Despite global disruptions, the GCC remains steadfast, and an active labour market is expected this year. This is positive news for jobseekers and a challenge for employers looking to attract and retain top talent. In this new era of work, professionals prioritise work-life balance and flexible working, but a working model migration could mean that employees are expected in the workplace more in 2023. Ensuring alignment is vital for future success, particularly with regards to the skills dissonance. Employees and employers seeking to achieve their career and business objectives must understand the current landscape. For a comprehensive overview of the market and the latest salary data, consult the Hays GCC Salary Guide.
A positive outlook for the Gulf
85% of employers plan to recruit permanent employees in 2023