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98% of MENA Respondents Plan on Looking for New Jobs in 2017
Business & Money | Sunday 22 January, 2017 1:26 pm
With the New Year comes a new outlook on career prospects and goals for many professionals in the Middle East. A new poll called, ‘Career Prospects in the Middle East’ revealed that 98% of respondents plan on looking for a new job in 2017 – and nearly all of them (95.1%)...
OBG's interview with Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO Of Abu Dhabi Ports
Business & Money | Sunday 22 January, 2017 1:06 pm
The maritime and logistics industry still offers plenty of opportunities for growth, despite the current challenging economic climate, Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO, Abu Dhabi Ports, told Oxford Business Group’s digital broadcasting channel, Global Platform.   Speaking in...
LinkedIn reveals the most powerful profiles of the UAE
Business & Money | Sunday 22 January, 2017 12:42 pm
LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, has released a list of the most powerful profiles in the UAE for 2016. Compiled for the first time in the UAE, the UAE 2016 Power Profiles list indicates the most viewed profiles on LinkedIn in UAE and contains a total of 45 profiles of...
Renovating Older Buildings Can Save Up To 50% of Energy Costs
Environment & Energy | Saturday 21 January, 2017 2:09 am
  Government initiatives to make older buildings more energy efficient could achieve dramatic reductions in the UAE’s electricity consumption, one of the speakers at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) Energy Efficiency Expo said today.   Speaking on the sidelines of...
The IDE summits registered a growth of 44.21% in 2016 compared to 2015
Business & Money | Friday 20 January, 2017 12:58 am
IDE is a leading global procurement firm, creating exclusive, captivating and unique deal flow initiatives to boost businesses and elevate corporations’ presence in the market. As one of the emerging leaders in the B2B realm, IDE is committed to creating value for each and every participant...
New Research: Cisco Reveals the Current State of Digital Transformation in Retail
Technology & IT | Thursday 19 January, 2017 4:41 pm
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) – Analysts are hailing 2016 as the best year for holiday sales growth since 2005. However, this growth is not coming from the traditional brick and mortar channel. Instead, Internet shoppers saved the holiday season by setting new records for online sales during...
IHG® publishes 2017 trends report challenging brands to address the needs of the uncompromising customer in the ‘Age of I’
Tourism & Hospitality | Wednesday 18 January, 2017 2:37 pm
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG®) today launches its 2017 Trends Report - The Uncompromising Customer: Addressing the Paradoxes of the ‘Age of I’ - at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.  The report highlights the uncompromising nature of...
Revealed: the World’s Most (and Least) Valuable Passports for 2017
Business & Money | Sunday 15 January, 2017 10:17 am
Arton Capital, the global advisory for residence and citizenship solutions, has updated the Passport Index, the popular global ranking of the world’s passports.   The Index ranks national passports by the cross-border access they bring, assigning a “visa-free score”...
February Must Visit Destination Seychelles
Tourism & Hospitality | Saturday 14 January, 2017 3:58 am
In a world full of distractions, Seychelles is a welcome change for the sore-eyed travelers. This beautiful archipelago, lying on the east coast of Africa, and surrounded by the great Indian ocean on all sides, offers a very different realm altogether. A world, whose natural beauty is serene enough ...
More Than Three Quarters of Respondents in the Middle East Use Virtual Job Fairs to Job Hunt and Submit CVs
Business & Money | Thursday 12 January, 2017 2:16 pm
Virtual job fairs cater to an increasingly internet-based job market, enabling easy job hunting and hiring for both sides of the employment process. A new poll by titled Virtual Job Fairs in the MENA found that more than a quarter of respondents regularly participate in virtual job fairs,...