Top 7 Hiring Trends in the Middle East for 2022

As businesses worldwide recover from the pandemic, the UAE job market is humming with hiring activity. The salaries in the UAE are expected to increase by 5% across all sectors.

As per The National NewsThe UAE employers expect to expand their workforce by nearly 76% in 2022.

So, what does the future hold for the workforce of the UAE? Will automation triumph, or will businesses continue to hire in the same old ways?

Saudi Arabia is booming in hiring, and nearly 79% of employers here expect to increase their workforce numbers over the next 12 months, as reported by The National News.

What’s in store for job seekers and recruiters?

Here are some insights on the hiring trends that Middle East job seekers may find helpful and HRs and recruiters should look forward to for this year:

1. Enhancing candidate/user experience

Providing a positive candidate experience is no Read more

How To Choose a Recruiter (For Client Companies)

The Headhunting/Recruiting Industry has been around (unofficially) for thousands of years. For example, even ancient armies probably needed to find recruits to serve as warriors, and almost all religions had similar representatives whose function it was to find new acolytes, converts, devotees, etc., as well as to renew the faith of former adherents. I would suggest that Recruiting is probably the second oldest profession, at least according to popular belief and history. Modern recruiting, as an industry, began in the 1920’s and 1930’s (according to the classic text “The Headhunters” by John Byrne (https://www.amazon.com/HEADHUNTERS-Byrne/dp/0025179500).

Since then, the Employment/Staffing Industry has evolved into a $30 billion yearly market (according to Statista: https://www.statista.com/statistics/1097508/market-size-executive-search-industry-worldwide/) for executive positions. Other estimates, focused more on placements involving ‘individual contributor’ or ‘technical’ positions are in the range of as much as $400 billion per year in collected fees, with one firm (relatively unknown and unheard of, even … Read more

LISTENING AS A SKILL

Listening as a Skill

If you want to know how to become an active listener you will need to learn certain traits about listening as a skills. Listening is a great skill to develop and it can improve all areas of your life. People love to talk and are always looking for someone to listen to them. Below are tips to facilitate active listening examples in daily life.
  1. When listening to someone your goal should be to understand their point of view. Listen to everything they say before forming your own opinion, and remember that you do not necessarily have to agree with them. Everyone deserves, and should form, their own opinions on various topics.
  2. Paying attention is the next trait. If you don’t pay attention you will miss out on important information. Always be aware of what is going on with the person who is speaking, and don’t
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Dealership offers supported internships

The dealership has welcomed four students to join and contribute to the business over the course of a school year, allowing them to develop their practical, personal and business skills within a professional setting.

The programme is for students with special educational needs who are looking to transition out of education into employment. The programme aligns with Jardine Motors Group’s mission to create inclusive environments where diversity is celebrated and respected.

The students have each been assigned one of the following roles within the dealership: service administrator, showroom cleaner, showroom assistant, or parts assistant. This has encouraged the students to become fully immersed within the business and important members of the Audi Halesowen team. In their role, students have set responsibilities and tasks to complete with the support of an on-site job coach and their personal mentor from the Audi Halesowen team.

Not only has the internship developed the students’ … Read more

Three Key Benefits of Having a Diverse Workforce

Following Pride Month and the criticism of businesses that changed their logo to the Pride flag without any meaningful action or diversity-led policies, it’s time for organisations to understand the importance of diversity and inclusion in their hiring practices. But if your business has never really focused on equality and diversity, what are those benefits?

Here, we’ll delve into the benefits a diverse workforce brings to businesses.

You can understand your customers better

A lack of diversity can impact your clients and the output of your business in many ways. For example, hair companies may produce products for afro hair without really understanding the specific needs of that type of hair. Or, across many sectors, accessibility provisions may take into account physical disabilities but not mental ones.

When people from diverse backgrounds come together, they can offer viewpoints that may not be considered by a more homogenous group. We know … Read more