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Careers UAE opens doors for Emirati job seekers

UAE nationals looking for career opportunities at the Careers UAE, a recruitment, training and education exhibition for UAE Nationals.
Shaikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the Chairman of Dubai Media, attends the Emirates Nuclear energy pavilion after he inaugurated the Careers UAE 2014 fair, a recruitment, training and education exhibition for UAE nationals.
Dubai: Careers UAE, one of the biggest Emirati job recruitment platforms, this year features more than 160 companies which allows Emirati job seekers to meet with recruiters for employment and traineeship opportunities. 

Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, today opened Careers UAE 2014, organised by the Dubai World Trade Centre for the 14th year in a row.

Following the traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony, Sheikh Maktoum toured the exhibition accompanied by a number of heads and directors of the parties participating in the event.

Sheikh Maktoum's tour included various pavilions and platforms participating in the event, totalling more than 90 government and private agencies.

Sheikh Maktoum was briefed on training programmes and employment opportunities in various local government agencies in Dubai through the Human Resources Department, which is involved in the exhibition with a pavilion which includes the participation of a number of government departments.

Sheikh Maktoum was accompanied on his tour by Saqr bin Ghobash Saeed Ghobash, Minister of Labour, along with a number of senior officials.

Sheikh Maktoum commended the training programmes announced by the participating agencies in the exhibition, which aims to encourage young people, sharpen their talents and enrich their knowledge and studies at school and university.

At the end of the tour, Sheikh Maktoum expressed his happiness with this annual event, which includes dozens of national government and private agencies showing the possibilities available.

“The hundreds of talented university graduates and students who expressed interest in coming on board our company will go a long way towards filling approximately 1,000 new jobs that will be created, following the ongoing expansion of Jebel Ali Port”- says Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, (UAE Region) for DP World.

Dhahi Khalfan Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security and Learn more about His Excellency’s remarkable career spanning several decades, which has made him one of the iconic personalities in the UAE’s public sector. He shared his experience and journey of success with the hundred of audiences at the fair hall. 

Standard Chartered is participating at the 14th Careers UAE 2014, the latest edition of Dubai’s leading recruitment, education and training exhibition. It is supposed that the bank will be recruiting talented and qualified Emiratis who are keen to gain experience and international exposure working with a leading banking brand with a global presence. Standard Chartered will also highlight its flagship International Graduate (IG) Programme along with its reduced hours Scheme at the exhibition.

Nicholas Harvey, Regional Head of Talent Acquisition for MENAP, Standard Chartered Bank, said: “With its firm support towards the development of the UAE Nationals, Standard Chartered is driving aggressively the bank Emiratisation initiatives including attraction, development and retain local talent which is totally in line with the bank’s ‘Emiratisation Vision 2021’ which aims to make the bank ‘an employer of choice for Emiratis’ by 2021. We want to further demonstrate our ‘Here for Good’ brand promise by recruiting UAE Nationals in all our departments across the bank and offer them appropriate training opportunities and a competitive working environment, empowering them to grow professionally as well as contribute towards the success of the bank. We are confident that our participation in Careers UAE 2014 will give us an opportunity to fulfill our commitments towards Emiratisation and realize our vision.”

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