1,500 jobs available with Hilton UAE – 4 hotels to open in Dubai


Hilton UAE is on a hiring spree across different emirates in the country. Various positions have opened up in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Al Ain and Ras Al Khaimah within the different hotels run by the brand.

The jobs have opened up in different departments like: guest services, front office, transportation, food, beverage and culinary, engineering, maintenance and facilities, procurement, purchasing and receiving etc.

Hilton expects to open a further five hotels across UAE during 2013 – four in Dubai and one in Ras Al Khaimah. The additions to the portfolio comprise DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach; DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai Al Barsha Hotel & Residences; DoubleTree by Hilton Bur Dubai; Conrad Dubai and Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah,

The scale of openings will require an extra 1,500 team members for the UAE.

To find out more information, please visit this link at emirates247.com

Thousands of UAE jobs available at Bayt online job fair next week


Starting next week, jobseekers in the UAE will get a chance to meet employers across different sectors in the country, right from the comfort of their home.

Jobs portal Bayt.com is organising an online job fair that will run from March 24 to March 28, 2013, open to all registered jobseekers. Once logged in, candidates will be able to apply for jobs at any time, at their own convenience and from the privacy and comfort of their own home, claims the online portal, adding that registration is free of charge.

However, candidates will not be able to login before that but they can use the same login/password created from March 24 – 28, 2013 to go inside the virtual job fair, chat/video chat with employers and apply to hundreds of relevant jobs.

To read the press release in full, please visit emirates247.com


How To Make Your Social Media Resume Go Viral In Dubai


According to a recent report by Dubai School of Government’s Governance and Innovation Program and SAP, 70% of respondents to the survey firmly believe that social media can help Dubai/UAE youth to find their next job. The study also revealed that 75% of respondents saw social media as a crucial gateway to the virtual jobs market and 76% suggested that social media enabled them to engaged in highly productive networking.

The benefits of social media to Dubai youth’s career did not just stop in the area of finding a job. In fact, 84% said that social media was helping them to develop their entrepreneurial skills so they could start and run their own businesses.Continue Reading »

Social Media Can Help Dubai Youth Find Jobs, Finds Study


Findings Revealed In Most Comprehensive Spotlight On Region’s Social Media Trends Yet

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – March 21, 2013 – Social media can have a dramatic impact on job hunting and entrepreneurship in the MENA region, according to a ground-breaking study by Dubai School of Government’s Governance and Innovation Program and SAP.

Focusing on Arab youth, the most extensive survey of its kind ever conducted found that 70 per cent of respondents believed social media can help youth find jobs. 75 per cent of viewed it as an essential channel to the virtual job market and 76 per cent hailed its networking capabilities. Furthermore, 84 per cent stated they could garner entrepreneurial skills by being social media-savvy.

You can read the full press release on zawya.com by clicking here or you can read the report in full by clicking here.

UAE is the Happiest Gulf Country


The UAE has been ranked as the happiest place in the Arabian Gulf, according to a report published by the United Nations last year.

The First World Happiness Report, launched earlier this week, placed the nation in 17th on a global basis, making it the second happiest country in the Middle East behind Israel.

Residents in the Gulf-state proved to be more satisfied with their lives than those living in places such as the UK, Germany and Hong Kong.

Neighbouring Gulf states Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait, ranked in as the 26th, 29th and 31st happiest places in the world, respectively.

Factors that go towards a country’s happiness rating include its overall wealth and its mood, social relations and healthcare.

To read the full press release on arabianbusiness.com, please click here.

Insider Secrets to Get a Job at Google Dubai


Most of you will know that Google is thought to be one of the most desirable places in the world to work. Its not surprising. It has legendary benefits which include:

  • free gourmet food at top class in house restaurant,
  • on-site medical care,
  • fun things in the office such as climbing walls, bowling alleys,
  • travel insurance which also covers personal vacations,
  • paid maternity leave for mums and dads,
  • reimbursement for classes and degrees completed whilst a google employee,
  • free legal advice and subsidized legal representation
  • video games room
  • free transport to work
  • on site salons etc…

Just to be clear, many of these benefits are offered at the google HQ in Silicon Valley and Continue Reading »