How 3 fitness trainers got their start… Posted on November 3, 2013

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Follow Glen Stollery What did you want to be when you were growing up? Architect What did you study if you studied? Bachelor of Architecture at Auckland University How did you initially start your career? I guess my passion for fitness initially began when I saw the movie The Karate Kid at the age of […]

Fitness Instructor UAE careers update Posted on October 31, 2013

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Oct 2013 You’ll need to get your fitness qualifications into shape if you want to practice as a fitness instructor in Dubai. Overview In 2012, Dubai Sports Authority issued an order for all Fitness Instructors to register themselves with the authorities. It also stated that to register, instructors would be required to have the necessary […]

How 4 Project Managers got their start… Posted on October 29, 2013

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What did you want to be when you we’re growing up? I wasn’t sure, but my Dad wanted me to be a fighter pilot.  I went for an interview at 15 years old and was informed by the RAF that I was too tall for fighter jets, so that idea ended pretty swiftly. What did […]

UAE Project Management Careers in the UAE [INFOGRAPHIC] Posted on October 21, 2013

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The UAE has $690 Billion worth of infra-structure projects planned – as such Project Managers are in demand to ensure these projects are delivered efficiently, to the highest standards of quality and safety, on time and within budget. If this is a challenge you want to undertake – now is the time to enter project […]

Career-boosting HR education in the UAE Posted on October 2, 2013

Overview In light of the growing need for highly-qualified HR professionals in the UAE, we’ve put together a quick guide on what HR education options are available to you depending on where you are in your career. By embarking on some specialist HR courses or programs you will not only gain new skills and knowledge. […]

UAE HR Careers Update (Sept 2013) Posted on September 29, 2013

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There’s huge demand for HR professionals in the UAE’s Hospitality sector As the economy gathers stability, growth is prominent across many sectors here in the UAE; the result is an increasing need for HR professionals to manage an increasing demand for talent. In particular there is an interest in development as well as succession-planning to […]

Engineering Careers Update for the UAE [INFOGRAPHIC] Posted on September 19, 2013

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An increasing demand for skilled workers There is an ever-increasing demand for engineers at all stages of their career in the UAE. In fact, a recent article published by Emirates 24/7 suggested that in Aug 2013, the engineering sector was the 2nd fastest in terms of available jobs offering competitive salaries. Of the engineering jobs listed on Laimoon.com […]

Technology Careers Update for the Middle East Posted on September 9, 2013

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2013 so far… …has been an encouraging year in the technology industry across the Middle East and particularly here in Dubai. Investment in the region seems plentiful and this in turn has led to growth for the vast majority technology focused companies in the Middle East. The start of this year saw a large demand […]

UAE Employment Trends and Salaries for 2013 Posted on September 8, 2013

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Your salary is dependent on a huge number of factors. These factors may be about your experience and performance, your company, the economic and employment climate, the industry you’re in and much more. So trying to pin down exactly what your 2013 salary could or should look like is a very complex issue. However, it […]

A Creative Approach to Career Development Posted on August 18, 2013

Being creative isn’t just for artists, authors, and musicians. All of us can, and should, think about our careers creatively – working with the raw materials at hand to make something unique. In the context of career development, these raw materials might include your education and training accomplishments, past working experiences, interests and hobbies, volunteer […]