Oil Generation 1

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

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.

What to ask the Recruiter?

“Thank you very much for you time Mr. X, do you have any questions for us?” This is almost how every recruiter ends his side of the interview, and now the tables are turned, it is the candidate’s time to ask some questions. An important point to mention here is that […]

Should HR be Outsourced? 2

There are situations where outsourcing can be considered as an option, but generally, it is not suggested and this is why: The Human Resources function is an important department that supports the organization in meeting its goals and objectives in many ways: The Human Resources department sets the policies and […]