The UAE has witnessed a five percent month-on-month decline in the May: Monster Employment Index
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1. Year-on-year, IT and Telecom/ISP sector also exhibited improved demand; up from three percent in April 2017 to nine percent in May 2017.. 2. Consumer Goods continued to represent the most active industry in terms of online hiring registering 36 percent growth from the same period last year.. 3. Among the countries monitored, Kuwait registered the least decline in online hiring activity at -5 percent while the UAE witnessed the highest decline..
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Launched in April 2011 with data collected since October 2010, the Monster Employment Index is a broad and comprehensive monthly analysis of online job demand in the Middle East conducted by Monster.com. Based on a real-time review of millions of employer job opportunities culled from a large, representative selection of online career outlets, including Monster Gulf, the Monster Employment Index presents a snapshot of employer online recruitment activity nationwide. The Monster Employment Index’s underlying data is validated for accuracy by Research America, Inc.- an independent, third-party auditing firm - to ensure that measured online job recruitment activity is within a margin of error of +/- 1.05%. Monster has taken due care in compiling and processing the data available from various sources for Monster Employment Index, but does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any information and is not responsible for any errors or omissions or action / decision taken or for the results obtained from the use of such information.

May 2017 Index Highlights:

  • Year-on-year, IT and Telecom/ISP sector also exhibited improved demand; up from three percent in April 2017 to nine percent in May 2017.
  • Consumer Goods continued to represent the most active industry in terms of online hiring registering 36 percent growth from the same period last year.
  • Among the countries monitored, Kuwait registered the least decline in online hiring activity at -5 percent while the UAE witnessed the highest decline.