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Women Working in Fashion and Finance and Covering Properly

Ustadha Zaynab Ansari answers questions on Muslim women working in fashion and finance, and how to cover properly in the company of in-laws. Question: Assalamu alaykum wa rahmat Allah wa baraktuh. 1. I have a question regarding a career in fashion design or banking–finance. Is it allowed in Islam to have a career in these […]

Join the SeekersGuidance Helpers Program – an Outreach and Editorial Internship

The SeekersGuidance Helpers program is a six-month internship in key areas of SeekersGuidance’s work as an online seminary and educational portal. Benefits – The SeekersGuidance Helpers program provides: an excellent opportunity to assist in spreading beneficial knowledge and guidance through working in a professional environment that is spiritually invigorating; gain invaluable professional training and acquire […]

Job Posting: Outreach Engagement Manager

SeekersGuidance Global Islamic Seminary is hiring a qualified Outreach Engagement Manager with strong project management, copywriting, online marketing,  and community engagement skills. The incumbent’s main responsibility will be the stewardship of our Outreach function, showcasing the core values of SeekersGuidance, and making our educational services accessible to a wider audience. Key Job Parameters: Status: Part-time (30 […]

Do I Have to Repay My Former Employer If I Didn’t Always Do What Was Expected of Me?

Answered by Ustadh Tabraze Azam Question: Assalam alaykum If one had a darker past in which one was quite lazy in ones workplace and didn’t really use all the hours he was paid for actual work, what is such a person obligated to do? Answer: Wa alaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, Yes, if you did not […]

Can I Work at a Firm Involved in Interest-Based Transactions?

Answered by Mufti Muhammad ibn Adam Question: Assalamu alaykum Is it allowed for a Muslim here in the west to work at a solicitors’ firm for work experience and even get paid quite possibly, even though the firm may be involved/working with transactions which have interest involved? Answer: In the name of Allah, Most Compassionate, […]

Is It Persmissible to Delay Prayers Due to Work and Heavy Traffic?

Answered by  Habib Umar bin Hafiz Question: Assalam aleykum Someone works in the transportation sector (driving), and does not pray on time, due to heavy traffic. And there are no mosques near him since he lives in a Western country. So he makes up all the prayers he missed as soon as he reaches home. What […]

What Are the Principles of Work and Assisting in Sin? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum What are the principles of work and assisting in sin? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersGuidance Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh […]

Can I Work in a Kitchen With Impermissible Food? [Video]

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: Assalamu alaykum Can I work in a kitchen with impermissible food? Answer:  Wa’leykum Salam, Here is a video answer by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani to this question: Shaykh Faraz Rabbani is a scholar and researcher of Islamic law and Executive Director of SeekersGuidance Global After ten years overseas, Shaykh Faraz […]

Muslim Convert: Would My Family Be Okay With Islam?

Do you think about converting to Islam, but have obstacles that hold you back? Petra, a Muslim convert from the Czech Republic, was once in the same position and we hope that hearing from a Muslim convert inspires you to push forward in your conversion to Islam. Before every flight… Growing up as a Christian in […]

Is It Permissible to Work for an Unethical Company?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum I have come across an opportunity to work at an Apple store. My concern is that I’ve seen an NBC news report about Apple’s products being made at factories where workers are treated unfairly. What is the ruling concerning accepting such a job? Answer: assalamu alaykum Working […]