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Dubai Expo 2020 will be the first world Expo for the MEASA region and it is going to be here in just a couple of months! Dubai Expo 2020 is being described as the most sustainable Expo yet, with all eyes on Dubai to host an event that will bring the world together after over 18 months of seclusion.

For those in the Hospitality and Catering sectors, it is a great opportunity to showcase after the extended period of reduced or no operations.

What is the Dubai EXPO 2020?

As we mentioned in “Dubai Expo 2020: What Does It All Mean?” a World Expo is a…

In less than four months, Dubai is set to host the largest event that is yet to take place in the Arab world. Dubai Expo 2020 will be the first world Expo for the MEASA region and is touted to be one of the most sustainable World Expo’s in history.

What is the Dubai EXPO 2020?

A World Expo is a global event that aims to bring together the world’s cultures; creating a learning environment by sharing values, ideas and innovations. The first world Expo was held in London, England in 1851. They are now held every five years with Dubai’s originally scheduled for 2020.


For a long time, the battle to secure high quality, reliable yet flexible temporary staff seemed to be endless. Just when you think you have a good relationship with a temporary worker you’re let down last minute on a busy day and have to ‘manage’.

Added to that, finding a provider which can provide reliable and flexible temporary workers at peak times can be a challenge. Some require minimum run times or just can’t be contacted when you really need them. Others are unable to provide the flexibility you are seeking.

It is estimated that the UAE hospitality market is…

Whilst 2020 was a challenging year for businesses across the world, Ogram found their adaptive and creative culture ensured that 2020 was still a success. Not just a success for investors, but a success for clients and service providers alike.

We want to take this opportunity to thank you for your unrelenting support throughout 2020. Here is an overview of what was achieved; and what can be expected in 2021.

Ogram’s Achievements Through 2020…

16k+ Shifts Covered

Ogram covered over 16,000 shifts for our clients from a range of industries including Hospitality, Retail, Logistics and Ecommerce. …

Part-Time work sometimes, and unfairly, receives a bad rap. Some think it hinders a search for permanent work whilst others feel that it consists of only dull, boring jobs. But this isn’t true!

The flexibility and opportunities that can come out of working Part-Time should not be underestimated.

Today, Ogram will bust some myths and explain some of the many benefits of Part-Time Temporary Work.

What is Part-Time Work?

Part-Time, also known as Temporary Work, is usually for less than 30 hours a week. Examples include a shift in a coffee shop or a day in an office.

Part-Time work can also have more…

After a year that has just thrown hurdles at us, we are now approaching the festive season. These are still uncertain times, so it is difficult to know whether the traditional spike in demand will happen or not.

So how do you plan for that? How would your business manage an unexpected increase in demand?

Today, Ogram are going to talk to you about what you can do to ensure that you maximise every opportunity received, thus ensuring productivity and revenue, by hiring Part-Time Workers.

How Can I Manage Increased Demand?

Instead of overworking your regular staff, the best way to manage increased demand is to…

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Before the events of 2020, there had already been a shift in the way that many work. Digitalization and globalization have transformed the working world for many sectors, yet the service sector has seen a slower uptake.

Today, we look at why that may be and what the future might hold.

So, What’s Been Happening?

The internet over the last twenty years has created a marketplace that anyone and everyone can access. And it hasn’t stopped developing; Artificial Intelligence continues to evolve and more industries, including the Service Industry will progress with it.

Why Has The Service Industry Seen a Slower Uptake?

The USA Bureau of Economic Analysis estimated that just 7% of…

It is always a conundrum — will your business operate better with part-time or full-time staff? What is the benefit of either? With the Hospitality and Logistics sectors currently looking for ways to streamline their expenses, is part-time staffing the way forward? Well, Ogram is here to help you answer those tricky questions.

So, What Is The Difference Between The Two?

In short, full-time work is generally considered to be 30 hours or more per week and is generally associated with permanent employees. Part-time work is less than 30 hours a week.

Pros and Cons?

Perceived benefits of full-time employees…

With the advent of COVID-19, businesses have had to evolve quickly in order to survive this ‘new normal’ era. Governments worldwide have introduced stringent rules and regulations for businesses to adhere to in efforts to help flatten the curve.

As the hospitality sector starts to open up, people are actively seeking venues which focus on increased hygiene and cleanliness as standards are increasingly scrutinized and assessed.

The well‑being of everyone who uses Ogram has always been our priority. We are actively monitoring the COVID‑19 situation to help keep our clients’ businesses and workers safe.

Ogram knows that clients and guests…

An increasing number of employees are facing redundancies as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic and internal restructuring.

Companies are now re-evaluating their overhead costs, which has resulted in massive job losses in the UAE and internationally.

What do the numbers say?

According to a statement written by Zawya “Employment in Dubai was notably affected, with companies reporting the joint-quickest fall in job numbers seen throughout the 10-year series history”.

Since 2019, many UAE organizations have downsized their workforce. For example, in the third quarter of 2019, UAE banks have laid off 930 employees and local banks have closed down…


Hire Part Time Staff On-Demand. Ogram is a staffing marketplace, that enables businesses to book and manage staff on-demand.

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