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As part of its ongoing commitment to offering at least 66 talented Emiratis employment during 2016, du has announced its 11th annual participation at Careers UAE from 16 - 18 May. During the career fair, du will offer positions in support, operations and commercial divisions within the business, including desirable roles in HR, sales, new business and the department of innovation.

During the course of the event, hopeful applicants have the rare opportunity to attend meetings with du representatives to discuss career prospects within the business. In addition, candidates have the opportunity to apply for a job immediately by simply answering an application form and submitting their CVs to du using one of the allocated iPads available on the stand.

du's participation at the event highlights the telco's ongoing commitment to offering best-in-class support systems for talented Emirati youth looking to begin a successful career. Its Masar Graduate Program offers UAE nationals between 18 - 23 years of age a unique opportunity to experience working in one of the UAE's leading organizations, and the business continues to promote youth empowerment through its partnership with AUD, providing sponsorship and support to talented UAE nationals.

""The people of the UAE are considered one of our country's best resources, and the happiness level of this resource is vital to create a positive working environment with high productivity. We believe that happiness is a lifestyle we value, within our organization and the nation. At du, we know that there is a wealth of talent within the Emirati community and we are vested in supporting this talent into a successful career at du across a variety of business functions,"" said Ibrahim Nassir, Chief Human Capital and Administration Officer, du.

""This year we have committed to improving our Emiratisation figures by employing an additional 66 talented Emiratis as a minimum and we have placed increased emphasis on attending career fairs to find the right expertise and inspire Emirati candidates to join this dynamic industry,"" he concluded.

This year, the telco launched a new recruitment system in conjunction with its new recruitment campaign 'Career Boost', which leverages the social networks of currently employed UAE nationals. Moreover, du has also launched a website for potential candidates to receive advice when looking for their dream job; candidates can log onto www.du.ae/careers and register their details.

On average, du's Emiratisation figures have been around 34 percent since 2013. du's objective is to not merely give Emiratis a job, but to empower them with a long-lasting career. The telecom offers a highly rewarding and satisfying work environment, which allows employees to improve their personal skills while giving back to the UAE community.

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