Abu Dhabi government to launch new job portal

October 13th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS  

Dubai, Oct 13 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi government has announced plans to launch a new virtual job portal to support business in the emirate.The new portal will be launched Oct 19 at the Najah career fair to be held at the Abu Dhabi Exhibition Centre, the Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Committee (Adsic), the government entity spearheading the initiative, said in a statement.

Adsic is currently in the process of onboarding all of the Abu Dhabi government entities to the site as well as interested private organisations.

To serve employers from both public and private sectors in Abu Dhabi as well as job seekers from around the globe, Jobs Abu Dhabi is being developed by leveraging best global practices in the arena of virtual job markets.

It will offer many features and functionalities to facilitate various job searching and position filling processes, according to the statement.

Some of these features include intelligent search criteria to facilitate instantaneous matching of job opportunities with qualified candidates, as well as mechanisms to ensure the currency of the job and biodata postings.

The site will be available in English, Arabic and French.

The largest of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is actively diversifying its economy in order to cut its dependence on oil.

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