Women advancing in their careers in UAE


According to the Global Gender Gap Index 2012 from the World Economic Forum, the UAE continues to lead the Arab world in terms of career prospects for women. “The UAE’s rapid economic growth has created many opportunities for women to pursue roles that call for accounting and finance management skills“, noted Geethu Ahuja, head of GCC, Middle East, at Cima.

Studies show that having a higher representation of women in senior roles is linked to stronger financial performance. Women tend to use what’s called the transformational style of leadership with the emphasis on hard work, respect, consultation. This is different from the traditional transactional style favoured by men which relies on power position and formal authority.

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University of Dubai holds Annual Job Fair


The University of Dubai (UD) is expecting to see hundreds of its students and alumni come to the Clover Hotel in Deira on March 12 to visit 25 of some of Dubai’s top companies.

The following companies and governmental agencies will be attending the fair, including: Bab Al Shabab, Bayt.com, Carrefour, Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Dubai Air Navigation Services, Dubai Courts, Economic Zones World, Emirates NBD, Ershaad.ae, Fly Dubai, Freight Systems Co. Ltd. (LLC), Gradberry.com, Jumeirah Group, Mashreq, Mawaarid Finance, M.H. Alshaya, Nabbesh.com, Next Level Management Consultancy, Pact Employment Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Roads & Transport Authority (RTA), Robert Bosch Middle East, Serco Middle East and Virgin Megastore.

The companies will be looking to hire the best in the fields of business and information technology. To find out more please read the full albawaba.com press release here.

The Top Five Qualities UAE employers want in job-seekers


Inter-cultural skills are the top quality UAE employers want in job-seekers, according to a joint survey by psos Public Affairs, Booz Allen Hamilton and the British Council of HR strategists at 367 large employers across nine countries: Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, South Africa, the UAE, the UK, and the US.

The researchers have concluded that as a result of globalization, significant shifts in employers expectation are emerging which are changing the way that employers are looking at job candidates, in Dubai, the UAE and across the world.Continue Reading »

Emirates airline is hiring administration, finance and accounting staff


Emirates airline is recruiting administration, finance and accounting professionals to meet staff needs for its fast expanding operations. The positions are based in Dubai. The candidates should possess at least one-years experience in office administration, finance, accounting, cashiering or a similar field. University degree is preferred for accounting positions, it said.

As part of our expansion plans we are currently looking for motivated individuals for a wide range of operational and support function roles across various departments. Our ideal candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and organisational skills as well as a keen eye for detail,” the airline said.

Interested candidates should apply for the jobs by using AA/RS/23703 as a reference number.

Visit Emirates247.com for more information.


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2013 is set to be another exciting year for job seekers in Dubai. As we have reported recently on dubaiemployments.com, the Dubai economy is booming and is set to grow at a faster rate than most of the world’s developed economies.

As well as this we are seeing increases in demand for staff in many areas of the Dubai economy, particularly the Finance and Accounting sector, which is predicted to have a boom in demand for talent this year. So, this means that 2013 isa  great year for Dubai professionals or even international candidates to find a new job in Dubai.

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Expo 2020 to create 280,000 UAE jobs from 2013-2021


Expo 2020 to create huge opportunities for UAE businesses across sectors

Winning the Expo 2020 bid will have far-reaching impact on Dubai’s economy, accelerating growth, creating jobs and boosting opportunities for the emirate’s main sectors with the legacy it will leave behind. The Expo is expected to contribute an increase of €28.8 billion to Dubai’s GDP and €17.7 billion (Dh86.2 billion) in added value to its economy, according to the Expo 2020 organisers.

280,000 new jobs

The international gathering will create approximately 280,000 jobs in Dubai from 2013 to 2021, with about 10 per cent of those jobs being available from 2013 to 2017, they said.

Dubai Industrial City, which is located next to the new Al Maktoum Airport, will target exhibitors and investors with its products, including warehousing and logistics solutions.

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