"It's about juggling the 24 hours in the day - being with my daughter and husband, practicing on the golf course and getting some time to sleep!" In a bumper edition of Hopscotch Heroes to celebrate next week's FBM Ladies Open golf tournament, we catch up with four dedicated professional women golfers on the international circuit about their family balancing act...
Months in the planning, Talent Round Tables was the first event of its kind in the region and was designed to help top talent in finance, procurement, sales and marketing to meet with four of the most progressive businesses here in MENA. Find out what went down here!
"The moment it hits you that your EQ is more important than your IQ but in your 20 odds years of life, you have spent more time honing your IQ and technical expertise, it comes as quite a shock." We take a peek into the world of EQ with Direction Dose's Samia Hasan, and discover the vital role it plays in work and life successes.
"Every day I wake up, there is one good change that is waiting for me to trigger and one wish to make come true, which is to be that great inspiration for my kids just like my mother was and still is for me!" Meet Maysoun Ramadan, this month's Hopscotch Hero, and read about her six vital tips to keep the occasional chaos of work and family life in check!
"I would say be open to anything that comes your way - if it doesn't work out, it’s cool. At least you tried. If it does work, you have one more feather in your cap!". This month's Hopscotch Hotshot is Rochelle!
"We are delighted to partner with Hopscotch and meet women that aspire to work with us and share the same values as we do." Holly Graham, Zurich Insurance. Announcing the HR Team members at our next event, Talent Round Tables!
“What if I regret it? What if I make a mistake? What if I never find a job in my new career? What if this is a huge mistake and I end up wasting my time?” Our Star Candidate, Gaby, is no different to the rest of us when trying to find a new job! Read about her successful and ongoing journey here.
"Getting older and wiser, I am less and less a threat to myself: I worry less, I overreact less, and I am no longer my own tribunal like I used to be when I was younger – that is liberating." Meet this month's inspirational Hopscotch Hero, Sophie Le Ray.
"Seeing how hard my parents work to achieve their life goals has influenced me to go after my own dreams. I work hard to fulfil my passions whilst creating the kind of lifestyle I want." This month's Star Candidate is Daphne...
"I enjoy the feeling of getting up every morning, heading out and being financially independent– yes, I can afford my shopping bills… Zara calling!". Here's how Roob, this month's Hotshot, found her way out of unemployment with us.
"Being 26 years of age, I believe it's the prime time for me to shape my career, I've tasted various fields and I am now excited to take a step forward in field of HR." Meet Candace, this month's Star Candidate.
"I had forgotten about myself completely and I had devoted everything to my family and business." Find out how serial entrepreneur, founder of Mompreneurs ME and Mom Souq Mona Tavassoli has successfully struck a balance.
Sometimes, it can all seem like too much effort. The chasing, emailing, applying and constant trying...all balanced with the home-based admin, childcare, shopping and family support! Here's why we think striving is so important.
"It's so wonderful that such a large company is helping moms get back into the work force without having to sacrifice so much precious time with our children." Yes, flexible work exists and here is one of latest placements, Cat, to tell you all about her experience of it!
"Being a mum makes you more flexible and able to deal with any situation. You learn to embrace change and it forces you to do things out of your comfort zone as you accept new challenges and always keep trying until you succeed." Meet our second Mum I'd Like To Hire, Lamia!
"The greatest impact in my life happened four and half years ago when I fulfilled my biggest dream and adopted my son from an orphanage in Ethiopia." Meet Ricarda Ruecker, entrepreneur and Hopscotch Hero this month!
'With the competition for talent so fierce and a plethora of candidates on the market, I thought I would jot down a few words on the top 5 things that I look for in a LinkedIn profile, tips that I hope will help you get noticed…". Advice from our 'other' Co-Founder; MCG CEO, Justin McGuire.