Gulf Times - EMPLOYMENT
To fight off unemployment, Iraqi youth plant start-up seeds

To fight off unemployment, Iraqi youth plant start-up seeds

Stuck between an endless waitlist for a government job and a frail private sector, Iraqi entrepreneurs are taking on staggering unemployment by establishing their own start-ups.

Indian statisticians quit over jobs report delay

Indian statisticians quit over jobs report delay

A top Indian statistics official has quit in protest at a government delay in the publication of a report many expect will show rising unemployment under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Automation to hit most jobs, but overall impact 'muted': study

Automation to hit most jobs, but overall impact 'muted': study

Artificial intelligence and automation will lead to job losses in ‘virtually all occupational groups’ over the coming decades in the United States, but the overall impact on employment will be ‘muted,’ ...

'Think-Lab' discusses introduction of new principles into QFC employment rules

'Think-Lab' discusses introduction of new principles into QFC employment rules

The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), one of the world’s leading and fastest-growing onshore business and financial centres, recently hosted a 'Think-Lab' session ...

Joint committee to follow up on jobs for 10,000 Jordanians

Joint committee to follow up on jobs for 10,000 Jordanians

HE al-Nuaimi said the meeting also touched on the nature of the job opportunities available in Qatar.

Envoy hopeful of pact with Qatar soon on hiring Kyrgyz nationals

Envoy hopeful of pact with Qatar soon on hiring Kyrgyz nationals

Kyrgyzstan's ambassador said a delegation from Qatar’s Ministry of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs visited Bishkek in April.

100 injured in major student protests in Bangladesh

100 injured in major student protests in Bangladesh

Thousands of students across Bangladesh staged protests and sit-ins Monday after clashes at the country's top university left at least 100 people injured.

Ministry announces 3,798 job vacancies for nationals

Ministry announces 3,798 job vacancies for nationals

The minister confirmed that the job seekers will be given the opportunity to browse all vacancies available in public and private sectors.

Uber loses employment rights case in Britain

Uber loses employment rights case in Britain

The London employment tribunal rejected Uber's appeal against an October 2016 ruling in a case that is being closely watched for the wider implications for Britain's booming "gig economy".

Philippine official hails Qatar's progress on employment

Philippine official hails Qatar's progress on employment

A labour official from the Philippines has lauded the “remarkable progress” the State of Qatar achieved in the field of employment, Qatar Chamber announced in a statement on Saturday.

Saudi malls to hire locals only: ministry

Saudi malls to hire locals only: ministry

Foreigners will no longer be allowed to work in Saudi Arabia's numerous shopping malls, the labour ministry announced on Thursday, in the latest measure to boost employment of Saudis.

Duterte's visit set to boost Qatar-Philippines ties

Duterte's visit set to boost Qatar-Philippines ties

Bilateral relations between Qatar and the Philippines are expected to soar to new heights with the state visit of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to Qatar from April 14 to 16.