Monday 17, July 2017 by Jessica Combes

About 61 per cent of UAE’s online labour force is on


The latest job seeker tally from revealed that 61 per cent of the online labour force in the UAE has an account on

At the regional level, 43 per cent of the online labour force has an account on

Online job sites play a leading role for job hunters in the Middle East, allowing professionals of all levels and skills to find exceptional opportunities if they know where to upload their CVs and how to apply. today has 28,500,000 CVs and more than 40,000 employers in its database, making it a ubiquitous job-seeking and career-planning tool across the Middle East.  

In the GCC alone, 41 per cent of the online labour force is on The highest prevalence of online labour force with a account in the GCC is in the UAE at 61 per cent, followed by Qatar at 42 per cent, Oman at 36 per cent, KSA at 35 per cent, Bahrain at 28 per cent, and Kuwait at 27 per cent.  

Other regional markets also have a very large proportion of online labour force with accounts. These markets include Jordan, in which 75 per cent of the online labour force is registered on; 44 per cent of Egypt’s online labour force and 31 per cent of Lebanon’s online labour force are on The job site’s trilingual platform (English, Arabic, French) as well as its range of end-to-end employment solutions and career planning tools certainly contribute to its popularity.  

“Job seekers on come with many different career levels, specialties, and target jobs. Among those who have specified their career level on their CV, one out of three job seekers has more than 10 years of experience. The job seeker database includes hundreds of thousands of niche job roles that are as diverse as Oracle and Python developers, financial analysts, designers, instrumentation engineers, product managers, and legal and compliance advisors,” said Suhail Masri, Vice President of Employer Solutions, 

Since its launch in 2000, has connected millions of job seekers and employers to help them build their careers. It has also developed unparalleled virtual fairs, applicant tracking, and career portal technologies that are being utilised and awarded at the global scale, and offers its registered job seekers free and easy access to over 10,000 jobs on any given day.

“As an organisation, we have always been committed to helping people find their ultimate career opportunities. In order to truly help, we do not believe in sticking to the bare minimum. We work through innovation, we seek to improve, create, update, and reinvent so we can make technology that actually empowers others. When it comes to hiring, we strive to always provide the latest and most useful technologies and information on our online platform. When it comes to finding a job, we arm our job seekers with an array of tools and insights that smoothen their competitive journey. On any given moment, our 350+ employees are actively searching, creating, and improving our offerings because they know it will have an impact on so many people. This is how we grew to a community of millions,” added Masri.



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