AlJazeera Jobs

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alJazeera Jobs
Type of business Private
Available in English
Founded 2007
Headquarters Bahrain
Industry Job strategy research, Job Search Engine
Employees 100+
Slogan(s) Biggest Database of Jobs in Gulf
Alexa rank Positive decrease 85,794 (April 2014)[1]

alJazeera Jobs is a job board formed in 2007 [2] by a group of recruitment professionals, and funded by Aljazeera Publishing. Its website at is ranked as amongst the leading recruitment sites in United Arab Emirates,[3] Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain. alJazeera Jobs remained part of the alJazeera Publishing group until April 2011, when alJazeera Publishing was disbanded after the sale of its main assets to regional media organisations including Al Jazeera Media Network [4] and MBC. alJazeera Jobs was purchased by a management buy-out and remains a private organisation.


alJazeera Jobs is headquartered in Bahrain and has offices in Riyadh and Kuwait City.

Business model[edit]

alJazeera Jobs is engaged by a number of regional governments and NGO’s in the Persian Gulf region to conduct research covering strategy for future job growth within the region. alJazeera Jobs also runs the website, a popular [5] expatriate employment website and its listed jobs are sourced by popular jobsites including Careerjet.[6] Adapting a similar business model to, alJazeera Jobs unlike other employment sites that charge companies to post entries, charges both job seekers and employers. alJazeera Jobs however does not charge for job applications made by candidates to jobs listed on its site – as to do so would be illegal in Persian Gulf countries as well as in other jurisdictions.


alJazeera Jobs through the use of its innovative technology maintains the biggest database of live jobs across the Persian Gulf region with about 45,000 jobs typically advertised which is contrasted with around 3,000 listed by other regional jobsites.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2014-04-01. 
  2. ^ " launches Gulf's biggest online jobs site |". Archived from the original on 2011-05-18. Retrieved 2011-05-29. 
  3. ^ Your name: (2010-11-03). "'UAE offers most jobs in the GCC'". Emirates 24/7. Retrieved 2011-05-29. 
  4. ^ "Where has gone?". Retrieved 2011-05-29. 
  5. ^ "Middle East - University of Strathclyde". Archived from the original on 2011-07-10. Retrieved 2011-05-29. 
  6. ^ "aljazeerajobs jobs in Oman". Retrieved 2011-05-29. 

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