Tag: Career Advancement (page 1 of 6)

“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 ...

Creating Work/Life Balance

Juggling two different lives at once can be challenging. Everyone says, “Balance is key” but how hard is it to shuffle between your work and personal life without losing your mind? Surprisingly, it’s not that hard. The way we manage our daily tasks differs from one person to another. Some people work well under pressure, while others collapse with fatigue. So how can you have work/life balance when you have so many obligations to attend to? Akhtaboot is here with a few steps that can help you create balance.

Keep an Agenda

As simple as this may sound, keeping a little notebook or an application may help you stay on track.... Read More ...

Recovering From Mistakes at Work

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 ...

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

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 ...

Akhtaboot 3rd Job Fair Successfully Concluded with 11,000 Visitors

(Amman, Jordan)

Akhtaboot 3rd Job Fair has successfully concluded for the 3rd year in a row with the attendance of more than 11,000 job seekers from various sectors and career levels. With the participation of 70 local and international companies, the job fair was held at Amman Grand Hall, Al Hussein Youth City on the 21st and 22nd of November 2012.

The job fair was inaugurated by His Excellency the Minister of Labor Dr. Nidal Al-Qatamin, along with the participation of Orange – Jordan as Main Sponsor of Jordan’s biggest career event for the year 2012. During the job fair, Orange conducted several presentations highlighting the corporate culture at Orange while shedding light on a number of success stories of Orange – Jordan employees.... Read More ...

What Not to Include on Your CV

Things Employers HATE to See on a CV!

If you’re looking to win the job search game you have to leap ahead of your competition by taking your CV writing skills to the next level. Many people believe that they have to include all of their work experiences on their CV, which eventually may become unmanageable if they switch jobs many times during their career. What you don’t include on your CV can be as important as what you do include. Akhtaboot is here to the rescue with a number of things you should leave off when writing your CV.

Short-term Jobs

Including short-term jobs in your CV will raise red flags for hiring managers, as it will give an impression that you are unstable and that you don’t have a clear career path.... Read More ...

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 ...

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 ...

Akhtaboot Participates in KFUPM’s 29th Career Fair

Akhtaboot – the career network is proud to pronounce its participation in the largest university career fair in Saudi Arabia, held by King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) in Dhahran. The 29th KFUPM career fair was inaugurated by Prince Jalawi bin Abdul Aziz bin Musaed, Deputy Governor of the Eastern Province, and welcomed both students and the public during the period from 6th of May until the 9th of May, 2012.
Around 120 government and private companies and agencies participated in the event, with Akhtaboot handling the CV clinic, which provided students and graduates to be with personalized, one-to-one feedback on their CVs, highlighting the areas that need to be tackled in order to prepare for the needs of today’s job market.... Read More ...

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 ...

Akhtaboot Cares Initiative Partners with Middlesex University Dubai

Akhtaboot – the career network is proud to announce the launch of Middlesex University Dubai Microsite Solution, a revolutionary service provided and powered by “Akhtaboot Cares Initiative” – Akhtaboot’s CSR arm, and targeted towards universities and educational institutions all over the Gulf and MENA region. Akhtaboot Microsite Solution features Akhtaboot job content in a fully integrated and branded jobs section displayed directly onto the university’s careers section on the university website.

Middlesex University Dubai website students and job seekers will be able to benefit from the full features of Akhtaboot directly on Middlesex University website through the fully branded Microsite link mdx.akhtaboot.com... Read More ...

Al Ain Education & Career Fair – April 30 – May 2

Al Ain Education & Career Fair, organised by Informa Exhibitions in partnership with Akhtaboot as Online Recruitment Partner, is the city’s largest and only dedicated exhibition that focuses on higher education, training and career opportunities in Al Ain, one of the largest and historically important city in the United Arab Emirates.

Now in its 4th edition, the Al Ain Education & Career Fair, will be taking place from 30 April – 2 May 2012 and is the only official event for universities and training institutes seeking students and companies interested in meeting qualified Emiratis and other professionals from the region.

In 2011, the Al Ain Education & Career Fair was officially opened by H.H.... Read More ...

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