Dubai,UAE, 5 April 2018:InternsME has announced it is rebranding to Oliv as part of its mission to buildthe definitive career support made for the youth.
With youth unemployment rates in the Middle East and North Africa now at 29.3%, according to the World Bank , almost twice the global average, Oliv is using technology to empower young communities by connecting talented students and new graduates to leading employers for internships, part-time and graduate jobs.
Announcing the new name, new technology and the same mission at an event on Wednesday 4 April at the Youth xHubin JumeirahEmirates Towers, Jean-Michel Gauthier, CEO of Oliv, said: “Oliv is home to thousands of students and graduates scattered throughout the region, who each have their own individual set of skills, ambitions and unique personalities. We are working hard to help match them to the right careers and help get their feet on the first rung of the career ladder.
“We all know that starting a career was never easy and today, it’s never been harder. But more than 1,000 businesses, including start-ups and globally recognised organisations, use and trust us to help them hire the best emerging talent to grow their business, maintain a healthy talent pipeline and reduce staff turnover.”
The event was an opportunity for students and graduates from the UAE and the rest of the world to come together with hiring managers from organisations such as Maersk, Al Nabooda Automobiles, PwC, Beehive, RAK Bank, The Fund, Dubai SME, Bosch, Dubai Angel Investors,DMCC, Danzas and APCO, with many taking part in demonstrations of the new online platform and the CV workshops.
Set to be rolled out on Sunday 8 April, Oliv’s new platform will be available for students, fresh graduates and young professionals, and with an improved search time of just 12milliseconds, it will be the fastest career platform experience in the world.
Oliv facilitates more than 1,000 interviews every month and has worked with over 1,000 organisations from across the world including Emaar, Canon, Careem, Sephora, Bosch, Turner, ICBC and DMCC. The platform stimulates the GCC’s youth economy with more than 300 new jobs a month, targeted entirely at young people.
In October 2017, InternsME was the first recipient of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Innovation Fund, an initiative by the UAE’s Ministry of Finance that helps bridge financing gaps for the UAE’s most innovative companies.
Gauthier added: “Innovation is truly at the heart of everything we do. Our new name was inspired by young olive trees which require nurturing and care in their early days but have incredible potential to grow and flourish, as well as the internationally recognised symbol of hope.
“From the greatest gift given by Mount Olympus, to the story of Noah’s ark and its place on the United Nations flag, the olive tree has a meaningful place in history and a relevance in today’s society.”
Oliv provides employers with an innovative alternative to expensive recruitment agencies and oversaturated job boards by offering a community of candidates who have been individually screened for their skills, abilities, demographics, proficiencies and personalities.
From the candidate’s point of view, they receive access to positions based on merit rather than personal connections, one to one support, engagement and coaching from the Oliv team. Furthermore, they can submit video CVs which allow their personalities to be digitally communicated and bring their attributes to life.
Caption: InternsME has rebranded to Oliv, the fastest career platform in the world, providing personalised support to young people in the MENA region
Oliv (formerly InternsME) is a career platform made for the youth. Connecting talented students and new graduates to leading employers for internships, part-time and graduate jobs. With youth unemployment rates in MENA being almost twice the global average — Oliv is solving this problem through technology and empowering communities. Designed to make launching careers simple, personal and more rewarding.
Oliv is home to Persontyle Oman in Partnership with School of Data Science and Engineering UKto holdArtificial Intelligence Certification Program in Oman
Muscat, Oman-April 8,2018 -Persontyle Oman in partnership with School of Data Science and Engineering UK,announced that they are holding an Artificial Intelligence (AI) certification program from April 18-19, 2018 at the City Seasons Muscat. The2-day certification program will helpbusiness and technology leaders in Oman to practically learn how to use AI and emerging technologies for innovation and digital transformation.
