A closer look at behavioral health and the impact of COVID-19

Many people worldwide suffer from behavioral health issues – some in silence due to the stigma surrounding them. In the UAE, where more than 80% of the population are expats, things are no different. Behavioral health issues continue to plague society, affecting individuals and businesses. It’s no surprise that COVID-19 is making matters worse – …

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How should you manage the return-to-work after lockdown?

Remote working is the norm in the post-pandemic world. Video conferencing apps and online organizational tools have become all too familiar for employees and managers across the globe. But, sooner or later, office desks will be occupied again and face-to-face meetings will resume. If you’re a manager, you’ll probably be wondering: Will it be business …

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How to boost your employees’ digital wellbeing

As technology intertwines with our daily lives, it can distract us and affect our mental and physical wellbeing, which might lead to loss of productivity because of constant distraction. On an everyday basis, multiple devices and applications are fighting for our attention, and the feeling of being always “on” can be deteriorating to our wellbeing …

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How to avoid burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic

Burnout is a term that essentially describes overall exhaustion due to an overload of stress. While burnout is one of the biggest occupational issues in the workplace, the COVID-19 pandemic is reminding us that it can happen in any setting. Now more than ever, people are pushing themselves to the point of exhaustion as they …

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5 easy tips for managing international employees during the coronavirus pandemic

Implementing remote work practices is crucial during the coronavirus outbreak. But how do businesses in the UAE maintain the same level of employee engagement and productivity while they’re working in their own homes?  In this article by Pacific Prime Dubai, we’ll take you through 5 easy tips for managing international employees during the coronavirus pandemic …

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The benefits of CSR initiatives for businesses in the UAE

In today’s demanding and socially conscious work environment, employees and clients alike place a high premium on working for and investing their money with businesses that truly prioritize corporate social responsibility (CSR) over everything else. By integrating CSR into your corporate culture, you are recognized as a more attractive prospect to potential employees, while simultaneously …

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How can your business tackle health insurance overuse in the UAE?

Happy new year from Pacific Prime Dubai! It is officially 2020 and most businesses in the UAE will be aiming for better profits, stronger growth, and measurable success. But one pressing issue from 2019 continues to burden the year-to-year balance sheets, and that is the overuse of company health insurance by employees. What are the …

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How can UAE companies benefit from corporate wellness programs?

Businesses around the world are struggling with attracting and keeping talent, but the struggle doesn’t stop there, as Human Resources managers face a plethora of other challenges including keeping employees happy and healthy, while keeping the costs of achieving these goals within approved budgets. Additionally, companies in the UAE face yet another specific issue, namely …

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Using advanced analytics to improve employee benefits

Employee satisfaction is key when it comes to maintaining a happy and productive workforce. If your employees feel like they could have a better experience somewhere else, they will leave at the first chance they get. That’s why it’s so important to offer a working environment, employee benefits, and payment system that satisfies employees without …

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