45% of Kuwait respondents expect business conditions to improve
With regards to satisfaction levels, 41% of employed Kuwait respondents are satisfied with their career growth opportunities, while 34% are dissatisfied. When it comes to compensation, almost a third of Kuwait respondents (33%) are satisfied, while almost half of them (41%) are dissatisfied with their current compensation levels. The majority of respondents (39%) are satisfied with the non-monetary benefits they receive, and 46% are satisfied with the level of job security in their current organization.
“Despite the negative feelings that have characterized the past few months, there are sparks of optimism among respondents that economic conditions in their countries will improve in the future,” said Suhail Al-Masri, VP of Employer Solutions, Bayt.com. “In reality, respondents believe that there aren’t sufficient jobs, and this reality proves that competition among jobseekers is fierce across the region. This is where Bayt.com comes in the picture. By offering job seekers the most effective tools that can enhance their CV exposure to local and regional employers, we give job seekers the option of receiving customized and oneon-one assistance throughout their job search. Our aim at Bayt.com is to ensure that we are empowering all of the region’s job seekers and employers, which is why our role does not stop at the recruitment solutions. In fact, we regularly provide the region with the latest research and expert advice that are vital for career growth and success.”
Elissavet Vraka, Research Manager, YouGov, said: “It is important for us to conduct thorough research into the regional consumer sentiments. Conducted twice a year with Bayt.com, the Middle East Consumer Confidence Index survey is a powerful tool that gives insight into the thoughts and opinions about personal, business, and economic conditions of those living in the MENA region.”
Data for the “Middle East Consumer Confidence Index survey” was collected online from August3 to 31 2016, with 2,893 respondents living in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria. Males and females aged 18 years old and above, of all nationalities, were included in the survey.