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How Should Organisations Embrace Failure, and Why?

21 Jul 2017  by   Mina Morris

Failures often result in reputations being tarnished and careers getting tainted. So how can leaders foster an environment that embraces measured risk-taking and encourages innovation, while accepting that failures may be part of the journey?

Is Engagement the Key to Workplace Happiness?

11 May 2017  by   Elias Dib

Lately, there has been a lot of talk around providing a nurturing environment for the happiness of a person, family, and community. Organisations often look to create a ‘happier’ working environment, but will this achieve a win-win result for employees as well as the bottom line?

How Must HR in Middle East SMEs Evolve to Thrive?

21 Apr 2017  by   Arun Sharma

SMEs have been playing an increasingly critical role in the evolution of global economies, particularly in the Middle East. How can HR in SMEs evolve to meet their unique requirements?

Do You Know the Critical Roles in your Organisation?

09 Mar 2017  by   Rajiv Ramanathan

When it comes to workforce segmentation, compensation has always been a market maker of sorts—in other words, if an individual is being paid more, the role is more critical. But is this the best way to determine the value of roles in your organisation?

How Do You Make Star Hires in the Middle East?

23 Feb 2017  by   Neha Mohunta

Your company’s performance tomorrow depends on your hires today. Given the challenges recruiters face in the Middle East, what is the best approach to hire star employees?

Do Managers Hold the Key to Engagement?

20 Jan 2017  by   Elias Dib

While leaders have a critical role to play in employee engagement, managers are the ones who hold the key as their effectiveness serves to drive a high performance culture in the organisation. So how are Aon Best Employers Middle East developing great managers?

What If Salary Reviews Happened All Year Round?

15 Dec 2016  by   Robert Richter

Salary isn’t something that only enters employees’ minds during the review cycle at the start of the year—they perform their own 'reviews' all year round. What can employers in the Middle East do to manage salary expectations?

Move the Middle—How to Get The Best Out of Your Salesforce?

24 Nov 2016  by   Michael Gruber

In any typical sales organisation, only about 15 to 20 percent of its salespeople strive hard to reach the top and an equal number are at the bottom as low performers. What about the core and critical, yet vulnerable, 60 to 70 percent in between?

How Can Talent Assessments Work in a Multicultural Context?

28 Oct 2016  by   Mina Morris

Over 75% of Fortune 500 companies deploy psychometric testing in some form for employee assessments, yet many line managers do not trust the data and output. How can you make talent assessments work harder and better, especially for a multicultural workforce?

How to Manage Compensation in Challenging Times?

20 May 2016  by   Ray Everett

When maneuvering a tough economy in the Middle East, human capital is usually the first thing firms look at when they need to control costs. How can organisations manage compensation effectively when cost control is a critical issue? Read on for the answers.