Jobs in Oman in 2019

  This post casts light on employment market in Oman in 2019.  Here are guidelines for jobseekers looking for jobs in Oman.  Obviously, some of these guidelines are good anywhere in the world.  They apply to applicants within skilled labor categories.  So, if you are looking for a job in Oman in 2019 learn the

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Cost of Living Comparison- Muscat vs. Kuwait City

  The following chart analyzes cost of living between two GCC capitals; Muscat and Kuwait   Muscat Kuwait City Difference Restaurants Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 2.5RO 2.54RO      +1.62 % (1.97 KWD) (2.00 KWD) Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 13.50RO 15.24RO      +12.92 % (10.63 KWD) (12.00 KWD) McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 2.50RO 2.54RO      +1.62 % (1.97 KWD) (2.00 KWD)

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Salaries in Bahrain

Legally, no minimum salaries in Bahrain for expats.  However, the market has determined minimum wage for each title and industry.  The pay levels for foreign workers are usually lower than those for Bahraini nationals.  However foreigners are usually entitled for free housing, free transport, and free healthcare among other benefits.  Naturally, it all depends on

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Top Future Jobs in the GCC Countries

Just like the rest of the world economies of the GCC countries, Bahrain, Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi, are expected to move into new direction.  The change is expected to affect the trend within the job market.  The following sectors are expected to offer plenty of job opportunities for both GCC citizens and expats:

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The Root of All Failure

Are you unemployed? How you been passed over for promotion? Is your business stagnant and not growing or declining? A few months ago there was a debate over why a large segment of Omani freshers fail to get employed.  Almost everyone agreed that there was something wrong with the system.  They agreed that the system

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Private School Teacher Salaries in Oman

Oman has a few hundreds private schools and kindergartens of all levels.  The standard of quality ranges from small preschools with less than 50 pupils and two or three teachers and assistants to large internationally accredited schools with over a thousands students and hundreds of faculty and administrators.   As parts are becoming more concerned

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