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CareerSaudi.com proves lifesaver for Al Alamiah

CareerSaudi.com proved to be an invaluable recruitment tool for Al Alamiah when the company needed information technology staff at very short notice

CareerSaudi.com recently helped Al Alamiah find eight much-needed IT staff in less than a week. The eight individuals were required by Al Alamiah Web Solutions and Projects, a fast growing Web development division of the pan-Middle East Al Alamiah technology group.CareerMidEast.com, which operates CareerSaudi, says the case study illustrates the power of the online recruitment model.“Al Alamiah is one of the 5,000 registered companies on our sites that have chosen to use this service because we empower them through CareerSaudi.com with all the tools necessary to make their experience cost, and time effective, from an online payment solution to screening the resumes, to initiating online interviews through our electronic interviewer, to hiring candidates from our sites,” said Tarek Amin, chief marketing officer of CareerMidEast.com.Al Alamiah declared itself delighted with the solution. “Because they [CareerSaudi.com] are Internet based, they could locate suitable people from many different countries and nationalities, letting us pick from a wide choice of candidates,” said Ashraf Abdelfattah, senior product manager, Al Alamiah Web Solutions and Projects. “The advanced résumé pre-screening technology on CareerSaudi.com’s Web site substantially reduced the time it took to evaluate candidates by presenting only those that met our basic requirements, and prioritising those with the best match. Finally, the online automatic interview scheduling that CareerSaudi.com provides makes the whole process of meeting the candidates effortless.”

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