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Employers Reach Out to New Zealand Muslims

A New Zealand law firm has hosted a ‘Diversity Works’ event recently to encourage NZ employers and help them recruit Muslims and refugees, NZ Herald reported on July 8. “A key reason for the event was an increased number of calls from people in their member organizations saying, ‘I worry that I’m not doing the …

Is Travel for Work and Training Allowed for Women?

Is Travel for Work and Training Allowed for Women?

Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Somescholars have given preference to the opinion that allows women to travel without a husband ormahrambut with a safe company. 2- Some other scholars …

I Have Lost Interest at Work

I Have Lost Interest at Work

In this counseling answer: • In order to remain focused on a task, the first thing you can do is to literally remove the things that distract you. • Always ensure to take your break away from your workspace. • Think about why you do the job that you do. • Try a different routine …

5 Quick Tips to Improve Your Patience at Work

5 Quick Tips to Improve Your Patience at Work

Your workplace can prove to be a test of its own as you have to interact with people from different backgrounds and different temperaments for around 8 hours per day! It can prove to be pretty exhausting. At some point in time you might even feel…

5 Ways to Boost Your Energy and Motivation to Study

5 Ways to Boost Your Energy and Motivation to Study

After the first half of the semester, you feel tired. Or you just try to complete all the tasks given to you. There are always new ones. And your boss is asking you to stay longer hours. You start missing the pre-sunrise morning prayer (fajr) because you are still…

6 Tips For You If You're Scared to Wear Hijab at Work

6 Tips for You If You're Scared to Wear Hijab at Work

It can be a bit scary going through a job with a hijab on, especially if you live in the West kind of feel a bit of judgment going for a job. I see that so much with my friends who are hijabi and they haven’t gone for their first job because they’re scared of that. Here are some steps to help you:

Those Who Are Best in Deeds

Those Who Are Best in Deeds

The manner in which God extols the value of work exposes the foolishness of two tendencies that are far removed from the truth. The first of these tendencies is to perform works without guidance or insight, deeds carried out in disregard of both Islamic and natural causes.

Manager Forces Me To Commit Haraam

Manager Forces Me To Commit Haraam

In this counseling answer: “Sometimes instead of depending on an excuse or a reason, you can handle things diplomatically and diligently. Make your point and see what treatment you receive. Also, come up with alternative options when asked to do activities that are impermissible.” Salam ‘Aleikom, Thank you for writing to us. Earning a lawful …

Feeling Like a Failure at Work

Feeling Like a Failure at Work

In this counseling answer: • It is very normal to have grades drop when you go from high school to university. •Accepting the help of others doesn’t nullify the worth of your effort. •You should not feel obliged to compromise your values. Wa ‘Aleikom Salam, Firstly, it is very normal to have grades drop when …

Returning to Work as a New Muslim

Returning to Work as a New Muslim

It can be very daunting to anticipate your return to work, especially if you are a woman and your headscarf easily identifies your new faith. However, nothing should come in the way of your new life as a Muslim. With diligence and trust in God Almighty, you can overcome…



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