Hiring in the Middle East is expected to see a boost in coming months, according to recent surveys, while the Dubai International Finance Centre had positive news regarding their hiring levels in the first half of 2013.
Across the Middle East and North Africa, 30 percent of companies said they will definitely be hiring in the next three months, and another 25 percent claimed they'd probably be hiring in the same period, according to Global Arab Network.
Saudi Arabia expects the most hires, as 65 percent of companies predict they'll take on new employees, while Morocco will likely only see 17 percent of their companies adding staff.
Premier industries that are expected to grow in the coming months include banking and finance, construction and telecommunications. Most hiring will come from the private sector, with large local companies and multinationals alike seeing improvement.
In additional good news, the Dubai International Financial Centre reported its total employment payroll grew by 1,000 in the first six months of the year, and it now has 15,000 workers coming daily, according to The National.
New business in the region is expected to come from Asia - four of China's top five banks, for instance, already have offices in the center.