KSA’s #1 job site Bayt.com is Exclusive Online Recruitment Partner at Saudi Career Convention 2009
March 05, 2009
Bayt.com to aid process of recruitment in the Kingdom, in view of record numbers of KSA registered job seekers on the jobsite.
Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site announced today that it will be participating in this year’s Saudi Career Convention 2009, as the event’s Exclusive Online Recruitment Partner. The convention, organised by the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) under the slogan ‘employment without borders’, will be held at the JCCI offices in the Kingdom’s second city between the 8th and 11th March, and aims to provide a unique forum for talented Saudi Arabian citizens to meet directly with potential employers.
Bayt.com’s participation at the event, which has increased pertinence this year owing to the growing numbers of unemployed in the Kingdom, demonstrates Bayt.com’s unwavering commitment to helping Saudi citizens to find work, and to help improve and energize the country’s labour market in general. It also comes on the back of a continuously growing number of professional KSA job seekers registered on the leading jobsite; which currently enjoys a database of over 3 Million Job Seekers.
As part of the convention, Bayt.com will be showcasing the brand new and improved version of its tri-lingual Arabic, English, French, website that vastly facilitates the job search process; by giving job seekers even quicker and easier access to finding jobs; thereby shortening the time it takes job seekers to find their perfect position, or enter into their career of choice.
Bayt.com’s team of recruitment professionals will also use the forum to discuss plans for the Middle East’s first ever pan-regional Virtual Job Fair (VJF), following the tremendous successes of country-specific versions held recently in UAE, Kuwait, KSA and Jordan. Employers will be able to see for themselves and learn first hand how the VJF works and how successful the events have been.
Amer Zureikat, at Bayt.com, discussed the significance of Bayt.com’s participation in the Saudi Career Convention. He said: “At the centre of our company’s operation is the continual aim to effectively connect qualified job seeking candidates with gainful career opportunities.
“Despite the majority of our work being conducted on an online basis, actually being present at careers events such as the Saudi Career Convention offers two significant benefits – it gives us an opportunity to explain and promote our various online applications that can be of significant help to employers and job seekers, and it provides us with a unique forum to meet and network with key business and industry leaders in the Kingdom; with a view to together develop and work towards various strategies and best practices that will get more of the Kingdom’s nationals and residents, into the workplace, efficiently and expediently” he added.
Bayt.com has been actively matching employers with talented employees in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the past nine years, and currently operates three local offices in Jeddah, Riyadh and Khobar. Jobs in KSA account for a large portion of the over 5,000 Middle East job vacancies currently posted on Bayt.com, the Middle East’s leading jobsite. Bayt.com undertakes a variety of Kingdom-specific research, which it posts on the Bayt.com website and makes available free to employers, including the quarterly Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) and the annual Salary Survey.
The Saudi Career Convention 2009 comes under the slogan “employment without borders”. It aims to provide an opportunity to talented Saudi citizens from all sectors to directly meet with potential employers. The convention will also help participants to apply for jobs and provide them with guidance and tips for a successful interview.
The event will be attended by representatives from a variety of different companies in the Kingdom, including those in the petrochemical, telecommunications, aviation, retail, media, IT, construction and financial industries; in addition to representatives from various banks, agricultural, industrial and shipping companies, hospitals, insurance companies, lighting companies, educational institutes and universities.
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