The mission of the AI certification program is to equip local talent with the world-class practical skills to unlock the potential of AI technologies and to empower Oman on its digital transformation journey as outlined in Oman Vision 2020 and Oman Digital Strategy (e.Oman).
“The impacts of artificial intelligence can already be seen in our homes, across businesses and impacting our social fabric. Many businesses are using AI and machine learning to make predictions, improve performance and for reducing costs. We can already see how AI gives rise to new enterprise applications, from self-driving cars to intelligent assistants on our smartphones. As a new breed of enterprise platform that can learn without being explicitly programmed, AI can access, analyse, and find patterns in big data in a way that is beyond human capabilities. The business advantages are huge, and the market is expected to be worth $47 billion by 2020.” says Mr. Ahmed Kashoob, Founder of Center for Studies and Economic Research (CSER) Oman and Chairman of Persontyle Oman.
The certification program will provide an overview of AI, the current state of this technology and practical recommendations for how to make the best use of the transformation opportunities it can bring. The course focuses on use cases, applications for business and technology, and highlights the most important shifts required in leadership mindset.
This 2-day certificate program isdesigned by School of Data Science and Engineering, UK and based on the skills framework and curriculum of European Data Science Academyfor business leaders and professionals to jump-start theirEnterprise AI strategy to grow and compete using big data, IoT, and deep machine learning.
“We are excited to design and conduct our first Certified AI Business Professional program in Muscat, Oman to help business decision makers and leaders to understand the significance of AI and machine learning for enterprise transformation. The course will help participants become aware of recent advances in enterprise intelligence, understand the basic concepts involved and most importantly how problems couldbe solved with artificial intelligence and machine learning” Ali Syed, Founder and Chief Scientist of Persontyle Group, added.
The AI certification programme will cover the following topic:
? Opportunities & Challenges of Connected AI-Driven World
? What Is Big Data, Data Science, IoT and AI? - Hype Versus Reality
? Trends in Big Data, IoT and AI - Investments, Development Areas, The Overview of The AI Market
? Enterprise AI Architecture, Big Data Platforms & Tools
? Business Use Cases, Strategy and Best Practices
? Maturity Model of a Data-Driven AI Enterprise
? Machine Learning Essentials and Use Cases
? Machine Learning Workflow, Methods, Tools, Algorithms and Best Practices
? Building A Data Driven Organisation and Identifying A First AI Project
? Capstone Project:Strategize and Plan A AI Based Industry Project
- Discuss and Learn as a Team to Implement a Real-World Solution Using AI
- Breakout into Groups and Work to Develop Your Industry Business Case
- Final Presentation of AI Business Case (10 Minutes Per Group)
• Closing Remarks, Feedback, and Wrap-Up
Instructors delivering the program:
As a global Enterprise AI thought leader and founder of Persontyle, Ali is collaborating with leading researchers, designers, makers, doers, and business leaders of world. He has more than 18 years of professional experience and success assisting public and commercial organizations in using emerging technologies and data intelligence as a value amplifier. He works with people to understand and translate their aspirations into intelligent strategies, programs and solutions that enhance their ability to make choices, better decisions, realize performance gains and uncover opportunities. Before founding Persontyle, Ali worked with some of the leading Fortune 500 technology and industry companies and have experience of working for top consulting organizations of the world namely PwC, KPMG BearingPoint, Sapient, EMC, and Capgemini.
Victoria is CIO of Persontyle Group and Managing Director at Digital Sustainability Middle East Foundation. Her key area of focus is to help organizations effectively leverage the power of innovative technologies such as Big DataAnalytics, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain to create game-changing outcomes. She applies Design Thinking as a framework for pursuing innovation and adding value to clients. During 12 years of her professional experience, she had an opportunity to work at the leading multinational organizations such as Citibank and Nielsen. She is the frequent speaker at international conferences and contributes regularly to industry publications. Victoria earned an MBA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and BBA in Marketing (with honors) from the American University in Dubai.
To learn more about the program, please visit the link:
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