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Focus KSA: Saudi Labor in Transition – Audio
05/18/2014

Focus KSA: Saudi Labor in Transition – Audio

What are the challenges in building a 21st century labor force in Saudi Arabia? Focus KSA brought together a distinguished panel including Amr Khashoggi, VP Group Affairs, Zahid Group; Dr. John Sfakianakis, Chief Investment Advisor, Masic; and Nathan Field, Co-founder Industry Arabic to explore this question.

Commentary | The Saudi Workplace: Women, Youth and Work Ethic – Batarfi
02/27/2013

Commentary | The Saudi Workplace: Women, Youth and Work Ethic – Batarfi

“Are Saudi women better off in the workplace, today?” Bloomberg reporter, Dona Abu Al-Nasr asked me. Ten years after her last visit to the Kingdom, she was wondering if the unemployment situation was improving, especially for the young and women. What are the obstacles for females in certain work environments? Are they religious, social, economic or political? Who is responsible and what are the solutions?