Hiring in the UAE up by 10%; these are the top industries

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Hiring in the UAE up by 10%

According to the recent survey by the recruiting firm Cooper Fitch i.e. the Gulf Employment Index, which was published for the second quarter of 2022, hiring in the UAE has climbed by 10% from the first quarter of this year.

This is good news for any student looking for employment or education in UAE universities as the chances of getting hired are currently very high.

Real estate, investments, and finance have all experienced the greatest hiring growth. Across the GCC, employment in the public sector has also grown dramatically. The research noted that Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, and Dubai saw the largest growth in job queries.

Top industries trending in the UAE

The following industries have seen a surge in hiring throughout the GCC, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, and Kuwait.

SN Industry Increase in hiring
1 Investment 17%
2 Real Estate 14%
3 Banking 14%
4 Legal private practice 13%
5 Strategy 11%
6 Finance 9%
7 Public sector 8%
8 Manufacturing 8%
9 Sales & Marketing 7%
10 Digital & Data 6%
11 Senior Finance 6%

Some of the other industries that reported positive trends included Cyber security (4%), Advisory (4%), Supply Chain (4%), Software development (2%), and Legal in-house (2%).

Prior to accepting a job offer when searching for employment, it is crucial to conduct thorough research. When you receive your offer letter, be sure it has all the essential information about the contract you will be joining. As stated in the UAE Labour Law, you should also be informed of your obligations and rights when working there.

UAE is currently in trend for students seeking overseas education. There are many good universities and courses available in UAE that make the country attractive to foreign students.

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