Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Jobs For Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second largest city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). With its luxurious hotels, spas, state-of-the-art convention centers, designer golf courses, theatres and the museums under planning and construction, it is already on its way to be the cultural capital of the region. All these structures require and support a very active construction industry. Owning 95% of the all the oil and 92% of all gas found in UAE, this Emirate is also a center of the oil industry in the region. In it, jobs are found easily just because there is so much economic activity going on. If you are a skilled or unskilled worker interested in getting a job in there, we have some helpful tips for you

Tips for Jobs in Abu Dhabi

  • There is no minimum wage in Abu Dhabi. The wage that you work for depends on your contract with your employer. Unskilled workers usually have jobs that need them to work for 8-13 hours, and an average wage of around USD $8-$13 per hour.
  • If you are not a UAE national, you should expect your company to bear the costs of work and residence visas. You can also negotiate for family sponsorship visa with most employers, as well as for your housing expenses. No wonder UAEi is so sought after as a job destination.
  • As a jobseeker, beware of agencies that are out to scam you. Never pay them money before you have been offered a job contract to sign.
  • Jobs here, like much of UAE jobs, are contractual. Which means you may be signed up for duration lasting from a few months to a few yeas. What attracts people to such an arrangement is the high salaries and wages that go with jobs in this emirate.

With its booming economy, Abu Dhabi has a lot of jobs in fields such as architecture, construction, oil and natural gas for you as an engineer or unskilled worker. Contact the right agencies, and remember these tips to get the job of your choice.

UAEjobsite.com is the leading Gulf jobs site. Search and apply for Abu Dhabi jobs, and jobs in Dubai, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.

We also have helpful information about working in the Abu Dhabi, how to get a visa for Abu Dhabi, and how to get best paying jobs there.

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