Holistic Sustainability as Key to Emiratization: Links Between Job Satisfaction in the Private Sector and Young Emirati Adult Unemployment

  • Georgia M Daleure Higher Colleges of Technology
Keywords: Emiratization, Sustainability, Job Satisfaction, UAE

Abstract

This study examines factors leading to unemployment among young Emirati adults and new entrants to the workforce despite the abundant employment opportunities available in the UAE private sector. The study points out that new entrants to the workforce, including a growing number of college graduates, find few opportunities in the preferred but saturated public sector so they are faced with a three-part employment decision: considering employment in the private sector for a long-term career, entering the private sector temporarily, or remaining unemployed until an opportunity emerges in the public sector. The study sheds light on the obvious question,
Published
2018-12-06
How to Cite
Daleure, G. M. (2018). Holistic Sustainability as Key to Emiratization: Links Between Job Satisfaction in the Private Sector and Young Emirati Adult Unemployment. FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.18275/fire201603021087