Browsing All Posts published on »May, 2011«

New book examines Muslims, Jews — and their common ground

May 27, 2011

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Emma Silvers, Jweekly.com Last summer, as the debate over the Islamic community center near ground zero reached a fever pitch, longtime friends and former classmates Reza Aslan and Aaron Hahn Tapper were watching, fascinated. “There were some Jewish organizations coming down on the rights of Muslims to build that center, and then some other Jewish […]

Doctors Urgently Required for Saudi Arabia, Dammam.

May 23, 2011

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Note from Rafik Beekun: The Islamic Workplace is simply reproducing this posting, and has not deterrmined its validity. Please notify us if this job posting is no longer valid.   If you come across similar job postings for Muslim countries, please email to us at beekun@theislamicworkplace.com. For M/s Security Forces Hospital    Category Specialty Number  Needed CONSULTANTS Anesthesia […]

Why Islamic Leadership must be competent

May 21, 2011

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Rafik Beekun, theislamicworkplace.com Many Islamic community organizations, masajids and businesses are often characterized by leadership lacking  any vision and the requisite skills for the job.  As a result, masajids have been reduced to mere prayer halls,  community organizations lack a sense of direction and do nothing really well, and businesses are characterized by nepotism, favoritism […]

New MBAs face difficult job market in the USA

May 21, 2011

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Joe Light, The Wall Street Journal The job market for business- school students is better than last year, but still isn’t back to pre-recession levels, says Nicole Hall, president of the MBA Career Services Council, a professional association. Driving the pickup is more robust recruiting by companies in health care, energy and technology, she says. […]

How to build confidence in yourself as a Muslim

May 16, 2011

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Rafik Beekun, the Islamicworkplace.com, updated May 22, 2011 Self-confidence plays a critical role in self identity and how we carry ourselves.  It can affect our job performance, our involvement in the community, and even our success/failure in finding a spouse, Insha Allah. The cardinal principle of self-confidence in Islam is the concept of Tawakkul, one’s […]

Employment Opportunity: Civil Rights Manager

May 11, 2011

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CAIR, the Council on American Islamic Relations, The nation’s largest civil rights and advocacy organization for Muslims seeks a high energy, assertive individual to manage and oversee CAIR’s Civil Rights Department in the position of Civil Rights Manager. Duties: This full-time position involves: * Managing and overseeing of civil rights support staff, including staff attorneys, […]

Follow Muhammad’s (s) Sunnah: Take a Power Nap to Increase Alertness and Productivity

May 1, 2011

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Rafik Beekun, theislamicworkplace.com Taking a nap in the afternoon was the practice recommended by the companions of the Prophet (peace be upon him). It appears that the Prophet agreed with this, because scholars of Hadith have been in support of an afternoon nap. In fact, taking an afternoon nap carries a religious dimension. As Adil […]