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Monster Employment Index Records High Demand for UAE Medical Professionals

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UAE healthcare professionals continue to be in high demand with 12 percent year-on-year growth in job opportunities listed online in July 2016 Opportunities increase in consumer goods (25 percent) and manufacturing (8 percent) Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman register positive year-on-year growth in July 2016 amongst GCC countries UAE shows a negative growth of 22% in job opportunities listed online in …

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Oxford Business Group announces team for new Sharjah report


Milestone project to track emirate’s growth story, challenges and opportunities. Sharjah – The global publishing firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) has expanded its operations in the UAE with the launch of a new project in Sharjah. Work is already under way on The Report: Sharjah 2016, OBG’s landmark publication on the emirate’s economy, which is due out later this year. …

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Dubai Chamber showcases the emirate’s business competitiveness at Innoprom expo in Russia

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Dubai, UAE: Promoting Dubai’s competitive business environment in the Russian market, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s international office in Azerbaijan recently participated in Innoprom 2016, which is the main International Industrial trade fair held in Ekaterinburg and is attended by over 48,000 visitors and 600 participating companies from more than 95 countries of the world. Representatives of Dubai …

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Minimal Brexit Impact expected in the Middle East


As many come to terms with the result of the June 23, 2016, British referendum to leave the European Union, many are considering whether there may be a ripple effect as far away as the Middle East. With clients approaching Hamish Walton, Head of Corporate, Middle East, King & Wood Mallesons, for advice on repercussions of the decision, the lawyer …

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Demography to play a crucial role in GCC economic growth


According to the latest Macro report from Indosuez Wealth Management. GCC economic growth and future is linked to the dynamics of the region’s demography Dependency ratio will be an issue due to the GCC’s high young population Mismatch between the local population’s skills and job openings Women’s low participation in the work force, particularly in Saudi Arabia Excessive unemployment rate …

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It’s Not About the Salary: Fresh Graduates in the UAE Want a Job They Feel Passionate About


55% of fresh graduates in the United Arab Emirates believe that it is challenging to find their first job, according to Bayt.com At around 23%, the soaring rates of youth unemployment across the Middle East and North Africa region, are almost twice the global average of 13%. These figures have led to discontent among fresh graduates in the United Arab …

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Avaya Appoints Fadi Moubarak to Drive Channel Strategy for Avaya International

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New role will focus on helping channel drive digital transformation in enterprise and midmarket sectors. Avaya, a global leader in business communications software, systems and services, announced today the appointment of Fadi Moubarak as Channel Leader for Avaya International, which covers Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. This role will see Moubarak spearhead a new channel strategy focused on …

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1020 Exhibition for Entrepreneurs Launched


Supported by Sharjah Business Woman Council & “Sheraa”. Sharjah – ‘1020 Exhibition’ for entrepreneurs has launched, on Saturday, at 1020 Entrepreneurship Center in Sharjah at Maliha Road, supported by Sharjah Business Woman Council (SBWC) and Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa), taking place on June 11th to 17th along with several events and activities. The exhibition is targeting to offer an integrated …

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Al Mal Capital unveils new business verticals to boost market leadership

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Al Mal Capital’s Assets Under Management had tremendous growth in last 5 years Company announces 4% dividend on its flagship Al Mal UAE Equity Fund Dubai – Al Mal Capital PSC, a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC and a diversified, multi-line investment institution licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of the UAE, has announced new business verticals – Corporate …

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Business aviation booming in Saudi Arabia


Flights in 2016 continuing to follow the trend. Business aviation flights in Saudi Arabia increased by 6% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2016, according to statistics from WINGX released at the MEBAA Conference in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, which concluded recently. “Business aviation is an expanding market in the Middle East,” says Ali Alnaqbi, Founding Chairman of the Middle East …

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