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Saudi Arabia to nationalize 14,000 jobs in communications and IT sector

The targeted functions include specific areas such as artificial intelligence, IoT, software development, game development, databases, among others The Saudi Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and the Human Resources Development Fund (Hadaf) have launched a program to nationalise 14,000 jobs in the ICT sector. The program, which is divided into four phases, targets technical support functions in the first …

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Bayt.com’s future of work report predicts demand for jobs in the UAE over the next 10 years

Nine in ten UAE professionals feel confident and excited about the future of work: Bayt.com and YouGov Study Seven in ten recruiters in the UAE say that the hiring process is going to change in the future, according to new research by Bayt.com and YouGov. Nearly nine in 10 say the process will be fully online, significantly faster, and more …

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Mideast needs more technology and jobs

The fact that technological advancement is outpacing the promulgation of laws and regulations to govern it is a universal issue, but is even more pronounced in the Middle East. With the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution raising expectations of efficiency and productivity – along with concerns of constant disruption – no entity can remain competitive with a “business as …

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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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SMEs contribute over half of Dubai’s new jobs – study

Zawya Express presents the top story, topic or trend highlighted by our editorial team as recommended reading to start your working day Dubai’s small and medium enterprise (SME) sector contribute 52.4 percent of jobs created in the emirate and 47 percent of its economic output, according to a joint study between Dubai SME and Dubai Statistics Centre. Initiated during the …

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Dubai to have 70 smart visa centres by end of 2018

Will also provide job opportunities to over 1,000 UAE citizens. Dubai will have 70 Amer centers by the end of 2018 and these will provide job opportunities to more than 1,000 people, GDRFA has contended. As many as 21 new smart Amer centers have been established and opened since the beginning of this year, said Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al …

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UAE is the easiest Middle East market for women to find jobs, says survey

The United Arab Emirates has been named as the easiest market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for women to find a job, according to a new survey issued on Monday. The ‘Working Women in the Middle East and North Africa’ survey, which was carried out by online jobs portal Bayt.com and research company YouGov, stated that more …

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A long shot: MENA employers receive 1,000 applications per job – Bayt.com CEO

11Zawya Express presents the top story, topic or trend highlighted by our editorial team as recommended reading to start your working day. The Middle East and North Africa region has witnessed a massive growth in the number of jobseekers since 2011, but the number of jobs available has been declining, according to the chief executive of a regional jobs website, …

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Middle East jobs growth was strongest in the legal and banking and financial services sector

Middle East jobs growth was strongest in the legal and banking and financial services sector. Job vacancies for professionals across the Middle East increased by 5.5 per cent between the second and third quarter of 2017, the latest Robert Walters Middle East Jobs Index has revealed. Jobs growth was strongest in the legal and banking and financial services sector at …

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