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You're More Likely to Succeed If You Enjoy the Process

Here at Adilstone, we take a holistic approach to helping our candidates succeed at what they do. That's why we only place people in jobs if they are a great fit for the position AND we know they will enjoy it. Not one or the other. This article from Alexander Maasik at Entrepreneur explains how loving your job makes a difference.

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Life in Saudi Arabia: Myths vs. Realities

When speaking about Saudi Arabia, many have misconceptions about what the Kingdom is all about. Saudi Arabia is a country full or heritage and culture, and everyone is well aware of that. However, with every country comes a list of misconceptions and myths that speak far from reality. Here's a list of the top 5 myths about the glorious Kingdom.

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12 Qualities Employers Look For When They're Hiring

Once you get to a job interview, though, the whole picture changes. Employers are looking for qualities in their new hires that are never listed in the job ad. They want to meet people who are self-directed and responsible. You will bring out those qualities through your answers to the job-interview questions and also through the questions you ask your interview. Here are 12 qualities employers look for in their new hires.

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5 Tips for New Team Leaders

I’ve been a new manager five times in my career: once as a first-time manager at Google going from being a teammate to leading peers, three times as I was promoted within Google, and most recently as the new Chief Revenue Officer for UberConference, a teleconferencing startup in San Francisco. What I’ve found is that success out of the gate is normally tied to being truly open to learning, communicating openly and honestly, and ultimately being prepared to take action when you know where the team needs to head.

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Taking a job overseas is challenging, but so rewarding

According to the U.S. Committee on Economic Development, “80 percent of U.S. executives believe their companies would operate better if more internationally cultured employees were present.” American companies need people that have the ability to adapt to different cultures, languages and countries if they intend to sell their products internationally.

Companies are willing to pay a premium for talented expats. Expat employees earn on average between 30 to 40 percent more than their counterparts in the same positions in the U.S. In addition to this, being bilingual can earn you between 2 to 15 percent more depending on how fluent you are and also what languages you speak. Expat benefit packages typically pick up housing, car and driver, international schools and housekeeping services. 

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