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Contractors: How to Work with a Recruitment Agency

There are a number of ways to work as a contractor, with the two most popular being to either work through an agency, or go direct with a client. Whilst it can be said that there are positive and...

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The Middle East: What do Employers Look for?

In the next part of his Employment in the Middle East series, Global Operations Manager, Adam O’Donnell discusses what employers look for in an expatriate candidate.  I have received...

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Global Expansion – Finding the Balance

In an increasingly globalized economy, businesses are looking for the opportunity to increase their revenues by expanding in to overseas markets. At the same time, it is important for most businesses...

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Five Things to Never do in an Interview

Even if you find interviews exciting, they can also be somewhat nerve-racking given how much weight they hold in the job search process. A good interview is the best way to get more doors open, but...

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Getting a Job in the Middle East

Following his recent blog on things to consider when moving to the Middle East, Leap29 Global Operations Manager, Adam O’Donnell answers the popular question of how long it can take to get a job in...

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Robots Replace Staff to Create Productivity Rise

Automation is quickly becoming a byword for companies’ attempts to boost productivity in a fast-changing global market place. An example of this comes from a factory in Dongguan, China, which...

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Strong Year Ahead for Dubai Construction

Dubai’s strong construction trends look set to continue through 2017 according to BNC’s Construction Analytics, with a total of 4,000 active projects ongoing accounting to a total estimated value...

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APSCo: Financial Contract Placements Boom

New data from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) shows that contract placements in finance have experienced a boom of 24% whilst permanent placements have slipped 6%. The...

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Post-Olympic Real Estate Developments in Tokyo

Construction in Tokyo does not look like it will slow down after the 2020 Olympics, with several major projects already in the pipeline. Today we look at five of these projects. Tokyo Station (2021...

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