Manpower to showcase emiratisation website
Dubai, March 26, 2009
Leading employment services provider Manpower, will showcase emiratisation.org, at the 9th annual Careers UAE show, to be held from March 29 to 31 in Dubai.
Emiratisation.org is an online focus group dedicated to gathering Emiratis and private sector companies in a virtual space, to explore and resolve barriers to the employment of UAE nationals.
The group’s interactive services include a live job board where sponsor members can post job openings and receive resumes direct from prospective Emirati employees; a calendar of events relevant to Emirati job seekers and promoting member events; and news updates on Emiratisation.
Emiratisation,org sponsor companies can use the site to discuss their experiences, achievements and proposed Emiratisation strategies, sharing best practice and knowledge to further the aims of Emiratisation.
Clarendon Parker Middle East (CPME), a subsidiary of Manpower, said it will also campaign for a more active participation of UAE Nationals in the local workforce, at the career expo.
In its recent comprehensive study on regional and international female employment, Manpower affirms that demand for labour in Middle Eastern countries remains strong, pointing to the rapid growth of the services sector in particular as a key factor.
The company adds that improvements in local employment services have also significantly enhanced employability and job-candidate matching.
'The UAE has certainly emerged as one of the more robust job markets in the Middle East, and Manpower is committed to encouraging more Nationals to join the country’s vibrant workforce,' said Patrick Luby, managing director, Manpower Middle East.
'We regularly visit colleges and universities to speak to Emirati candidates about the world of work, the expectations and needs of employers, and how they can adapt their existing skills and talents to work effectively in the private sector.'
Manpower entered the Middle East market through the acquisition of Clarendon Parker Middle East, the region’s largest staffing solutions provider and a staunch supporter of Nationalisation in the UAE’s workforce.
Careers UAE is an annual event that aims to introduce Emiratis to various training, work and development opportunities. The exhibition provides a platform for UAE Nationals to obtain information on companies, opportunities within organizations, market trends, and training and education programmes.
The event attracted more than 20,000 visitors to 14,030 sqm of exhibition space during its three-day run in 2008.-TradeArabia News Service