UAE Jobs: LinkedIn Reveals Top Companies for Career Growth

  • Publish date: Thursday، 29 April 2021
UAE Jobs: LinkedIn Reveals Top Companies for Career Growth

40% of the UAE’s 2021 top companies are retail companies according to the new LinkedIn annual list of the best companies for professionals to grow their careers and develop their skills.

The percentage reflects the economic role the industry has been playing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Landmark Group, Majid Al Futtaim, Al Tayer Group, and Al Futtaim are among the leading groups.

PwC and Deloitte financial consultancy firms were also among the companies making an impact in UAE’s professional world.

Among the top workplaces to grow a career in the UAE were also Mubadala, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), GE and Procter & Gamble (P&G).

Spanning across 20 global markets, the list produced by the LinkedIn News team and driven by LinkedIn data, examines the career paths of millions of global professionals on the network.

"We are seeing companies spanning various sectors across the UAE, highlighting the possibilities of agility and growth across sectors," said Lynn Chouman, MENA News Editor at LinkedIn.

The leading companies have been investing in employee success, career development, internal affinity, and gender diversity, according to LinkedIn.

Companies Selection Process

LinkedIn bases it’s career progression meter on seven pillars all based on LinkedIn data: the ability to advance, skills growth, company stability, external opportunity, company affinity, gender diversity, and educational background.

To be eligible, companies must have at least 500 employees as of Dec. 31, 2020 in the country and reductions in staff (including attrition and layoffs) can be no higher than 10% (based on LinkedIn data or public announcements).

The list excludes all staffing and recruiting firms, educational institutions, and government agencies. It also excludes LinkedIn, its parent company Microsoft and Microsoft subsidiaries.

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