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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

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UAE once again chosen as the ‘top country to live in’ by Arab youth

Nearly half of young Arabs have considered leaving their country, due to lack of opportunities and corrupt governance, finds annual Asda’a BCW survey

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Saudi to localise engineering jobs from 2021

The decision applies to all private sector establishments that employ five or more engineering professionals

UAE’s ADNOC Distribution trains 254 Emirati employees for leadership roles

There were 75 women and 179 men trained for leadership roles in the company

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Dubai businesses return to growth in July as pandemic impact eases

Construction as well as the wholesale and retail industry are leading the upswing

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Kuwait mulling plan that could see 360,000 expats deported in the ‘short-term’

The Gulf state is aggressively looking to reduce its expat population

Watch: Why upskilling will boost your employability in the UAE now

In this special webinar, you can learn how to upskill yourself to ensure strong career growth

Kuwait’s housing authority sacks 135 foreign workers, aims to be ‘expat-free’ by May 2021

The decision is part of the government’s strategy to ‘Kuwaitise’ jobs in the public sector

Will upskilling improve your job prospects in the UAE right now?

With the pandemic adversely affecting the jobs market, professionals must ensure their skills remain relevant, says head of Heriot-Watt University Dubai

Emirates to extend 50% salary cuts until September

The basic salary reduction, which took effect on April 1, will be applied to all employees at grades 4 and above

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Expatriate workers in Oman can now switch jobs

Expatriate workers must provide adequate proof of the end of work contract or its termination

UAE low-cost carrier Air Arabia confirms layoffs due to Covid-19 impact

UAE airlines Emirates and Etihad Airways have also confirmed redundancies

LinkedIn reveals top 5 most applied for jobs in UAE during the pandemic

These roles have seen the highest percentage increase in job applications between March and April 2020

Saudi Binladin slashes jobs and pay to cut costs in half

The Jeddah-based construction conglomerate has reportedly put thousands of employees on indefinite, unpaid leave

Human Technology Connection

AI and jobs: The ethical question that companies face

As businesses implement AI, questions arise on the future of their workforce. Should they replace human employees with technology? A recently opened Microsoft AI Business School outlines how companies can approach the topic of AI and ethics

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Kuwait’s Municipality to dismiss all expats, freeze the hiring of foreign nationals

The expat roles will be replaced by Kuwaiti nationals and by boosting the use of automation and technology

Dubai’s Emirates says no announcement made on ‘mass redundancies’

Media reports had claimed that the airline planned to cut about 30,000 jobs or 30 per cent of its workforce

The power of integrating AI models into HR departments

Does the implementation of AI as a routine part of HR department operations mean that a company’s human workforce will eventually be trimmed?

Dubai’s F&B outlets say they are losing over Dhs1bn on a monthly basis

The two most significant issues causing negative cashflow problems are rental obligations and employee liability issues, say operators

Dubai’s Al Habtoor says may have to cut jobs if pandemic continues

The Al Habtoor Group owns seven hotels in Dubai as well as car dealerships, residential properties and schools

Indians in the GCC who lost their jobs to be given priority for repatriation

India will begin repatriating nationals stranded abroad in a phased manner beginning from May 7

UAE Job Market Set To Grow Further – Survey

Forty-four per cent of UAE employers are definitely hiring in the coming three months.

Ten Steps For Moving To Dubai

Relocating to a new place can be a daunting task. Here are some tips to keep in mind before you make the move.

Job Opportunities In The UAE Bleak

New consumer confidence survey reveals there are few jobs currently available in the country.