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BUiD’s BizQuiz 2012 1st Inter-Collegiate Business Quiz Competition -ICBQ 2012

The British University in Dubai’s Faculty of Business is organizing the first intercollegiate business quiz competition for University and College students in the UAE. The objective of the event is to create a fun-filled atmosphere for learning and acquiring knowledge for University students. It is fervently hoped that the event will motivate students to bring themselves up to date with the latest news and other emerging developments in the following areas; Business, Economics Marketing, Accounting and Finance, Technology, Business History, Management Thinkers and UAE Economy.

Number of Teams: University students within a University or three students of different Universities can form teams.... Read More ...

Akhtaboot as Online Recruitment Partner of the American University in Dubai Career Fair 2012

Akhtaboot – the career network is proud to announce its participation as the “Online Recruitment Partner” of the American University in Dubai (AUD) annual career fair “Act Now: AUD Careers Today” which took place on AUD campus in Dubai, on Tuesday the 20thof March, 2012.

The annual career fair hosted 57 major companies from varying fields, including Finance and Banking, Marketing, Advertising, Management, Recruitment, Engineering, Visual Communication, Graphic Design and Information Technology.

AUD students and alumni were able to interact with company representatives who assisted them in their career planning and professional development while exposing them to the demands and expectations of the UAE job market.... Read More ...

Akhtaboot Participates in College of Business Career Fair 2012

College of Business Administration held its seventh annual career fair which was attended by a group of leading companies in many different fields. Akhtaboot – the career network is proud to announce its participate in the fair offering many job vacancies targeting Saudi women. The career fair was held on CBA Campus in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on the 19th and 20th of March 2012.

The 2-day event was inaugurated and held under the patronage of the Deputy Governor of Makkah Province Dr. Abdul-Aziz bin Abdullah Al-Khudairi, and provided university students and prospect employees with the opportunity to meet potential employers in a professional environment.... Read More ...

Akhtaboot TAG-Knowledge Host Their Second Successful Job Fair

Under the patronage of Jordan’s Ministry of Labor, H.E. Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman and CEO of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization inaugurated the second Akhtaboot TAG-Knowledge job fair, the biggest career event for the year 2011 in Jordan.

For the 2nd year in a row, Akhtaboot – the career network and the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Center (TAG-Knowledge), join forces to organize their ever popular job fair, which was held on the 26th and 27th of October at TAG-Knowledge headquarters, Queen Rania Street.

The opening ceremony witnessed the participation of officials from the Ministry of Labor, representatives of the participating companies along with many concerned entities and individuals.... Read More ...

Akhtaboot as Official Employment Partner of Oasis500

In yet another step towards supporting the young Jordanian entrepreneurs, Akhtaboot – the career network signed a partnership agreement with Oasis500, in which Akhtaboot will provide all eligible Oasis500 companies with the revolutionary Career Connect platform, a 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.

In addition, Oasis500 companies will also receive a wide range of online recruitment and social media services to help post their vacancies across the World Wide Web. Akhtaboot will provide all these services to Oasis500 companies as part of the Akhtaboot Cares Initiative – Akhtaboot’s CSR arm.... Read More ...

Akhtaboot Makes Jordan’s Fastest Growing Companies List

Akhtaboot – the career network is proud to announce that it has earned the honor of being included to the “Jordan Fast Growth 30” List, a project of AllWorld Network which highlights the fastest growing privately held businesses in Jordan.

The Jordan30 are part of the “Arabia Fast Growth 500” that will be announced November 15-17, 2011 at the Arabia 500 Awards & Global Summit. Jordan will host the first Arabia 500 Summit, held under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah. This will be the largest convening of growth entrepreneurs ever held outside of the United States. Alongside Akhtaboot, companies- from all over MENA, Turkey and Pakistan are competing for a spot on the Arabia 500.... Read More ...

It’s Not All About the Money Afterall

What really makes employees happy at Work!

There is no doubt that employees expect to be able to pay their bills and maybe have some extra cash on the side. But with the implications of the current financial crisis, many of us have started re-examining our requirements when it comes to choosing a new company or job. While a fat paycheck might be tempting to take on a new job offer, everyday tasks and the company mission and culture can also be major factors in whether you will be content in your position or not.
When talking about employee job satisfaction, a number of relatively universal factors arise that are actually based on very basic psychological needs.... Read More ...

Akhtaboot – TAG Knowledge Society – First Job Fair 2010


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Workplace Competition

Hold your Own in a Competitive Office Jungle!

Employers want the most that they can get from their employees. They are always looking for ways to keep their employees innovative and hardworking with incentives be it monetary, acknowledgment or something else that only the best worker can earn. While this may sound manipulative, there is nothing wrong with a reasonable amount of healthy competition to help push employees outside their comfort zone towards more productivity. If an employee is too relaxed while on the job, he or she will only do the bare minimum and turn in mediocre results. While the word competition means different things to different people, the very nature of the word implies that there will be winners and losers.... Read More ...

Soft Skills No One Should Go Without!

Why Soft Skills Can be More Important than You Think

Most job seekers wish they could unlock the secrets to getting hired in today’s hectic marketplace. You don’t have to be a genius to know that it’s a tough time to land a job nowadays. Global unemployment, as officially measured, remains at record highs for the third straight year since the start of the economic crisis. But when it comes to landing a job, one fact remains the same: Employers aren’t just looking for someone who looks good on paper; they want people who can add value to their business. Wouldn’t it be great if you could enter into the mind of a hiring manager and see what they’re looking for in the hiring process?... Read More ...

What your Boss Won’t Tell you!

The boss-employee story has two sides. While one side is all about the bitter experiences caused by our bosses, the other side clearly shows that employees are not the only ones having a hard time dealing with their bosses. Bosses too get sick of their employees at times; they not only have to stay on top of what their staff is doing, but they also have to deal with all kinds of employees.

Yes we acknowledge the fact that there are bad bosses out there, but despite being bad or unfair; bosses have to stay on top of things and keep an eye on what is going on in the workplace.... Read More ...

Akhtaboot Goes Social with LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter

Akhtaboot – the career network, announced the launch of a cutting-edge feature that is designed to enable jobseekers to import their LinkedIn profiles into Akhtaboot with just one click. By allowing users to fill out over 70% of the required fields on their Akhtaboot account with just one click, Akhtaboot takes one more step towards having the fastest signup process in the industry.

Adding more social features to the mix, Akhtaboot earlier this month unveiled a Facebook Application that allows its users to search for and apply to jobs directly from within Facebook. With the Akhtaboot Facebook Application, users interested in looking for jobs won’t have to leave the comfort of their Facebook profile to log into their Akhtaboot account to look for and apply to jobs.... Read More ...

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