Technology and Human Resources in Middle East

HR & technology

Three factors have been changing the human resources field in the Arab region:  The surplus of those in technical fields (i.e., engineering, medicine, accounting)  The technology and data revolution  The demographic bulge, as people under 35 are the majority in each Arab country. Many companies are now creating jobs in digital marketing, especially in Saudi…

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HR & technology

Entrepreneurship in Middle East: A Snapshot

Entrepreneurship and Growth

Entrepreneurship in Middle East It has assumed increasing importance in many Arab countries and countless aspiring entrepreneurs have launched start-ups. As of 2019, the United Arab Emirates is the leading country1 in the region by number of deals and amount of funding for start-ups, and the country has implemented policies to officially support entrepreneurship and…

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Entrepreneurship and Growth

Digital Marketing Is on the Rise in MENA… But Not Without Challenges

Social Media in Middle East

  The link between marketing, data analytics, and business growth is slowly becoming clear in the Middle East – North Africa (MENA) region. The region has extremely low expenditure on Research and Development (R&D)[1], barring the minor exception of the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC), and has policy institutes aligned with universities or government interests, that…

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Social Media in Middle East

The Pendulum Is Swinging: Factors Affecting the Media Landscape in Middle East

TV Production in Middle East

  In the age of technology, one observation is definite: Arab television and Web production are making strides. Major players in the industry are Roya Television in Jordan, Imagenation in the United Arab Emirates, Al-Jazeera, and Doha Film Institute in Qatar. Imagenation, the only corporate entity in the Arab region that finances films, is now…

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TV Production in Middle East

Key Changes in Construction Sector

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  It has historically been the biggest or one of the biggest employment sectors in the Arab region, and has understandably attracted some of the most accomplished graduates. The Arab region had a construction boom in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, with millions of Dollars’ worth of civil, industrial, and residential construction projects. Indeed, Saudi…

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