Friday 31 October 2014
 
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Startup scheme in Bahrain to help graduates in ICT

Preparations are underway for a two-month entrepreneur programme in Bahrain that aims to provide a platform for university graduates to turn their projects into real business. The first edition of the 'Startup Boot Camp' is being organised by Bahrain Chamber of Commerce a

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Saudi Arabia to create 300,000 hospitality jobs for nationals

The Saudi Arabia aims to provide around 300,000 jobs in the hospitality sector to its nationals - both men and women - in the kingdom as part of its nationalisation drive, said a report. The Ministry of Labour is co-ordinating with a number of establishments, colleges and governm

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Demand for skilled talent up 35pc in UAE

The demand for skilled talent has increased 35 per cent in the UAE, with an increase in trade and investment opportunities, Dubai’s preparation for Expo 2020 and Abu Dhabi looking to leap to the top 50 busiest global meetings destination in next five years. Dulls, a leading

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Irish Academy, Orient Planet launch online PR courses

The Irish Academy of Public Relations and the Dubai based Orient Planet PR and Marketing Communications will launch the first online PR and Communications Academy in the Middle East. Orient Planet Academy exclusively provide the Irish Academy’s courses to students in the Mi

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Mena education sector ‘must adopt innovations’

The education sector in the Mena region must pay more attention to capital efficiency and innovation in order to keep up with the rest of the world, said a leading education technology expert. Michael Staton, partner at Learn Capital, said the missing piece of the puzzle in the M

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BCG joins forces with Riyadh Schools for digital classroom

Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting firm and leading advisor in business strategy, has worked with Riyadh Schools, a private K-12 school in Saudi Arabia, to support them their efforts to adopt an e-learning educational model. The journey towards a digita

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82pc employers check 'candidates online before interviews’

More than 82 per cent of employers research candidates online before calling them for interviews, according to a recent Bayt.com poll. The ‘Social Recruiting in the Middle East and North Africa’ poll revealed that  has revealed that more than 65 per cent of respo

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Education experts laud UAE’s innovation goals

Education experts from Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, have welcomed the UAE Government’s plans to promote innovation across the Emirates’ schools and universities. UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Ra

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Etihad, Al-Futtaim, ADCB win big at HR awards

Etihad Airways, Al-Futtaim Group and Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) bagged top titles at the Middle East HR Excellence Awards held recently in Dubai Presented at a gala dinner at the H Hotel in Dubai, UAE, the awards showcased the best talent in people management in the Middle

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Tamkeen's revamped enterprise scheme in focus

The newly-revamped Enterprise Support Programme re-launched by Tamkeen, Bahrain’s labour fund, was in the focus at the fourth 'Startup Mornings' meeting yesterday (October 25), a report said. Startup Bahrain organised the event which is the kingdom's favourite m

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