Frequently Ask Questions
Do I need to register to DrJobs?
Yes, If you are looking for a new job opportunities then you need to register your profile and update your CV in order to apply job opportunities.
What updates I need to receive if I apply for job postings?
When you applied a job vacancies you will received notification email that you successfully applied to specific job, in your window you can also view the action taken by Employers to your CV such as- a) View – this update will show the number of times the employers viewed your CV b) Reject – your job applications are rejected c) Shortlisted – you have been shortlisted by the employer d) Screened – your CV has been screened by the employer e) Hired – you CV has been mark as hired by the employer.
Any additional updates I will received from DrJobs after updating my profile?
Job alerts will be emailed to your registered email, along with SMS alert for new job postings available that matching your skills.
Do you have any customer care of technical support to help me I cannot update my profile?
Yes, you can send your queries to [email protected] just mention in the subject your registered mobile number and details of your concern. Why do I need to register my mobile number?
Your mobile number will serve as your user name to log on to the drjobs website.
Do I need to subscribe or pay for applying job posting?
Yes, jobseekers will be charge Aed 2.00 per day for Etisalat subscribers and Aed 1.00 per day for Du subscribers, this will entitle you to explore all the job opportunities available matching your skills.
Can I cancel my subscription?
Yes, job seekers can cancel their subscriptions to DrJobs anytime without penalty.
If I cancel my subscription can the Employer still view or access my profile?
No, your profile be automatically hide and not visible to employer.
I have updated profile and subscription but not applying for a job posting what will happen to my profile?
Your profile will be visible to employer searching for the same skills as yours, and there are chances that employer will invite your for job interview if they found your skills matching their needs.
How to register as Jobseekers?
Jobseekers are advised to register and upload their professional profile to www.drjobs.ae, a local mobile number is required during the pre-registration.
How to Registers as Employer?
Employers are encourage to register online, job posting and resume data access are FREE of cost.
How to subscriber DrJobs using SMS short code?
Jobseekers may register to DrJobs using the SMS short code as below, subscriber will start receiving SMS for daily jobs update.
Daily - write JOB and send to 1111.
Weekly - write JOBW and send to 1111.
Type JOB and send to 1120.
What will happen to my CV if I unsubscribe to DrJobs services?
Your CV will be hidden from the employers and your chance of getting hired will not happened, most jobseekers stayed on the service until they got a job offer.
What SMS notifications I will be receiving from DrJobs?
All SMS notifications are FREE of cost, SMS content includes the jobs available based to your target jobs, along with career tips and greetings on special holidays.
I am jobseeker outside UAE or GCC, can I register and apply jobs to DrJobs?
Yes, all international jobseekers outside the UAE can register and apply jobs to DrJobs portal.
I don’t have GCC mobile number to register, how can I subscribe to DrJobs?
All international jobseekers outside the UAE or GCC can subscribe using Visa and Mastercard Credit and Debit card, full service package are displayed during the registration process.
I am on a visit visa for 30 days, can I apply jobs here in UAE?
Yes, anyone holding a tourist/visa can apply jobs here in the UAE.
If I received job offer and am currently on tourist/visit visa, do I need to exit the country?
Most companies pay for the change status from Tourist/Visit to employment. However, there are some companies that advise their employees to exit the country as they need more time to process the employment visa.
If I am going to exit, how long does it takes for me to wait for my employment visa?
Some companies can process the employment visa within 24 hours, some needs to wait for a couple of days or weeks.
What is the most preferred country to exit?
The most preferred destinations to exit is Oman, you can go by plane or on a road trip, and others preferred to go to Armenia and Georgia. There are several travel agencies providing the visa procedures as there are some nationalities that requires visa when visiting the mentioned countries.
What is the average cost of a room in the UAE?
Depending on the location usually a one (1) bedroom can cost you from 50K+ per year, if your budget is below that, there are other options available like room sharing or a room rent, in Abu Dhabi a room rent depending on the room size can cost you from AED 1,500 to AED 2,500 per month, whilst the room share depending in the room size can cost you a little like AED 1,000 to AED 1,500.If you like to save on a room rent, you can also look for the bed space. Rent for bed spacers usually range from AED 600 – AED 800 per month.
What are the things to consider before moving to apartment?
If you are moving to your own apartment always consider the accessibility of the city services, e.g. transportations, supermarkets, malls, parks, beach, telecom providers etc. Some real estate companies are offering cheaper rental rates but the location is extremely far from the expectations. If you are moving to room or bed space, ask if the monthly rent includes water, electricity and internet, some landlords are providing this facilities as a bonus they will also provide and allow you to use their laundry machine.
On top of that, some landlord also has policies e.g. guests are not allowed, only female or male can rent, or family only among others. .
In case of emergency what numbers I will call?
In case of emergency below are the list of the numbers to call
Police – 999
Ambulance – 998
Fire Department – 997
If it’s related to your telecom providers, below are the respective hotline number for the telecom operators.
Etisalat – 101
Du – 155