Dubai is known as one of the top places for foreigners and expats in job seeking. The job market or industry has been low in the current couple of months compared to its previous years. But thanks to vaccines and the hard work of all people in protecting themselves and others from catching the fever, Dubai has been able to bring back a raise in the job market.

In fact , the job market is so competitive that it could take you more than 5 months to find a job. But with the help of proper information and knowledge you too can work in Dubai, so here is how to find jobs in Dubai.

Most of the companies in Dubai opted for work-from-home facilities in the pandemic and since the companies are re-opening again, this has caused many more job openings. Another factor that has led to increase in the job opportunity is EXPO 2020.

Expo 2020, which is hosted by Dubai is a world EXPO where people get to connect to different countries from around the globe, with each country having its own pavilion. Now that we know how job opportunities have been raised in Dubai, here is how to find urgent job openings in Dubai 2021.

How can I find a job in Dubai?

The simplest way to find jobs in Dubai is through online platforms or newspapers, but then again there are many ways to find and apply to jobs so here are some ways:

Government Jobs.

  • Federal Job Portal – Dubai
  • Tawteen Gate- Dubai
  • Electronic Platform–’Virtual Job Market’ – Dubai
  • iRecruitment – Abu Dhabi
  • RAK jobs
  • Fujairah Government Jobs

Private Jobs.

  • Bayt
  • Naukri Gulf
  • Monster Gulf
  • LinkedIn
  • Indeed
  • Gulf News Careers

These methods can be used to apply for various jobs of your interest. For more information you can check out UAE official site.

Documents needed.

There are certain documents that you will need to keep with you in order to apply for the job. They are:-

  • ID cards/ Any ID relative to your country.
  • Copies of parents ID card.
  • Passport size photo (must be recent).
  • Passport that is valid for more than 6 months.
  • Academics and other certificates.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct (Click here to see how to get a good conduct certificate).
  • Health Certificate.

Things to keep in mind.

Before applying for jobs in Dubai or a foreign country its a must that you have done proper research about the country that you’re going to relocate in. If you are looking for a job in Dubai then be sure to check the below:

  • Renting a house
  • Registration and other fees.
  • Security deposit.
  • Proper visa.
  • Updated CV (since you getting a job depends on your CV keep it updated and eye-catching).

Check out this article Walk In Interview to know about some other things that you need to keep in your mind when applying for a job for freshers in Dubai especially if you are a foreigner.

If you are wondering what are the top job openings in Dubai now, according to Khaleej Times these are the top job openings for 2021.

  • Financial Professionals
  • Accountants
  • Sales executives
  • Engineers (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Project)
  • Real Estate / Property Consultants
  • Legal Advisors
  • Business Development Managers.

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The best thing a person can do when looking for a job is to make sure that you keep looking and be patient, since companies you are applying to may have a lot of procedures to take care of before appointing or conducting interviews. It’s also important that you be aware of job scams and don’t provide any personal information like bank or credit card details to anyone on the phone or through messages.