PsychoPhilosophy


Oil Generation   Recently updated !

This was the generation that entered the workforce during the oil era of Saudi Arabia (1938 to 1960). That time was also different; having grown up when King Abdulaziz was just finishing uniting the now known as Saudi Arabia. Additionally, entering the workforce when most workers were needed as operational workers to work in the oil field, or the building of the Tapline or the construction of the railroad or joining the newly established (Military Industries Corporation), and (Saudia, previously known as Saudi Airlines).


Pre-Oil Generation 1   Recently updated !

This was the generation that entered the workforce before the oil was found (1938). It is, of course, important to remember that the period was before the industrial revolution in Saudi Arabia went into huge effect.  King Abdulaziz was uniting the now known as Saudi Arabia.


Degree-Less Job Opportunities

I am very sure that by now almost everyone has seen the infamous Glassdoor article titled:  “15 More Companies That No Longer Require a Degree” What was unfortunate about this was the way it was received in the region, although I absolutely agree with most of what was mentioned in […]


Who Should HR Side With? 1

لقراءة ترجمة للمقال التالي يرجى  الضغط هنا This question has been bothering me for a while – I even started this article back in 2013, but couldn’t publish it as I haven’t found an answer that satisfies me – , I have seen companies where the HR is more on the Management/CEO […]


What I learned from Jon Stewart

Before I begin, some context for those who don’t know Jon Stewart; Jonathan “Jon” Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz; November 28, 1962) is an American political satirist, writer, producer, director, television host, actor, media critic, and stand-up comedian. He is the host of The Daily Show, a satirical news program […]


Job Titles

I enjoy this topic and continue to chat about it with friends and colleagues, so I decided it is time to write about it. unfortunately wherever you are in this world your social standing is tied very well with your career of choice. I am not here to debate it, it […]


As a Recruiter, What Grind My Gears? Part 2 (Hiring Managers Edition) 1

As a recruiter, I continue to be amazed, and I have talked about potential candidates,,, and now its time to get one step higher, Hiring Managers, I hope a lot of the hiring managers read this. Below you will find a list of behaviors that tend to really hit my nerves:    Before the […]


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 […]


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: […]