Global Business Network: Unlocking Organisational Growth through its Integrated HR Solutions

Masoud Khalid Al Harthy,Founder & CEOWith ideal work conditions and ultra contemporary lifestyle, the Sultanate of Oman is a haven for working professionals. However, creating the Omani dream is an untold story of endurance that organisations often face due to its stringent rules and complex regulations on expat employment. Rescuing organisations from the ordeal without compromises is the ISO certified Global Business Network (GBN) that brings the much-needed respite through its integrated, end-to-end HR solutions, that many others in the regional industry fail to do.

With expertise in HR Consultancy, Recruitment services, RPO and many more, GBN brings in the finesse by blending the conventional with value added services by facilitating travel, accommodation, visa, logistics, video conferencing, customised evaluation programs, on-boarding, and many others for international candidates. “By alleviating these common but excruciating hassles for our clients, we go beyond the notion of a mere recruitment agency,” asserts Nadhira Al Esry, General Manager, Global Business Network. While many organisations choose to cater
to singular industries, GBN serves the niche aviation sector, education, FMCG, Dairy & Livestock, BFSI, oil & gas, Telecom and many other industries through its custom-built offerings including HR consultancy, HR function automation linguistic and training.. This is why the company enjoy cent percent client retention since its inception.

By alleviating these common but excruciating hassles for our clients, we go beyond the notion of a mere recruitment agency

A Diversified Service
Largely focused on hiring senior profiles, GBN through its unique consultancy offering strategizes the client organisation’s operations as per the need of the hour, thereby improving feasibility and focus on business growth, all the while ensuring a high ROI. Its growth orientation work ethic greatly helps companies recruit the best of talent for its array of operations. GBN’s recruitment service aligns the client’s HR policies with the industrial requirement and relevant technology to procure the right talent. Furthermore, its stringent evaluation, screening process and psychometric analysis affirms the candidates fit for the position. Nadhira explains, “Many organisations are plagued by lack of diversity, niche talent and global reach. We answer to their needs through our unique solutions based on the customer’s specific
requirements, timely delivery, international ties with job portals and global partners that help us source high level talent from across the borders”.

In its quest to help clients attain a holistically talented and trained workforce, GBN lends its expertise in domain specific training services, aimed at upskilling the employees to be at par with the executive industrial standards. Its linguistic coaching further eases the path to a global growth as it negates the language barrier by offering translation and interpretation, enabling clients to explore opportunities without being marred by regional demarcation. In addition, the hire-to-retire HR automation services ensures a smooth employee management. The company’s 100 percent track record stands as a testament to its rock-solid work engagement with all its clients.

What started out as a small-scale organisation in 2004, GBN today has a diversified business portfolio, with an employee base of more than 500 people, with expertise in several verticals. Interestingly, one of its most affluent clients, the Ministry of Manpower, Sultanate of Oman, relies greatly on GBN to acquire the right ingenious talent for the nation’s workforce. It aids to the Omanisation drive of the government of Sultan Qaboos bin Said through its propriety ‘RecOMANded’ program that brings to shore the local talent for relevant skill requirements. Energised by the positive attribution, GBN is working towards unearthing new ideas, foraying into new industries and expanding its footprint across GCC and African region.