has launched a specialised employer-jobseeker live chat solution, LiveHire. The feature is set to revolutionise the way in which employers identify and communicate with jobseekers, and will consequently make recruitment throughout the region a faster and more effective process. The aim of this new feature is to address... Read more
Dubai SME, an agency of the Department of Economic Development, has released three comprehensive studies identifying existing gaps and opportunities in terms of investment and policy reforms across critical industry sectors. Transport and storage, food and beverage, and manufacturing and media industries are the three sectors evaluated as part... Read more
UAE-based company boosts Iraq’s logistics and transportation sector
Arabian Reach, the UAE-based company specialising in exhibitions and events management across the region, has today announced the launch of the Iraq Airports, Aviation and Logistics Consortium (IAALC) to further boost Iraq’s growing logistics, freight and transportation sectors, which is seeing infrastructure investments to the tune of USD 50... Read more
“Success Through Exports” seminar by Dubai Exports, ADCB and SME Advisor to enable small and medium enterprise growth
SMEs advised on how to take their products and services to an international market Impressive speaker line-up included Her Highness Sheikha Dr. Hind bint Abdul Aziz Al Qassimi, Chairperson of the UAE Businesswomen’s Council Dubai Exports, an agency of the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED), SME Advisor Middle... Read more
The Information and Communication Technologies Practice at Frost & Sullivan, a growth partnership company, is pleased to host an Analyst Briefing titled Middle East and North Africa Outsourcing Value Proposition – How do we compete?, scheduled for Thursday, April 21st, 2011,  at 3:00 pm. The fallout from the global... Read more
Customer service assessment
Customer service has been a hot talking point amongst SME Advisor followers in recent weeks. Social media platforms such as Linkedin and Twitter have seen various discussions about the condition of this service in the region. To shed more light on the issue, Mike Byrne spoke to Robert Keay,... Read more
Survival skills for ministry liaisons
It’s no secret that life often comes hand in hand with piles of paperwork and the processes. But there’s no reason why you can’t rise above them to become a master of the system. Offering you a life raft in a sea of appointments and paperwork is marketing manager... Read more
Jafza recently held a Customer Strategic Forum for the Logistics industry that identified and addressed market trends and sector-specific issues by instigating dialogue on how Jafza and the companies could work together to maintain growth dynamism. The sector has shown signs of stability and in 2009 accounted for one-fifth... Read more
Jafza, the flagship entity of Economic Zones World, posted robust and healthy growth in 2010, generating trade worth over US $60 billion and attracting fresh investments in diverse sectors.  Jafza accounts for more than a quarter of Dubai’s total trade, in line with its performance since 2001 as a... Read more
Effective green strategy
Give credit where credit is due – more and more businesses are trying to do their part in building an environmentally friendly global economy. But to be most effective, the right projects must be selected, support built from the outset and results measured, says Dan Smith, General Manager for... Read more