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|14 March, 2018

UNB highlights its presence at Careers UAE: Empowering young talented Emiratis

UNB has announced its continuing participation in Careers UAE.

UNB highlights its presence at Careers UAE: Empowering young talented Emiratis

Abu Dhabi: With the objective of reinforcing the banking industry and encouraging younger talent to join, UNB has announced its continuing participation in Careers UAE, from 13th to 15th March 2018 at Dubai World Trade Centre from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Mr. Ali Khaled Alhashmi, Senior Vice President & Head of Human Resources & Centre of Excellence Group at UNB, said: “The UAE’s vision is to establish a knowledge-based economy; in line with that vision, and as an active national bank, we believe that it is our mandate to contribute towards achieving this vision through creative strategies that focus on nurturing local talent as part of our on-going commitment to empowering UAE Nationals, encouraging young talent to take up careers in banking, and giving them the unique opportunity to launch their successful employment journey.”

“We create empowerment opportunities in the local talent pipeline. Our on-going contributions come under the auspices of our ‘innovation umbrella’, which brings first-of-their-kind recruitment solutions to engage new talented youths: we can provide instant interviews for suitable attendees which can then be followed up by immediate hiring for the right candidates at the Careers UAE event”, Mr. Alhashmi continued.

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He explained that the bank’s involvement in the event plays a vital role in creating new job opportunities for young Emirati graduates, offering them avenues for employment in both the public and private sectors.

UNB’s innovation umbrella is introducing career advancement initiatives to help participants step up to the next level in their career,” he added.

Careers UAE, now in its 16th year, is an integral part of the UAE government’s initiatives to integrate national manpower into the country’s workforce. By bringing together leading public and private establishments in the country in one place, the exhibition provides thousands of job and training opportunities for next-generation Emirati youths.

The event is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, whose vision of Emiratisation forms an important part of the UAE’s Federal Government strategy.

Careers UAE is the leading national platform for both job seekers and employers looking for skilled, bright Emirati talent. It is open to UAE nationals only.

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About UNB

Established as a Public Joint Stock Company in 1982, UNB is one of the leading domestic banks in the United Arab Emirates, headquartered in Abu Dhabi. UNB offers a variety of products and services, addressing needs ranging from basic requirements of individuals to the more complex requirements of corporate entities.  

For more information:

Mona Zayati

AVP & Manager Corporate Communications – UNB

Tel: +971504108400

Email: mona.zayati@unb.ae    

© Press Release 2018

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