Insights from the Global Recruiting Survey 2016

NONE | May 20, 2016

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For our 3rd annual Global Recruiting Survey, we surveyed almost 1,000 participants to see just how well recruiters and sources alike understand and use online tools, particularly social media in 2015, and to find out their real-life views on how popular recruitment practices and activities are working for them. Our participants included individuals who work in-house, those that work for a 3rd party provider or agencies, those who are new to the job and those who have been doing it for years. Which meant this year’s survey results are some of the most telling yet!

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Founded in 1981 in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., Al Nahiya Group is a National Establishment licensed to employ and recruit both Nationals and Expatriates of all disciplines for the On and Offshore Oil and Gas sectors, related industries and infrastructure markets. We are rightly proud of our reputation as a dedicated supplier of the highest caliber personnel and we are fully committed to supporting our Clients in the region.

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