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Tech innovations drive recruitment


A panel discussion during the Talent Forward Event in Dubai.

Business Bureau, Gulf Today

Experts have discussed Artificial Intelligence, tech solutions, and long-term hiring strategies during the this year’s Talent Forward event hosted by

The event, which took place in Dubai, has highlighted the latest challenges, trends, and technologies in the world of hiring and talent management.

Under the theme “Think Forward, Hire Forward”, the annual employer and HR leadership conference brought together MENA region’s leading companies, seasoned managers, and Human Resources experts to discuss the impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on the future of hiring, tech solutions to optimize hiring processes, and the most effective long-term hiring strategies.

This year, Talent Forward deliberated some of the most pressing matters related to talent that are specific to the UAE. Participating companies included Al Futtaim, DAMAC, EXPO2020, RAK Bank, ADCB, FlyDubai, Sephora, Acer and many more.

The event brought together a multitude of professionals from the HR and talent-management fields, the heads of some of the country’s most prominent businesses, and UAE-based recruiters who are interested in the latest trends in recruitment.  Expert panelists included Rabea Ataya, CEO at, Rohit Manucha, Head of HR at Aujan Coca-Cola Beverages Company, Nawal Al Balooshi, HR Specialist at Dubai Health Authority and Ali Sinai Director of People at Careem and several others. is the leading job site in the Gulf and Middle East, connecting job seekers with employers looking to hire. Every day, thousands of new job vacancies are listed on the award-winning platform from the region’s top employers. The portal is used by over 40,000 global employers and has a database of over 34,000,000 professionals.

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