workplace

Asking for More Work Responsibilities from the Boss: Why and How?

While moving ahead in our professional lives, we are so much occupied with stress of meeting targets, that the idea of professional growth often gets ignored. And we generally end up running away from higher responsibilities, rather than looking forward …
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Tips to Promote Effective Teamwork in the Workplace

  If a person takes an hour to complete a task, how long will it take two people to complete the task? The mathematical answer would be ’30 minutes’. This example clearly shows the importance of teamwork. Additionally, when working …
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Tips to Improve Communication Skills and Advance Your Career

Good communication skills are important in the workplace, especially for those in leadership positions and the ones who aspire to be the one in future. In fact, how you communicate with your colleagues and superiors plays a crucial role for …
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Do You Know: Everyday Habits That Make You Look Unprofessional

Do you feel that your coworker and boss secretly hate you? Your manager does not trust you completely when assigning tasks and micromanages your work. Your colleagues don’t want to be assigned projects that you are a part of. They …
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The New Anti-Discrimination Law: Will it impact the workplace?

– Written by Anna Marshall, Associate at Al Tamimi & Co. Overview of the New Legislation Following the issuance on 15 July 2015 of Law No. 2 of 2015 against Discrimination and Hatred (the “Law”), the UAE has now introduced …
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Sweeping changes to employment relations in the Kingdom: An overview of the amendments to the KSA Labour Law

– Written by Zahir Qayum, Associate at Al Tamimi & Co. The Resolution approving the amendments to the Labour Law first announced by the Ministry of Labour (“MOL”) on 5th April 2015 (Resolution No. 258) was published in the official gazette …
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