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Online job websites Dubai

Finding a job online and using job websites in Dubai, UAE

List of best online job search websites in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, UAE

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of websites advertising jobs in Dubai. Many appear to be designed to primarily attract traffic to generate advertising revenue for the website owner rather than actually support a Dubai employment agency try and help you find a job. The difficulty is trying to figure out the difference as it's easy enough to produce a professional looking website and pad it out with job listings that are repeated on many other websites, and/or are out of date or non-existent. This is a list of the best or top job search websites we've heard of, and some to be wary of, linked to forum topics where you can post your feedback if you have had experiences with them (good or bad) and read feedback from others (or start a new topic in the Work in Dubai forum if there isn't one already). Website links are at the bottom of this page.

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If you have used one of these websites, please add a comment to the forum topic about your experience, or start a new topic in the Dubai jobs forum. See also finding a job online Dubai for some tips about visiting job websites on the internet, and what to watch out for.

One of the best signs that a job website is unlikely to be useful, or could even be just plain fraudulent, is if there is online advertising on the web site. Online advertising in itself is not bad (after all, websites such as ours that provide free information have to cover their costs somehow), but online job websites that rely on advertising instead of commissions from employers for income, will be focused on getting web traffic from all the people searching for "jobs in Dubai", not on providing genuine job offers. And that means a different business model which does not necessarily benefit the job-searcher.

www.jobsindubai.com

www.jobsindubai.com is a famous, or infamous online job agency, apparently based in Canada, with a poor reputation for charging clients and not finding them a job, if all the comments from disgruntled job hunters are to be believed. There have been critical articles about them in the local UAE press calling them a scam after some investigations. Some of the websites that might be associated with www.jobsindubai.com are listed below (add a comment in the relevant forum topic if you have more information):

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