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How to show your Positive Attitude on a CV

How to show your Positive Attitude on a CV

Research shows us that amongst customer facing staff, the majority of people who fail at their role is not down to lack of skills or experience but rather down to their ”attitude” towards customers/management. Skills and experience are easy to demonstrate on a CV, however follow these top tips to prove to potential employers that you also have the attitude to positively impact their business.

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Covid-19 survey – ‘working from home’

Covid-19 survey – ‘working from home’

Inspire Selection surveyed a group of people living in Dubai about their experience of working from home for the past few weeks. 6% always worked from home, even before Covid-19. 32% cannot wait to get back to the normal place of work. Explanations for this include:...

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Thinking of Taking a Counter Offer?

Thinking of Taking a Counter Offer?

It may seem like the perfect situation, you feel like you aren’t ‘valued’ enough in your current position, so you decide to have a look around. After enlisting a recruiter and meeting prospective employers – you get offered a job with a bigger pay packet. However, when you hand in your notice to your boss they offer you a raise to keep you.

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Resolutions

Resolutions

Whether it’s to lose weight, be more healthy, more frugal, there are many resolutions being made at this time of year, however, if your resolution is to find a new job or make more hires, here are some resolutions we at Inspire Selection think can help you on your...

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Review of The Year 2019

Review of The Year 2019

As 2019 draws to a close we look back on the successful placements we have made this year and the diverse make up of candidates we secure jobs for. Thanks to everyone who helped make this happen and looking forward to changing even more lives in 2020. [video...

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Is remote working bad for us? The rise of the Agile Worker

Is remote working bad for us? The rise of the Agile Worker

Remote working is on the rise. Often candidates are seeking it and with technology allowing us to connect globally, more employers are offering it. Whilst the thought of being able to work anywhere and anytime is very attractive, in reality, we are seeing that a rise in the requirement for employees being available at anytime and anyplace leads to employee ‘burnout’.

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COO – Lifestyle Company

Having tried several recruitment agencies and speaking to multiple recruitment agents at each agency, Zena at Inspire Selection continues to be our preferred recruitment partner. Over the past couple of years, she has successfully filled a number of critical positions...

Working in Higher Education post Covid-19

GCC university staff report feeling positive about the future of Higher Education in the GCC despite expecting ‘a new normal’ in post Covid education Schools and Universities are opening their doors this month to students after 6 months away. Whilst this ‘opening of...

What is more important: Attitude or Experience?

Attitude or experience? Which do you hire on? Which would get you hired? For recruiters, the longstanding question remains – who makes for a better hire - someone with the perfect experience, or someone with the right attitude? Who would you rather hire? Candidate...

How to show your Positive Attitude on a CV

We recently ran a survey on our social media: When asked – "which is the most important factor you consider when recruiting?" - a survey of over 340 Hiring Managers reported: Educational Qualifications      9% Languages 3% Industry Experience    43% Candidate's...

Research into Higher Education in the GCC

Calling all Higher Education/University staff in the GCC. We are surveying the Higher Education community to understand how the changes imposed by the Covid19 pandemic will affect the industry. All responses are confidential and the final results will be shared via...

Covid-19 survey – ‘working from home’

Inspire Selection surveyed a group of people living in Dubai about their experience of working from home for the past few weeks. 6% always worked from home, even before Covid-19. 32% cannot wait to get back to the normal place of work. Explanations for this include:...

Has the time come for a new way of working?

We recently ran a survey on our social media and 58% of respondents are now or have been, working from home. Majority are due to employers preferring to keep employees safe at home during the corona virus scare – but 19% are always allowed to work remotely. We’ve...

The Do’s and Don’ts when Applying for a Job

The job market in Dubai is a very competitive place, whether you are looking for a new job locally or hoping the make the move out to the UAE, here we discuss some tips on the Do’s and Don’ts when applying for jobs in Dubai. Do DO make sure you're serious about a...

Relocating to the UAE? Some advice

Relocating to the UAE is still very popular and we lose count of the daily emails and CVs we receive from candidates living overseas. The message we give them is the same – you’re likely to have to relocate first, then search for a job while you’re here. The reason...

Thinking of Taking a Counter Offer?

It may seem like the perfect situation, you feel like you aren’t ‘valued’ enough in your current position, so you decide to have a look around. After enlisting a recruiter and meeting prospective employers – you get offered a job with a bigger pay packet. However,...