DUBAI 6 April 2017: Smart Dubai Office has unveiled ‘Dubai Careers’ platform – a job site for aspiring Dubai government employees.
Dubai Smart Office unveiled the digital platform together with Dubai Government Human Resources Department, Oracle and LinkedIn.
Dubai Careers portal will enable jobseekers from the UAE and worldwide to access the job opportunities available in Dubai government entities in the first stage and in the private sector later on.
“In the same way Dubai Government has shifted from an electronic to smart government, I am pleased to launch today the Dubai Career platform, which represents the smart generation of Dubai Government’s digital employment platforms. Through this platform we aim to promote the concept of employment to a concept where Dubai residents are enabled to avail such opportunities that will allow them to build their careers on the one hand and where Dubai Government’s establishments will be able to attract the best expertise on the other,” said Dr. Aisha Bint Butti Bin Bishr, Director General, Dubai Smart Office.
Implemented by leading organizations worldwide to gain strategic talent insights with a single view of talent across all processes, Oracle Talent Acquisition solution will help Smart Dubai easily source, recruit, develop, and retain top talent with an engaging, social, and data-rich talent management tool”, he said.
Dubai Careers is the first employment portal that uses Arabic for applying for jobs.
The portal offers a number of features to jobseekers including registering easily, recommending a family member or a friend for a suitable job through the LinkedIn link, possibly sharing a selected job via social networking platforms and making video interviews anytime and anywhere using smart devices.
In addition, the portal offers other features to employers including a roster of eligible candidates, efficient online presence of employers, ease and automation of all recruitment and employment procedures at a lower cost, participation in launching and tracking Emiratization programmes, employment exhibitions and recruitment campaigns on the Internet, linking with universities and educational and training institutions to provide training or volunteering opportunities, going beyond recruitment stages, giving career guidance to new employees and many other features for the benefit of both parties.
– By Angel Chan