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...
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 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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
Recruitment process and HR practice in the Middle East still has a lot to improve, as is evident from the below examples.   Just like any other professional in the region, I have had my fair share of interviews and encounters...
The aviation and aeronautics domain is one that countries look to solidify as a mark of their proclaiming their presence in the biggest of economic stages in the world. Predominantly the most developed countries in the world are regarded...
High unemployment rates in MENA and technology-based solutions have spurred increase in the region’s growth of freelance professionals. Freelancers form a dominant part of the workforce in today’s professional market because it offers independence and professionalism beyond the traditional 9...
Findings from Labbrand’s recent survey also indicate an inherent paradox embodied in the nature of tertiary education today. Multiple market forces are creating pull and push tensions, which appear contradictory and difficult to manage. Catering for a diverse international,...
The specialist recruitment company Michael Page has released their latest Middle East Salary report, highlighting that job market continues to be challenging not only for the remaining 2017, but also predicting that the lull period will extend well into...