The best of 2018: Top 10 articles that you loved
In 2018, we have worked non-stop to share practical advice, handy tips, useful recommendations, and best practices while busting myths at the same time, to help you find that perfect job and how to manage your career efficiently.
Here’s the list of top 10 articles that you most enjoyed reading in 2018:
- Seeking jobs in UAE? 4 important tips for locals
When it comes to jobs in UAE, locals have a distinct advantage over expatriates as the government’s Emiratization programme encourages employers to hire UAE nationals. Read more
- Top 10 tips to bag a job in the Oil & Gas Sector
Here are the top 10 tips to help you find your dream job in the oil and gas sector. Read more
- 3 ways to stay relevant and grow amid the robot takeover
Most tasks that are repetitive in nature face the threat of automation and this is true in the IT industry too. Since the IT industry is always at the forefront of technological innovation and adoption... Read more
- How do you create growth opportunities for yourself at work?
Do you feel like your company, industry or personality aren’t giving you room to grow? Don’t feel sorry as you watch yourself stagnate. Instead, take the initiative and use the tips below to get ahead. Read more
- How FIFA 2018 can inspire you to overcome a career setback
The capacity to overcome a career setback and move ahead is one of the defining traits of a successful professional. If you’ve encountered a setback in your career, there's no need to let it linger for long. Read more
- Here's why you should keep your profile updated (all the time)
If you are looking for a job change and have a profile on MonsterGulf.com, this is for you. We recently conducted a survey to examine and find out if keeping your profile updated leads to better job prospects. Read more
- Be the lifeboat for your partner drowning in work stress
Ever-increasing client expectations, the need to prove yourself and pressing deadlines have all become the new reality of corporate life. The relentless pace can in no time start taking a toll on your partner. Read more
- 5 Eye-catching resumes for you to take inspiration from
There’s no question: You’re far more interesting than your resume lets on.You have an A+ work ethic, an impressive portfolio of skills, and an epic list of accomplishments to your name. Read more
- Your online reputation can affect your job prospects. Here's how to keep it clean
Resumes, references and interview attire are all vetted during a job hunt. But how do all those politically incorrect statements or wacky selfies on your social media profile pass muster? Read more
- 4 steps to finding a career that makes you happy
In the past two years, the UAE has blazed a new trail by placing emphasis on the happiness of its citizens. With the government declaring its intention of making UAE one of the top five happiest countries in the world by 2021...Read more
Let’s look at some of the insights we can draw from the list above:
Re-skill and upskill
With economic progress and constant developments in technology, reskilling and upskilling are fast becoming the new buzzwords. The year 2018 indicated a concern for surviving the onslaught of automated technology and robotics while also finding opportunities for growth. In such times it is important to keep updating one’s skills and stay abreast of the latest happenings to retain the edge in the job market.
Traditional meets digital
The more things change the more they remain the same. This statement was validated by the high number of searches by job seekers in 2018 for creating a stunning resume, a winning cover letter or for gaining tips to ace an interview.
Keep it balanced
Finding the right balance between personal and professional life is always tricky. This year, UAE professionals continued to seek that elusive sweet spot which was evident by the popularity of blogs on work-life balance.
Here's wishing a very Happy New Year! May you Find Better. Faster, with Monster always by your side.