Reasons Job Candidates Relocate to Middle East
Tax free income –The primary motive of job candidates relocating to the UAE, employees benefit from a 100% tax free salary, not liable for income tax. There is no restriction to transfer the earned money to home country.
Weather – The variations in the climate are seasonal fluctuations in the degree of heat, some differences in humidity levels at certain times of the year, and, very occasionally, rain which falls as a few heavy showers, mainly in the winter months. The most sizzling time of year in Dubai is between June and September, regarded as the summer months, when temperatures at midday hover at around 48°C (120°F), dropping somewhat a night, although with high humidity .The only unpredictable element in Dubai’s weather during the summer season is the incidence of a hot, dusty north-westerly wind called the Shamal, which whips up the desert into sandstorms if an area of low pressure develops over the Emirate positioned near to the Topic of Cancer and surrounded by desert, the UAE is pray to year-round sun and relatively little precipitation
Lifestyle – Notorious for its mix of beaches, impressive architecture, shopping malls, sporting activity, restaurants and night life, there is no shortage of social activity whatever your interest. In less than four decades, the nation has transformed from a tribal culture reliant on agriculture and fishing to an entrepreneurial success story with world-class infrastructure. The leadership has improved education, effectively eliminating illiteracy, advanced health care and embraced change as the UAE modernizes, consistent with its history and cultural values. Today UAE is a strong, vibrant and modern nation that is open to the world
Expo 2020 – The single biggest international event in the Middle East’s history and estimated to attract in excess of 25 million tourists. Expo 2020 is expected to bring significant social and economic gains to the region, including huge job opportunities across a spectrum of sectors. The World Expo 2020 in Dubai would attract new opportunities not only for Dubai and the UAE, but across the region and the world, establishing new partnerships and creating a lasting experience for everyone who visits and participates, as reminded also by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. An economic impact study by Oxford Economics into Dubai Expo 2020 reports the total economic output across the Dubai economy would amount to 28.8 billion Euros, and will create over 277,000 jobs between 2013 and 2021. Importantly, for every Expo employee, approximately 50 additional jobs will be sustained across the Middle East and North African economy.
Location – the Middle East is one of the world’s most accessible hubs for both business and pleasure. Dubai international airport for example, fly’s passengers to over 270 global destinations and over one third of the world’s population are said to live within 4 hours flight time from the state
Petrol prices – averaging just 3 to 4 % of average salaries, the cost of petrol and transportation is relatively low in relation to other costs of living in the Middle East
Professional experience – exposure to the multitude of nationalities that reside within the Middle East provides a fantastic platform for inhabitants to build their multi-cultural experience and career progression opportunities. A deficiency of experts and prudent hiring policies are also generating demand for longer term contract and interim-to-full-time roles
Dubai is a land of opportunity – whilst there remains a heavy reliance on the oil sector throughout the region, there is increasing diversification to other sectors which is boosting the job market and demand for skilled labour. The Emirate follows a balanced economic policy that has fostered a strong international reputation. Combined with the country’s political stability and efficient administration has encouraged both national and foreign corporations to participate in its economic activities. Overall, what Dubai has that has given it such a strong position in this region is its customer-oriented philosophy
Low Cost Real Estate – whilst the cost of living is by no means cheap, residence get a high quality of living for the price they pay
English is widely spoken – much business in the Middle East is conducted in English, removing the language barriers for Western expats doing business with locals
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