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HR in the “New Normal”: The Journey from Surviving to Thriving

Strengthening Your Employee Experience through Preparedness, Readiness and Responsiveness

23-25 Mar 2021
Dubai , Middle East

Why You Should Attend

HR in the “New Normal”: The Journey from Surviving to Thriving

As the pandemic resets major work trends, HR leaders need to rethink workforce and employee planning, management, performance and experience strategies. The imperative for HR leaders is to evaluate the impact each trend will have on their organization’s operations and strategic goals, identify which require immediate action and assess to what degree these trends change pre-COVID-19 strategic goals and plans.


This must attend event also consist of interactive session focusing on second-line leadership for succession planning and a one day postconference workshop focusing on building and sustaining the circle of continuous improvement for your organisation to lead at the frontier of organisational excellence. Do not miss this opportunity to be a part of this prestigious course that can help you revolutionise your HR function and win the war for talent!


Emotional Intelligence (EQ): Significantly Improving Personal and Social Capabilities within your Workplace


Significantly Improving Personal and Social Capabilities within your Workplace In HR’s context, the principles of design thinking are applied to answer human-centered questions and challenge assumptions. It comprises developing an in-depth understanding of people for whom solutions are being designed and involve them in the process so as to come up with out-of-the-box ideas to enhance their workplace experiences.


Featuring a Half-Day HR Design Thinking Clinic: Superior Employee Experience that drive Employee Engagement, Retention and Productivity you with the advantage needed to revamp your 2021 business strategy


Delivering differentiated and satisfying customer experiences can lead to boost in loyalty, market share and revenues. Imagine what a similar focus on employee experiences could mean for business. Leading companies are already recognizing that the employee experience is the new battleground for competitive advantage.


Administrative Bootcamp Essential Soft Skills: Success behind Knowing Not Just Your Superior, but the Organisation


Effective administrative professionals are the backbone of any organisation; good administrative professionals need to have a wide variety of skills, both technical and non-technical. The soft skills are often the ones that can propel an administrative assistant from “good” to “indispensable,” and four of the most important ones are highlighted below

·         Being a Connector

·         Levelheadedness

·         Self-Awareness

·         Listening


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Can’t physically attend this conference?

Don’t worry we have you covered! If your ability to travel is restricted we know your appetite for key business insights remains so our Live+ digital platform enables you to fully participate in the event remotely. Of course it provides access to live online streams of all session, but much more than that, it ensures you are able to engage with speakers directly allowing you to participate in Q&A, relevant breakout groups as well as event polling and other insights and resources delivered during the event. We realise interacting with other delegates is key to your event experience, so our innovate online solution allows you to set up online meetings with other virtual and physical attendees throughout the event; ensuring you still walk away with those key contacts that can make a tangible difference to you and your business. The platform will continue to host all event content on-demand for you to re-visit and continue to access for up to 6 months post event.


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Key Topics

  • Fast Forward: Navigating Through the Post – Covid Employment Landscape
  • Digitalising the Work Environment to Support Greater Levels of Remote and Flexible Work
  • Tech-Powered HR Methods to Recruit, Manage and Engage Employees
  • Uncertainty, Anxiety and Stress: Leveraging AI for Mental Wellbeing
  • The Quest for the Best! Future of Employment
  • Previous Attendees Include

    • Chief Human Resources Officers
    • Chief People Officers / Chief Talent Officers
    • Chief Learning Officers / Chief Knowledge Officers
    • Chief Administrative Officers
    • Chief Executive Officers / Managing Directors / Executive Directors
    • Directors, General Managers, Vice Presidents and Heads of:
    - Human Resources
    - Human Capital
    - Talent Management
    - Retention
    - Employee Engagement
    - Executive and Career
    - Succession Planning
    - Performance and Evaluation
    - Compensation and Benefits
    - Recruiting and Staffing
    - Organisational Development
    - Leadership Development
    - Training and Development
    - HR Policy Development

    Why Choose marcus evans Conferences?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Practical Insights From

    Gaurav Sharma
    HR Director
    COCA COLA, Singapore

    Debbie Stanford-Kristiansen
    Novo Cinemas, UAE

    Tahani Askhar
    Advisor of the Deputy Minister of Labor – Market Policie
    Ministry of Labor and Social Development, KSA

    Faisal Algurouni
    Vice President HR & Industrial Relations
    Sadara Chemical Company, KSA

    Hanan Olayan
    Board of Directors of the Saudi Aramco Employees Association
    Saudi Aramco, KSA

    Emad Mousa
    HR Advisor – Transformation Project Lead
    Emirates NBD, UAE

    Hessa Al Ghurair
    Chief HR Officer
    Commercial Bank International, UAE

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