About GulfTalent.com

GulfTalent.com is the leading online recruitment portal in the Middle East, used by over 4 million experienced professionals from all sectors and job categories. It serves as the primary source of both local and expatriate talent to over 5,000 of the largest employers and recruitment agencies across the region.

Founded in 2005 by a former management consultant, the company has transformed the region’s online recruitment landscape through its innovative approaches as well as its relentless obsession with quality and excellence.

GulfTalent.com is run by a seasoned team of young professionals with diverse backgrounds across different industries, including technology, finance, sales and recruitment. The team also brings together a wealth of international experience across four continents.

Geographic Coverage

Headquartered in Dubai, GulfTalent.com covers employment opportunities in the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates) as well as Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon.

Profile of Users

Professionals registered with GulfTalent.com are highly educated and represent the cream of the talent pool available in the region. They consist of both Middle East nationals as well as expatriates based in the region or interested to move here. An indicative breakdown of the users is shown below.


Drawing on its vast geographic reach and deep relationships with employers and candidates, GulfTalent.com regularly publishes in-depth research reports on the latest employment trends. Its flagship publication Employment & Salary Trends in the Gulf is the most respected and widely read source of research on labour market trends in the Gulf region.

Published annually by GulfTalent.com since 2005, the report is used extensively by professionals in all industries for benchmarking their salary increases and keeping up-to-date with developments in the job market. It is referred to by employers and senior decision-makers for gaining insights on the latest employment trends, and by government authorities for assessing the impact of their policies on the wider economy. All the publications of GulfTalent.com are available for download free of charge at HR Zone.

Press Coverage

Widely regarded as an authority on regional employment issues, GulfTalent.com is frequently quoted in Middle East and international media.


For a sample of published articles on the company and television interviews with its management, see GulfTalent.com in the Press.