Abu Dhabi - Under the patronage of HE Shiekh Nahyan Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, the 11th edition of the Recruitment Show, Tawdheef Abu Dhabi, an event which is one of a kind in the UAE and aims at attracting the national competences and cadres across various fields, will be inaugurated between January 30 and February 1, 2017 in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. It will be organized by Informa Exhibitions with the participation of over 90 governmental and private agencies and institutions on an area of about 13,000 square meters.
The show is a perfect opportunity for the organizations seeking to enrich their workforces with competent and qualified Emirati cadres, and meet with those talented professionals searching for job opportunities. It contributes dramatically to helping the public and private agencies find many qualified Emirati cadres in different fields, such as health, energy, oil and gas, industrial sector, transportation, logistics, insurance, banks, financial institutions, education, tourism, culture, hospitality, telecommunications and information technology, safety, security, and many other sectors.
The participating parties also strive to be permanently present at the show to familiarize graduates with the nature of work and the available jobs in their companies, market the Emiratization program for the target audience and build a strong database containing all the talented Emirati applicants to meet the future recruitment needs.
On the other hand, Tawdheef Abu Dhabi, specialized for the Emirati citizens above 18 years old, is the main exhibition that should be visited in the UAE for those who are planning for the next step in their careers, and those who are searching for new jobs.
The organizing company invited the citizens wishing to find jobs in line with their specialties to visit the show and apply online via the website http://www.tawdheef.ae/ in order to arrange for interviews to fill instant vacancies, receive professional guidance delivered by career development experts, and receive advice from those experienced in job searching and resume writing.
It is noteworthy that Tawdheef Abu Dhabi has celebrated its 10th edition in February, 2016, and it was visited by 14,000 visitors, of whom over 10,000 were Emirati citizens searching for jobs (55% females and 45% males)>
The government institutions constituted 23% of participating parties. It was also noted that the industry and maintenance sector accounted for 15%, while the financial institutions accounted for 13%.
According to a research study of a specialized company, 98% of the exhibitors said that it is necessary for their organizations to participate in Tawdheef, and that the show constituted an important part of their recruitment strategy. 90% of the exhibitors also said that they met the visitors who were perfect for such purpose at Tawdheef Abu Dhabi.
The 21-25 years age group represented the largest percentage of visitors accounting for 42%, and it was noteworthy that 6% of the visitors were 16-20 year olds.
Tawdheef heloped the participating parties achieve their objectives successfully, since it contributed to promoting awareness of the postgraduate program by 86%, and creating a database of the candidates seeking employment by 93%.