Ditching yesteryear’s methods of attracting and retaining talent will enable businesses to become sought-after workplaces.
As Saudi Arabia continues to develop and diversify its economy, the need for skilled professionals has reached an unprecedented level. Dagmar Symes, CEO of Hill Robinson Estates Saudia LLC, shares her views on the social reforms in KSA and how retired expat talent can be leveraged.
As Dubai solidifies its position as one of the world’s leading tourism destinations, the critical role of vocational training in shaping a skilled workforce has never been clearer. In recent years, a remarkable shift in educational preferences has occurred, with an increasing number of students recognizing the immense value of vocational studies over traditional technical education. This transformative transition not only benefits the students themselves but also plays a pivotal role in ensuring the sustainable growth of the burgeoning tourism industry. In addition, a robust vocational offering aligns with a key priority of the Dubai Economic Agenda, D33, which aims to seamlessly integrate the next generation of Emiratis and young residents into the thriving tourism sector. Essa Bin Hadher, general manager of Dubai College of Tourism, shares his thoughts on investing in local talents.
There is no real secret, per se, to retaining talent; it is all about having the right attitude so that employees remain engaged, motivated and happy. We learn more with Mark Dickinson of DONE! Hospitality Training Solutions.
Spending countless hours working from the office or from home on laptops, tablets and phones can be a recipe for disaster. Mark Dickinson of DONE! Hospitality Training Solutions provides practical tips on how to avoid the dreaded burnout.