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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad to recruit 1,000 cabin crew as it expands operations

The international recruitment days will take place in 10 different cities

Dubai companies including Emaar, Emirates hiring again as Covid crisis eases

Businesses in Dubai’s travel and tourism industry in August saw the sharpest increases in activity and new work in over two years

Revealed: 10 highest-growth job roles of tomorrow

Demand for professionals in AI, data and engineering is expected to spike in the near future, as technology adaption takes off even further

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Majority of expats in Kuwait earn between $200- $400 per month – study

The Public Authority for Manpower urged for restricting work permit issuance for one year to ‘utilise skilled labour already in the country’

Amazon to create 1,500 new jobs in UAE to support growing network

The company plans to create career opportunities across the technology, analytics, and supply chain spaces, among others

Emirates jobs

Emirates recruiting 3,000 cabin crew as part of expansion drive at Dubai hub

It also plans to hire 500 airport services employees for its UAE operations

Projects of the 50: UAE aims to create 75,000 private sector jobs for Emiratis

Several incentives have been unveiled to encourage UAE nationals to join the private sector including salary top-ups and unemployment benefits

Emirati Human Resources Development Council

Dubai’s 100-day action plan aims to boost employment of Emiratis in private sector

The plan will include strategies to coordinate with the education sector to link learning outcomes to job market requirements

Sheikh Mohammed launches $1m coding challenge

Graduates of the One Million Arab Coders initiative have been urged to compete in the new challenge

Sheikh Mohammed launches new programme for coders in partnership with top tech giants

Sheikh Mohammed said the programme aims to train and attract 100,000 coders and establish 1,000 digital companies within five years

Sheikh Mohammed reveals UAE created 248,000 jobs last year

Despite a global economic slowdown, the UAE has remained economically resilient, he said

Dubai launches new strategy to double companies and jobs in the creative sector

The Dubai Creative Economy strategy aims to double the creative industries’ GDP contribution to 5 per cent of Dubai’s economy by 2025

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Revealed: 10 tips to get hired right now

It is critical to adapt your CV and skills to keep up-to-date when hunting for a job in the current market

Revealed: LinkedIn unveils most ‘in-demand’ jobs, skills in UAE

Specialised medical professionals, digital content freelancers, professional and personal coaches, are among the pick of the jobs

Saudi’s Public Investment Fund launches 5-year strategy; assets treble to $400bn

PIF aims to grow its assets under management to over $1.07 trillion by the end of 2025

Stellantis CEO sees Fiat-PSA merger shielding brands, jobs

The two companies have several underutilised factories around the globe

Kuwait expats

More than 83,500 expats left Kuwait in Q4 2020 – report

The number of expats in the country’s workforce has now dropped to 1.5 million

Oman’s expat workforce down by 16% amid pandemic – report

Up to 272,126 foreign workers, mostly from Nepal, Uganda, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Egypt, have left Oman

Up to 81% of MENA professionals are seeking remote jobs in 2021 – survey

The lockdowns have revealed to employees and employers alike that work can be successfully accomplished from home

Outlook: What skills are crucial for future employment?

The world of work is changing and developing new skills is the only way to keep pace with this change

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Dubai radio presenter Kris Fade wants to hire you, but…

You may have to be willing to work for free

Five key stages for developing the tourism sector across the Middle East

Tourism is essential for economic diversification, growth, and job creation

Global bank job cuts reach five-year high

The total number of positions that have been eliminated has reached 85,540 globally

Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways cuts jobs as virus slams travel demand

The low-cost airline has also renegotiated leases with all lessors

Saudi non-oil private sector business activity improves to highest in 8 months

However, employment numbers dropped at the fastest rate since June

Gaj Ravichandra

How to ensure your CV gets noticed by employers

Here are a few steps to ensure your resumé gets noticed by both automated applicant systems as well as HR professionals

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Kuwait’s parliament passes law to cut expat numbers

The law does not include the previously proposed quota system for expat nationalities

Standard Chartered cutting more than 100 UAE jobs

The bank employs about 1,700 people in the UAE

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Covid-19 impact: Events companies in Dubai lose up to Dhs5.5bn worth of business

Dubai has gradually resumed live events, but precautionary measures remain in place

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Airline industry to burn through $77bn in cash during second half of 2020 – IATA

IATA urged governments to support the industry during the coming winter season with additional relief measures, including financial aid