LinkedIn is the largest global professional networking site and the most popular as well. As a social networking platform, it connects people around the world mostly recruiters and job seekers. To use LinkedIn, you need to sign up and build your profile. Once this is done, you can now start connecting with people. Usually, LinkedIn will suggest people to connect to based on your profile. To start looking for jobs, find the “Jobs” icon, type in your job field and location and begin searching.
Indeed is a global employment search site which offers a platform for employers to post their jobs, and for job seekers to apply for these jobs. Job seekers can sign up through the website or download their application on Google Play on Android or App Store on iOS devices. Once you sign up, you would be requested to fill out your profile and upload your CV or Resume. After this you are ready and set to apply for your job on Indeed; all you need to do is to click on ‘Apply’ and your profile will automatically be shared with the recruiter, or redirected to a job site where you can apply for the same role.
To find your desired role, you would need to search the keyword and location, and all jobs in that category will be displayed and automatically saved in your profile setting for easy search the next time. Indeed.com is a free job search site, and you can find advertised job roles from all sectors and industries. There is a section for Company reviews where you can directly find information on the Company’s performance on the labour market, salaries and open jobs.
Read is a free infotainment paper published weekly and is available at all Dubai Metro Stations. And so, on your next trip on the Dubai Metro, you may pick up a copy and find job vacancy adverts in the ‘Classified’ page of Reading or find career tips on their online portal.
Their homepage has a summary of Featured Employers and Consultants, Trending Jobs searches, and career tips. They also offer Resume writing and Resume spotlight services on their site at a fee. The Naukrigulf app can be downloaded on Google Play for Android, and the App Store for iOS devices.
For their Monster Career Services, clients can call their toll-free numbers in the UAE and Saudi Arabia or leave their mobile numbers on the website for a callback. Services provided include Professional Resume Writing, Resume Highlighter, and Career Booster packs at a fee.
Periodically, there are several career fairs that are organized in the UAE where job seekers and interns can attend. At these events, candidates can get firsthand information on Companies who are recruiting, job details and also relevant information to network and meet Recruiters directly. Sometimes interviews can be conducted on site, depending on the Company or Role so make sure you dress the part when attending these fairs. Some of the fairs such as HVACR Careers Fair and ADIPEC Graduate Fairs are industry and requirement specific so it is important to know the target of the event before attending.
Apart from these ten platforms and avenues, the traditional method of Word-of-Mouth may also prove effective in your job search. Just as a life principle, you become who you move with so networking with the right crowd will achieve maximum results. There is always that someone who will know of a job opening and connect or recommend you to the relevant recruiter. Join relevant groups on Social Media platforms that are job search related and participate in community activities. Volunteering is a great way to be of service to the community and also provides networking opportunities.
Dubai City Company now providing good guides for Jobs in Dubai. Our team decided to add information for each language for our Jobs in Dubai Guides. So, with this in mind, you can now get guides, tips and employment in the United Arab Emirates with your own language.