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Saudi Employers Intend to Expand Their Workforces in 2022

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 09 March 2022
Saudi Employers Intend to Expand Their Workforces in 2022
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According to the Hays Saudi Arabia Salary Guide 2022 report, 80% of the country's employers intend to expand their workforces in 2022.

The Hays report noted that 43% of employers intended to expand their workforce in 2021 compared to 29% in 2020.

The report showed that 79% of employers in the Kingdom are feeling positive about the outlook of business this year, and this factor compels them to increase the headcount.

“Two years on from the pandemic, the job market in Saudi Arabia has certainly bounced back,” said Aaron Fletcher, Business Manager at Hays Saudi Arabia.

“New and ongoing initiatives surrounding Vision 2030 and the PIF mega projects are driving growing opportunities in the job market, as well as multiple start-ups and MNCs establishing headquarters in the region,” he added.

Most in Demand Jobs

Hays report added that the job roles most in-demand include business development directors, digital transformation specialists, senior legal professionals, and design and pre-design construction professionals.