UAE aims to increase the integration of Emirati citizens into the labor market and provide the necessary mentorship and vocational training programs to boost their participation in the country’s strategic sectors, as well as, enhance the workforce productivity towards building a better future and more sustainable life.

What are the solutions to encourage citizens to join qualitative jobs in the private sector?

The UAE government seeks to reduce the gap between the number of job seekers and the number of vacancies in the private sector, as there is a decrease in efficiency due to the rapid change of employment. As a result, the new employment needs more time to get used and adapt to work circumstances in order to obtain experience. Also, the low rate of production due to the presence of vacancies for many days, which leads to slow down the work system as a result of poor integration between old and new employment.

Department of Human - Government of Ajman

What are the proposed solutions to connect and match the requirements and needs of the labor market with the competencies and skills of the job seekers of citizens?

The UAE labor market is facing many challenges around attraction and retention especially in the private sector; such as: mismatching between skills and market needs, graduates and labor demand, lack of data, and many other problems related to the data and its quality.

Emirati Talent Competitiveness Council - Nafis

How to encourage and prepare citizens to work as an imam in mosques?

There are many available job opportunities for citizens in different sectors of the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments, on top of which is the position of imam, but there is reluctance from citizens to occupy this job. How can we encourage them to do so?

General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments

What are the solutions to ensure that all citizens working in the private sector are covered within the authority system?

All citizens working in the private sectors must be registered in the General Authority of Social Insurance. As not all the citizens working in the private sectors are registered with the authority due to the lack of awareness of the employers in the private sector and employees of the pension law.

General Pension and Social Security Authority

How can we provide job opportunities for the graduates in light of the lack of job opportunities in government?

The Human Resources Department is considered a central authority for developing talents and skills sustainability of the human resources in Ras Al Khaimah government. Amongst its strategic objectives is promoting emiratization and enabling the national skills in the labor market for the current and futurist work, which matches one of the Hackathon’s themes (Accelerating Emeratization). Therefore, a challenge of lacking job opportunities in government has been detected in contrast with the annually increased number of fresh graduates.

Human Resources Department of Ras Al-Khaimah Government

How to encourage and prepare citizens to work in the tourism sector in Ras Al Khaimah?

Ras Al Khaimah is full of a selection of tourist hotels and resorts that have regional and international prizes due to the availability of comfortable accommodation full of joy for all Emirate’s visitors, as well as its excellency in providing the best hospitality services, which make it a perfect tourist destination. We seek to increase the benefit from job opportunities that are provided by this sector, and raise the awareness of the importance of the sector which has a promising future in light of the supportive government policies.

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

What are the proposed solutions to reduce the skills gap between reality and expectations for the graduates in IT and digital transformation sectors?

Due to the rapid world trends in advanced technology fields, the skills have become more valuable, effective, and changeable, which contribute to implementing the modern strategies that match the global and governmental trends, as well as ensure the Authority’s leadership in the competitive indicators.

Telecommunications And Digital Government Regulatory Authority

What are the proposed solutions to reduce the skills gap between reality and expectations for the graduates in IT and digital transformation sectors?

Due to the rapid world trends in advanced technology fields, the skills have become more valuable, effective, and changeable, which contribute to implementing the modern strategies that match the global and governmental trends, as well as ensure the Authority’s leadership in the competitive indicators.

Telecommunications and Digital Government Regulatory Authority