In the digital age, internet is capable of making our life easier (mind all the social media drama), internet can actually upgrade your career and take you to places. Everything happens online now from emailing different universities around the world for scholarships to working remotely as a freelance. The common way to know or hear and apply for a job is the internet, hence, having a strong resume online not just increase your chances of finding the suitable job for you, it also allows employers to find you; your online professional profile can actually get better opportunities than you actually think. So, here 4 professional websites you need to start using for a better career opportunity:
Founded in December, 2002, LinkedIn is one of the biggest professional networks out there. By 2017, the business and employment-oriented service reached 500 million members in 200 countries; more than 2 million users in Egypt. Through LinkedIn, you can create a profile with your CV and start to get connected to people in the same field. Connections can help you find the job you are looking for; the network also send you weekly updates with jobs that might suit you according to your active profile.
LinkedIn is not a typical social media platform for people to get to know each other, it is there to connect employers with employees and vice versa.
With their new launched design, Wuzzuf has successfully served more than more 10,000 top companies and employers in Egypt. Wuzzuf has launched recently launched a blog tackling everything related to employment. The Egyptian platform is now expanding in the Gulf area.
Founded in January 2013, Jobzella succeeded to position itself as a leading professional network. Jobzella also provides a blog in both Arabic and English discussing everything related to work.
The creators behind the the mom interview, HireHunt is the freshest interactive business platform. It aims to connect employers with job seekers fast! By answering few questions on your skills and personality, you can land up an interview immediately. HireHunt website looks pretty unique which makes looking for a job or internship an exciting experience rather than stressful.
Saudi Rania Nashar Makes it to Forbes’ List of The World’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women”
The Kingdom’s own Rania Nashar has made it to Forbes’ annual list of “The World’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women” and we can’t help but feel so much pride!
Nashar was ranked the 99th in the list that includes prominent names such as Angela Merkel, Kamaala Harris, Melinda Gates, Rihanna, & many other global female trailblazers.
Nashar is the first female to hold the position of CEO CEO of Saudi commercial bank, Samba Financial Group. She also made it to this ranking through her tremendous efforts in implementing changes that empower women of Saudi Arabia, all of which comes as part of the 2030 Vision.
Nashar has exceeded 20 years of experience in the field of commercial banking and has been inspiring young Saudi women to take on the challenge as well and break the glass ceiling and for that, we congratulate her.
This Saudi Landmark Just Won a Prestigious Award for Its Innovative Architectural Design
The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) has received the American Concrete Institute (ACI) award for concrete construction excellence.
The building, which is designed by Zahra Hadid Architects (ZHA), is one of the most well-known landmarks in Riyadh. It’s known for its unique architectural design.
The structure features an hexagonal honeycomb structure which stands out with hexagonal cell openings providing shade from the harsh sun. “ZHA projects have always been unique and creative in an unprecedented, nontraditional way. There’s no other structure like it in the entire world,” Saudi architect Mokhtar Al Shoaibi told Arab News.
The building is made of extremely complex steel, said Saudi architect Mukhtar Al-Shoaibi.
Women’s Participation Rise 120% in Saudi Industries
Women of Saudi Arabia are claiming their rightful role in private and government sectors, as these sectors strive to hire qualified women in different fields.
According to the Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technical Zones (MODON), the number of Saudi women taking part in the industrial cities it oversees has seen a significant increase by around120 percent, bringing the total number of female workers 17,000 by the end of March this year.
Khalid Al-Salem, director general of MODON, said that the authority “has come a long way” and still aims at encouraging the female participation in the industrial sector.
“These oases host clean industries such as medical and food industries, rubber and high-tech industries, as well as prefabricated factories supporting women entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises,” he said.
He said: “MODON seeks to support the productivity of women by providing an optimal environment for their work. Therefore, it signed a memorandum of understanding with a building development company to implement nursery and kindergarten programs in industrial cities and oases under the Ministry of Education’s guidance.” He added.
This strategy of activating the role of women in industrial development goes along with the Saudi Vision of 2020 that aim at enhancing women’s role in the Kingdom’s economy.