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 !
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 – […]
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 […]
In Dubai where I live, and in other GCC countries, many organisations rely on cheap (imported) labour in order to manufacture, distribute and sell their products. A lot of HR Directors don’t necessarily believe in this “cheap cheap cheap” approach, but they struggle to get heard by the leadership team, and they often ask me […]
A few months ago I was invited to submit a chapter for the sequel to an HR best-selling “book of blogs”. David D’Souza curated the first book in the series, and did an awesome job for this sequel despite some difficult personal circumstances. Kudos to him for such a good follow-up ! I donated an […]
Nadia, a reader, asks : “My main struggle with C&B stems from performance management. The organisation I work for is a large conglomerate with companies operating mainly in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. We have recently re-designed the whole performance appraisal system where we now have a system that is no longer paper based and no […]