Qatar job Vacancies 2021
Qatar is a country located in Western Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Its sole land border is with neighbouring Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) monarchy Saudi Arabia to the south, with the rest of its territory surrounded by the Persian Gulf. The Gulf of Bahrain, an inlet of the Persian Gulf, separates Qatar from nearby Bahrain.
In early 2017, Qatar's total population was 2.6 million: 313,000 Qatari
citizens and 2.3 million expatriates. Islam is the official religion of
Qatar. In terms of income, the country has the third-highest GDP (PPP) per
capita in the world, and the sixth-highest GNI per capita (Atlas method).
Qatar is classified by the UN as a country of very high human development,
having the third-highest HDI in the Arab world after United Arab Emirates
and Saudi Arabia. Qatar is a World Bank high-income economy, backed by the
world's third-largest natural gas reserves and oil reserves.
Over the last few years we have written about virtually everything under
the sun in Qatar - nature, history, culture, food, hotels, clothes, forts,
malls, souqs and much more. Yet over and over again we have seen that what
people are really interested in is jobs. So here are a list of ten ways to
find a job in Qatar:
1. Find an agency (we list several job agencies here: Qatar Job Agencies)
but be careful - some of the more disreputable ones will illegally charge
you money for the privilige of using your services.
2. Browse local ads in newspapers like the Gulf Times and the Peninsula.
3. Browse online Qatar jobs sites such as our Qatar jobs listing.
4. Let the employers find you: Upload your CV to a site such as Bayt.com. (Make sure your CV is in tip-top condition - read our article on CV advice before submitting
5. Make use of Linked In and other professional networking sites. I have one friend who got a job interview when he met the CEO of a major company via Linked In.
6. Browse industry specific jobs sites such as PlaneJobs.com or catererglobal.com. (This is how I found my job here!)
7. Go directly to the websites of companies in your industry. Companies such as QP maintain large vacancy sections where they directly advertise jobs. You can read about the benefits of QP jobs and find a direct link to their website on our webpage here: QP Jobs 8. Send out speculative CV's. I worked for one company that only ever recruited from random CV's sent to their office.
9. Network. Qatar Living is a mine of useful local information. Don't spam with your details, but do take ask friendly locals about where to look for jobs, job opportunities e.t.c. Also check out our own forum Qatar Chatter and I Love Qatar.
10. Coming to Qatar: The final method is the one we least recommend, but for the sake of completeness we are adding it here. Coming to Qatar is expensive and risky (you might not find a job) but it does work for some people. In particular, I met a couple who found a job with the a hotel after coming to Qatar and visiting all the hotels in turn. Be aware, though, that 'local' contracts' are not always as good as international contracts.