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Kuwait hikes state wages, to act vs inflation

Kuwait hikes state wages, to act vs inflation

Authorities said late on Monday that government workers would get a 25 percent rise in their basic salaries, while pensioners…

March 13, 2012 1:59
 
Does your job make the world a worse place?

Does your job make the world a worse place?

Like most people in the rat race, Kipp does think about what we bring to the bigger picture. We wonder…

February 22, 2012 4:21
 
Filing overtime for answering work emails? Yes please!

Filing overtime for answering work emails? Yes please!

Before you read this story, think about how your boss would reach if you filed overtime pay for answering work emails out of office hours. It’s possible. Brazil’s done it.

January 17, 2012 12:01
 

UAE economy minister calls for steps to prevent price hikes

The UAE's economy minister called on Tuesday for measures to prevent traders and commercial outlets from hiking prices, state news agency WAM reported, in the wake of an order to ramp up wages for some government employees.

December 7, 2011 12:49
 
Do you have a real future in your current job?

Do you have a real future in your current job?

Beyond the salary, employees what to feel like they are working their way up into a company and not just feel like part of an assembly line.

December 4, 2011 4:31
 
The end of sign-on bonuses: boon or bad move?

The end of sign-on bonuses: boon or bad move?

Sign-on bonuses are disappearing from the UAE’s employment contracts. Gasp of horror or sigh of relief? Kipp weighs the pros and cons.

June 19, 2011 4:03
 
Firms may shut down or face heavy fines with Saudi’s expat worker limits

Firms may shut down or face heavy fines with Saudi’s expat worker limits

With a September 7, Saudi's private sector will have to fulfill Saudisation quotas but economist fear the Netaqat programme may have negative effect on economy.

June 1, 2011 2:16
 
No Pay Rise? No Problem.

No Pay Rise? No Problem.

Kipp doesn’t think the UAE pays too badly for higher level management—given the obscenely large bonuses and extravagant perks they often receive.

April 13, 2011 3:50
 
The bonus round

The bonus round

Are these guys sorry for taking wads of cash? Or sorry that they got flack for doing so?

March 23, 2011 12:30
 
Ronaldo vs. Messi

Ronaldo vs. Messi

They’re arguably the two best players on the planet right now, but how do they stack up in the business stakes? Kipp pits Cristiano Ronaldo against Lionel Messi.

June 16, 2010 5:37
 
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