه كسفير في تشكيل رؤيته لتطوير الاقتصاد الأردني. ‎

أخبرنا قليلاً عن يومك المعتاد؟

أحِبُ الاستيقاظ باكراً، وأبدأ يومي بفطور صحّي. كوني أدير عدّة أعمال، فإنّ يومي المعتاد يتضمّن الكثير من الاجتماعات. أجتمع بكل رئيس تنفيذي وفريقه على حدىً لأطّلع منهم على آخر المعلومات حول أحدث التطوّرات وأزودهم بما يحتاجونه من الدعم،.فهم في نهاية المطاف من يسيِّرون الأعمال.

هل تتذكّر أوّل وظيفة شغلتها؟ ما كان منصبك؟

أسّست شركتي الأولى في العشرين من عمري حيث شغلت منصب الرئيس التنفيذي لشركة ’أيدِيَل دايمنشنز‘ – أوّل شركة توزيِع لمنتجات ’آبل‘ في الأردن.... Read More ...

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Interview: The Success Formula with H.E. Karim Kawar

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Akhtaboot sat down with H.E. Karim Kawar, former Jordanian Ambassador to the USA and President of Kawar Group to talk about how his journey in as Ambassador in Washington DC helped shape his views on the current Jordanian economy.

What does a typical day look like for you?

I’m an early riser. I start my day with a healthy breakfast. I run multiple businesses, so my typical day involves a lot of meetings. I meet with each CEO and their teams individually for quick updates on the latest happenings and to provide them with the support they need. At the end of the day, they are the executors.... Read More ...

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