Saturday 20 July 2019

Canadian University Dubai 'keen to boost tourism sector skills'

Canadian University Dubai has recently joined forces with two more leading names in the hospitality industry to help boost the skills supply to the UAE tourism sector as Dubai prepares to attract 25 million visitors by 2025. Under the two new agreements, the university will colla


Online job vacancies grow 13pc in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia registered an impressive13 percent growth in online job postings in the second quarter of 2019 compared to the same period last year, according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI). The increase in online hiring activity was led by the IT and Telecom/ISP indu


German group Fraunhofer to set up research unit in Sharjah

Fraunhofer, the largest application-oriented research organisation in Europe, has signed an agreement with Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park (SRTI Park) to set up it research and development centre  at the science park. Founded in 1949, Fraunhofer has 72 resea


ICA backs UAE cabinet move to let expats bring in families

The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (ICA) has announced that it is adopting Cabinet Resolution No.30 for 2019 regarding foreign residents wishing to bring their family members and servants to the UAE, which changed the main condition of acquiring residency from employment to in


Bahrain Airport Services in key nationalisation drive

Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) has announced that it has recruited a batch of 30 Bahraini job-seekers, in line with its strategy to invest in human capital and support the kingdom's airport services.   The move marks the completion of the company's effor


UAE real estate sector jobs rate up 4.4pc in Q1

The employment rate of the UAE’s real estate sector rose by 4.4 per cent in the first quarter of 2019, compared to the same period in 2018, a media report said. Private sector employment witnessed steady quarterly rises, increasing by 1.2 per cent in the first quarter of th


Limak Inşaat Kuwait shines in Women Empowerment Principles

Limak Inşaat Kuwait has announced that the company is now officially recognised as a member of the Women's Empowerment Principles’ (WEPs) group committed to making a difference for women in the workplace, marketplace and community. Limak Inşaat Kuwait was added to the g


Alstom hosts training session for Ajman students

Alstom, a multinational company operating worldwide on rail transport markets, recently held a training session for the students of Ajman University (AU) to upgrade them on the latest railway systems. The training followed an agreement signed by the university and Alstom in Febru


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