Stuff that pays my bills

How the “agency” killed the Marketing Manager…

IR #080 I am a Marketing Manager and am led to believe that I am pretty good at my job. However, I feel that the position of a Marketing Manager has lost its meaning in the Middle East. This article revolves around my experiences and understanding in the Middle East market, hence the term I coined… Continue reading How the “agency” killed the Marketing Manager…

Thoughts & Ramblings

Why are UAE recruiters missing the boat?

IR #079 I am writing this as lately I have been coming across multiple posts on LinkedIn from disgruntled candidates lashing out against recruitment agencies about their shoddy attitude. This includes publicly naming and shaming HR managers, recruiters and agencies. I completely condemn those posts as it is in bad taste and utterly unprofessional. Imagine… Continue reading Why are UAE recruiters missing the boat?

Thoughts & Ramblings

List of animals I want to see in my lifetime

#078 I am a self-confessed wildlife lover... I believe I have made this clear in my previous posts and in my continued addiction to the Nat Geo, Discovery, and BBC channels. (Animal Planet sucks!!) I lap up every animal related documentary that I can lay my hands on. Although I must confess that I am… Continue reading List of animals I want to see in my lifetime

Stuff that pays my bills

Why I have offered to work for FREE at the Dubai Safari Park…

IR #077 I love animals and wildlife and it would have been a dream job to be able to work at a place that had something to do with it. When the Dubai Safari Park was announced... I couldn't control my excitement!! Around 6 months ago, I embarked on a mission to land a job… Continue reading Why I have offered to work for FREE at the Dubai Safari Park…

Entertainment

If Mahabharata was a big budget Bollywood movie…

IR #076 I grew up watching the Mahabharata series on TV brought to us by B.R Chopra and Ravi Chopra, not the modern renditions on the various TV channels today. It caught my imagination and was glued to every one of the 45 minute episodes. The popularity was so high that you could also rent… Continue reading If Mahabharata was a big budget Bollywood movie…