What sectors are expected to grow in the light of the Corona crisis?

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This article was published in cooperation with the online recruitment site Bayt.com

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – There is no doubt that most companies around the world have been affected by the changes imposed by the outbreak of Coronavirus, we have noticed that many countries in the region announced the complete closure, which prompted companies operating in these countries to adopt working methods New and unsurpassed.

In light of the spread of this virus and the necessity of most companies to adopt remote work policies, technology has become the best way to ensure business continuity, we have noticed a great demand by both employers and employees on the Internet to perform all their daily tasks, as all methods of work, especially those related to communication, have shifted And hiring entirely to the Internet.

Online recruitment experts have also increased their dependency to search, meet and evaluate candidates accurately and effectively without any physical contact with them. For example, we have noticed an increase in the number of jobs announced on Bayt.com in the UAE from 1009 jobs in December of 2019 to 1287 jobs in February 2020. This indicates an increasing number of companies that are resorting to To the Internet and technology to employ talent.

In light of the above, it is expected that some sectors of work in the region will witness more prosperity than others during the next few months. Here are the most important:

1. Internet / e-commerce sector

There is no doubt that most of us, since the beginning of the Corona crisis, have resorted to using the Internet not only for professional but also personal purposes. We not only rely on the network to accomplish our daily work tasks and communicate with our team, but we have also resorted to purchasing food and consumer goods remotely, to avoid mixing with others and limiting the spread of the virus. If we compare the months of November of 2019 and February of 2020, we find that the number of jobs announced in the Internet / e-commerce sector increased by 18%.

2. Software development sector

As more and more people around the world resort to different technologies and software to communicate and perform daily work tasks, the demand for experts in software development and engineering has increased, with the site witnessing a 13% increase in the number of jobs announced in the software development sector, when comparing in November 2019 and February 2020.

3. Logistics / distribution sector

As for the logistics / distribution sector, it witnessed a 60% increase in the number of jobs announced. It is expected that this sector will grow significantly in light of the Corona crisis, with the increasing need for transportation services and the distribution of necessary goods and goods.

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