The first two days at Careers UAE 2017 were quite busy at the Dubai Customs stands, as a total of 1,000 job applications were lodged thus far; 403 of which were handed over to the staff at both exhibition stands, while 597 applications were emailed to DC careers email address. Around 40 job seekers were interviewed on site, until the list was whittled down to 16 final candidates. They will immediately be joining Dubai Customs work force, with 11 of them integrating the Customs inspection cadre.
Dubai Customs has allocated 2.5% of vacancies on offer throughout 2017 to the differently-abled, including the 128 vacancies announced at the Careers UAE Ahmed Obeid Al Falasi, Executive Director of Human Resources, Finance and Administration at Dubai Customs, said, “Empowering individuals with special needs and integrating them into the society are in line with nationwide drive to cater to all segments of the society. Dubai Customs currently has 10 employees with disabilities on board its staff. Khamis Al Muhairi, Recruitment Senior Manager at Dubai Customs HR Department, said that “both Dubai Customs stands at the fair were like a beehive in the past two days, buzzing with ambitious job seekers. Interviewing and assessing potential candidates take an average of 20 minutes.”