Posts Tagged ‘employment’
Gradberry.com is the Middle East’s online careers portal connecting students, graduates and employers. Launched in November 2011 by recent graduates Iba Masood and Syed Ahmed, with only $200, Gradberry.com now has a presence in 550 Universities globally, and posts jobs from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Ireland and the UK. Our clients include Google, IBM,Philips and over 300 SMEs. The Fruit Bowl, Gradberry’s career blog, provides career resources to support and facilitate the job search experience for students and fresh graduates.
One year after launch, Gradberry.com was a winner at the United Nations ITU Young Innovator’s Competition and winner of the Cartier Laureate for the MENA Region.
Gradberry.com primarily caters to internship vacancies for students and entry-level positions for university graduates with 0 to 2 years of full time work experience. Our philosophy is to “plant fruitful careers” for students and graduates and by connecting employers, universities and graduates, we aim to mitigate youth unemployment in the region. Read more
Yet again the media has published a story about a resident being fined Dhs50,000 for hiring a housemaid but not sponsoring her. This story crops up time and time again reminding us of the importance of sponsoring a maid or using an agency maid for part-time work.
It can be seen as a luxury or to some a necessity but certainly one of the advantages of moving to Dubai is that for anyone interested, help around the home is easy to come by. No sooner have you unpacked the last box in your new home a plethora of house maids will be ringing on your door to offer their services. Do not rush into this – tempting as it may seem at this point in time, sweat still running down your back and your house looking like a bomb has hit it! Read more
Hi Louise, My husband and I are moving to Dubai in 3 weeks for his work. I have been using Dubizzle to look for apartments as well as work. I have found loads of great apartments to look at when we get there, but am not very satisfied with the work opportunities and salaries I am finding on there. Any websites and/or manpower companies that you would recommend? Keeping my fingers crossed! Thanks in advance for you help. Read more
With the aim to provide updated legal advice in a clear and readable way for expats living in Dubai and the Middle East, here we set out your rights when it comes to labor laws in the UAE. More specifically, this article shall elaborate on the duties of employer’s with regards to the registration of their employees and the rights of those employees after the termination of their labor contracts in the UAE. Read more