Interview


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Talent Planning in Operation

Talent Planning in Operation is one of the most critical areas in the Human Resources. In an organization a diverse workforce is a recipe for success, as they bring different experiences to the table from different parts of the world. Different cultures function in different ways and by embracing the […]


“Quoted” Exit Interview

Previously I wrote the “Quoted” Interview, and I had fun doing it, so, I decided to go ahead with this “Quoted” Exit Interview.   Please don’t use this as a reference for good answers,,, as it is mostly just for fun. We begin any exit interview with thanking the soon […]