More jobs will be created in the UAE and other countries in the Middle East over the next few months, with the bulk of recruitment likely to take place in the construction sector, according to hiring specialists on Monday. In the latest NaukriGulf Hiring Outlook survey, 49 per cent of companies said they have plans to hire for new positions, while 90 per cent intend to hire in general, or for existing vacant positions.
The majority of the recruiters in the region (58 per cent) also said they expect new vacancies to be announced in the next six months. Most of the new positions will likely be for candidates with three to eight years of work experience. Out of the 140 recruiters and employers polled for the survey last month, 44 per cent said they expect new jobs to be created for middle management posts, while 25 per cent expect new jobs to be created at senior management levels.