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Job Questions (in UAE)- Top 50

Top Questions

1. Does managing in the Middle East differ from managing elsewhere?

2. In what countries have you worked – what were the differences?

3. Have you managed a multicultural team before?

4. What were the challenges of running a multicultural team?

5. Give me an overview of who you are/your experience?

6. What’s your greatest strength?

7. What’s your greatest weakness?

8. How have you managed a difficult situation and brought out a positive outcome?

9. When have you failed? What did you learn from it?

10. What is your proudest achievement?

11. Describe your management style?

12. How do you like to be managed?

13. Why should we hire you?

14. What would your employees say about you?

15. Why do you want to work for us?

16. Who else are you talking to?

17. Describe the perfect job?

18. What are you earning now?

19. What salary do you expect?

20. What would you do in the first month of this job?

21. Have you ever fired anyone before? How did it feel?

22. How would you build confidence in your manager?

23. How would you get your team’s trust?

24. What’s your favourite book/film – why?

25. When were you last seen to fail? How did you handle the criticism?

26. Do you live to work or work to live?

27. Which boss/leader have you/do you most admire – and why?

28. Do you have any questions?

29. When can you start?

30. Why are you leaving your present job?

31. Why did you leave?

32. What did you rate your previous boss?

33. What technical/personal training do you need?

34. Describe the type of people you like to work for?

35. When have you been the happiest?

36. How would you fire someone – describe the meeting?

37. Where do you see yourself in 18 months?

38. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

39. You win the lottery – what do you do?

40. Describe yourself in five words?

41. What do you think you can bring to this job?

42. What questions should I have asked you, but have not?

43. How has this interview been handled?

44. How would you judge my performance in this interview?

45. What do you think of this city?

46. How long have you lived here? How long do you think you will want to live here?

47. Are you willing to relocate?

48. If you were asked by your company to do something that broke the law, would you?

49. What is your greatest fear?

50. Name three positive traits you don’t have?

Confidence rebuilding

Once again the Dynamic son of soil have stepped forward and invited the back bone of govt to his residence,  revitalizing their confidence & trust in the mecahnism and system in UAE.

HRH Shaikh Mohammed Ruler of Dubai Vice President & Prime Minister of UAE invited the Government Office’s Directors Managers and Officers on wednesday to Zabeel Palace

Following is quoted via WAM

Senior officials were urged on Wednesday to prepare for new challenges and shun “the distortions that don’t reflect the reality on the ground”.

“You have to keep working hard and learn from your mistakes,” His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, was quoted by WAM as telling officials and directors of local government bodies and institutions during a meeting at his palace in Zabeel.

“Those who work hard would naturally make mistakes; I want you to work hard for your country even if you make mistakes,” he added.


Candy Store

The largest candystore in Gulf is open at the Mall of Emirates :) – with a variety of approx 1500 candies in different shapes, flavors and colors the place is tempting i mean really TEMPTING not only for kids but for elders equally.Candylicious
it is known as Candylicious

Own your business

UAE may allow foreigners to get full business ownership.

The UAE is considering changes in its federal laws that would permit international companies to hold 100% ownership of businesses they establish in the UAE, The National has reported. Currently, foreigners must have a UAE national as a sponsor and are limited to a maximum 49% ownership of businesses in the country, except in free zones. The new legislation, which will be submitted to Cabinet within two months, are aimed at boosting foreign investment. ‘A lot of industries worldwide are very interested to move here to the UAE, providing there are certain terms and conditions they would like to see in the industrial law,’ Sultan al Mansouri, the Minister of Economy, said yesterday.

This will help foreign investment INFLOW, Bahrain is 1st in the region to adopt the Own your business laws.

Mind of Women in UAE

Women in the UAE have voiced their opinion and made their views clear: they know sexual discrimination occurs in the work place and are ready to seek action if it happens to them.

When it comes to marriage, most women in the UAE have the freedom to choose their husband and if they are ever at the receiving end of spousal abuse, taking action is their first gut reaction.

Women in the UAE realise how important it is to be to financially independent and are motivated to work in order to advance their careers.

This is not to take away from the harsh reality of many whose financial burdens are what push them to go to work.

A total of 605 female UAE residents answered our questions; 57 per cent of the women were from the subcontinent (India/Pakistan); Arab expatriates constituted 15 per cent of the respondents and 10 per cent were Western expatriates.

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