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realtymatching
  2/6/2013 01:54 EST

Hi Kjahled,

There are several reasons a candidate gets rejected in the GCC and the Middle East, inspite of having substantial experience in their field / domain in another region / country. I recommend having your CV Evaluated (http://www.dubai-forever.com/resume-evaluation.html). Here is an exclusive Middle East Jobs Guide that will also help you to search (http://www.dubai-forever.com/support-files/step-by-step-guide-to-me-jobs.pdf)

Hope this helps!

Shabbir K.

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kjahled
  2/6/2013 10:08 EST

Hi Shabbir

Thanks for your valuable advice. I will check out the link that you sent me. By the way how much does it cost to have my cv evaluated by the link that you sent me.

Kind regards

Kjahled

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kjahled
  2/6/2013 10:31 EST

Hi Shabbir

Thanks for your valuable advice. I will check out the link that you sent me. By the way how much does it cost to have my cv evaluated by the link that you sent me.

Kind regards

Kjahled

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realtymatching
  2/6/2013 10:49 EST

Hi Kjahled,

The Resume Evaluation is free.

The other resource (link provided) is also free to use. There are a number of methods laid out clearly that you can use for free, to search for job opportunities for yourself.

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kjahled
  2/6/2013 11:25 EST

Thanks a lot M8
I rally appreciate your help.

BR

Kjahled

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sahanurali
  3/21/2013 01:30 EST

Dear K

I hope by this time you have enough response and knowledge about the job maket in gulf. Anyways, if you are still looking for a job in gulf, I would like to share my experience in U.A.E. In the UAE most of the openings are in Dubai and Abu Dhabi and employers are getting hundreds of candidates who are already in the UAE so sometimes they are not that much interested on applicants from outside the country unless its a demanding position and shortage of professional.

If you are really thinking a career in UAE and not getting any respose from your home country; you have to visit the country on visit visa (for 60+30 days extendable) then hunt job there.

Below I am giving you few informations about companies and jobsites (may be you know them already)

1. DU Telecom (Govt entity)
2. Etisalat (Govt entity)
3. http://uae.dubizzle.com/jobs/ (most visited website for job locally)
4. http://gnads4u.com/jobs/-/UAE/-/Available ((most visited website for job locally)

Hope this info will help you to land you a job

All the best :)

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kjahled
  3/21/2013 05:43 EST

Dear sahanueali

Thank you for responding to my post. I have tried a more direct approach on DU and Etisalat when they advertised for a job that matched my skills and experience but sadly they did now showed any interest at all even though I had the the right skills and experience for the post that they advertised.

I even wrote to the Head of HR. But sadly did not get a positive interest at all. I really don't know what they were looking for, perhaps Einstein? I have also tried dubizzle website but not yet had any interests generated by prospective Telecom Companies. As a last resort I will give it a try on
http://gnads4u.com/jobs/-/UAE/-/Available] and see if it yeilds any results. Once again thanks for your suggestion.

Kind regards and best wishes.

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sahanurali
  3/21/2013 09:11 EST

You know what, there is a powerful word in the UAE jobmarket...WASTA (I think it's an Arabic word)...it means you should have a referee in such organization who can refer you to the appropriate level then only you can get a job. It's very common in UAE - lol. By the way, as I told you emplyers are getting hundreds of candidate locally so they dont look into CVs from outside country. Plan a visit visa to UAE and try your luck...All the best :)

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kjahled
  3/29/2013 10:14 EST

Hi
I am planning to visit D'bai in April/May and time permitting I am going to check oput the Telecom Market but I don't know where to even begin...Any suggestions/Ideas..

Thanks

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kjahled
  3/29/2013 10:42 EST

Hi Sahanurali

How on earth do I get involved with WASTA? I mean I don't know any local Emarati Arabs who would WASTA my application. I have tried numerous time with a direct approach to CEO of Du and Etisalat and they referred my application to HR and that is as far as it goes before it gets lost mysteriously in their systems [polite way for them to ignore me in facour of locals who can't even do the job due to lack of experience] anyway can you suggest any GENUINE WASTA Peoples who would make referrals on my behalf. I have morethan thirty years of experience which I want to utilize for good use. Any ideas or suggestions please.

Thanks

Kjahled

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banabdul
  2/10/2017 12:47 EST

Kjahled,
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sofiadania
  2/18/2017 10:40 EST

i agree and my personal opinion art2write.com is best for CV writing.

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sofiadania
  2/19/2017 00:46 EST

kindy any one suggest me best cv writer service in uae

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leenasumeya
  2/19/2017 02:17 EST

what the best cv format for teaching.

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alexanesmith
  12/9/2020 05:43 EST

Thanks for this beneficial information.

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kjahled
  12/9/2020 06:30 EST

Hi
I have tried every avenue that was supposed to be available for me including re-formatting my CV but to no avail. The main sticking point is the Age and Recommendation (Wastaa) by a good 'Trusted Emaarati Colleague' (No such thing...does not exist) No matter how much one Asslicks one does not stand a chance. Prospective employers are not interested even looking at CV if you are over 40-45 age bracket. My my years of global experience i stand better chance in any other countries other than ME. So I have abandoned all hopes of ever getting a job in ME/GCC. Best thing I have ever done. If you never succeed after years of trying...JUST GIVE UP.

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  5/9/2021 16:07 EST

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