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Omniyat chooses Cazar to power recruitment

Omniyat Holdings has chosen Cazar's Sniperhire recruitment platform to manage their entire recruitment function. Here is their press release about it! Dubai, October 19th 2017 - Dubai-based luxury property developer Omniyat has just launched a digital recruitment platform to support their hiring efforts for the coming year. The company is currently experiencing strong growth and requires [...]

Cazar’s Sniperhire cloud recruitment platform

Cazar's Sniperhire recruitment platform: the right choice Are you looking for a recruitment system that can adapt to your talent acquisition process while offering scalability and continuously innovative features? Find out more about our Sniperhire recruitment platform in this short explainer video!

Make your company more efficient

Achieving optimal efficiency is a key objective for organisations in KSA this year. This is especially true in a company’s recruitment function, which can often be quite cumbersome, complex, incomplete, and inconsistent. Below are 3 main areas where you can get quick wins this year in terms of recruitment cost, control and efficiency. 1. Agencies: [...]

Employer websites in KSA: the real candidate experience

Our analysis team recently went through the websites of 200 large employers in Saudi Arabia to understand the journey candidates went through when looking for jobs. The results, illustrated below, demonstrate that the majority of employers offer a sub optimal candidate experience. Clearly, companies who are willing to invest in providing enhanced online communication tools [...]

HR Summit and Expo 2017: Round up and Takeaways

We were thrilled to be part of the GCC's biggest HR show, the HR Summit and Expo 2017, this past November in Dubai. Not only did we get the opportunity to meet with some pretty amazing employers in the region but we also got to know other innovative companies in the HR tech space. Here [...]

Top 4 tips when investing in a recruitment system

#1 Choose a system that is easy to use The whole point of investing in a recruitment system is to make things faster and more efficient. Today, with the cloud, mobile and all the new tools available, one can expect the best solutions to be intuitive and easy to adopt. So don't choose a system [...]

Employer career websites and talent

When a good candidate is interesting in working with an employer, they naturally visit their career website to find out more about their business, their opportunities and to get a sense of what the work environment and culture are like. If you don't have a well thought out career website designed to engage top talent, [...]

Cazar chooses Microsoft Azure cloud

Press release published by Microsoft Dubai - August 30th 2017 - Dubai-based recruitment technology firm Cazar is moving its entire cloud technology to the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. In the past couple of months, Microsoft and Cazar have collaborated closely to migrate the Sniperhire platform and its customers in more than 50 countries over to [...]

Sniperhire partners with Indeed

June 20th 2017 - Dubai - As part of its continuous efforts to help employers attract and hire top talent online, Cazar has recently completed its integration with leading job search engine, Indeed. Close to 200 million people search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies each month on Indeed. The website automatically displays postings available [...]

Manage your career fairs effectively

Cazar’s solution lets you manage graduate and career fair recruitment effectively so that your hiring team can spend less time processing applications and more time engaging with top candidates. With our career fair websites, you will: Slash candidate application time by up to 80% Capture twice the number of applicants at your stand Get the [...]

Brandt International Attracts Top Talent with Innovative Project

June 16th 2015 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Brandt International Sdn Bhd, a leader in customer experience and business process management, has just launched their innovative new career site,, with the aim of attracting top talent and employers in the region. The announcement was made during the MoU Signing Ceremony alongside the official launch [...]

Mobile recruitment with Cazar

Candidates everywhere use their mobile device to look for work. Find out how Cazar's recruitment solution delivers a seamless mobile candidate experience in this short video demo. View this video in English >>  Overview Mobile accessibility is a priority for employers today, and most prefer to have a website that is designed for mobile first. Dubai [...]

Onboarding demo – Arabic

يستعرض هذا الفيديو كيف يستخدم أحد زبائن كزار منصة سنايبرهير لإعداد الموظفين الجدد بسلاسة و يسر. لمعرفة المزيد حول كيف لكزار المساعدة في جعل عملية إعداد المظفين الجدد عملية سهلة, انقر هنا او اتصل بنا و سنقوم بتحديد موعد.

Manage your visas with Sniperhire

Managing visas effectively is essential for any large KSA company that hires expatriates. It saves time, allows the business to manage attrition and scale up for growth efficiently and keeps unwanted surprises at bay. Cazar’s Sniperhire end-to-end recruitment software includes powerful visa management capabilities that allow you to track where your visas are at any [...]

Cazar launches Al-Futtaim’s mobile recruitment platform

June 9th 2015 – Dubai: Leading recruitment technology company Cazar has just launched a new mobile careers website for its long standing client, Al-Futtaim, a leading diversified conglomerate operating across 30 markets., which boasts almost as much traffic as some job boards, was one of the first UAE-based careers sites that Cazar launched almost [...]

