DUBAI, 19 March 2007: Over 7,000 job applications from UAE Nationals were received by Dubai Holding and its seven major subsidiaries, TECOM Investments, Tatweer, Jumeirah Group, Dubai Properties, Sama Dubai, Dubai Investment Group and Dubai International Capital at the 7th Careers UAE Exhibition.
The three day fair, held from 13-15 March, witnessed a 110 per cent growth in exhibitors, drawing more than 15,000 job seekers.
Dubai Holding's stand attracted a large number of UAE Nationals keen on acquiring information on its diverse spectrum of life improving industries. Senior officials of the Group offered career counselling to the interested candidates.
Fadel Al-Ali, Chief Financial and Operating Officer of Dubai Holding said: "Careers UAE provided us with an excellent platform to showcase the broad spectrum of companies, industries and respective career opportunities available to UAE nationals at Dubai Holding.
"Last year, over 140 nationals made Dubai Holding their employer of choice at the Careers Fair. We are confident this year's phenomenal response will result in the recruitment of an increased percentage of highly talented and driven individuals that are aligned with our mission of making tomorrow a better place"
Careers UAE is one of the leading recruitment, training and education exhibition's in the region. The Fair brings together more than 179 exhibitors from government, international organisations, and local and private enterprises, covering a wide spectrum of sectors including Financial Services, Hospitality and Tourism, Oil and Gas, Training and Education.