18 K Job Seekers Get Jobs in Private Sector until Mar 19th

The Ministry of Manpower announced the appointment of (18344) citizens in various private sector institutions in different governorates of the Sultanate during the period from December 3rd 2017 to March 19th 2018 in continuation of the efforts of all governmental and private agencies to provide job opportunities for job seekers.

The number of males recruited was (12277) job seekers, while the number of females was (6067), (8901) of them holding certificates less than the general education diploma, (6321) of them holding general education diploma, and (3122) with university diploma of degree.

The construction, wholesale and retail trade, and manufacturing industries continued to witness the highest number of recruiters. The percentage of job seekers who were appointed in the construction sector reached 32.8% of the total, 14.3% in the wholesale and retail trade sector, and 13.3% in the manufacturing sector.

Source: Oman News Agency