ANOC - Find a Career Mentor (Advise from Experts)

The truth about finding a career mentor – Advise from the Experts.

Everyone with ambition needs a good career mentor. It’s as simple as that. Your career mentor is that confidential advisor who can objectively help you to overcome your professional hurdles in order to meet your goals. And yet you still don’t have one. Why not?​Perhaps it’s because career mentoring is prone to the following myths: 1. Mentoring is reserved for the most senior and well-connected professio ...

ANOC - Importance of a well written CV

Importance of a well-written CV

A resume is the first impression that a prospective employer has of you. With a resume or a CV, you are ‘advertising’ yourself to your employer, and stating why they should hire you above everyone else. A well-written and documented CV puts you way ahead of your competition, catapulting you to achieve you dream job. If you cannot form a CV, then you can always employ the services of professional CV ...

ANOC - Experience vs Education

Experience or education: which is more important for working in the UAE?

Are you trying to find a job in the United Arab Emirates? Well, a career in the UAE can be highly lucrative and comfortable. There are a lot of work opportunities in the UAE, but they come with a great competition. Most of the Asian and Indian people aspire to work in the UAE due to high salaries and a great lifestyle. But how are you going to deal with the heavy competition for jobs in Dubai? Do you ha ...

ANOC - Employees dont have to pay visa costs

Employees don’t have to pay visa costs

There are no laws which prescribe that an employee should reimburse the employer towards the visa expenses.Pursuant to your queries, it may be advised that where an employee seeks to terminate his employment contract, the employer shall not be legally entitled to receive from the employee, any amount of money against the cost of visa incurred by the employer. It may also be noted that there are no laws ...

ANOC - Get the right degree for employment

Get the right degree to ensure employment on graduation

Students often end up choosing a programme they are most passionate about, maybe without doing their research if that specific degree is in demand in the job market. Three or four years of sweat and perseverance, depending on their chosen field finally pays off and they enter the job market to earn an income. ​What about those students in the UAE who are unable to find a job upon graduation? Because, un ...

ANOC - Slash the Salary

Employee consent required to slash the Salary

An employer cannot reduce the employee's salary or change their designation without their written consent. The UAE labor department is more than happy to address to our queries. If the employer wants to reduce the salary and change the designation, they should enter into a fresh employment contract signed by both parties and it needs to be submitted to the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation ( ...

ANOC - Bored at work

Bored at work? Relax, you’re not alone!

Each one of us at some point feel bored at work and feel that we are just slogging through useless, mundane work where time seems to stand still. Isn’t it?But the good news is you are not alone! Recent studies reveal something shocking….read on!  ​Dull and monotonous daily tasks are contributing to not one, or two but five hours of boredom a week in the workplace, according to a UAE recruitment sur ...

ANOC - Cyber Alert, Law against Crime in UAE

Cyber Alert! The UAE has clear – and strict – laws against cybercrimes!

​Cybercrime is on the rise worldwide and is a threat not only to one’s reputation but also involves financial damage along with loss of privacy and intellectual property. In order to streamline, modifications to old laws have been made with stricter regulations and penalties. More than 2.5 million consumers in the UAE have been the victims of cybercrime in the last year, according to newly released da ...

ANOC - Time to upgrade GCC with new digital plans

Time to upgrade GCC with newer digital plans

While everything is going mobile and digital, its time fresher digital plans are put in place for GCC countries so that they are at par with others regions.A recent joint study by the Ideation Center at Strategy and LinkedIn found low percentage of digital jobs in the GCC workforce as compared to other regions. In order to increase efficiency and achieve their national agendas, GCC coun ...

ANOC - Are Freelancers Happier Than Traditional Workers?

Are Freelancers Happier Than Traditional Workers?

​There is no denying the fact that the freelance industry is exploding and it is estimated that by 2020, 43% of the workforce will be freelancers by choice. But does that mean they are the happiest workers? Let’s find out!​Lifetime employment at one company is largely a relic of the past. We have now officially entered a new era where the traditional 9-to-5 job is no longer the norm and people are opting f ...