Bayt posts 33,000 new jobs in first quarter

18 Apr 2017, the leading jobs site in the Middle East, posted more than 32,600 new jobs in the first quarter of 2017, which was 25 percent more than in Q4 of 2016. Out of that number, 10,149 jobs (31 percent) were UAE-based jobs.

The numbers do not include the thousands of vacancies that are being filled by recruiters with’s CV Search tool, the company added.

Companies can choose to use CV Search to access over 29 million professionals and hire the ideal candidate for their needs, without making a job announcement (listing a job vacancy). Access to the database of CVs costs $900 U.S. per month (contact up to 500 candidates).

“Since the beginning of 2017, we have racheted up our effort to connect job seekers in our region with more career opportunities,” said Suhail Masri, vice president of Employer Solutions at Bayt.

“We are excited to see how the next quarter unfolds and to work with many more of the region’s leading employers”, he added.

The jobs listed on Bayt are also increasingly varied in terms of industry, location, required skills and educational degree. From sales and marketing, to engineering and construction, to finance and accounting, and all the way to information technology and communications, job postings now cover just about every field of work and every experience level.

Founded in 2000, Bayt is fully functional in English, Arabic and French, and operates from 12 regional offices in Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Amman, Beirut, Cairo, Doha, Dubai, Eastern Province, Jeddah, Manama, Muscat and Riyadh.

More than 29 million professionals use Bayt’s jobs site, according to the company, which competes mainly with,, and


Ayman Helal

Ayman Helal is a writer and analyst for the MENA region. He works as a Journalist and Editor at Dar- Al Hayat publishing and distribution (A Pan Arab newspaper) since 2011. With more than 7 years of experience in writing, he published several articles in the Lebanese and Arabic media, which handled economic, touristic, political, and social issues.