How to use Bayt.com for your career in HR industry
Career opportunities in HR are abundant, as any medium-to-largesized company requires a dedicated department to manage employees and maximize their performance. This means if you are a Human Resources Officer, Senior Officer, Manager, or even a fresh graduate with an interest in HR, you should be excited about the prospects of this field, which are extremely valuable to businesses nowadays. If you are considering an HR career in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, the Bayt.com Middle East Job Index Survey (September 2016), shows that HR is, in fact, among industries that are hiring the most.
In order to move forward with your career in HR, you need the suitable tools and strategies to land your desired job or move up the career ladder. This process is made easier with the following tips from Bayt.com, the #1 Job Site in the Middle East.
1. Search thoroughly
A simple search on Bayt.com can provide you with a very large number of job opportunities. Using the Advanced Job Search tool gives you the ability to filter down those positions to what suits you exactly. This is done through keywords, or filtering results based on position title, location, desired salary, employment type, experience level, and more. You can specify your search criteria to your preferences and find your ideal position from hundreds of job announcements in the HR industry.
2. Connect with HR experts
The learning process is continuous. Having work experience does not mean you already know everything you want to know. In order to learn more and share your knowledge with others, you can join professional social platforms such as Bayt.com Specialties. This platform lets you engage in insightful discussions regarding the trends and developments in your industry. You can post questions, provide answers, follow discussions, and expand your knowledge base in the HR field. It also allows you to stand out among your peers when showcasing your expertise, which in turn attracts job providers to you.
3. Evaluate salaries
When seeking new opportunities, it is important to have an understanding of your prospective compensation and benefits. Bayt.com Salaries is a tool that provides you with timely and accurate salary levels, as well as pay structures in the market. It also allows you to navigate customized reports for each role, industry, and location if you are on the lookout for enhancing your established career in HR. This helps you make more informed decisions.
4. Learn on your own time
Employers are aware of candidates who work to improve their skills and expand their competencies. Bayt.com Learning Portal offers numerous courses, workshops, and learning opportunities to complement your degree and experience. The topics cover an extensive variety from strategic HR management, to international HR certificates. There are many skills to acquire and develop, even for current HR employees, who may simply need to sharpen their skills and grow their areas of expertise. It is worth noting that many of these courses are free of charge, and completing them adds a competitive edge to your CV.
5. Be within reach
Word of mouth is one of the most effective methods of learning about someone. Even with 40,000 employer under the belt, unregistered employers might be curious about your skills, expertise, and accomplishments. The easiest way to find your qualifications is through the Bayt.com Public Profile. By setting up a public profile, you are creating for yourself an online business card. This enables search engines like Google to find you, and it helps your friends and colleagues to spread the word about your experiences and endorse you for your competencies.
Bayt.com is the #1 job site in the Middle East with more than 40,000 employers and over 26,750,000 registered job seekers from across the Middle East, North Africa and the globe, representing all industries, nationalities and career levels. Post a job or find jobs on www.bayt.com today and access the leading resource for job seekers and employers in the region.