According to the sources UAE industry is still facing some headwinds as the recruitment activity in certain industries is now picking up. Sources mentioned that hiring activities are hiring in certain sectors like advertising, public relations, media and entertainment; hospitality; and oil and gas in the UAE declined by 13 per cent, 17 per cent and 22 per cent.
But certain activities like tightening liquidity and governments' austerity measures to curb budget deficits, employers are keen to hire this year. Demand for jobs is still high among some businesses despite of lower oil prices and stronger US dollar. The Dubai 2021 Health Strategy is creating more job opportunities to the health care professionals followed by retail, trade and logistics industries. Companies across consumer goods, food, home appliance, garments, textiles, leather, gems and jewellery are also looking to hire aggressively for this quarter.
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