10th March 2014 Bangalore, - Human capital volatility is a top concern for the energy sector in the Middle East. The importance of the sector - a business that deals with the country's natural resources and therefore has a direct impact the national economy, demands that recruiting the right talent and retaining them from across verticals ensures zero gap in around the clock business operations. Training and development, succession planning, use of technology and many more are skills required by Human Resource personnel to deal with ongoing and unforeseen HR challenges in any organization.
Fleming Gulf's flagship HR forum for the energy sector in the Middle East announces the launch of it's 2014 edition of the 9th Annual HR Strategies In Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Forum between 12 – 14 May 2014 at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Doha, Qatar. Building on the success of it's previous editions, the forum will showcase a speaker panel of over 20 leading HR practitioners who have redefined, re-articulated and refined HR strategies that have stood the test of time.
The forum will include presentations from thought-leaders that have helped HR executives address their challenges and expand their perspectives. This year’s forum will also focus on a number of emerging topics, including how current technologies like Cloud Computing and Data Analytics can improve performance of HR Functions. 2 special panel discussions on current employment trends in the technical field for women and how social media can play a new role for skill attraction will feature in the proceedings across both days. A case study by Zdravka Demeter Bubalo, VP-HR – MOL, Hungary on “Securing growth by commitment to employee value proposition in MOL” and another by Hussain Al Obaidly, Regional Human Resources Head, Oil & Gas – MENA and Turkey on “How GE develop their leaders” will showcase initiatives undertaken by company management to help build successful careers for their employees. Pooja Fotedar, producer of the forum quoted “The 9th edition of the forum, themed - 'Inspiring the future leaders', will share ideas and real world solutions on evolving the HR function to identify and nurture future leaders. In order to develop new leaders of the industry, radical action is required to overcome entrenched and outmoded attitudes to deliver a skilled, diverse workforce committed to the industry’s sustained success.”