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Reasons why Dubai is still a top destination for ambitious expats

Reasons why Dubai is still a top destination for ambitious expats
For qualified, experienced professionals seeking a job in Dubai, there’s a huge expatriate community ready to ensure you’re never lonely. Moving overseas to an exotic land with an unfamiliar language can be a scary prospect for even the most enthusiastic expat professional, but Dubai is more approachable as a home from home due to its...

Expats in Kuwait less than happy with their jobs and lives

 Expats in Kuwait less than happy with their jobs and lives
It’s survey time again, with different studies revealing different results for a swathe of worldwide expat destinations! The latest InterNations study is hitting hard on Kuwait City, ranking it as the worst on the planet for expatriate professionals. The expat hub was ranked last for its lack of leisure activities, unreliable local...

Long stay expats in UAE praise its opportunities and cultural tolerance

Long stay expats in UAE praise its opportunities and cultural tolerance
Although the UAE may not be every expat’s dream destination, those who’ve embraced its culture as well as its financial benefits are glad they came. Nowadays, the UAE is a melting pot of diverse nationalities and their individual cultures, all of which form the background to opportunities for expat professionals in many fields. The...

There and back again is expats’ favourite journey nowadays

Posted on November 26, 2019 in UAE
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There and back again is expats’ favourite journey nowadays
This expat version of there and back again might well explain why many never make it back to the home country on a permanent basis. Expatriation for career purposes is assumed to be temporary at best, dependent on what’s on offer elsewhere once the gloss falls off the present position and a higher salary is in the offing. Moving on once...

Qatar now encouraging expat professionals to buy rather than renting homes

Qatar now encouraging expat professionals to buy rather than renting homes
Newly arrived expat professionals in Qatar are being encouraged to invest in property rather than rent. Qatar’s various new policies are aimed at making the emirate more attractive to expat professionals, with the most important the new five-year residency visa. This and an increase in the number of areas where freehold properties are...

Are co-living spaces the affordable way forward for new expats in Dubai?

Are co-living spaces the affordable way forward for new expats in Dubai?
Are co-living spaces the affordable way forward for new expats in Dubai? With the majority of co-living projects still at the construction stage, are developers relying on investors to popularise this new concept? At a time when human interaction is becoming less and less important, especially in the younger generation, real estate agents...

Is the Dubai dream becoming an expat nightmare?

Posted on October 14, 2019 in UAE
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Is the Dubai dream becoming an expat nightmare?
A recent study has revealed some 33 per cent of British expats living and working in Dubai are looking to return to the UK in the near future. The latest survey of British expat professionals in Dubai gives a clear signal that all is not as it was in the glittering desert conurbation, with half of the respondents also believing the UK has...

Top expat talent still needed in Saudi Arabia

Posted on October 2, 2019 in UAE
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Top expat talent still needed in Saudi Arabia
Although it may seem otherwise, the Saudization drive doesn’t mean there’s no more need for the brightest and best expat talent. Admittedly, the drive for Saudization, known in the Kingdom as Nitiqat, has seen a recent announcement of the nationalisation of another 14,000 jobs. The news follows the ban on expatriate employees in 12...

What’s Dubai really all about for the average expat professional?

What’s Dubai really all about for the average expat professional?
Out of the seven Arab states making up the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is the best known and is traditionally considered by ambitious expat professionals to be the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. UK expats with dreams of a desert wonderland giving a fresh start as well as relief from the depressing British climate could be forgiven...

Kuwait again worst world country for expat professionals

Posted on September 9, 2019 in UAE
STORY LINK Kuwait again worst world country for expat professionals
Kuwait again worst world country for expat professionals
Far from being the answer to expat professionals’ dreams as it was in former decades, Kuwait is now the world’s worst expatriate destination. For decades, the Gulf States as a whole were seen by expat professionals in the oil and gas sector as the dream destination for both career advancement and stunning salaries. Kuwait was no...