UAE will grow faster than rest of world


The UAE economy is expected to grow 4 to 5 per cent economic this year, more than double the global economic growth rate, said Ronald Herman, CEO of Mubadala GE Capital (MGEC), a public joint stock company specialised in commercial financing solutions to a full range of commercial customers from Small and Medium enterprises (SMEs) to large corporations in all core industry segments.

In an interview with Gulf News, Herman said that he is optimistic about the UAE economy as it had shown resilience and rebounded from the 2008-2009 financial hardships. “A 4-5 per cent economic growth can be easily achieved in the UAE. I think it could be possible even higher. The UAE is going to have a good year because it has a safe and secure economy, tax rates are low. It is business friendly with very good governance and security, as well as excellent transportation and infrastructure.

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2013 A Boom Year for Middle East Accounting and Finance Jobs


According to recruitment experts Mackenzie Jones, the demand for accounting and finance jobs in the Middle East is set to increase throughout 2013.

(PRWEB UK) 22 February 2013

The continued recovery of the economy across the Middle East has led to a surge in recruitment levels – with finance and accounting jobs particularly in demand.

Although many places in the region have boomed in recent times, they have not been completely immune from the global downturn that has affected Europe and America.

But with many economic indicators suggesting the worst is over, the green shoots of recovery that had been evident last year have already led to a tangible improvement in 2013.Continue Reading »

Qatar Airways to recruit cabin crew in Dubai on Monday


Qatar Airways will hire cabin crew staff in Dubai next week on Monday, March 4, 2013. The carrier is hiring: Cabin Crew, Grooming Supervisor, Housing Officer and other staff.

Interested candidates will have to submit their CVs at Le Meridien Dubai, Airport Road, Dubai between 9am to 12 noon. Minimum age for the candidates should be 21 years and minimum arm reach of 212 cms on tip toes. The candidates should be holding at least high school education with fluency in written and spoken English. Candidates must submit their CVs in English, one full length photo and passport size photographs personally at the Le Meridien hotel.

Please note: The positions are full-time and will be based in Doha, Qatar.

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UAE’s Jumeirah Group of hotels announces new job openings


A number of new jobs have opened up with the Jumeirah Group – here in the UAE. These positions will be based in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Kuwait City. Positions that need to be filled include: banqueting manager, outlet managers, chefs, stewarding team leader, hostess, waiter/waitress and bartender among many others.

Candidates can apply on-line and successful applicants can expect to be contacted within 7 days.

After this, a face-to-face interview is organised with human resources and the hiring manager. To read the press release in full, please visit

To apply for these and other jobs with the Jumeirah Group of hotels, please log on to the group’s corporate website and follow the links to its Careers section.


Emirates, Etihad and Air Arabia hiring cabin crew, other staff


The UAE’s three largest airlines Emirates, Etihad Airways and Air Arabia are hiring cabin crew and other technical staff for their fast expanding fleets. Interested candidates should visit Emirates airline’s career website.

Emirates airline is hiring full-time permanent Cabin Services Assistant who would be part of the cabin crew team that flies with the A380 fleet.

The Abu Dhabi-based UAE national carrier, Etihad Airways, has also advertised for the jobs of cabin crew. The interested candidates can apply for the jobs and know the assessment days by visiting Etihad Airways careers portal.

Sharjah-based low-cost carrier, Air Arabia, is recruiting for the Controller position.

To find out more about these positions along with the application procedure, please read the full press release at

How to Unearth Hidden Jobs In Dubai by Networking


Are you aware that recent studies from Jobvite and CareerXRoads indicate that between 40% and 28% of jobs were filled by word of mouth/networking and were not publicly advertised on jobs boards? This is has been termed, ‘the hidden job market, the Dubai hidden job market. Yes, one of the most effective ways to get a job in Dubai (or any place) is to attend business and careers events and use old-fashioned networking skills. Dubai is an excellent place to engage in networking as it has a range of business and career events occurring during every month of the calendar year.Continue Reading »