Employers in the UAE have revealed that they are planning to start hiring new employees very soon, particularly in the real estate, banking, hospitality, public relations, and entertainment fields.
Nearly seven in 10 employers in the UAE have said that they are planning to hire in a year’s time, the latest Middle East Job Index Survey by Bayt.com has found. From those surveyed, 75 per cent of UAE respondents claim that their company has hired new employees in the past 12 months.
Within the next three months, 52 per cent of UAE employers said that they are ‘definitely’ or ‘probably’ going to hire; with 45 per cent of the interested parties looking to hire for junior executive roles, followed by 28 per cent who intend to hire a coordinator, and 27 per cent intending to hire a manager.
Several respondents in the UAE also said they are looking to hire a sales executive at 22 per cent, while 15 per cent said they want to hire a customer service representative. Private sector companies have the highest intention to hire in the next three months, with 54 per cent of large local companies, 52 per cent of multinational companies and 51 per cent of other private sector companies, ‘definitely’ or ‘probably’ hiring. Looking at future hiring expectations, nearly 70 per cent of employers in the UAE claim that they intend to hire in a year’s time.
Private-sector companies continue to have the highest hiring intentions in a year’s time, with 69 per cent of large local companies, 69 per cent of other private sector companies, and 68 per cent of multinational companies saying that they will be ‘definitely hiring’ or ‘probably hiring’…. see more