90% of MENA employees are ‘loyal to their company’

According to a ‘Work Satisfaction in the MENA’ poll conducted by Bayt.com, the region’s number one job site,90% of employees in the region claim to be loyal to their company. However, 61% do not feel that they are well compensated in their current job. (If you are one of this 61%, why not read our recent article on asking for a payrise.

Overall, the majority (58%) of people in the MENA region are satisfied with their current employment, with 27% of these being ‘very satisfied’. Seven out of 10 (71%) like the company that they work for, while eight out of 10 (80%) are proud of their employer’s brand and 94% say that their job is meaningful to them.

Data for the Bayt.com “Work Satisfaction in the MENA” poll was collected online from September 13 – October 29, 2012, with 13,655 respondents covering more than 12 countries in the MENA region.

Employment Prospects

This underlines how great a place Dubai and MENA is for employees to come and work and build a career.

About the author

Kazim Ladimeji is the Director of thecareercafe.co.uk—a resource for start-ups, small business and job seekers. It includes a blog with career and small business advice articles. Kazim is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and has been a practising HR professional for 14 years.

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