Providing free job advice to job seekers in the UAE

The Emirati Cadres Competitiveness Council confirmed that the "Career Guidance" program, which is one of the initiatives of the Nafes platform, provides career guidance and advice services to support the identification of skills, opportunities and career paths, pointing out that Emirati nationals looking for work have the right to apply for "free" job advice. Through the Nafees program.

On its official website, the council explained that the "career guidance" program aims to provide career guidance to enhance skills-based career opportunities and support Emirati citizens in the private sector, noting that the program allows for individual sessions with human resources experts to obtain advice and guidance in research. About work, the correct way to write a CV, and find a career path, in addition to viewing inspiring videos of young Emirati cadres, who have achieved practical and functional achievements in various work sectors.

The council called on young Emirati cadres interested in obtaining “career guidance” services to register through the “Nafis” platform, then go to the “Mazaya” page on the website, and then go to “My Career” to see if the person is eligible to join the program.

He stressed that he had made many partnerships with the federal and local authorities concerned with the program, with the aim of supporting “Nafis” and implementing the training programs included in the initiatives, most notably the UAE University, the Abu Dhabi Global Market Academy and the Center for Excellence for Applied Research and Training “SIRT”, which is the commercial, research and training arm of the Colleges of Technology. The Supreme Council, along with Fatima College of Health Sciences, affiliated with the Abu Dhabi Center for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (ACTVET), and the Federal Youth Foundation, in addition to many private and semi-private companies that fit the program criteria.

At its last meeting, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Council of Ministers announced a package of new decisions related to the file of Emiratisation in private sector establishments, through the “Nafis” initiative, which obligated employers of the private sector. Which includes 50 workers or more, with a Saudization rate for skilled jobs of no less than 2% annually, provided that companies that achieve qualitative achievements in hiring and training citizens are rewarded with a package of unprecedented administrative and material incentives.