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United Arab Emirates (UAE) - Dubai's towers rise from the desert of the United Arab Emirates. Hot weather, an international expat community and top-class shopping and dining are on offer. Travel deeper into the UAE to discover magnificent sand dunes.

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Expat Focus Columnists - UAE (United Arab Emirates)
Kristin Spindler
Zvezdana Rashkovich
  

  A Guide To The Expat Property Hotspots Of The UAE


Articles - United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The modern cities of the UAE offer numerous work opportunities for expats. These cosmopolitan destinations have thriving business environments and provide the expat population with many benefits, such as excellent salary packages and no income taxation. These cities therefore have a significant expat community, enabling new entrants to feel at home easily. Here are some of the property hotspots in the UAE that are popular among expats.   more ...

  Ten Basic Phrases In Arabic For Expats Moving To The UAE


Articles - United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The UAE is one of those places where knowing the local language is not terribly important for expats. Even for expats who are eager and willing, there just isn’t much opportunity – you might somehow begin to learn the language, but you’ll find there’s almost no one to practice with. For most expats, interaction with the locals is minimal, and when it comes to languages, formal training alone, without any real-life practice, doesn’t get you very far.   more ...

  Running Your Own Business In The UAE – Five Things You Need To Know


Articles - United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The United Arab Emirates has become one of the most popular expat destinations in Asia due to its cultural diversity, high standard of living, low crime rate and modern infrastructure. Factors like economic stability, strategic business framework, no-tax policy and free markets have also helped to attract foreign investors from across the globe.

While setting up your own venture here may seem like a profitable idea, it is essential for you to acquaint yourself with a few facts first.   more ...

  UAE – Five Recommended Expat Blogs


Articles - United Arab Emirates (UAE)

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look the United Arab Emirates and some of the bloggers who write about living there.

Life With Baby Kicks
http://lifewithbabykicks.blogspot.ae/

Life With Baby Kicks is a blog written by Laura, who lives with her partner and two children in Dubai. The blog covers all sorts of topics, from parenting as an expat to making a Dubai rental property feel like home. A light-hearted site that nonetheless doesn’t mind tackling more serious subjects from time to time, Life With Baby Kicks is certainly recommended reading for any parents who are thinking of renting in Dubai.   more ...

  Interviewing For A Job In UAE: Five Things You Need To Know


Articles - United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The job interview is one of the most crucial elements of successfully landing a great job. What comes before and after is of course equally important, but will rarely have the make-or-break nature of the job interview itself. Here are five things you need to know when interviewing for a job in the UAE:

• Your industry: Interviewers will frequently ask candidates for an analysis of the current or future state of the industry. This gives them an idea of not just how much industry information you have, but how well you are able to analyze that information. Be sure to do an adequate amount of homework before your interview, so that your facts are accurate and up-to-date. Find information that is specific to the industry in the UAE, and compare it with the industry in the rest of the world. When providing analysis, be forthright, and try not to exaggerate or overstate either positives or negatives.   more ...

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