Experts from Bayt.com, the region’s number one job site, presented an employee roundtable on January 4 at Tawteen 2012, KSA’s leading career fair, providing opportunities for companies to recruit some of the best and brightest Saudi candidates. Bayt.com is a Strategic Career Partner of Tawteen 2012. The roundtable, held at the InterContinental Hotel in Riyadh, was attended by 65 employees and employers interested in learning more about the local job market.
Issues discussed during the roundtable included the positive hiring expectancies that KSAwill see in the next 12 months, as well as the preferred industries for employment in the country, which are the oil, gas and petrochemicals industry, followed by banking and finance. Further findings as a result of extensive research conducted by Bayt.com were broached, including employment preferences of graduates and women, in addition to the skills, qualifications and experience that employers in KSA are looking for.
“Our research and survey results have shown that the job market in KSA is currently the healthiest in the MENA region, with the highest hiring indicators suggesting that there will be plenty of hiring opportunities in the months to come,” said Suhail Masri, General Manager of KSA, Bayt.com. “Bayt.com is more than just an online portal for jobseekers and employers; we provide in-depth, region-specific information that will benefit those in the job market – whether they are looking for employment or looking for strategies to employ more Saudi nationals.”
Tawteen 2012 is the leading career fair in KSA, attracting more than 10,000 jobseekers and over 500 employers from various industries.