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Planning your Day at Work

Get more done with these time management tips

Many of us believe that working beyond the regular working hours is the best way to stand out at work. But the problem arises when your work-life balance gets affected which will eventually lead to burnout and health-related issues on the long run. The key to managing your work day is to plan it right from the beginning. You need to train yourself to manage all the input and tasks in a healthy manner. Akhtaboot is here to help you put your work-life balance in check with the following time management tips.

Make Priorities

We are always on the look for ways to achieve multiple goals at the same time.... Read More ...

Productivity Wasters in the Workplace

There’s only so much time in the day, and it never seems to be enough. Most business owners are always on the look for ways to increase their employees’ productivity while maintaining high levels of quality. But just because your employees are at work doesn’t mean you’re getting work done. What you really need to do is to cut down on the top time wasters in the office. This doesn’t mean that you should block personal e-mail and social media websites. We’re talking about the kind of distractions that can derail productivity and stop your employees from doing their jobs. Akhtaboot is here to highlight the top productivity wasters that might be standing in the way of real work.... Read More ...

Encouraging Creative Ideas at Work

No matter what industry you work in, encouraging creativity at work is always a great way to improve work conditions and productivity. Whether it’s coming up with ideas and solutions that are original and worthwhile, or figuring out how to improve efficiency, creating an environment that encourages creative thinking can dramatically boost your employees’ productivity. While most employees like to think that they are creative, the fact is that we can all benefit from a boost to our creative flair. The good news is that creativity can be nurtured and developed. Akhtaboot is here to provide you with smart ways to adopt in the workplace to boost your employee’s innovation in their work.... Read More ...

Emotional Intelligence and Career Success

Why some people are more successful in work and life than others 

What makes some people move further and faster in work and life than others? Is it really all about IQ and hard work? Although IQ and work ethic are important, they are not a perfect predictor of work success. Those who usually stand out and get ahead at work likely possess emotional intelligence – a different kind of smart. It is about knowing yourself and your feelings so well that you are able to manage them effectively at any moment in any given situation. Emotional intelligence means having personal qualities such as empathy and emotional control.... Read More ...

Do’s & Don’ts of Job Searching While You’re Still Employed

Employees leave companies for a variety of reasons, whatever might be the reasons for leaving, job hunting while you’re still working in your current position can be a double-edged sword. Candidates who are employed are typically more attractive to employers. However, it can be a dangerous move and could end in a disaster.

Here are some job search tips to help you stay on good terms with your current employer:

DO plan your job search: Because you have a job, your time is limited, so you must organize your search, explore your options and get your resume and cover letter customized for each job you want to apply for.... Read More ...

Akhtaboot 4th Job Fair Successfully Concluded with 15,000 Visitors

(Amman, Jordan)

Akhtaboot 4th Job Fair has successfully concluded for the 4th year in a row with the attendance of more than 15,000 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 23rd and 24th of October 2013.

The job fair was under the patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Labor Dr. Nidal Al-Qatamin and was attended by the Advisor of His Excellency Mr. Musa Khalaf. The not-for-profit job fair is held as a CSR initiative of Akhtaboot Cares Initiative – Akhtaboot CSR arm.... Read More ...

Dream Job: Reality or Myth?

What is a dream job? Do you know someone who actually has a dream job? Is there really such a thing as a dream job? Great jobs usually develop out of hard work and dedication, not just dreams. This is not to say that you can’t create or find a great job. It all depends on your personality, desires and dedication.

So how can you identify the dream job that suits YOU? Start by identifying who you are as a person, what your natural talents are, what your personal values are and then get into a job where you get to apply your talents on a day to day basis and where your personal values go hand in hand with the company you work for.... Read More ...

Professional Maturity in the Workplace

What is it & how to achieve it?

In psychology, maturity is defined by the person’s ability to react to the environment in a learned manner, rather than instinctively. Maturity has nothing to do with age; it’s all about knowing the right time and place to behave in a certain manner, and according to the culture one lives in. Just as it is the case in life, success at work depends on a lot of factors. Some think it’s all about luck or fate, but for the majority of us it all comes down to our ability to demonstrate professional maturity no matter what might be your position or career level.... Read More ...

The Attitude That’s Ruining Your Career

Career-limiting habits that might be getting in your way!

It’s a known fact that your attitude at work can dramatically make or break your career. While having a positive attitude is not easily achievable for the majority of employees as many of them are stuck with career limiting habits that keeps them from reaching their full potential at work. Some examples on those habits include but not limited to: unreliability, “it’s not my job” attitude, procrastination and resistance to change. Many people have a misconception that positive attitude is a genetic behavioral pattern that we inherit and have no control over.... Read More ...

Confidentiality in the Workplace

Keeping private information from getting into the wrong hands.

In today’s competitive market, confidentiality is considered highly essential to the success of any organization. Every employee is responsible for handling all company information with care and cautiousness. No information should be disclosed to a third party unless proper permissions were obtained. This is because if it gets into the wrong hands, it can be considered as a breach of confidentiality and you may even be terminated for it. Since your ability to maintain confidentiality can have a profound effect on the success of your career, Akhtaboot is here with a number of tips to help you master the art of keeping confidential information, confidential!... Read More ...

6 Annoying Habits in the Workplace

Avoid them now before it’s too late!

It’s a known fact that we spend more time at work than anywhere else, so as a result it becomes inevitable that your coworkers will sometimes get on your nerves. In fact, it is very possible that you are a source of annoyance yourself! Although we sometimes find it hard to own up to having weird quirks or annoying habits, when it comes to the workplace, it’s really important that we try to leave our annoying habits at home. While your coworkers try to be tolerant of others’ behaviors most of the time, there are a number of common annoying habits which will irritate even the most pleasant colleague!... Read More ...

Nuqul Group Launches Their Careers Section, Powered by Akhtaboot

Akhtaboot – the career network is proud to announce the launch of Nuqul Group’s Career Connect solution, “Powered by Akhtaboot”, which will provide Nuqul Group 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, Nuqul Group will 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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