Excerpted from the United Arab Emirates Guide.
Online Job Sites
This jobs site allows résumés to be uploaded for viewing by hiring companies. It offers job listings in a wide range of categories, including technology, hospitality/airline, administration and accounting/finance. The agency uses its database to match candidates with openings, and can recommend candidates directly to employers. Services are free to UAE nationals and residents.
PO Box 15762
Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai
Government Employment Resources
The National Human Resource Development and Employment Authority (TANMIA)
The National Human Resource Development and Employment Authority (TANMIA) was established in 1999 by the ministry of labor. TANMIA’s mission is to provide quality services in areas related to training, career guidance and employment of national human resources to create a productive workforce capable of contributing to a competition- and skill-based national economy. Its services include Career Gate, the first website in the UAE to provide all UAE nationals with appropriate and practical career decision-making tools and information. Services described in this site are available free of charge to UAE nationals.
TANMIA Dubai – Main Office
Post Office Box 90505
Tel: +971 4 3764556
Fax: +971 43258887
Internship Programs, Job Fairs and Career Events, and Other Resources
Bayt.com Middle East Virtual Job Fairs
http://www.bayt.com/ (Arabic, English, and French)
The Bayt.com Middle East Virtual Job Fairs are offered periodically by this recruiter. These online job fairs allow jobseekers to interact with employers directly and apply for jobs in the Middle East from anywhere in the world through voice and video chat online. They can apply for jobs or simply leave their CV in ‘CV drop’ corners. The website is aimed at professionals looking to work in the Middle East, and at top regional employers seeking the best talent.
Bayt.com Abu Dhabi
Tel: +971 24 089 111
Fax: +971 26 314 269
Tel: +971 44 493 100
Fax: +971 44 470 332
Staffing Agencies and Temporary Help Firms
First Select is an international corporate recruitment group with its main office in the UAE. It provides executive search, recruitment and contract staffing in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. The firm specializes in services to the oil, gas, petrochemical, power, hospital, banking, hotel, telecom and construction industries, as well as multinational companies. FirstSelect actively participates in career fairs and exhibitions.
Al Manara Building
Al Manara Interchange
Sheikh Zayed Road
Tel: +971 43 807 4911
Fax: +971 43 382 965
Executive Recruiters and Search firms
BAC Middle East
BAC Middle East is a professional recruitment consulting firm that claims to be the oldest such firm in the UAE and the first firm of its type to meet ISO 9001 certification for quality management standards. The agency assists with recruitment needs ranging from junior professionals to middle and senior management, encompassing many industry sectors. The website offers helpful links to such topics as labor laws, business news and real estate information. Registration is available on the site.
BAC Middle East
Office 601, Liberty House
Dubai International Financial Centre
PO Box 506798
Tel: 971 44 398 500
Fax: 971 44 588 208
Newspapers that Publish Job Advertisements
Gulf News has been published in Dubai for more than 30 years and contains a mix of local, regional and international news. The paper’s online job ads are at http://gnads4u.com/jobs. Jobs can be searched by keyword, category or location, with the ability (after registration) to save jobs. The site also offers information regarding recruiting firms.
Gulf News Contract Publishing Division
Al Nisr Publishing LLC
PO Box 6519
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Online contact form
This is just a sample of what you'll find in the complete United Arab Emirates Guide.