H.E. Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair, CEO of Mashreq visited the first day of 11th annual Careers UAE 2011, the most established leading recruitment, education and training event exclusively for UAE Nationals. Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, Careers UAE unites leading employers with skilled Emirati job seeking talent to support and fulfill the UAE’s Emiratisation strategy.
H.E Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair said, “The support of private and government sector towards this annual gathering is very critical, as it is a platform for UAE Nationals to contribute to the growth of the UAE’s economy. National workforce is considered to be the wealth of any country and in the UAE we have qualified and skilled individuals, who require the right training and mentoring to nurture their talent. Career’s UAE is an important annual gathering whereby various and unique career opportunities are offered to the youth of the UAE in various sectors. It’s essential for UAE Nationals to take up suitable employment opportunities in the private sector as it is an integral part is part of the economy.”
“At Mashreq, we pride to be pioneers in implementing Emiratisation across our units and operations, through various training and mentoring programs. Our focal point is to offer not only a job but an aspiring career to those interested in joining the banking industry. This is fulfilled through targeted recruitment, training, professional development and active succession planning. We will continue to support Emiratisation initiative throughout intensive partnerships with other entities and participation in other career fair across the UAE,” Concluded Al Ghurair.
Mashreq has developed dedicated programs to be able to recruit, train, develop and retain UAE Nationals employees. One of the various programs is Mashreq Al Mustaqbal program, which seeks high potential fresh graduates and College Work Placement Program, which is a flexible program for undergraduates.
Mashreq employees can look forward to excellent growth and development prospects in the organization. Mashreq promotes excellence from within by providing opportunities for cross-functional exposure for greater personal and professional development. It invests a great deal of its resources on enhancing employee skills through Mashreq Learning Systems, a dedicated training centre that strives to continuously provide technical, behavioral and skills-based training to employees for their professional development.
Mashreq is a lead player towards Emaratisation achieving 41.57% across its operations and setting an example by partnering with many local entities such as ENDP to promote and attract Emarati workforce including those with special needs to work in the banking field.