UAE job market records quarter-on-quarter improvement

UAE job market records quarter-on-quarter improvement
There’s has been a 3 per cent increase in advertised job vacancies across the UAE region quarter-on-quarter in the first three months of 2017.

The findings of the latest Robert Walters Middle East Jobs Index focused on the accountancy, finance, banking, legal, sales, marketing and procurement industries.

Jason Grundy, the Country Head at Robert Walters Middle East, says despite seeing what he believes is the recovery of the jobs market, year-on-year numbers are still significantly down.

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Jobs growth in the first quarter was strongest in the procurement and supply chain industry. They were up 35 per cent up when compared to Q4 last year.

The sales and marketing sector also did well with a 12 per cent boost in employment postings.

Grundy shares which industries have not done as well.

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