Sunday 4 October 2015

Mena professionals ‘have a positive outlook on life’

Around 93.8 per cent of professionals in the Mena region have a positive outlook on life, with 56 per cent being “very positive” and 37.8 per cent being “somewhat positive”, a report said. Seven out of 10 p


Majority UAE graduates prefer online job sites

Seventy-seven per cent of fresh graduates living in the UAE used or plan to use leading online job sites when pursuing their first job, a report said. The majority of respondents also state that finding a job is the biggest challe

More… unveils tools to gauge staff skillset

Dubai-based, one of the leading job sites in the Middle East, recently unveiled two new products that help bridge the skills gap in the workforce. “ Tests” allows employers to hire the person with the

More… launches website in Arabic domain, a leading career platform in the Mena region, has launched a new Web presence for the company under “Bayt dot shabaka”, as part of its efforts to expand its reach with Arabic speaking customers online. Bayt.c


Job search activities ‘increase during Ramadan’

Job search activities increase during Ramadan, according to nearly half the respondents to a recent survey in the Mena region. The ‘Ramadan in the Mena Workplace’ poll, recently conducted by, a leading job sit


Mena private sector claims 83pc of managerial posts

The private sector is responsible for the majority of all managerial (83 per cent) and non-managerial (82 per cent) hires in the Mena region, a report said. Specifically, multinational companies account for 26 per cent of manageri

More… offers free kit to help start-ups, the leading recruitment site in the Middle East, is working to empower entrepreneurs and start-ups in their business ventures by providing them with its free start-up kit. Valued at over $1000, the kit offers start-ups a


Online job applications ‘most effective’

More than one third of jobseekers in the Mena region find online professional websites to be the most effective method of networking, a report said. More than 90 per cent of professionals find it useful to receive notifications ab


Majority in UAE expect pay hike in 2015

More than half of UAE professionals are expecting a salary increase in 2015, a report said. Sixty-two per cent said that they receive a basic salary with benefits, while another 15 per cent are also entitled to commissions, according to


Emiratis agree localization at workplace is effective

A majority (60.09 per cent) of UAE nationals believe that their current workplace has effective localization policies, with 37.09 per cent believing that the policies are very effective, a report said. Less than one out of 10 resp

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