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Survey: 40% employees in Qatar are unhappy with their income; 38% did not get a raise in 2014

May 12, 2015 |

In a new Bayt survey, about 40% working professionals in Qatar expressed displeasure with their income. Only 4% were highly satisfied with their earnings.

The 2015 Bayt.com MENA Salary Survey also revealed that over 38% respondents said that they did … Read More

Quota system for issuing work visas may stop soon

December 2, 2014 |

The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs is in the process of dissolving the nationality-wise quota system for work visa issuance.

According to a report in The Peninsula, Qatar Chamber has said that companies will face fewer restrictions on the … Read More

Applying for jobs? Develop your communication skills first.

November 25, 2014 | | One Comment

According to Bayt.com Middle East Job Index Survey 2014, about 62% of employers in the region prefer candidates with good communication skills in Arabic and English.

In a post for the Middle East job portal, writer Bayan Okdeh reveals the … Read More

[LEGAL COLUMN] Overworked, separated from family… Changing sponsorship and work contracts in Qatar

June 12, 2014 | | 19 Comments

[Q] I am in Qatar on a work visa with my employer. However, due to untimely salary payment and other conditions, I want to switch over to another company. My residence permit has not been processed so far (medical test … Read More

[LEGAL COLUMN] Leave benefits, termination and working hours

April 20, 2014 | | 36 Comments

In the third installment of the legal column, advocate Ghada M Darwish addresses queries on leave benefits and working hours. [Q] I worked for over 2 years in a company. My employer cancelled my visa when I travelled back home, … Read More

No fair game. Top 10 challenges faced by entrepreneurs in Qatar

April 16, 2014 |

There are scores of new businesses bursting into the market, but getting there is fraught journey, and staying afloat an even tougher challenge.

JustHere spoke to a few Qatar-based entrepreneurs to understand the challenges of their pursuit. The general consensus … Read More

[LEGAL COLUMN] On Gratuity and Benefits

March 31, 2014 | | 41 Comments

If you are living and working in Qatar, you, like most others, have a lot of questions on the laws that govern you. JustHere receives dozens of labour-related queries from our readers every week. In this column, advocate Ghada M … Read More

[STUDY] 75% companies in Qatar to add jobs in 2014; hospitality & retail to dominate job growth

March 20, 2014 | | One Comment

Qatar and other countries in the GCC region will witness a rise in job creation and salaries in 2014, according to a report published by online recruitment portal GulfTalent. The report is based on a survey, which includes responses from … Read More

Back to Work After Maternity Leave? What working mothers in Qatar should know

March 17, 2014 | | One Comment

Returning to your job after having a baby can be a major upheaval for you and your little one. Elsbeth Blekkenhorst advises on how best to get back into groove.

There are new schedules to adjust to, caregivers to get … Read More

[LEGAL COLUMN] On visas and sponsorships

March 16, 2014 | | 192 Comments

If you are living and working in Qatar, you, like most others, have a lot of questions on the laws that govern you. JustHere receives dozens of labour-related queries from our readers every week. In this column, advocate Ghada M … Read More

[INFOGRAPHICS] Survey: Qatar’s millennials prefer entrepreneurship over employment; share little of their parents’ personal values

February 26, 2014 |

About two-thirds of those under 35 in Qatar would rather be entrepreneurs, and only a third say they share the same personal values as their parents.

A recent survey by Bayt.com, ‘Millennials in the MENA’ survey, February 2014, also reveals … Read More

Working conditions in Qatar are of “extreme risk”; among the worst 11 countries: Report

February 6, 2014 |

Qatar is one of the 11 countries that slipped into the “extreme risk” category when it came to working conditions, according to a new global index by Maplecroft released last month.

A total of 197 countries were assessed for Maplecroft’s … Read More

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