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Jobs In Dubai


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Welcome to our brand new section taking a closer look at jobs for women in Dubai. We have long been a market leader through our Jobs Board with vacancies for women and have had many successful applicants and happy businesses who have found the perfect employee but now we want to go deeper. Based on feedback from our members and readers we will be covering all the recruitment topics that you need to know about- from re-entering the work place after a baby break to what to wear to a job interview and everything in between. Whatever stage you are at in your career we wish you well and check out our Latest JOB Vacancies here>> 
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Jobs Vacancies In Dubai

Click here to visit our busy Dubai job vacancies section- perfect jobs for women in Dubai! It is updated as we receive adverts & is worth checking every day to help with your job hunt. Go To Job Vacancies>>
 
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CV Writing Tips

Having a great CV is a skill only a few manage to perfect, if you need some tips on how to show case your work history in the best light for potential employers then read our guide Find Out More>>
     
what to wear for a job interview in dubai

How To Get a Job in Dubai

Here's our advice on how to find, apply and get an interview for a jobs Dubai. What to wear for a job interview here can be a tricky choice- it's hot but that doesn't mean you should be casual. Read More >>
 
working on husbands visa dubai

Working On A Husband's Visa

A frequently asked question on our Information Forum is whether a lady on her husband's visa can work or not due to the "Housewife- No Work" passport stamp. Here we take a look at the answer. Read More >>

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Blog Design7 Things Every Blog Should Have

Here are the seven most important things we here at EW think should be on your blog. There are thousands, upon millions of blogs out there on the Internet. But you'll find each and every one of them may have the following 7 predominant aspects in their design to ensure they give their audience the best user experience possible.

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Blogging for Beginners: Mistakes to AvoidBlogging for Beginners: Mistakes to Avoid

Having your own blog is great fun, and an ideal experience for anyone who is a budding writer, or photographer, or fashionista, or chef... But there are some mistakes you should avoid in creating one! The concept of starting a blog has come far from the old days where they were simply online diaries.

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skype interview11 Ways to Perfect that Skype Interview

If you live overseas, you know that you’re not always going to be able to interview for a position in person. More and more, employers are asking for phone interviews or Skype interviews. While a Skype interview is similar to an in person interview, there are a few things you’ll want to do to make sure it goes as smoothly as possible.

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Expats GlobalAre you Addicted to Expat Assignments?

If you love living abroad, you see your passport more than your home country, you enjoy a much-envied lifestyle and you hate the thought of repatriating, 
 
There is a good chance that you, like many expats before you, have been seduced by the addictive nature of international assignments. So what exactly is it that makes such assignments so addictive? The answers are many and varied, but here are six of the big ones...

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Our Interview with Verne Harnish

Our Chat with Verne Harnish

Ahead of the upcoming Scaling Up workshop with the man himself, we got the chance to have a chat with Mr Harnish about his life and career journey. Tell us a bit about yourself- where you’re from and how you started out on this amazing life path…I grew up around entrepreneurs, including my late grandmother Opal who owned an upholstery shop. 

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Improve Your Confidence

A lot of expats have been out of work for some period of time because moving countries usually entails someone having to leave their job. 

Combine this with raising kids, being in places where expats aren’t allowed to work, taking time off for travel and the months (or years!) out of work can add up quickly!

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Woman WorkingWhat are your Career Values?

Your values are the things that you believe are important in the way you live and work. They tell you about who you are and what is important to you. It is very important to be true to your own values and maintain your integrity. Values are also the expression of yourself. Knowing what you want out of your work is very important to your ultimate career success and knowing your values and how you value them is critical to finding your ultimate career satisfaction.

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women and work in the uae surveyWomen & Work in the UAE

We recently conducted an in depth survey of over 1,000 of our readers on how they find working in the UAE.

We've a great report on all the findings including information on salaries in comparison to home countries, opportunities available for women in the workplace, promotion prospects and more!

It's a fascinating insight into the world of employment for women in Dubai and Abu Dhabi... there's a great inforgraphic plus a full white paper report for you.

Read the survey results here>>

Job scamsJob Scams in Dubai

If you’re looking for a job in UAE make sure you do your research on the potential scams that ‘recruiters’ may use in order to get their hands on your hard earned cash.

Confidence artists will stop at nothing to defraud you, and if promising a high paying job is what it takes, these swindlers will be right there taking the money out of your pocket. You have to be vigilant with job offers...

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work experience placement dubaiWork Experience in Dubai

As parents you probably remember your work experience placement from school or the Saturday job you had as a teenager and how much you learned from them. Teens in Dubai can’t get Saturday jobs, paper rounds and the like here, so here we take a look at how your child can get work experience to help them in their career choice and with their work ethic as well as building their confidence. If you yourself are seeking work experience while in the Emirate, here's our top tips on how to secure the most beneficial placements for you!

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Lost in Translation: Expat Communication ProblemsLost in Translation

Being an expat is daunting at times, and language barriers don't exactly help if you're in a country that does't speak your native tongue. But even when the language is the same, meanings can be different, as EW's Catherine learnt..! When you first become an expat it can be a little daunting.  It can be even more daunting if you are residing where they do not speak your native tongue.  

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uae labour lawThe UAE Labour Law

The UAE Labour Law is very in depth and explains everything about employment in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. You may have a contract or terms and conditions but everything is governed by this document if anything ever needed to come to court or you have any queries.

Here is a copy of the latest version for you- this opens as a PDF so you can save it or print it as a handy reference tool.

Download The UAE Labour Law PDF>>

Expat Networking TipsExpat Networking Tips

You don't have to be a one of the Beatles to believe that you get by with a little help from your friends. I help you, you help me - that's how society works. 

