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Job-hunting in a saturated market – how to stand out from the crowd in Dubai

With over 200 nationalities, the UAE is a melting pot of cultures, experiences and people. Emiratis make up roughly 20% of the population, while expats from Europe, Asia and Africa consist of the other 80%, emigrating for career progression, an improved quality of life and the chance to increase their earnings.[1] The booming expat population

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Employer branding: how you can set your business apart

It is now widely understood that job loyalty is a thing of the past, especially among millennials.  The latest Deloitte Millennial Survey revealed that 43% of millennials envision leaving their jobs within two years, with only 28% seeking to stay beyond five years. (1) This new approach to working represents a serious challenge to businesses’

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Collaboration and critical thinking: how technology is affecting the future of work

30 years ago, a typical job for Angus Knowles-Cutler would be to look at the financial performance of the top 50 British companies over the last three years. To do this, he’d pop down to a library, pull out a couple of microfiche and spend the next 12 hours looking through a viewfinder to review

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The benefits of temp work

There are many reasons as to why candidates choose to do temp work. Some may have been made redundant or quit their last role and are looking to quickly gather some income, others may fit temp work around another commitment such as a creative pursuit or parenthood, or often, candidates choose to work in temporary

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How to prepare for your performance review

The performance review or appraisal is an essential part of any EA or PA job, providing an opportunity for both employee and employer to take stock, assess past performance and establish goals for the next quarter or six months. As an employee, it is your chance to take an active role in your career development,

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How to write the best possible job ad (and attract the right candidates)

In today’s market, it can be a tough gig convincing the most talented candidates to choose you over a competitor. While the power of your brand plays an important role, for the vast majority of employers, it’s the job ad that truly attracts applications from prospective candidates. But how many of us actually get it

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How temporary staff could help your Principal

Domestic temporary, contract and seasonal staff can offer benefits beyond leave cover or busier periods – there are plenty of situations where having an extra pair of hands can prove helpful. With an established temporary division, Tiger Private has an ever-growing database of temporary and seasonal chefs, chauffeurs, housekeepers, live-in couples, nannies and other private

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In review: Gazelle, Mayfair

The basics 48 Albemarle Street Mayfair, London W1S 4DH 0207 629 0236 gazelle-mayfair.com A snapshot Cocktail connoisseurs may be familiar with the name Tony Conigliaro. The world-class bartender, known for his involvement in the likes of 69 Colebrooke Row and Untitled, has been called the ‘Heston Blumenthal of drinking’, delivering concoctions worthy of a Michelin

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A day in the life of a private PA

Becoming a private PA can be a fantastic career choice, with plenty of opportunity for professional development and one-of-a-kind experiences! However, do you know what this type of PA job actually involves? We spoke to one of our fantastic candidates, Sylvie1 to find out what a typical day looks like supporting a busy chairman. 7.30am: I’m

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Five mistakes you could be making when managing a virtual assistant

Virtual assistants are increasingly in demand, providing comprehensive and flexible secretarial and administrative support to businesses and private individuals, all from a remote location. When hiring a VA, it is important to understand that they still require an element of on-boarding and management, even if you aren’t working side by side. After all, your remote

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