Akhtaboot as one of the fastest growing 500 companies

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Published December 5th, 2011 - 06:16 GMT

Akhtaboot – the career network is proud to announce that it has been included in the “Arabia Fast Growth 500” List, a project of AllWorld Network which highlights the ranking of the fastest growing companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, Turkey, and Pakistan.

In the Levant, Jordan took first place with 27 fast growth company winners, followed by Lebanon with 14 winners, Palestine with two winners, and one winner from Syria. Overall, Jordan was fourth on the Arabia500, competing against the much larger economies of Turkey, Pakistan, UAE, and Saudi Arabia.

Yousef Shamoun, Co-founder and CEO of Akhtaboot said: “Being selected as an Arabia Fast Growth 500 company is an honor as well as a true testament to the efforts of our team who have played an instrumental role in helping Akhtaboot achieve sustained growth year-over-year. With this announcement, we reaffirm Akhtaboot’s commitment to delivering the best online recruitment services to help link job seekers from across the MENA region with their dream jobs.”

Each entrepreneur on the Arabia500 ranking has grown an average of 40 percent annually between 2008 and 2010, created an average of 200 jobs per company, and is succeeding in industries from web technology to food, and construction to consulting. The Levant winners are in Istanbul for the 2nd Global Summit on Entrepreneurship, December 3-5.They will meet with Arabia500 winners from 11 other countries and will be recognized by Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan.

Background Information


Akhtaboot is an online career network, serving the MENA Region. As an employment website, Akhtaboot serves as a platform that connects employers and job seekers, creating vast opportunities for talented candidates. Having launched many successful job fairs in Jordan, Akhtaboot believes in helping job seekers find jobs that they won’t only excel at, but also grow to love. Akhtaboot is also available via its Mobile App that is on both iOS and Android devices.

Our mission is to empower employment by granting equal opportunities and chances to job seekers from all around the region. Akhtaboot.com is owned and managed by Akhtaboot FZ LLC.

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