Allah-Mensah's 12-month placement is part of an initiative by UAE-based social enterprise Evolvin’ Women, which aims to improve the employability of women in developing countries by providing them with education, resources, networks and employment opportunities that would not be otherwise available to them.
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Some startups boast that their company culture is the number one reason people should come work for them. Others have grown to 25, maybe even 50, employees and haven’t yet defined their culture. This article is aiming at the latter group, those without a defined company culture, whether your startup is a team of 5 or 50.
With your business growing steadily, you face a challenging decision- is this the right time to hire your first employee? Making an expansion decision can be tough and even confusing. Employing staff too soon can have a costly effect in terms of cash flow problems that can easily drown your business. On the other hand, delaying your decision can result in missed opportunities, either in terms of capitalizing on a growing market or expanding your business.
The UAE Cabinet has approved a long-term visa system for entrepreneurs, investors, specialised talents, science researchers and outstanding students, national news agency WAM said in a statement this week.
It used to be that a ping-pong table or Friday happy hour could attract talented people looking for a different kind of vibe at work. Today, the expectations are much higher. Creating a great employee experience requires a deep understanding of what people need and how the workplace can best support them.