Friday 21 January 2022

‘Vital to develop inclusive policies’ that back vulnerable segments

A panel discussion noted that in assessing and ensuring a resilient labour market, it is important to develop inclusive policies that support vulnerable yet key segments such as women and youth.    The discussion on the salient points of Whiteshield Partner


Heriot-Watt University Dubai wins top sustainability rating

Heriot-Watt University’s Dubai campus at Dubai Knowledge Park has been awarded Gold status by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), the most widely used green building rating system in the world.    Gold certification is


Financial literacy key to ‘protect young from money woes’

The teaching of financial literacy in schools and homes is crucial to safeguarding teenagers from the money worries plaguing their young adult elders, according to a British teacher-turned-FinTech entrepreneur.   Dubai resident Simon Wing says ‘the clock i


Salary, workplace among top job attributes in UAE

The three top drivers of employee attraction in the UAE are salary and compensation (64%), workplace environment (61%) and long-term job security (50%), said respondents to a new survey by job site and data analytics firm YouGov. The least important factors reportedly ar


Sabic opens new Life Gallery project in Riyadh

Sabic, a global diversified chemicals company based in Saudi Arabia, has announced the opening of its new Life Gallery project at King Salman Science Oasis in Riyadh to provide exceptional educational experience to visitors.    The Life Gallery project is p


Celebrated academic Jordan joins MBZUAI as laureate professor

Celebrated academic and thought leader in machine learning and AI research, UC Berkeley Distinguished Professor Michael I Jordan, has been named laureate professor at Mohamed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI). He will also be honorary director of a new Laureate Faculty


Majority of Mena digital workers ‘actively job hunting’

As many as 62% of Mena employees working in digital fields are actively job hunting for better career opportunities in other roles (72%), says a survey by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and The Network, a global alliance of recruitment website. New challenge (66%), feeling underva


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