This report draws upon original research from over 1,000 HR decision-makers across the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The report references several other important key sources and seeks to build a picture of current and future workforce priorities facing the region – addressing how these are being impacted by a dynamic social, political and economic context.

The research outlines the top workforce strategic priorities and influences on workforce strategy and then focuses on five key themes:

  • Investing in the workforce of the future
  • Women in the workplace
  • Employee health and well-being
  • Flexible working
  • Impact of technology in the twenty-first-century workplace

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