Who is hiring and how to secure a new job in UAE or abroad amid coronavirus

May 12, 2020, 03:15 AM
If you have lost your job or are considering a career move, you might feel that now isn’t a great time to secure a new position. Movement restrictions across the globe have caused many to lose their jobs after schools, malls and businesses shut up shop to help contain the spread of coronavirus. Here in the UAE, movement restrictions have seen malls, schools and businesses close to help curb the spread of Covid-19. While the restrictions have eased, some residents have been affected financially either through a salary cut or job loss. As the economy slowly opens up again, what is the best way to secure a new job in this climate? Which sectors are hiring? How do you make sure your CV stands out from the crowd and how do you negotiate salaries at this time?

Host Alice Haine, the personal finance editor of The National, is joined by David Mackenzie, group managing director of recruitment company Mackenzie Jones, who guides jobseekers through the options.