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Find out the most in-demand skills and jobs in the UAE in 2022
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The “Job Opportunities Index” recently conducted by Bayt.com for jobs in the Middle East, in cooperation with the market research company YouGov, revealed that more than three quarters (76%) of employers in the UAE intend to hire new employees during the year. 2022.

The “Job Opportunities Index” recently conducted by Bayt.com for jobs in the Middle East, in cooperation with the market research company YouGov, revealed that more than three quarters (76%) of employers in the UAE intend to hire new employees during the year. 2022.

According to the index, most companies in the country are looking for “good communication skills in English and Arabic” (57%), the ability to work in a team (46%), the ability to work under pressure (41%), in addition to good leadership skills ( 38%).

According to the index, the jobs of: marketing executive (18%), sales executive (18%), accountant (17%), and sales manager (17%) are the most sought-after job roles by employers in the UAE during the second quarter of 2022.

34% of respondents said they are looking for candidates with sales and marketing experience, while 31% said they are looking for candidates with intermediate experience, while 30% of employers are looking for candidates with managerial experience (the ability to manage a team).

In turn, business administration (32%), engineering (29%) and commerce (22%) degrees are the most sought-after academic qualifications by employers in the UAE.

According to the results of the index, the expectations for job seekers across the Middle East and North Africa appear “positive”, as employers in various sectors show their desire to hire in the short term.

And the sectors: human resources (68%), “hospitality / entertainment” (67%), and “banking / financial services” (65%) topped the list of sectors most likely to be hired during the next three months.

In addition, 46% of UAE companies planning to hire in the next three months will fill a maximum of five vacancies, while 19% will fill between six and 10 job vacancies.