How to find Job in UAE? Tips to Find Jobs in Dubai

Good news for all those who are looking to get jobs in Dubai is that according to a latest survey 83% of companies in United Arab Emirates are planning to recruit in 2013. Dubai has been voted as the 2nd Top city in Middle East and Northern Africa to live in and rated as the 5th Top city in region for possibility of getting a job. According to 73% Dubai citizen’s living standards in Dubai are excellent
However, it’s always important to make a list before starting a job hunt in other cities or countries. Here we are going to mention 8 top tips you must follow to make your Job hunt in Dubai easy and to increase possibilities of getting hired in Dubai.
1-    Set Objective and identify your qualities:
Dubai job market is very competitive, so 1st step towards your success is to identify your objectives and your strength and weaknesses. Ask yourself some questions to find it in you, like how you could benefits your employer as well as what are your aspirations and motivations. Also you should be able to satisfy employer about your past and current work experience. Before giving any interview search deeply about the company and their value, mission vision to understand better the requirement and their needs then only you can elaborate yourself (you can do it by checking out their websites).
2-    Job Market Searching
Most of local employers are now advertising on different job sites, it’s not very difficult to know the job market trends in your particular sector. All website updating regularly the available jobs and some of the websites are even showing that how many persons have already applied for the job. Which is very better to know about competition in you sector. Researching on these sites you can easily get to know who is hiring and what skills related to your sector is in high demand. Research will help you to find what company, position to target and how easily you can approach to employer. I am here listing some most popular jobs websites in Dubai, serial wise. You can also focus on these according to serial.
Some Popular Jobs Sites in Dubai are:
3-    Online Account Creating and Uploading CV and Cover Letter
As mentioned earlier, now days almost every employer knows the power of internet and according to report 84% employers take time for assessment of candidates online before making any decision. So it is very important for you to build an online CV and a cover letter to increase your hiring possibilities. Also make sure that you regularly update your online CV and save them on almost all job sites. Your CV should look professional and the content is appropriate for the job. Also you should include plenty of keywords and details related to your sector such as, targeted industry, targeted job roles, your working experience and your skills. Keywords will make your CV easy to search and will help you to stand ahead with your competitors.
4-    Create Online Public Profile
Once your CV is ready and online, It is recommended that you should also have an online public profile with a personalize URL. Through this way it is easy for employers to find you through Google. Most importantly it states more details about you than just the CV and cover letter. It is like your online business card and enables you to get your colleagues to endorse your skills. For online public profile you can use many online platforms like is the most popular. Also many Online Jobs websites offer these services like If you already know and comfortable with any other website you should share it in comment so others can know as well.
5-    Preparation for Coming in Dubai
It is somehow very important that you should keep applying regularly for a month before coming to Dubai. Reason is that employers usually take time to review applications and obviously your time is limited. After arriving Dubai do not forget to update your contact information on your online CV and on public profile. It is very important to keep applying for jobs and keep refreshing your CV on regular basis. Continues refreshing your online CV ensures that your CV is on top of employers search result.
6-    Be Patient and Confident
Because Dubai has become the hot spot for job searchers from all over the world it’s very easy for the job searcher to get disappointed with the result. You should understand the fact that its not very easy to get job in Dubai with such a high competitions. But at same time Dubai has the lowest unemployment rate in world and getting a good job is not something impossible. You just need to be patient and persistent when searching for a job in Dubai.
7-    Use your Friends, Family and Family friend’s network
Networking would not be easy for you as you are new in the city and don’t much about employers and not have much information about local market. It is advisable to arrange your visit when these expos/fairs are scheduled. This would help you to meet employers personally or conduct informational interviews with company representatives such as whom companies would be best to apply and ask for names of other contacts for your network.
8-    Follow up
As mentioned earlier you should update your contact information after arriving in city and also you should send follow up emails to those companies you have applied to. Tell them that you are in the city and available for interviews. If you are not successful in lining up job interviews before your visit to the city, at least schedule some informational interviews.
9-    Save Money until you get Job.
While on visit try maximum to save money and don’t expense much. As once you will find job, you have to wait again for 1 month for salary.Once you have job and 1st salary then you can go for outing, and can spend money.

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  • Date Posted:
    December 28, 2016

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