This is a repost of the article of the same name on www.dubaiexpatblog.com
We often talk about the most lucrative of job destinations when it comes to having a lavish work life with numerous prospects of professional growth. New York, London, Paris and every Northern European country that we’ve read about on brochures and pamphlets for higher education abroad, options are a zillion to count.
But, there for sure is one such destination that beats all odds when it comes to the number of career avenues, professional growth and the bucks you can earn to bear your expenses. Yes, it is Dubai indeed. An emirate harboring millions of expats, who find Dubai’s economy appropriate for a secure future during the years to come. However, the fact that the work environment is highly competitive cannot be negated.
This does call for a need to adopt the right measures that pay-off in terms of a healthy work-life balance. Hence given below is a discussion to help you with the same situation.
Make Space for Downtime and Give it to your Family
This is one of the foremost concerns of trailing spouses, who tag along to this exotic emirate with their better-halves and end up passing time alone at home. Well, there might be an awful load of options for them to utilize time, but what’s required is your presence.
Dubai is an emirate with people coming from a plethora of backgrounds, yet with uncertainties for an individual to feel lost easily, if not given the right support. Make sure, when you’re planning your week, there’s enough time for your family and friends for you to feel at ease and most importantly, to feel a change from the rigorous tasks at work. It might just be a movie or a stroll in the park, all that’s needed is for you to not get too worked up with all the work related chores.
Set Goals and Start Prioritizing
Job openings in Dubai are numerous, yet you chose your present job and went for it. Agreed that you’re doing quite a great job, but that was some prioritizing you did while hunting for the right offer over here. Likewise, there is definitely a tad prioritizing required to maintain an optimum level of productivity in your career as well. Definitely, having clear goals will make you a better competition, if not anything else in a place as fast moving as Dubai.
Clarity, vision, attention to detail and the right perspective, these are essentials to ace any job role with an Emirati corporation and that is what will set you apart. On the other hand, without clear goals or a vision pertaining to your career here, evils like frustration and confusion step in to make things go bad from worse. Hence, stay clear and stay efficient.
Find Time for Some Non-Work Activities
You saw work, you saw money and you saw an esteemed Emirati company opening its gates for you. What you might have ignored are the number of activities that can make your life a fun-loving experience in Dubai. Right from taking a day off to spend at the most serene of beaches to activities like a desert safari, adventures just can’t find any limits over here.
You might have ignored the fact, but Dubai is one of the top tourist spots on the globe as well. Every day that you spend in this exotic emirate can become way more lively, just with a change in perspective.
Rest, tips are endless to list, but the pertinent ones have been brought to light. All you need is to grab a gasp and start enjoying your work. Dubai has a lot in store for you. Happy working!