• If you are graduating year or if you are a recent graduate, this week’s blog is for you. Literally, everyone who understands your situation right is people who graduated during the Great Depression, which lasted from 1929 to 1933. But, here’s the thing, if you are a fresh graduate looking for an internship with a reputable firm to kick-start your career or get an entry into the corporate world and suddenly you’re feeling like your plans gone into limbo due to the COVID-19 outbreak, you are not alone. Internships plans for graduates and students around the world have been disrupted by the spread of the coronavirus. Companies have also noticed that interest in internships have also declined in the past season. In mid-March, number of visits on internship portals, such as Indeed.com has decreased by 21% from the previous year during the same time and internships have been traditionally been the most popular way setting one’s foot in the corporate world.

  • Employee experience, simply put, is creating an environment where employees want and not need to work. It encapsulates what people encounter and observe over the period of time they work in the organization.

    With the ongoing pandemic, there has not been a better time in history for organizations to focus on the employee experience they are providing. If you are business leader or a C-suite Management professional, this is the question to ask yourself – “Have you treated your employees the same at times of crisis and at times when they are doing great?” According to Jacob Morgan, best-selling author & Keynote Speaker, there are 3 environments that define employee experience – Culture, Technology, andPhysical Space. They are what he says makes the Employee Experience Equation. We will look at them one-by-one.

  • Happy and productive employees are the building blocks of a successful company. It is true that companies have to consider the various ways they can retain their employees during difficult times. This is an especially stressing subject even as we reach the end of 2020. Social distancing is still in effect in the UAE and we are still wearing our masks out of fear of the law and for our health. It is quite a tricky situation to find the right balance of working from home and from office as we continue to strive to bring things back to normal. This is when it becomes important adopting creative ways to keep your employees motivated and totodoootoloyal to your leadership and in the company. Here are 5 Employee Retention Strategies for you to consider.