Tuesday 28 April 2015

GCC pay growth seen at 5pc in 2015

GCC wages are set to rise at an average of 5 per cent in 2015, rebounding from a brief dip to 4.8 per cent last year, a report said. However, figures collected from general industry indicate that this rate of salary will descend back to 4.8 per cent into 2016 added the latest Sal


BASF backs civil engineering dept at innovation fest

BASF, a leading supplier of materials to the construction industry in the region, is set to support the fourth edition of Technovanza, an engineering and IT festival organised by Manipal University in Dubai. The event, to be held on April 29 and 30 at the university premises in D


Labour rights set to be highlighted in Bahrain

Rights of women in the workforce and expatriate labourers will be highlighted this weekend, as unionists prepare to host a series of Labour Day activities. The country's two main trade unions - General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) and Bahrain Free Labour Unions


Dubai Smart Government launches mJobs app

The Dubai Smart Government Department has launched the mJobs app on the Apple store, together with the Careers UAE 2015. The mJobs app will feature government jobs in Dubai through smart devices, enabling fresh graduates or experienced professions to register for free, search for


Imdaad to attract qualified Emiratis at career show

Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities and waste management solutions in the GCC, is set to attract Emiratis to join its growing workforce across the country through its participation in an upcoming recruitment, education and training event for UAE nationals. The 15t


UDC sponsors ‘Qatar Labors Rights Protection’ book

United Development Company (UDC), a leading Qatari shareholding company, has signed up as the gold sponsor of ‘Qatar Labors Rights Protection’ progress report book set to be released on May 1, which marks the celebration of International Workers’ D


UAE TRA encourages female participation in ICT

UAE's General Authority for Regulating the Telecommunications Sector (TRA) hosted sessions for female students in the Emirates aiming to increase the participation of females in the ICT industry. As part of the sessions held to mark ‘International Girls in ICT Day&rsquo


Dubai varsity in deal to promote Spanish studies

The American University in Dubai (AUD) and the Spanish Government represented by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Co-operation (MAEC) - Spanish Agency for International Co-operation and Development (AECID) recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the aim of supporting Spanish studi


Careers UAE to feature LinkedIn session on hiring

Careers UAE 2015, a major career and education exhibition for Emiratis, has partnered LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional networking platform, to hold a session on online student recruiting strategies. Careers UAE takes place from April 28 to 30 at Dubai World Trade


Batelco hosts special training for accounts team

Batelco, Bahrain's leading business communication solutions provider and a Cisco Gold Partner in Bahrain, organised specialised training for its account management team. The course, which provided an introduction to selling business outcomes, was aimed at individuals who are

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