The Middle East’s number one jobsite is now even bigger and better

Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2012: With its 12th anniversary approaching,, the Middle East’s number one jobsite, has recalibrated its look, feel, and functionality to better serve the employer and job-seeking community in the region.

Reinforcing its position as a platform that empowers people with the tools and knowledge to build the lifestyle of their choice, the new dynamic, experiential platform catapults the world of online recruitment into a vibrant new future. The revamp enhances existing functions, as well as introduces multiple new features such as a mobile application; a reworked, industry-leading CV builder; and new job-search tracking and CV-analysis tools.

Revealed in Dubai on March 13th during an action-packed, glamorous evening event at the Address Hotel Dubai Marina,’s new form and functionalities are entirely people-centric, built around the jobsite’s core values of leadership, empowerment, efficiency, flexibility & communication.

Leadership: Innovation, thought leadership, and community involvement in the Middle East’s CEO, Rabea Ataya, opened the evening by announcing a new Employer Loyalty Programme designed to actively incentivize recruitment activity in the region. As has always cherished its position as a regional employment enabler, rewarding active hiring is very much in line with its community-centric activities.

Empowerment: The power of networking and visibility to the Middle East’s professionals
Professionals increasingly want to stand out and be recognized for their expertise. Through the People channel and the newly-introduced Specialties, professionals can engage directly with other members who share their specialties as well as be found by search engine users. Moreover, the new design includes a powerful Insights engine, where professionals can gain free and immediate details on their job application status, visibility to employers, demand and supply for their different skills, and an overview of general market conditions.

Efficiency: Designed to be a tool of time-saving and precision’s new CV Builder employs groundbreaking technology that converts standard CVs automatically into’s expert formatting that is specifically designed for employer searchability. The CV Diagnostics tool on the revamped dashboard allows professionals to analyze and adjust their CVs for maximum efficiency.

Flexibility and Communication: Jobs in the palm of professionals’ hands also launched an exciting mobile application that allows professionals to search and apply for their ideal jobs through their mobile phones, regardless of when and where. The application also has a powerful notification center to notify users when their job applications have been viewed, when a job matches their profile, and at other important junctions. members will also start receiving an informative and customized new Monthly Digest that contains a full analysis of a professional’s job search activities along with a window of directly relevant jobs. Furthermore, the website’s communication infrastructure has been completely revamped to enable efficient communication.

“With over a decade of operations under its belt, is now taking the successes of its past and translating them into the future. By addressing the professional, personal, and market requirements of jobseekers and employers, we have created a next-generation brand that is at the vanguard of the employment revolution,” said Rabea Ataya, CEO, “We have created a brand that will become an indispensable extension of peoples’ lives, empowering them to create the lifestyle that they desire by utilizing our state-of-the-art functionalities to find the careers they desire. At the same time, we are presenting them with the opportunity to carve out their professional online footprint, which is an increasingly essential component to the employment market.”’s recalibrated brand and functionalities position the jobsite even better to help the next generation of professionals find better jobs and make better lives for themselves as a result.’s fully unified, integrated and aggregated convergent platform is about values as much as it is about people, as it is in staying true to its own values that has consistently made good on its promise to deliver the best value to all of its stakeholders. As a platform that has never wavered from being the best and defining the vanguard of the recruitment industry in the Middle East, is now positioned better than ever to facilitate the vocational needs of the next generation of job-seeking professionals and employers.

More than 7.25 million jobseekers and over 40,000 regional employers are registered on, the Middle East’s #1 jobsite today with over 11,000 job postings advertised on an average day.

The all new

About is the largest and most relevant community of professionals interested in the MENA region with over 7,250,000 registered jobseekers and 40,000 employers. has 11 regional offices, over 200 staff and a 11 year track record of successfully matching the region’s top talent with top employment opportunities at every career level, in every industry.

Revamped, intuitive and intelligent – relaunched empowers jobseekers and employers with a people-centric online recruitment platform

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