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How Can Companies Raise the Bar on HR Programmes?

31 Aug 2017  by   Abishek Mahadevan

As HR takes on a more strategic role in the organisation, the pressure to bridge the gap between people programme outcomes and business goals increases. So how can HR professionals design programmes that deliver maximum impact on business?

How to Drive Female Inclusiveness in Saudi Arabia?

28 Jul 2017  by   Charu Dhingra

Progressive organisations in Saudi Arabia begin to passionately pursue stronger female inclusion in their workforce, but still struggle to make significant shifts in the workplace. How can employers overcome the deep-rooted societal perceptions that stand in the way?

How Should Organisations Embrace Failure, and Why?

14 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?