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Are Emiratis more satisfied in private sector?

Sixty per cent report higher happiness levels, reveals survey.

November 13, 2013 2:55
Careers UAE 2013 - 1

Year of Emiratisation

The 13th edition of UAE Careers Exhibition ends on a high note with thousands of applications.

June 2, 2013 2:39
Alex Malouf

Why UAE nationals need more than just a job

There’s no doubt in my mind that the Gulf is a region full of talented, able and passionate individuals. What they need is good career advice, motivational support and encouraging.

December 20, 2012 4:53

Easing Emiratisation

Will the Absher initiative’s higher pay scales and extra days off successfully help Emiratis to work in the private sector? Eva Fernandes thinks ensuring a guarantee back to the public sector may encourage more Emiratis to try working in the private sector.

December 19, 2012 9:45
Saudi Government pushes for Saudization

Companies literally ‘pay the price’ for hiring foreigners

Private companies in Saudi Arabia are pressed to hire more locals and will pay an annual fine for each excess foreign employee.

November 13, 2012 6:11
Emirati satisfaction and happiness

Inactive Emirati job seekers is not a new issue – Ministry

Along the track of Emiratisation, the Ministry says that the issue cannot be solved overnight but important factors must first be highlighted and recognised...

October 1, 2012 9:52

Is talent enough?

A pressing matter of 'Emiratisation' and spreading the word of availability among UAE nationals needs addressing. Alex Malouf, Communications Professional living in Dubai provides his insight on the heart of the matter.

July 19, 2012 11:10
The Question of Localisation

The Question of Localisation

The UAE is a prime example of both the potential for localisation and the difficulty of implementing it. An ILO estimate in 2009 put unemployment among its citizens at 14 percent,

November 3, 2011 8:00
First Gulf Bank denies employment article

First Gulf Bank denies employment article

First Gulf Bank hits back with an official statement that Reuters article claiming the bank prefers nationals to expatriates. Precious de Leon reports.

July 13, 2011 4:08
Cutting expat fat is a necessary pain for the Gulf

Cutting expat fat is a necessary pain for the Gulf

Despite Saudi Arabia’s recent insistence that foreign workers will not be expelled, Una Galani believes that job security should be expatriate workers’ top concern.

July 5, 2011 4:03