Monthly Archives: June 2013


New Weekend in Saudi Arabia

            Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah issued a royal decree as per the following: No. 185/A Date: 14/08/1433H – 23-06-2013 A royal decree was issued last Sunday changing the official Saudi weekend to Friday and Saturday,a move that will bring the Kingdom’s […]


Should Employers Intervene in Education?

Should HR and employers be more involved in designing education curriculum to better reflect jobs? If so, why? Here I go again on education,,, I know it seems that I am against education,,, or that I always discourage people from continuing their education, but it is the exact opposite, when the destination […]


CIPD 100 Years of Leading HR Into the Future

  If you know me, or if you read my previous posts you would know that I lean towards CIPD more than others. Well this month counts the 100th birthday for CIPD and I wanted to take this opportunity to congratulation them and to finally quit procrastinating and get a membership already, I will […]


Why You Shouldn’t Wage a War on Cash

I know this is not my place of expertise, but I have debated this subject on numerous occasions. David Edelman (McKinsey partner leading Digital Mktng Strategy Practice) wrote an article on11-June-2013 titled “Why You Should Wage a War on Cash“. So I decided to take this chance to reply with these points: […]


Employee Retention 1

This subject is not a containable in one post, and I will add to more posts about this subject in the future. The first rule of solving any problem is admitting there is a problem, so, answer this question: Is your turnover rate acceptable? And to answer that question, you […]


Masters Degree, is it a Good Idea? 2

  I know writing this will land me my share of enemies,,, but, it has been pretty stable for a while now and I need some… activity.   I have discussed this subject with a large amount of people, and regardless of my own opinion on the entire education system, what is […]