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Four great co-working spaces in Dubai

Flexible working in Dubai is on the rise, and for good reason – it can decrease stress and improve your productivity, among other benefits. If you’re able to work remotely, you may be tempted to stay at home in your pyjamas. However, sometimes a change of scene can really boost your concentration! Luckily, we’re spoilt

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How you can encourage happiness in your workplace

To celebrate International Week of Happiness at Work, we’re shining a light on workplace morale! As an employer, there are a number of steps you can take in order to encourage a positive culture in the office. Not only will it benefit your current employees, but it can also help you attract fantastic candidates through

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How to stay active when it’s too hot outside the office

Unlike other cities in the world, staying active during the work day can seem impossible in Dubai during the summer months. With average temperatures during the day nudging 40°C, it’s not the ideal environment in which to take a walk around the block to get your legs moving after sitting at your desk all day,

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Four benefits of adopting flexible working in Dubai

Flexible working defines the practice of working away from the office – by either working at home, or being able to start late / finish early to suit individual lifestyles. Flexible working practices have become increasingly common around the world, with almost 50% of full-time workers in the UK now working with flexible hours, according

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How will Expo2020 affect Dubai’s recruitment sector?

October 20th 2020 marks the launch of Expo2020, the largest event to ever take place in the UAE. Over the course of six months, the city will play host to an exposition of hundreds of pavilions – all themed to 190 different countries. Showcasing the best of each country through exhibitions, events, live entertainment, food

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Interviewing for a personal assistant job in Dubai? Read these top tips before you do!

Fly through your next PA interview with these top tips! Interviewing can be a daunting task, particularly when there is significant competition among job seekers. We understand that great jobs in Dubai can be few and far between, and – like anything – preparation is key. Take comfort in the fact that your prospective employer

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Tips on hiring a PA and permanent staff in Middle East

Regardless of whether you’re recruiting a PA role in professional services, financial services, the creative sector or oil and gas, there are a couple of standard best-practice guidelines that you should abide by when hiring personal assistants or EAs. As seasoned PA and executive assistant recruiters, we do recognise that hiring a new team member

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How the PA role is changing in Dubai

Gone are the days of Mad Men-style secretaries, where touch-typing and answering the phones were the top priority. The PA role has changed drastically over the last 20 years and it’s showing no sign of stabilising anytime soon. In a world of start-ups, virtual businesses, and international ventures, it is becoming more and more popular

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Is Dubai the city for you?

Dubai is a cultural melting pot, a cosmopolitan oasis built in the harsh Arabian desert. This rapidly growing new city has become the major success story of the Middle East, heralding a new era of economic development in the region. But what is it actually like to live there? While it may have become an

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In Review: Armani/Ristorante, Dubai

The basics Address: Lobby Level, Armani Hotel Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Boulevard, Burj Khalifa, Downtown Dubai Telephone: +971 4 888 3666 www.armanihoteldubai.com/en/dine/ristorante A snapshot Armani/Ristorante has slowly been gaining a reputation as a bastion of innovative Italian food in Dubai. One of three restaurants in the Armani Hotel Dubai, it promises modern interpretations of

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