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Liveability

Dubai employment guide

Mon, August 1, 2022

As one of the world’s most dynamic cities, Dubai provides expat professionals an unrivalled opportunity to fast-track their careers.

As one of the world’s most dynamic cities, Dubai provides expat professionals an unrivalled opportunity to fast-track their careers.

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1st

Talent inflows

The UAE ranks first in the world for total talent inflows relative to the size of its population.

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2nd

Economical potential

Dubai ranked second worldwide in FDi Intelligence’s Global Cities of the Future report for economic potential.

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3rd

Best destination for digital nomads

Dubai was named the world’s third-best city for digital nomads.

Source: Savills
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4th

Best place to live and work

UAE was voted the world’s fourth-best place to live and work in HSBC’s 2021 Expat Explorer survey, rising 10 places from 2020.

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4th

Best place to relocate

UK-based Money rated Dubai the fourth best city in the world to relocate to in its 2021 Relocation Report.

Source: Money
Overview
01
Dubai: A global innovation hub
Dubai authorities are investing billions in creating a highly innovative business ecosystem designed to attract the best talent from around the world.
02
Dubai: A global hub for talent
As one of the world’s fastest growing and most innovative economies, Dubai offers talented professionals access to an array of exciting career opportunities.
03
Working for yourself in Dubai
Looking to move to Dubai to start your own business or freelance? Here’s what you need to know.
04
Ultra-competitive salaries
Thanks to its tax-free environment and high living standards, average salaries and benefits packages, Dubai ranks among the most attractive of any major expat hub worldwide.
05
Salary and benefits packages
Dubai-based employers typically provide new employees with a range of incentives as part of their negotiated salary packages, from health insurance and accommodation to transportation allowances and regular flights home.
06
Accepting a job offer
Found your perfect job? Here’s what to expect when you receive a job offer in Dubai.
07
UAE labour law explained
08
Moving to Dubai checklist
Moving to Dubai and don’t know where to start or what to do when you get here? Read on.
09
Dubai: The world’s most exciting workplace
Read on to discover what it’s like working in one of the most dynamic cities on the planet.

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