Being prepared for the closures around Eid in June will save a lot of stress for any soon-to-be expats dealing with governmental departments, at the Embassy in either their home country or in the destination country.
Author: Melanie Clarke
As the competition in today’s job market grows, performing background checks on potential employees is growing in popularity. This can be extremely important when the role requires very specific skills and experience. So how can these pre-screening verification checks help both recruiters and job seekers in the current climate?
In 1977, the International Council of Museums adopted May 18th as World Museum Day. The celebration is meant to bring focus to the hundreds of thousands of museums all over the globe, encouraging people through their doors to enjoy something new and aid the museums in keeping their displays open and accessible to the public.
In a series of phased changes to employment legislation starting September 2018 and running to January 2019, Saudi Arabia will prevent expats from being employed in 12 sectors. These are mainly retail-based roles, with an aim to boost employment opportunities for the Saudi population.
It has been almost two years since Qatar introduced their additional requirements for the legalisation of education documents. Since then, there has been a lot time spent navigating the sometimes unclear guidelines in order to refine our understanding of this new and unique system.
English is the most widely-spoken language in the world and has become the de facto lingua franca for businessmen and travellers alike. Join us as we celebrate the historical fusion that is the English language, what makes it so difficult to learn, and the oddities that make it unique!
If you’re moving overseas you may be thinking about how you’re going to get around whilst you’re there. Some people who live in a city are more than happy to rely on public transport, which you might find is vastly superior to services in your own country!
Currently the Holy month of Ramadan is forecast to fall between Tuesday 18th May and Thursday 14th June in 2018, although this is subject to change. One thing can be certain however – government departments in the Arab world and their respective Embassies across the globe will have closures and altered operating times as a result.
Degrees and college awards for use in Saudi Arabia must be verified by the SACB before legalisation. Read how to get it done.