Enhanced benefits are increasingly popular among employers, but not everyone is convinced
Inspiring ideas from Sharoq Almalki, Rasmus Ankersen, Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Heidi K Gardner and Eduardo Braun
The oil price may be (almost) stabilising, but uncertainty still abounds. Leading economists and academics make sense of the numbers
How an Emirati police force ditched its ‘boring’ testing to nurture its future leaders using the power of neuroscience
Investing in employee health pays dividends in the long run. So why are so many business leaders still not convinced?
Judith Barton argues that finding the right coach for your needs is essential for a successful experience
Why addressing the threat response in our brains is the answer to solving HR’s toughest task
The way we recruit is all wrong, says bestselling author and thinker Malcolm Gladwell.
HR professionals are often told that raising engagement is the holy grail of business performance. But does it truly pay off?
Your quarterly run-through of how to apply essential workplace skills, with expert commentary
Jamie Liddington, Hadef & Partners, gives an overview of legal changes in the GCC that HR professionals need to know about
Professionals want to work for themselves - but does the GCC have the infrastructure to support them?
Ultra-connected employees may keep you competitive, but experts warn that could prove counter-productive in the long run
What are the major challenges shaping the workplace of tomorrow? And how can HR professionals be part of the solution?
How an innovative, Doha-based business introduced psychometric testing in a bid to put its values at the heart of recruitment
Family businesses grow faster and last longer than their rivals. But managing them means negotiating some HR challenges
Omantel's HR function has been re-engineered and revived - and now it's integral to the telecoms company's future plans
HR guru Dave Ulrich on the challenges facing the business of the future, and GCC nationalisation
Dr Antoine Eid, Leapership Consultants, tells us why so many organisations fail to motivate their employees
Inspiring HR ideas from Dr Linda Holbeche, Stephen Frost and Danny Kalman, Josh Bersin, Edward Cone and Michelle Burke
Charles Laubach, Afridi & Angell, gives an overview of legislative changes in the GCC that HR professionals need to know about
Organisations should not shy away from investing in future talent, finds Mowgli Foundation report
Oil price spurs rethink in organisational structures and focus, as companies bid to remain competitive
People Management rounds up the latest inspiring ideas for HR professionals from leading researchers
Businesses are ditching appraisals. But that’s only the first step in reinventing the way employees are evaluated and managed
Sara Khoja, partner at Clyde & Co, gives an overview of legal changes in the GCC that HR professionals need to know about
Why all 46,000 employees at a family-owned conglomerate had to understand what it means to be a leader
We know more than ever about what makes the brain tick. But can that give us a competitive advantage in the workplace?
A commitment to developing relationships with every staff member is paying dividends at a Kuwaiti financial powerhouse
Creating a high-performance culture isn’t about hefty bonuses or visionary leadership. Could empowering people be the key?
Many GCC employers do not put enough aside to cover their liabilities when staff leave. The experts mull the alternatives
Debbie Nicol of ‘business en motion’ asks if we are ignoring the power of teamwork to enhance business performance
Introducing new ideas, or radical transformations, disrupts employees’ psychological balance
The GCC needs more female leaders – and its own version of Steve Jobs, according to Zahir Irani of Brunel University
The days of didactic learning are numbered. Staff can connect with each other in an instant – it’s L&D, but not as we know it
How the world’s largest Islamic bank got its processes right – so it could tackle the big issues
With CEOs earning up to 100 times more than the average employee, is it time to rethink the way they’re rewarded?
Shedding old stereotypes of hotel industry essential if Hilton Worldwide is to meet challenging expansion targets in KSA
Jamie Liddington, head of employment at Hadef & Partners in Dubai, on the latest legislation affecting HR professionals
If you’re going to attract and retain bright young talent, you need a more agile workplace, says Radhika Punshi
Even in a downturn, attrition matters – hold on to your top performers using big data, smart management and clearer progression
Sara Khoja, partner at Clyde & Co in Dubai, gives an overview of legislation and case law HR professionals should be aware of
Cultural issues and lack of flexible working stop women succeeding – as businesses await next progress in gender equality
How Emrill is bucking the trend by focusing on welfare – and reaping the benefits in its recruitment and retention
A place at the top table has long been HR’s holy grail. But is genuine influence more important? Four experts mull it over
Amal Al Kooheji, COO of Tamkeen, on why building skills is essential for getting more locals into the private sector
Plunging oil prices are hitting salaries, say experts. What will it mean for recruitment, engagement, and the role of HR?
One-on-one guidance has become a popular way to nurture talent in the west, but can it work for companies in the GCC?
Managing change is central to business success, says Khaled Almobarak, President of Mawj Training & Consulting
Which gurus are most relevant for HR practitioners? We raided the business bookshelf in earnest
Experts build a comprehensive picture of the challenges in a reset GCC economy and suggest innovative ways to overcome them
Employee review site is spreading across the Middle East and Asia. HR professionals are urged to arm themselves with the facts
Big data has been heralded as HR’s magic bullet. But, as these experts argue, the reality is more complicated than it seems
DP World’s HC leader on the challenges of making one of the Emirates’ most successful private businesses into a global player
Sarah Lawrence of DLA Piper in Dubai gives an overview of legal developments HR professionals should be aware of
A summer internship that began as a CSR initiative was a worthy investment amid the shortage of Islamic banking professionals
Being able to empathise is a key business trait – but the unique social mix of the GCC countries provides a particular challenge
In conversation with the Director General of the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR)
Corporate ethics are often just soundbites. But failing to find your moral compass can be fatal
Talk of ‘high potentials’ is too often shorthand for ‘young’ – and that’s an expensive waste of true ability
Video has the power to transform your L&D efforts – but first you need to decide how and why you’re doing it