| September 24, 2012
Young, single and male: that’s the majority of Iran’s internet users, according to a Dubai-based company’s survey.
Conducted among 700 individuals last week, most of whom live in Tehran and have an education level of at least a high school diploma, the survey was the first from Chimigi, a start-up that sends out... Read more
| September 9, 2012
While the new office trend called ‘bring your own device’ or BYOD is increasingly getting popular with companies around the world (check out Neil Parmar’s story here), it has not spared the small to medium enterprises.
Enterprises are embracing the trend as it tends to save them hardware and maintenance costs, and ... Read more
| September 5, 2012
Ashish Chaturvedy, marketing manager of Ducab cable manufacturing company, talks about the company’s corporate social responsibility initiative to promote the use of safe cables and wires in the Emirates. For many of Ducab’s distributors and smaller dealers who participated, the four-month campaign ended in a dragon... Read more
| August 25, 2012
A boy in a hoodie spraying graffiti on a wall may not be welcome in many neighbourhoods around the world but to some advertisers he is a potent symbol of counter culture to be exploited like any other.
For the new FujiFilm ad devised by Dubai-based marketing agency McCollins Media, counter-culture symbols such as... Read more
| July 12, 2012
People who call in sick are more likely to be suffering from low job satisfaction than a physical illness, according to a new survey.People who call in sick are more likely to be suffering from low job satisfaction than a physical illness, according to a new survey.
If you think that colleague who called in sick... Read more
| May 21, 2012
A graduate from architect school created a company that produces three-dimensional depictions of cities. The business is now working with the emirate of Fujairah to court investors.
Sananda SahooFifteen years before it was expected to be complete, zero-carbon Masdar City came alive with all of its details - right... Read more
| May 21, 2012
Companies that produce backup computer drives for businesses are warning of product shortages. But it may not be necessary for business owners to hoard these devices.
Recall those Hollywood disaster movies, where masses of homeowners rush to the store to stockpile bottles of water and boxes of cereal before a... Read more
| May 21, 2012
Businesses with uncomfortable chairs may want to reconsider how long they hold out on switching furniture. Turns out, those hard-on-the-back seats may also be eating into company profits.More than 350 employees work in Google's Kirkland facility, which includes amenities such as a climbing wall, gym and soda fountain, ... Read more
| May 28, 2012
Women may not be making their influence felt in the Gulf workplace. But they are becoming a significant force in the retail sector.Shoppers look for bargains in Ajman. © Amy Leang/The National
Women in the Gulf account for less than one-fifth of the workforce, despite making up around half of the population.But... Read more
| May 23, 2012
Most students who graduate from academic institutions like the University of Texas in Austin do not think of applying for jobs based in India. But Joao Almeida took a different approach.
By Sananda SahooJoao Almeida wanted to take a different path with his electrical engineering degree after obtaining it from... Read more