Resume


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 […]


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 […]


LinkedIn Etiquette 1

I apologies for the two weeks delay on this article, it was due to being actively busy KFUPM Career Day, and starting my CIPD Training. LinkedIn is undeniably a great tool, I use it on a daily basis  and unfortunately I notice some behavior that is not suitable for such a professional platform. I will divide them as follows: […]


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 […]


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 […]


As a Recruiter, What Grind My Gears? 4

As a Recruiter, What Grind My Gears? As a recruiter, I continue to be amazed, either from behaviors or appearances (we will leave that to future posts), sometimes I honestly don’t know if they are doing this on purpose or not. Below you will find a list of behaviors that tend to really hit my nerves: […]


Career Day 1

Career Day Career Day is upon us once again, CVs being printed, booths being set up, all the preparations being finalized. I have to say, personally, I really enjoy career day, meet up with past colleagues  and see the young professionals that are going to be in the market. But I tell you, […]


Resume Writing Tips 1

Below are some Resume writing tips and mistakes, I have made this to be included in the booklet for fresh graduates attending SPE YP&SO UCD 2013 (Society of Petroleum Engineers – Young Professionals & Student Outreach – Upstream Career Day 2013) Resume Writing Tips Your resume needs to be professional and refined, because if […]