Bayt.com Infographic: What are the Hiring Practices in the Middle East and North Africa?
February 21, 2012
Interesting data highlights form Bayt.com ‘Hiring Practices in the MENA’ poll conducted online November 10 - December 30, 2011, with 10,754 respondents from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, KSA and the UAE.
- • 28.8% of employers in the Middle East look for ‘hunger, drive and ambition’ as the most important factors when making a hiring decision, followed by salary considerations (22.7%) as a close second.
- • 67.2% employers don't mind hiring a candidate who has the relevant skills but no direct experience in the company’s field.
- • The biggest mistake that job-seekers make, according to 21.3% MENA employers, is having poor language on a CV.
- • 20% of MENA employers consider poor preparation, prior to interviews, to be the biggest turn-off in potential employees.
Find more facts from this poll on our ‘Hiring Practices in the MENA’ poll press release.
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