Cazar’s Arabic solution

Make it easier for candidates and your hiring team If you want to capture quality Arab talent, offer them a candidate experience in their own language. At Cazar, we can ensure that all your candidate touch points are not only available in English but also in Arabic. Recruiters also get access to a fully translated [...]

Dubai Parks and Resorts chooses Sniperhire

June 2015 – Dubai, UAE - Dubai Parks and Resorts, the organization behind the upcoming motiongate™ Dubai, LEGOLAND® Dubai, and Bollywood Parks™ Dubai, has chosen Cazar’s Sniperhire recruitment platform to manage their talent acquisition function. Set to open in October 2016, the large-scale AED 10.5 billion project will become the Middle East’s largest multi-themed leisure [...]

Cazar’s mobile recruitment solution

Candidates everywhere use their mobile device to look for work. Find out how Cazar's recruitment solution delivers a seamless mobile candidate experience in this short video demo. View this video in Arabic >> Overview Mobile accessibility is a priority for employers today, and most prefer to have a website that is designed for mobile first. Dubai [...]

Al-Futtaim wins award for Innovation in Recruitment and Employer Branding

Dubai, November 19th 2015 – We are proud to announce that our long standing client, Al-Futtaim, has won the prestigious HR Excellence Award for Innovation in Recruitment and Employer Branding earlier this week.

The new era of Saudization

We recently sat down with two leading Saudi leaders to discuss what the National Transformation Program means for employers.

Sidra recruits top medical talent in Qatar

Sidra Medical and Research Centre speaks with Changeboard Magazine about their strategy to recruit top medical talent.

Senior candidates survey 2016

The results are in! Find out how senior candidates look for work and how you can capture them with out latest survey.

Saudi Readymix revitalises recruitment

Bader Al-Dulaimi explains how Saudi Readymix overhauled its recruitment process to grow its workforce in the competitive KSA market.

Abunayyan Holding interview with Changeboard

November 2015 – Read Changeboard Magazine’s interview with Abunayyan Holding’s Head of Strategic HR to get his views on attracting talent in KSA.

Cazar launches new office in Kuala Lumpur

November 3rd, 2015 – Cazar continues its growth across Asia as it opens an office in Kuala Lumpur. This comes 2 years after the company’s entry into the region through Hong Kong.

Cazar at HR Tech Interactive 2015

Cazar was at HR Tech Interactive 2015 on October 29th 2015, where we had the opportunity to meet HR leaders in Malaysia.

Mobile recruitment goes a step further

With the release of iOS 9 a couple of months ago, employers can now capture mobile applicants using Apple devices.

Writing effective job ads

Our experts share their top tips for writing job ads that attract quality candidates.

Khalifa University chooses Cazar

January 9th 2014 – One of the region’s leading academic and research institution, has recently signed up with Cazar to implement the Sniperhire recruitment platform and build a compelling new career website.

Dubai Airports hiring takes off with new recruitment platform

Dubai Airports sharpens up hiring with new online & mobile strategy December 2014, Thursday – Dubai, UAE Dubai Airports (DA), operator of one of the world’s busiest airports, Dubai International and Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central, has teamed up with Cazar, the leading recruitment solution provider & employer branding firm in the Middle [...]

Get a Return on your Career Fairs

Career fairs are a great way to connect with top talent. They increase employer brand awareness and give you access to a large pool of qualified candidates in a one-stop environment. Of course, to make a return on such events, you must capture the details of these potential applicants; and with all the traffic coming [...]

Onboarding made easy with Sniperhire

Onboard new employees smoothly and effectively with Cazar's Sniperhire solution. Watch this short demo video to discover how one of our clients, Viva, uses our platform to streamline and automate every step of their new employee onboarding process. View demo in Arabic To find out more about how Cazar can help make your new employee [...]

Jumeirah launches fully mobile career website

Dubai - August 10th 2014 - We are delighted to announce that Jumeirah Group, the world-renowned luxury hospitality company, has just launched their mobile career website with Cazar. Following its successful career website redesign earlier this year, the company has rolled out the mobile responsive version to capture on-the-go candidates.  Now, the streamlined design and [...]

Radio interview: Where to Source Top Talent in 2014

Employers have adopted a sales-and-marketing mindset when it comes to attracting quality candidates. They use a variety of online channels and drive them to engaging, well-branded candidate-touch points, such as a dedicated careers website, which make the right individuals want to apply. Cazar, recently published a study entitled Where to Source Top Candidates in 2014. [...]

