10 Career Choices You Will Regret In 20 Years

Most often, we always want to stand out on our jobs and impress our bosses that we make several career choices that can change our career path. Our choices and decisions over the course of time we are on our jobs will either make or break our career, hence, we do our best to choose and decide what is appropriate and what can make us better.

These choices can either be a yes or a no; a leap or a downfall; right or wrong. Here are some of the choices that a person normally do but will regret 20 years after:

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The Average Salaries in UAE That You Need To Know in 2016, Now!

So what are the average salaries in UAE on different positions? Accordingly, one of the questions that we often like to ask friends and colleagues but never do is how much they are making?

Based on the survey conducted by Aon Hewitt, employees working across the UAE can look forward to a 5 percent increase in the average salary in 2016. What does this imply? Are you receiving enough money to begin with?

A 2015 salary guide for UAE has been developed by Hays, a Recruitment Agency. This will give you a firm idea how much salary is sufficient. Based on a survey involving 2,000 employees primarily for midlevel to high level positions in multinational companies and small enterprises, this data provides information on the salary range for more than 100 jobs.

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How To Process 90-day UAE Visit Visa Application Online?

In a message addressed to the public, the Ministry of Interior urged everyone to apply for the visit visa or the 90-day Entry Permit in UAE online through e-services.

E-services can be accessed through different channels including the UAE-MOI smartphone app and www.moi.gov.ae. Through this channel, the public can apply for a visit visa which will require sponsorship from an investor, a resident or a citizen.

Ministry of Interior Acting Assistant Undersecretary for the Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs Department, Maj. Gen. Khalifa Hareb Al Khaiaili placed emphasis on the efforts exerted by his department for streamlining visa application procedures and reducing the effort and time exerted by their customers.

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You Are Required to be Paid Overtime, 8-hour shifts and Annual Leave in UAE

Change in the overtime policy, shifting hours and Annual Leave are now implemented by the UAE Labour Office.

In UAE, there is a 4-hour work week with one day of rest for every 6 days worked. Employers who are caught forcing their employees to work more than the stipulated hours would be violating the country’s labour rules according to an official of the Labour Ministry.

Dubai’s Director of the Ministry of Labour Relations Mohammed Mubarak issued a statement that employers may request employees to work for nine hours every day. But, they should deduct an extra hour from their working hours on another week’s working day.

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3 Major Changes in UAE Labor Law That You Must Know in 2016

UAE Labor Law: Three new laws will cover the application process of the contracts approved by the Ministry, the conditions for employee termination and the new labor permits covering new employers.

New laws implemented by Dubai’s Ministry of Labour aims to create a stronger employee employer relationship and to improve the country’s labour market through greater transparency and allowing more room for worker mobility within the region.

Labour Minister Saqr Ghobash unveiled these rules which are founded on the labour policy initiative’s decisions in 2011 with regard to the labour mobility.

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9 Skills That Can Make You Marketable in UAE and to the World!

What are the skills that UAE employers are looking for? You can go through this guide to learn more.

Based on the information gathered from the region’s largest career portal, we already know what UAE employers are interested in when they are interested in hiring new people.

Bayt.com’s VP for Employer Solutions Suhail Masri said that with new projects such as smart cities, make hiring prospects better. The data below is based on the Middle East Job Index Survey 2016 of Bayt.com and it also takes site statistics into consideration to know how things look from an employer’s perspective.

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How to Change Sponsor or Tanazul in Saudi Arabia?

For both new and experienced expats, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a great place to look for an employment.

However, Naqal, Kafala, transferring sponsors (Tanazul)  or changing employment from your present company to another within the Kingdom can be totally challenging. But there are 2 ways to change jobs or tanazul for employees who are currently on a company visa.

1. File a final exit and enter the country using a new visa.

Finish your contract and go home to your country of origin. You can always come back even in 2 weeks, assuming that you have already obtained a visa from the new employer, to work in the Kingdom.

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5 Stupid Practices That Will Surely Cut You off from Your Dream Career

Is there a formula in order for you to nail a dream career?

Most people come to interviews unprepared. Most of the time, their money and efforts are spent in preparation for the chance to have an interview meeting with a prospective employer while little or no preparation at all is done for the actual interview.

I have known a lot of professionals who spend an incredible amount of time in the preparation of their resumes and even make a considerable investment to have their resumes prepared by skilled professionals so as to increase their probabilities of getting the interviews from their target employers.

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2 Critical Approaches To Fulfill Your Dream Job, Now!

When we ‘re young we were often asked about what we want to be when we grow up. Then we would eagerly answer our dream jobs, with the innocence and honesty of children.

Can you vividly recall what your answer was to the one of the most popular questions when we are young? Did you fulfill your dream job, perhaps followed it?

Or are you one of the many who were strayed away from their intended vocation? It is just usual that most people set their dreams aside when faced with reality.

These dreams are unfortunately put into shelves for practical reasons and due to lack of means with which we should have been more equipped to follow our dream careers.

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4 Easy Ways To Help You Overcome Midlife Crisis in Your Career

You might have deduced based on the title that this article is only meant for those who are currently in their middle years, only for those who are experiencing the so-called “midlife crisis”.

Well, you are not that totally wrong with your assumption since that is what the essence of this article pertains to.

But this is also especially helpful for the yuppies or young professionals. This article aims to give hope to those who are already in their midlife and at the same time, to guide those who are currently experiencing “quarter-life crisis”.

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