How to become an HR Hero
Our latest ebook combines real business data with actionable advise. Learn how to:
- Keep your employees engaged
- Build the right culture
- Upskill your managers
- Prioritize employee wellbeing and elevate employee benefits
UAE Workforce Overview
UAE workforce demographics can be used for a variety of purposes such as:
Conducting market research to gather information on a new product or service offering.
Ensuring businesses are best positioned to cater to the needs and expectations of their employees.
Empowering job seekers to make informed employment decisions.
Workforce distribution by age
Millennials are people born between
1981 and 1996
of the UAE workforce are Millennials
Male to Female percentage by industry
Employees are entitled to request leave from work for a number of reasons. Understanding trends across types of leave requests can help to evaluate your company leave policy and provide better employee experiences.
The 5 most requested leave types in the UAE
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The number of days taken per leave request has evolved with over 50% of leave requests tied to 3 days or less. It’s interesting to see there are no particular leave trends tied to months. Understanding when employees request leave as well as the duration can influence strategic business decisions such as resource management and sales forecasting.
Duration per vacation leave request
Vacation by month
Develop Leave Policies
that Keep your
Crafting competitive leave policies help to provide better employee experiences and also sets yourself apart from your peers. By providing a more employee-friendly leave policy, you make your employees feel more supported and valued.
of employees in a company do not request sick leave.
Average days provided to UAE employees per leave type
How to get employees to stay?
According to multiple studies, the cost of replacing an employee is roughly 50 - 60% of their annual salary. It is imperative for companies to make their employees feel valued by providing:
An inclusive culture
Workforce by tenure length
Why do employees leave?
There are a multitude of reasons why an employee leaves their job but what is constant is the cost and impact that high turnover has on both employee morale and a company’s bottom line. With employee expectations and behaviors continuing to evolve, finding ways to improve the work lives of your employees is more important than ever.