Offers Free Online Job Postings To Boost MENA Job Market

bayt_com_job_portal_mena_regionAs part of its ninth anniversary celebrations and in an effort to provide exceptional opportunities to the MENA region’s job seekers and recruiters, has announced that employers will be enabled to post jobs for FREE on its website on 22 November, 2009. Job postings activated on this date will remain posted for four full weeks on the Middle East’s number one job site and accessible to all site visitors and registered professionals. will start accepting bookings for these ads today. Adding even more excitement to its anniversary offer, will reward the employer that attracts the highest number of applicants with a year of free online job postings.

Over the past nine years, has solidified its status as the MENA region’s job site of choice with its pioneering approach to online recruitment. Top employers across the MENA region consistently choose for leading recruitment solutions that provide them with exposure to a pool of over 3.75 million current registrants – plus an additional three thousand new registrants every day – as well as the advantage of the industry’s leading technological solutions and access to the latest market intelligence.

Welcoming over 70,000 daily visitors to its comprehensive virtual platform, offers a highly intuitive, user-friendly interface for job-search and the submission of applications. Job seekers can begin applying to top jobs in minutes, decreasing time-to-hire, as well as utilize electronic job alerts to keep track of the latest in career opportunities..

Commenting on the launch of the free job postings offer, Lama Ataya, Head of Marketing, said: “By freely opening up our pioneering online recruitment platform to all MENA employers for a day, the entire region can join in celebrating a new level of professional opportunity. For one day, we will remove all cost-related, logistical and informational barriers and ensure that every single job in the region can be posted quickly, easily and absolutely free on – infusing the job market with fresh opportunities and new talent.”

Current statistics suggest that the region’s job seekers are eager for the sophisticated recruitment interface that provides. In a recent poll series conducted by, virtually all polled regional professionals – 94% – expressed a willingness to start a new career, but many noted that they were unsure about how best to pursue their career goals.’s comprehensive online job site, with postings from across the region, smart-search options, job alerts, and an array of affordable professional career services, offers an ideal solution for those seeking a new job or even a new career.

The free job postings offer will give employers visibility with all job seekers registered with as well as with the leading online traffic the Middle East’s #1 jobsite generates on a daily basis, traffic that is considerably greater than any other jobsite in the region. The free jobs may be posted online any time between November 10th and November 22nd and will be activated to go live on November 22nd collectively and remain live for a month after that.

“With this unique gesture, we are inviting regional job seekers and employers to experience the myriad benefits of’s superior online recruitment tools and to take their job search or recruitment efforts to the next level while together unharnessing the tremendous promise and opportunity in MENA job markets today,” concluded Lama Ataya, Head of Marketing,

For job listings and to see how the Middle East’s number one range of recruitment solutions can help your business, visit

Author note: This is originally press release, edited to be digestible my interactiveME readers.

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Tarek is the founder and chief researcher at Youngberry, a youth research and marketing firm dedicated to the region. Tarek founded and previously worked as Manager at Flip Media (Interactive Agency), (Job Site) and Consulting House Qatar (Consulting firm). He is researcher and writer on internet & disruptive innovation, entrepreneurship, and youth culture.