Whether you are migrating to Madrid, expatriating to Jakarta or leaving for a short-term assignment to Buenos Aires, the process of settling-in and getting connected is one of the most important first steps that you will make.

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Engineers in DubaiExpatWoman Career Focus: So You Want To Be An Engineer

Engineers are problem solvers. They use their expertise in science and maths to do their jobs. Engineers use their imagination and analytical skills to invent, design, and build things that matter. They are team players. There are many fields in engineering that one can specialize in, these include; mechanical engineering, petrochemical engineering, biochemical engineering and aeronautical engineering.

Engineers are often thought to be men, however we found some ladies who specialise in the field of engineering in the UAE, a tough market to break into. We caught up with one young, dynamic, up and coming engineer who shares with us the challenges and rewards of being a female in this field. 

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NetiquetteNetiquette: Think Before you Send

Sonya, is a Sales Manager in a Pharmaceutical company, a position that had taken her over 10 years to attain. She prides herself on her communication skills but at her appraisal meeting, she was told that her formal and blunt emailing style needed to be more ‘friendly’. She was very surprised and argued that the quantity of email that she had to deal with each day, meant that each one had to be dealt with quickly, and with no real time for pleasantries. 

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Cattle West AfricaStart Working with Assumptions

It's me again, Sundae Schneider-Bean, intercultures* consultant based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (West Africa). In this month's contribution, I will first share a snippet from my life involving a wholly different sort of cowboy to illustrate how strongly we are guided by our assumptions. You will come away with a clear direction on how you can both avoid harmful misunderstandings and build your global skills.

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Female pilots in the UAEExpatWoman Career Focus: So You Want To Be An Airline Pilot

Are you an airline pilot and want to move to the Middle East to work at one of our top Airlines or are you a college graduate looking for a start in the airline industry? The flight deck has been seen as a male dominated area for decades, but women are slowly but surely infiltrating this field and making their much deserved mark. We have the information about being a woman in this male dominated industry.

We also managed to catch up with one of the first female Captains in the UAE and she explained the ins and outs of balancing career and family, her passion for flying and the pride she has in her achievements in the industry.

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Expat shockOvercome Intercultural Shock

Expatriate life can be exciting and demanding, and can cause stress as Dominika Miernik, a Career, Intercultural and Expat Coach based in Rome, Italy explains.

Life abroad can be very exciting and demanding, however may also cause an anxiety, stress and homesickness. It may make you feel helpless, alone, lost and uncomfortable, especially if you are looking to build your career and life in new country. 

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flight crew job dubaiExpatWoman Career Focus: So You Want To Be An Air Hostess

If you have dreamed of seeing the world but don’t know where to start, a career as a flight attendant might be just the thing that you are looking for. As an air hostess you get to travel to many different destinations, experience luxury hotels, learn about culture and see the world, and you earn a salary in the process.

It is a different ball game when you are a flight attendant in the gulf region as opposed to working as one in your home country so here are some tips on applying for the job, what to expect in the interview, the move to the UAE and life onboard.

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how to set up a business in dubaiHow To Set Up A Business In Dubai

If you are tired of having a boss or have a brilliant business plan in mind, it is possible to set up your own business in the UAE. There are many successful female entrepreneurs that enjoy the work life balance of owning their own business. 

We often get asked about how to set up or open a business in Dubai at our events or on the forum- here we take a closer look at how you can set up a business in Dubai- whether you are looking at a public, LLC or a Freezone option. There are also many options open to international companies seeking to establish a business relationship with Dubai.

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dubai business for saleHow To Sell Your Dubai Business

There are several reasons to leave a business; it might be failing, it might have run out of funds, or you might find that a better opportunity lies elsewhere and you need to retrieve your invested capital. For each of these reasons for exiting a business, there are different official procedures that must be followed.

If the business is to be sold, the trade licence will need to be amended in order to reflect the changes in ownership. On the other hand, if the business is being closed altogether, all of the assets must be liquidated and any debts must be cleared before the trade licence can be cancelled.

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Online ProfileBoost Your Brand Online

Relocated families love the Internet. It feeds their need for information about new destinations and keeps them "connected" with friends and family when their companies transfer them miles from home. Logic follows that if your mobility-related business is trying to tap into the valuable online relocation market, you need to be online media savvy to know how to best reach your target customers.

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cv writing tips dubaiCV Writing Tips

If you haven't updated your CV for a while or this is your first time writing one- we've got some great tips for you on how to create a great CV from scratch or how to get your old one updated. Some people recommend that you hire a professional agency to compose your CV document.

However if you choose to do it yourself or to use a professional template we have some tips for writing your CV so that it meets the Dubai standards.The most important thing to remember is that there are no discrimination laws in Dubai. This means that the employer is allowed to specify what you should look like, your age and your nationality when looking to employ a candidate. Therefore your CV should be adjusted to reflect your physical attributes, as well as your nationality and personality.

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Work for what you love expatGet Paid for What You Love

Are you thinking about changing your job? Do you want to start working at what you love, but you are scared of the financial pressure? 
 
Are you asking yourself how can you transition from your daily job into your dream business? As an expat you can still fulfil your entrepreneurial aspirations while living abroad. Here are some steps which will help you to make this change quicker, easier and the most realistic for you.

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Career transition abroadCareer Transition Abroad Made Easy

Is it time to change my job? Is it time to start a new career? How many times did you ask yourself those questions? You have managed to get your first job in your new host country and spent some years working for the same company - but now you feel unsatisfied and know that you have much more to offer. What next? Changing jobs or taking a new career path can be very challenging and scary at the same time. It can be even harder if you are living and working abroad. We will explore ways to make your career transition smooth and easy.

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