Finding a new job might seem challenging, especially after the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic on the economy. However, there are several methods and sites where you could look for a job.
Here, we list some methods and sites where you could kick off your job search in Bahrain.
Networking is one if the most effective ways of finding a new job as employers prefer receiving referrals from trusted colleagues. Having the right contacts can help you boost the likelihood of finding a job in the right industry.
Networking events such as conferences and continuing education exhibitions are ideal places to meet the right people who can help you find the job you are seeking. Before attending such events, it would be helpful to have your business card on hand and resume ready when meeting job representatives.
LinkedIn can help you find a job faster as most hiring managers and recruiters are on the platform. Having a well put together and active profile can increase your chances to be discovered by companies looking for your specific skillset.
Indeed is a job aggregator which pulls jobs from career sites and classified listings, making it easier to find a suitable job fast. You can see into the company and assess if they are a good fit.
Expatriates is an online community for expats, popular for expat job seekers in Gulf countries such as Bahrain, Saudi, and UAE. There are several full-time and part-time job listings on the site.
Majority of the companies allow you to apply for available positions directly from their websites under ‘Career’. If you don’t find any job listings, you can reach out to them through their email or telephone number provided on their website.
Social media platforms
Nowadays, many companies advertise their job openings on Instagram and Facebook, as these platforms help them reach a wider audience and targets those who are already interested in the company.
Below are some of the pages that share job openings in Bahrain: