You are probably aware that Linked is the world's most popular professional networking site. You've also heard from your friends and colleagues how they got a job or switched their career with the help of LinkedIn. Now, LinkedIn has come...
Nearly over 100,000 foreign workers face potential axe as Omani government plans to restructure the private sector to aid Omani professionals. The middle-east countries are highly favoured destinations for those seeking to emigrate for job and professional reasons. But given...
The MENA region has vast reserves of petroleum and natural gas that make it a vital source of global economic stability. According to Oil and Gas Journal estimates, the MENA region has 60% of the world's oil reserves and...
Oil and Gas is the preferred industry for 14% of the UAE workforce according to Bayt.com. Oil and Gas salaries not keeping pace with the rising cost of living, says Bayt.com. Employees of Oil and Gas companies set too little of...
The nomination of the new Fed Chairman has raised key questions about the effects on world markets and new policy going forward. As Larry Summers drops out of contention to become the next Federal Reserve Chairman, it seems the new...
The UAE recruitment market continues its momentum, growing from strength to strength, with demand outweighing supply. Despite Emiratisation efforts, companies facing a ‘war for talent’ continue to focus on international recruitment to fill critical roles. Eight in 10 (85%) executives...
The region’s most extensive senior management report gathered information from 350,174 candidates  and it clears misconceptions and breaks some hiring myths regarding recruitment, social media, head-hunters, recruitment agencies, the best time to hire and provides a new perspective to...
Global Economic Indicator Reveals Mid-East Professionals Believe in Flexible Working. Half of us work remotely – when will the rest catch up? Remote working is here to stay, building productivity, reducing operating costs and increasing staff retention. While the chief executive of...
They coined the term corporate slavery for a reason. Corporations around the world thrive upon the talents and enthusiasm of young graduates who are eager to submit their loyalty and hard earned degrees, to contribute to the profits of the...
A new survey shows MENA companies are optimistic about their economic prospects and continue to remain positive about the hiring outlook for the next quarter. The survey by Bayt.com, a leading jobsite in the Middle East, and YouGov, a research...
Due to its high living standards and career opportunities, the UAE is attracting British expats in record numbers and has become one of their most popular destinations. The latest NatWest International Personal Banking Quality of Life Report places the UAE...
A report has criticised the business community in the GCC for not supporting the government’s Emiratisation plan to hire more locals. 'The National' reports that Steffen Hertog, associate professor at the London School of Economics, wrote in his report "The...
The Middle East’s number one job site, Bayt.com is pleased to announce the launch of 'Specialties' a new, socially-enabled platform that reinvents the hiring process and further empowers job seekers and employers across the Middle East and North Africa. Bayt.com...
Fast-growing Online Skills Marketplace Nabbesh.com chooses Crowdinvesting for Expansion Capital. Eureeca Global Crowdinvesting Platform facilitates equity investment opportunities for the Middle East’s first virtual skills marketplace. Nabbesh, the Middle East’s first virtual skills marketplace launched its quest for capital on Eureeca,...
New partnership between bayt.com and [email protected] provides companies in Jordan's ICT sector with customized access to Bayt.com’s leading recruitment solutions. Bayt.com and [email protected] have announced the signing of an agreement to work collaboratively to empower the member companies of the...
World Bank: 85 million additional jobs for youth, required in the MENA region by 2023. 'Youth Unemployment' in MENA region, highest in the world. 'Female Youth Unemployment' averages 40 percent within MENA. Recent statistics released by the World Bank reveal the youth...
Bayt.com poll reveals that freelancing is considered a viable career by 69% of MENA residents. Freelancing is seen to offer a better work-life balance and better pay than full-time employment. The recent Bayt.com State of the Freelance Market in the MENA Region...
67% of UAE professionals feel they receive less salary than industry peers, according to Bayt.com and YouGov Salary Survey 21% expect a raise of more than 15% in 2013 The 2013 Bayt.com MENA Salary Survey conducted by Bayt.com the Middle East’s...
The quarterly business confidence survey conducted by the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) reveals that businesses in Dubai are confident of achieving continued growth in the second quarter of 2013. The survey highlights that confidence runs particularly high among...
Bayt.com poll reveals that 52% of GCC residents believe that localisation efforts by local governments are effective 23.5% believe that nationals need better educational and vocational training facilities A Nationalization in the GCC  poll conducted by Bayt.com, the region’s number one...
A new report from the International Labor Organization (ILO) has painted a bleak outlook of unemployment for youth of the MENA region, with about a third of the youths expected to be jobless in five years. However, global youth unemployment...
Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site, has announced the launch of its HIRE Program, the world’s first initiative to encourage hiring by rewarding employers for every new hire. The compensation scheme is in line with Bayt.com’s mission...
According to a survey conducted by specialist recruitment consultancy Robert Half UAE, Human Resources Directors are seeking to employ advanced technology as recruitment tools. The primary factors contributing to such a paradigm shift are the unavailability of capable candidates locally and...
Emirates Foundation Kafa’at Program aims to unlock Emirati talent and develop career pathways to the private sector. Kafa'at was launched in March by Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Development and International Co-operation, during the foundations quarterly Social...
According to a recent research conducted by GulfTalent.com, UAE university graduates prefer to work in the public sector rather than private firms. The study which was conducted in association with 10 leading universities of the UAE, found that 86% of...
According to a new rule by the Saudi Ministry of Labor, small and medium-sized businesses in the kingdom will be forced to hire at least one Saudi worker from next month. The rule will be applicable on businesses in Saudi...
Great Place to Work® Institute UAE, part of a global research, training and consultancy firm that recognizes the best workplaces in over 45 countries worldwide, revealed its third annual list of ‘Top 15 Companies to Work For in the...
REED Global highlights last year’s top job-application mistakes and how to avoid them in 2013.  Job-seekers based in the Middle East are committing simple errors when applying for positions, hampering their chances of landing a dream job, according to the...
Bayt.com, the Middle East’s leading jobsite, announced today that they have signed an Authorized Reseller Agreement with The Amazai Group, an integrated solutions provider based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Amazai Group will start providing Bayt.com’s premium solutions for...
More than ever before, employers are searching for their dream candidates online. For companies and candidates alike, the recruiting process and career opportunities offered on the web are striking. The talent pool offered online makes a corporates's recruiting process...