GulfTalent opens London office

UAE, 16 Apr 2013

Online recruitment specialist expanding operations with UK presence.

Online recruitment portal GulfTalent has announced the opening of an office in London, while staff from the company have met Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London today during his visit to the UAE.

The company, which says it has over three million professionals and five thousand corporate clients, has opened an office in the UK capital to build up its operations and increase new markets.

The London team will be accelerating the development of the next generation of GulfTalent's online recruiting platform, and adding new features including a mobile platform. The London office is currently recruiting software engineers, analysts and other online specialists.

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, said: "I am delighted to welcome GulfTalent to London, a leading online recruitment specialist in the Middle East. International collaborations such as this one are vital to the continued growth of London's digital and hi tech sectors. GulfTalent has joined thousands of hi tech enterprises in recognising London is the premier place to locate in Europe thanks to the wealth of skills, support and opportunities this city provides."

Yasser Hatami, GulfTalent, managing director, added: "We hope to be part of a new wave of Gulf technology companies coming to London to scale up operations and access new markets. Dubai and London have a lot in common and make for ideal expansion locations for companies from either city. We will be creating jobs in the UK and adding to the collaboration between London and Dubai's flourishing technology sectors."