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Which are the top 5 best places to work in the Middle East?

The program compiled data of over 65 employers across the region. Novo Nordisk and AstraZeneca, two pharmaceutical companies, Vodafone, a telecom company, GSK, a pharmaceutical company and Tamkeen Technologies, a software company, are the top five best companies to work in the Middle East, according to the Best Places To Work programme. The findings of the program show that key …

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Middlesex University Dubai signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Education For Employment (EFE)

University’s Careers and Employability Service (CES) enhances skills and employment opportunities for students. In its continuous efforts to enhance the educational experience and employment opportunities for students, Middlesex University Dubai signed a MoU on 16 December 2019 with Education for Employment (EFE), a global nonprofit leading the way in youth training and employability across the Middle East and North Africa …

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Singapore-based inaugurates BIGO technology’s Amman office, opening doors to AI and more employment opportunities

The office was inaugurated by His Excellency Mothanna Gharaibeh, Jordan’s Minister for Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship. BIGO Technology (BIGO), a Singapore-based Internet technology company powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), has opened a new office in Amman, Jordan. The office was inaugurated by His Excellency Mothanna Gharaibeh, Jordan’s Minister for Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship. BIGO executives in attendance included Mr. Mike …

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Tech Summit to bridge gap between education and employment for young people in the Middle East and North Africa

Region has highest youth unemployment rate in the world – 39 million new young people to absorb in the workforce by 2030 A two-day Tech Summit kicked off today in Amman, featuring tech-enabled solutions to connect learning to earning for young people in the Middle East and North Africa. The summit, organised by UNICEF and NetHope, in collaboration with youth …

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Jobs in UAE: Banks hire 760 employees in 2018

Local banks increased their hiring while foreign banks reduced the number of employees. UAE banks added 760 employees in the first seven months of this year despite decrease in the number of branches, official figures showed. According to the Central Bank data, local banks increased hiring while foreign banks reduced number of employees during January to July period. In total, …

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UAE job vacancies on the rise in first half of 2018

Hiring accelerates in the first half of 2018; momentum seen to spill over into 2019 UAE – Job growth in the UAE expanded at a fast clip in the first half ofthis yearand industry stalwarts and analysts are optimistic that the trend will be maintained in the second half and2019. The rise in employment in key economic sectors indicates that …

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U.S. Embassy Supports Job Fairs Throughout Egypt

The Shaghlna program includes three upcoming employment fairs, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy. The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the launch of “Shaghlna,” a new series of job fairs for job-seekers across the country that builds on the success of employment fairs held over the past three years in Cairo. The Shaghlna program includes three upcoming employment fairs, sponsored …

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North Africa set to adopt five-year plan to boost youth employment: ILO

The United Nations labour agency has warned that countries in North Africa need to adopt a broader, more concerted response to tackle the crisis of youth unemployment, with the youth unemployment rate now standing at 28.8 percent, twice the global average. “Arguably, the single biggest global development challenge in the decades to come will be the need to integrate hundreds …

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Jobs campaign boosts career opportunities for Saudis

The Kingdom’s drive to localize jobs has been ramped up; just go to various establishments and you will see that jobs previously employing expat workers are now being held by Saudi nationals. But the Kingdom does not stop there as it continues to look for ways and means to generate employment opportunities for the increasing Saudi population. The Ministry of …

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TAG-Org and Ministry of Youth Sign an MOU for Youth Capacity Building and Employment

Amman – HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Chairman of Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization (TAG-Org), and Minister of Youth HE Mr. Rami Wreikat, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Capacity Building and preparation for youth employment. The agreement comes in the context of enabling youth and building their capabilities for employment opportunities. The two parties agreed to form joint-working teams to explore …

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