This Tuesday Jan 29th from 7pm to 9pm in the DIFC in Café Nero there is going to be a Career Clinic event. Some of you were asking about how to deal with HR and what do top companies look for when hiring. Well Rana Yassin HR Manager with Bain & Co. has been nice enough to come and speak to us this Tuesday night, and so has Eric Drummond former Global VP of HR for the NBA. Join us as we tackle some of the toughest job search questions in person.
When: Tuesday Jan 29th 7pm to 9pm,
Where: Dubai International Financial Center in Café Nero
7:00 to 7:30 pm – Shane Phillips Executive Search Consultant – How to get your dream job
7:30 to 8:pm – Rana Yassin HR Manager Bain & Co. – What strategy consultants look for in new hires.
8:00 to 8:30 pm – Q&A
8:40 to 9 pm – Eric Drummond, HR Guru with over 25 years of experience – Where does your CV go once it gets to HR?
9:00 to 9:15pm – Q&A for Eric
The last Tuesday in January the Career Clinic closes the month with a bang. With our first guest speaker Rana Yasssin, Human Resources Manager at Bain & Company, who will talk about working in one of the world’s leading strategy consultants. Find out what the top companies such as Bain & Co. look for in new hires. You can see Rana’s bio below.
Our second guest speaker is the former Global VP of HR for the NBA, an HR Guru and SHRM member, Eric Drummond has over 25 years of HR experience. Eric will talk about getting your dream job and will shed some light on what happens once your CV disappears into the HR department, never to be seen again.
Shane Phillips will also be speaking about how to get a meeting with the key decision makers in your industry. So come out and join us this Tuesday Jan 29th in DIFC in Café Nero.
Rana Yassin Bio
Rana Yassin is currently the Human Resource Manager for Bain & Co. in the United Arab Emirates based in Dubai. She over sees all recruitment, training and development, talent management, as well as all other pertinent areas of HR for the company. Previously she was one of the key team members of Abraaj Capital as the legendary Private Equity company began to hit stride in the GCC. Following the ramp of Abraaj from Protected content 2007, Rana joined HSBC in their Global Banking and Markets division. Rana studied Strategic HR Practice at Cornell University.
Eric Drummond Bio
After earning a Master’s in Labor Relations from Michigan State University, Eric Drummond has accumulated over 25 years of Fortune Protected content with best-in-class companies. Most recently, Eric served as Chief HR and Communications Officer for Novelis Inc., an $11b aluminum company comprised of 12.000 employees with 40 facilities across four continents. He was instrumental in leading the cultural change that propelled the company to triple EBITDA in just two years.
Prior to Novelis, Eric was the Global VP of HR for the NBA with primary focus on the international expansion of this iconic brand. His work culminated in the establishment of NBA China, a cutting edge strategic approach to capitalizing on the Chinese market. Throughout his career Eric has held numerous high ranking HR positions and is currently well respected lecturer on the world’s top academic venues.