Lots of chat of on Linkedin and my local radio station here in Dubai about tips for job seekers. For what it’s worth, here are mine. Photos: Photos on LinkedIn specifically. Personally, I don't like having my photo taken and I particularly loathe the fact that I have to put it on the internet but I do understand that LinkedIn is a business networking tool and people like to see with whom
At the beginning of 2016 Pennell Hart celebrated our first year trading. Since opening for business, we have been fortunate enough to have worked with some of the region’s leading names, including government entities, multinational corporates and international law firms. A number of our clients have very kindly provided us some feedback on our service and we are so delighted with their comments that
Am I a ‘permapat’? This is the question I find myself pondering when I have a moment to ponder. Which admittedly isn’t that often, but nevertheless I was mulling the concept over the other day after I read an article written by Singaporean blogger Rashmi Dalai titled ‘Does Asia still need traditional Western Expats?’. Dalai defines ‘permapats’ as skilled individuals who ‘value the expat
We must have a blog apparently, and because I wasn’t thinking on my feet fast enough the job has fallen to me. How many words, I said? We don’t care, they said, just make it interesting and relevant. Brilliant. My first task was to surreptitiously google ‘blog’ when no-one was looking. Apparently, a blog is a ‘regularly updated website or webpage typically run by an individual or small group,
This month, Pennell Hart, a specialist legal executive search firm opens its first office in the UAE. Whilst Pennell Hart is a new name in legal recruitment, its Managing Director, Victoria Pennington, has been working in the Middle East for the last 10 years. Victoria has been responsible for some of the most high profile legal placements in the region within private practice and leading international corporations.