Monster Employment Index reveals online hiring slow in the UAE, but 2017 outlook remains positive
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Highlights
1. Online job postings in the UAE have dropped by 35 percent from November 2015. 2. Education registered the least year-on-year decline among industry sectors studied at -1 percent. 3. Purchase/logistics/supply chain the only occupation to register growth from the same period last year with 19 percent increase.
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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.

November 2016 Index Highlights:

  • Online job postings in the UAE have dropped by 35 percent from November 2015
  • Education registered the least year-on-year decline among industry sectors studied at -1 percent
  • Purchase/logistics/supply chain the only occupation to register growth from the same period last year with 19 percent increase