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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 […]


Rights Within the Employment Relationship

Any employee in the organization has his/her own rights within the employment relationship; there are different factors –both internal and external – that impact that relationship. Some include: Internal Factors: Grievances: It is any/all issues that the employee has with his/her superiors. Disciplinary: Any negative action made towards the employee […]


Work/life Balance

Work/life balance is an important aspect for an employee, it is very important to make a clear distinction between life and work, anyone that doesn’t usually faces symptoms of stress and might even lead them to burnout, and that is due to the fact that if someone doesn’t take the […]


Performance Reviews

Performance reviews are done once a year at the end of the calendar year; in addition to that, on a quarterly basis there will be an informal review of the performance. The purpose of the performance review is to establish what happened in the last year, and to review the […]


Performance Management 1

Performance management is a very important strategy to manage the organization, and for the continuity of business. And here is why: Performance management is linked to success, that means that if an individual does better, then his/her team does better, therefore, if teams do better, then the entire organization is […]


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 […]