Emerges as one of the top recruiters in the 100-day Emiratisation Accelerator Program

Dubai, 28thMay 2019:UAE Exchange, a renowned financial services brand in the United Arab Emirates, received an appreciation award from the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation for their commitment and contribution to the Emiratisation initiative under the Government Accelerators program. The award was presented by His Excellency Nasser Bin Thani Juma Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratization, and His Excellency Saif Ahmed Al Suwaidi, Undersecretary of Human Resources and Emiratization, on 28 April 2019, at Palazzo Versace Hotel Dubai.

UAE Exchange was invited to participate in the ‘Specialised Emiratisation Acceleration and Direct Employment Initiative in Targeted Strategic Sectors’ for the second time in a row. The initiative aimed at hiring 1000 UAE Nationals in the Financial Services Sector within 100 days. Emerging as one of the top recruiters during the program, UAE Exchange created 40 new jobs and hired 50 Emiratis in various roles, taking its total number of Emirati employees to [250].

 “We are a UAE-born company and have always believed in hiring, training and absorbing local talent across various business functions. Today, we are a popular choice for young UAE nationals looking to make their mark on the finance sector. We have created various flexible employment options for UAE citizens such as full-time, part-time, remote work, and internship programs that promote work-life balance, which is an essential aspect of the UAE culture. We are honoured that the government has appreciated our Emiratisation drive. This award reaffirms our commitment to the national agenda of Emiratisation”, said Abdel Kareem Alkayed, UAE Exchange Country Head for UAE.

Over the years, UAE Exchange has acquired the reputation of creating sustainable employment opportunities for UAE Nationals in alignment with the government’s vision. In addition to offering job opportunities, the brand has also created a platform for students called Taleem, an internship programme that involves real-time work experience.

UAE Exchange has actively worked towards the goal of skill development among the Emirati community and received many accolades for it. Some of them include the Emiratisation Award by UAE Minister of Economy (2016), Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award (2017), UAE SDG Pioneers Awards (2017) etc. Last year, UAE Exchange received the Tawteen Club Trophy, entering the prestigious Platinum Class of Tawteen Partners Club.

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