Press Release

October 01, 2014

REACH sees a 10% annual increase in demand for highly qualified or specialized personnel in the UAE

REACH Employment Services, one of the region’s leading employee recruitment and outsourcing companies sees up to 10% annual increase in demand for highly qualified or specialized personnel in the Emirates.

REACH is seeking to expand its services to include the recruitment of people with special needs. As part of this REACH  participated in Abu Dhabi Exhibition for Rehabilitation & Employment of Special Needs 2014 to highlight the challenges facing this sector, trends and recommendations needed to achieve growth and job stability for people with special needs. The exhibition was held under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan at the Officers Club in Abu Dhabi.

REACH  also participated in the 2014 Human Resources Summit and Expo, the Middle East’s largest show dedicated to HR professionals in the region.

Mr. Malik Melhem, CEO of REACH Employment Services said: “We are seeing significant growth in the recruitment sector with the annual increase in demand for qualified professionals at between 7% -10% per year. 40% of this increase is specifically for specialized technical competencies as organizations in the region strive to raise levels of efficiency and professionalism. We are well positioned to capitalize on this growth trend and provide effective human resources solutions across a range of sectors.”

Mr. Malik Melhem, CEO of REACH Employment Services also commented: We firmly believe that people with special needs have an important contribution to make in the workforce and we are looking at ways to further their empowerment and independence.

About REACH Employment Services

Established in 1999, REACH Employment Services is a market leader in employee recruitment and outsourcing and services a diverse range of clients in the public and private sectors. REACH has developed a broad portfolio of capabilities in order to successfully address each client’s unique recruitment challenges.

REACH implements intensive search and assessment measures prior to hiring employees directly onto its payroll and subsequently seconding them to clients’ premises. REACH is a registered and approved outsourcing agency by the Ministry of Labor.

REACH Employment Services provides human resource services for the government, semi-government and the oil and gas sectors, as well as the technology and telecommunications, banking and finance, health, education, real estate development and other sectors.