Employers in the United Arab Emirates plan to hire about 72% of people with different skills during the next year, according to recent studies.
According to the details, as the Middle East Job Opportunity Index, which was recently conducted by Bayt.com, in cooperation with the “YouGov” institution specialized in market research, revealed that more than seven out of 10 employers (72%) in the UAE plan to hire employees. He renewed over the next year, noting that most companies in the country are looking for good communication skills in both English and Arabic (52%), the ability to work in a team (48%), and good leadership skills (43%). The index, which is an in-depth study aimed at measuring job availability and prevailing employment trends, showed that the jobs of customer service representative (25%), sales executive (19%), human resources manager (17%) and receptionist (17%), are among the most popular jobs. applications in the UAE during the next three months.
According to the results of the survey, which was published by (Emirates Today) newspaper, on which the index was based, business administration (34%), engineering (28%) and information technology (17%) degrees emerged as the most sought-after academic qualifications by employers in the country. 38% of employers who participated in the survey also reported that they are looking for candidates with management experience (the ability to manage a team), while 31% said they are looking for candidates with medium experience, while 24% are looking for candidates with sales experience. and marketing. It is worth noting that good communication skills emerged in English and Arabic (52%), followed by the ability to work in a team (48%), good leadership skills (43%), and the ability to work under pressure (37%), as the most sought-after skills in the region. .