Guide to Recruitment Agencies in Dubai

Understand How Dubai Recruitment Agencies Operate To Exploit Them

Don’t you wish there were a way to get recruiters in Dubai work hard to find a job that’s just right for you? You must be wondering: “with all the opportunities in Dubai, there got to be a company and a position that is just right for me. How can get recruiters in Dubai to find that position for me?” I will tell you how!

Many job seekers approach recruitment agencies as if the recruiters will find employment for the candidates just out of kindness in their hearts. That’s not the case. Think of employment agencies as retailers, your profile is their merchandise. Using the advice that I’m about to give you to bring your profile from the “back” and put it right in the showroom or even in the display window right in front of shopping employers!

First, you must understand the following:

How Do Legitimate Dubai Recruitment Agencies Make Their Money?

The larger the package you get from your employer, the more money the employment agency that brokered the transaction makes. That’s how legitimate recruitment agencies get paid. Recruiters will help you get as high a salary as possible. They will tell you how high your potential employer might be willing to go. If they don’t, ask them.

Getting the Most Out of Dubai Recruiters

Now I will give you tips and information on the most effective ways to utilize recruitment agencies in Dubai and maximize the outcome of your efforts. First:

How to Make Dubai Recruitment Agencies Forward Your CV/Resume to Employers

Here is the wrong way that people usually use to approach recruitment agencies in Dubai:

Some people will scour the internet and go from Website to Website looking for the contact information of recruitment agencies and after having wasted so many hours they will have a list of 50 or so of the emails of recruitment agencies. They will then send their CV to the recruitment agencies and just wait, hoping for a phone call. Unfortunately, they never get it!

You may have experienced that yourself and you’re wondering why your efforts didn’t pay off.

Build a Relationship First

The real way to get a response from recruitment agencies and get them to work with you in order to find a job for you is establish direct relationship with them. Well, not with the agency, but with an individual recruiter who works there.

This is actually easier than it seems. Let me explain: in each recruitment agency there are several individual recruiters with each recruiter specializing in a specific industry; that’s a recruiter for finance and banking, recruiter for IT, recruiter for construction, etc. To get real results out of your job search effort, you should work directly and personally with the recruiter that specializes in your industry.

Resume Sending Tips

When you begin your relationship with a recruiter or a hiring manager, and you want to send your resume, you must follow these resume sending tips in order to increase your chances of getting a response.

List of Recruitment Agencies, Headhunters, and Executive Search Firms

On this page, you can access a comprehensive list of recruitment agencies and headhunters in Dubai.

Good luck!

Join us. Boost your Dubai career!


  1. thanks!…nice page!

  2. hello dear/sir madam. i am from Ethiopia, having diploma in pharmacy and has been invilved in hospitality jobs in my part time since 2008.i want to work in these and other areas in dubai.
    the headache of mine is who will respond me to hire.

  3. Najib Barmawi says:

    Hi all,
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  4. Muhammad Hamid says:

    Dear Sir,

    I was searching on internet and found your recruitment agency very useful for my career in UAE.

    I am now aiming to develop my career and looking for a challenging job that you will see in my qualification. My qualification is MBA (Finance), MA(Econ.), three (3) parts completed from ICMAP, Diploma in I.T and more than seven (7) years of proven experience in accounts & finance of multinational organisations in Pakistan.

    Thanks & regards

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    PS: My visa will expire on 8th June 2011, please contact me for employment as soon as possible, I am looking for a job here.

  5. Hi,

    I am Finance professional from Pune ( India ) and MBA having 9 years of experince in Finance. My husband is working in Dubai and Now i would like to move there hence I am looking for a job opportunities. I tried applying online jobs and sends mail also to some of the recruitment agencies but no response till date. I ahve seen your details to get in touch with recruitement agencies but it does not mean that all agencies whom i am contacting will have a finance job opportunity. Could you please advise me which agencies should I contact to get a finance job and how can I go ahead with the things…It is very urgent. Thanks in advance.

  6. Hello everyone
    My fiance is working in Dubai , and I want to move there as well , but I have no idea , how to find a job in my profession, because no offer here , I hope someone here could help me with advice where I can find it , I mean in security industry , maybe is any security agency there in Dubai , and I can go for any course there , then after course I could begin work . Im from London UK , all SIA licences I got and more ,

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  8. nice topic
    but im curious about one thing : from where to find the recruiter personnel in the recruitment agency in order to make a relation with him/her ?

    any tips for that !


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  14. Dear all, raj from India am looking for HR jobs in dubai i hvae got 1.5 year experience in similar field, how can search for jobs plz help me guys…Reply

  15. Hello. This website it is excellent, well done. However, I have one question. How do I get to build a relationship with the recruiters? I have tried to email and call various recruiters. In both cases, they gave me exactly the same answer (that I should find the advertised job that interests me and apply for that specific job on the net). Please advise me on what I should do.

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  20. Jonathan says:


    I would like to know if there is any finance related jobs available as well as what the process is when i want to apply and most important do i need to be in the country to apply for the job?

  21. Hi, my husband is there in Dubai to explore oppurtunities in sales and marketing sector. I heard many consultancies are asking for money to get a job. can you help me in this regard?

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  23. saagar burde says:

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  24. abimbola tijani says:

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  26. hi im in doha qatar. i need job vecancy in dubai. i have good education background also. i came doha As IT sales. but I m not getting anything from this company. i need job. please who can help me to find a job. my salary expectation is 7000 Dhr. so if anyone can please find and sent me email.

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  27. Hello!!
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  30. Haseeb Sheikh says:

    Hi there,

    can any one please help me in finding a good recruitment agency in Dubai with a reasonable track record of placements in the financial industry and preferably in the investment banking or asset management companies. I have completed all there levels of CFA program and awaiting charter.


    Haseeb Sheikh

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  34. Philendran says:


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  37. aarat patel says:

    i am visiting dubai on holiday but will also be looking for job there.. been in to Business Development for IT services for few years now and am hoping to find jobs in same field


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  40. hello sir /mam,
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    Hi all,

    I aim at being a professional in communication and customer support and reputation with clients, to gain experience at your company, using my analytical skills and commitment to perform quality work. Seeking a challenging position in your company where I can enhance my skills and Experience.and i am currently working in India with GENPACT BPO under WELLS FARGO BANK OF US .and i have also three yers exprience in BPO sector now i need job in dubai.
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  48. Hi,

    Me and my wife just went to a company called Western Global in Ajman for a job application. A representative there asked us for 200 aed (Refundable), She said that she will forward the application to her manager. Is it okay to give money to recruitment agencies?



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  50. jayesh mohan says:

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