Are These 5 Words On Your CV?

Make sure they are if you're looking for a job in Dubai
ByMashal AbbasiWednesday , 10 May 2017
Are These 5 Words On Your CV?

Your CV is the most important aspect of your job search. It reaches your future boss before you do, so it must make a good impression! has revealed the top five keywords that employers in the Middle East use to find candidates.

According to the job portal, the most heavily searched keyword in 2016 on the CV Search database was 'Sales', searched for over 170,000 times in 2016 alone, reports Khaleej Times.

The top five words were as follows:

  1. Sales
  2. Manager
  3. Engineer
  4. Accountant
  5. HR

The following words were also very popular search terms:

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Project Manager
  • Assistant
  • IT
  • Business
  • Development
  • Mechanical
  • Procurement
  • Design
  • Civil

"Helping empower job seekers and employers in the region is our number one priority at We have collated and released the list of top keywords to empower job seekers and allow them to strengthen their CVs and profiles and target such keywords," said Suhail Masri, Vice President of Employer Solutions,

Make sure you update your CV with these words if they apply to you!

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