Over the past few decades the world of work has undergone huge changes, and with the year 2020 approaching rapidly, the future of work, in particular the way workforce is sourced, organised and managed, is promising to look even more different. The increasing attractiveness of the emerging markets with regards to business growth has already contributed to a significant increase in the need for companies to move people and source talent from around the world. Scientific and technological advances are continuing to impact most, if not all, workplaces, but there is still more change to come.
Employment conditions for organisations in the UAE are favourable thanks to reduced wage pressures and a ready supply of skilled candidates. The findings come alongside the launch of the sixth edition of the Hays Global Skills Index, published in association with Oxford Economics. The report, ‘Regional dynamics of the global labour market: skills in demand and tomorrow’s workforce’ is based on an analysis of professional employment markets across 33 global economies, assessing the dynamics at play in each local labour market.
Digital jobs account for just 1.7% of the total GCC workforce, compared to 5.4% in the EU
GCC’s digital professionals’ skills are not aligned to the digital age requirements
Digital job creation requires private sector partnerships
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