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Gulf News Dubai

“While most of us may be looking for new jobs out of necessity, the COVID-19 predicament is also an opportune time to take a peek into the remote work positions and freelance gigs . This change in the environment requires us to be prepared for a job that is completely out of our forte or shift to an entirely new career path.”

Gulf News Dubai

Check out what Carmen Meyburgh, Division Head for Nathan & Nathan Staffing Services, has to say about lower salaries being the new norm in the UAE.

The Intelligent SME Article

As an employer, the true cost of hiring an employee is more than the wage or salary offered by the organisation. In this article, Nathan & Nathan explains where additional costs exist, and how to account for them.

Dubai One Interview

Rohan Nathan, our Managing Partner, recently had an interview on Dubai One. You can check out the interview by clicking the video.

Khaleej Times Article

Khaleej Times recently published an article that was written by Rohan Nathan. Check it out by clicking the image.

What's new?

New air travel protocols as Dubai opens its international airport for tourists, expats and citizens. The Dubai’s Supreme Committee of Crisis and Disaster Management has announced detailed guidelines for Dubai citizens, residents, and visitors using Dubai’s international airport.

Over the past few months, the world has seen a drastic change as it has entered survival mode in order to adapt to the new struggles of each day. With health scares, financial strains, job instabilities and domiciliary challenges, the global workforce has witnessed stressful changes.

With the outbreak of COVID-19, Digital or Remote interviews have become increasingly popular. More than any other reasons, it’s a highly cost-effective way of screening candidates, especially in the initial stages in the recruitment process.

While more and more organizations are recognizing talent retention as one of the critical business challenges, globalization and access to information through the internet is making it equally difficult for them to keep the employees happy with existing compensation and benefits strategies.

Going beyond employee satisfaction, organizations are now focusing on employee engagement which is evolving into a critical factor for sustainability the fast-changing market dynamics. Employee engagement enables organizations to deliver superior performances and gain a competitive advantage. Engaged employees deliver better results as they make an additional effort, learn more, and faster, and are more creative.

Undoubtedly, Employee Manual is one of the most important tools for managing employer and employee relations. Delivering clear and complete information about the organization, its culture, and processes can be achieved through a well-written and engaging employee handbook. It introduces the new employees to the organization’s culture and explains how they would fit in. It also ensures consistency in actions and decisions resulting in harmonious workplace relations while reducing legal risks and statutory non-conformity.

Disengagement between Employer and Employee often create a lot of mistrust on part of employee when they are not sure if they were paid fair at the end of a Service Benefit as per the applicable laws, they also fail to understand the concept of Limited and Unlimited Contract that they have been employed on and, thus fail to understand the difference in calculation.

Most of the companies in the UAE follow the Annual Leave Policy in accordance with Article 75 of the Employment Law i.e. every worker shall, within each year of service, be granted a period of annual leave of not less than two a month, where the worker’s period of service is more than six a month but less than one year; 30 days a year.

If you are on a visit visa and currently working as an employee instead of exploring the UAE, you may find yourself in a great deal of trouble. There is no denying that UAE is an enticing working destination for people from across the globe. Both young and old aspirants land in the UAE on a visit visa, however, are instantly on the hunt for opportunities whilst still retaining a visit visa.

UAE Labor law sets out the rules of maintaining employee records under Article 53 and 54, though the law does not state that the employee records are to be in physical form, it is widely assumed that the Physical file is to be maintained …

It’s been a common practice in the UAE to provide staff leave salary before start for vacation but during the month they are on leave, the salaries are not processed. This arrangement has been comfortably adopted by employees as it also provides for the travel arrangements and …

The role of HR in a company made by millenials for millenials that believes in transparency and open communication. Fiona Mullan opens up about throwing the HR guidebook out the window and starting from scratch in a completely new standpoint in …

The world is changing and evolving and so employees these days have to get ahead of the crowd by becoming employeepreneurs …