8 tips to become a more attractive candidate for an HR position

I really want to break into the Human Resources industry but I am currently unemployed, is there anything you suggest I do while unemployed, during my career search that would make me a more attractive candidate for a position? This question from one of my readers really made me feel for her. Here below, I’ve […]

Job Pricing : Tips and Its Use in Developing Markets

I am delighted to present today’s post. It’s been written by Arif Ender, a young C&B professional whom I believe has a brilliant career ahead of him. Interested ? Read his bio at the end of the article… and read this post, where he presents useful tips on job pricing. Here we are : The […]

Salary data and the small Rewards consultancy : some boundaries

I am regularly asked by potential clients for support in gathering salary data and market benchmarking. Small and mid-size companies often don’t have internal resources to handle what, for them, tends to be an infrequent exercise, so they look for outside help when it comes to make sure that their pay levels are aligned to market. Obviously, […]

Caps and thresholds for Business Development roles ?

One of my friends recently asked me this question : I was hoping you could help me with a Sales Commission question. To set the scene, we want to target quality Business Development people – niche skill set and specialist experience for this engineering company, Hay level 19-20, on about AED 50,000+. For these type […]

Ramadan Kareem !

To all my readers, recent or long-term, in the Middle East or other parts of the world, I would like to wish a blessed Ramadan. May this month of reflection and sharing bring you peace, joy, and self-awareness !  

Reader Question – Should I pay a prorated bonus to an employee who resigned ?

Marta one of my readers just wrote to me asking me for advice on the following situation : I’m HR Manager for a small Oil & Gas Contractor. Recently,  I’ve been facing quite difficult situation and need second opinion. We have a Project Manager leaving the company in June (resignation) and here comes the issue – […]

When crisis brings synergy

I am delighted today to publish the first article from Khushboo Sehar. Sehar reached out to me mentioning the article I wrote last year, asking my readers to write an article for my blog – the invitation is still open . I was delighted to read her piece. This is a real-life experience of collaboration between Finance […]