Abunayyan Holding at forefront of recruitment

March 24th, 2014 - Riyadh, KSA - Abunayyan Holding has teamed up with Cazar, the leading recruitment solution provider in the Middle East, to launch Mostaqbaly, their new employer brand and career website. This latest move has been fuelled by the company’s upcoming recruitment drive in the region. President & CEO, Khalid Abunayyan explains the [...]

Cazar Brings Together Top Malaysian Employers

January 28th 2014 – Talent Acquisition Malaysia 2014 gathered members of the Board, CEOs, senior decision makers and top HR professionals from the Malaysian Government and Government-Linked Companies at The Majestic Hotel in Kuala Lumpur last week to discuss and find tangible solutions to the critical talent challenges facing Malaysian employers today. The World Bank [...]

Abunayyan chooses Cazar’s recruitment solution

October 22nd 2013 – Riyadh, KSA – Abunayyan Holding, one of the leading business groups in Saudi Arabia, has recently signed up with Cazar to streamline its entire recruitment functions from candidate marketing and applicant tracking to onboarding.  With Cazar’s Sniperhire recruitment software, Abunayyan Holding will launch their new career portal to enhance their career brand on-line. [...]

Cazar signs strategic partnership with leading cloud-based HCM solution provider, Ramco Systems

November 12th, 2013 – Dubai, UAE - Leading recruitment technology provider Cazar, today announced it has launched a partnership with Ramco Systems with the aim of providing a fully integrated HR and recruitment cloud-based solution to enterprises.  The partnership will address business opportunities in Middle East and APAC regions where Cazar has its operations. Guy [...]

Dar Al Riyadh launches major recruitment drive

July 3rd 2013 – Riyadh, KSA - Dar Al Riyadh, one of the Kingdom’s most renowned engineering companies, has just rolled out a massive recruitment campaign with the launch of its fresh new career site Being at the forefront of the booming construction sector, the company is looking for top talent to deliver some of [...]

Sharaf Retail to hire over 1500 people with innovative new career website

June 9th 2013 – Dubai, UAE – Sharaf Retail, the company behind leading retail and hospitality brands such as Sharaf DG, Forever 21, Cotton On, Sanrio, Adventure HQ, Yellow Hat, YooMoo and Hello Kitty Spa has just launched a whole new career website - the first of its kind in the region. The company’s [...]

ADS Securities launches their career website with Cazar

May 20th, 2013 - Abu Dhabi - ADS Securities, the Middle East's fastest growing trading platform, has just launched their career website with Cazar. Cazar designed and developed this site to help the company target top professionals in the forex trading sector. It is seamlessly integrated with the Sniperhire recruitment platform to ensure an optimal [...]

Cazar’s senior recruitment report 2013

Sunday, September 15th 2013 – Cazar has just published a study on how companies in the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions, hire their senior management. After an extensive analysis of 619 senior hires and 350,174 applicants, Cazar’s study breaks some myths and clears some misconceptions about recruitment channels of senior management. The report took into [...]

Cazar announces expansion in Australia with joint venture

The Dubai-based enterprise recruitment solution company has announced its expansion into Australia through a joint venture agreement with well-established Australian consulting services provider, Ingenia. Adelaide, Australia - August 28th 2013 - This latest move is part of Cazar’s continued growth plans in the Asia Pacific region, which began in 2012 when it opened its Hong Kong [...]

Jumeirah unveils new career website

August 18th 2013, Dubai, UAE – Jumeirah Group, the worldwide leading luxury hospitality organisation, has just recently launched their new career website with Cazar. Jumeirah is a long-standing Cazar client and has been using its Sniperhire recruitment platform since 2004. Earlier this year, management wanted to give a fresher look and feel to its career website [...]

PWC chooses cloud-based Sniperhire recruitment platform

August 15th 2013, Dubai, UAE – PWC, the renowned consulting firm specialising in Audit, Assurance, Business Advisory services and Taxation, has just signed a deal with Cazar to roll out its Sniperhire cloud-based platform across MENA before the end of the year. The company, for whom recruitment is a key component of their success, needed an [...]

Dolphin Energy implements Sniperhire in just 8 weeks

August 11th 2013 - Dolphin Energy, the Abu-Dhabi-based gas company with operations in Qatar and the UAE has just rolled out Cazar’s Sniperhire platform in order to streamline their entire recruitment process and power their talent acquisition strategy. James Padkin, Director of Client Services at Cazar explains, "This was a very successful project. Dolphin Energy [...]

TDIC takes recruitment online

Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), the master developer of tourism, cultural and residential destinations in Abu Dhabi, has recently launched their corporate career site,, with Hiring Solutions Company. This is just in time to support its recruitment efforts as the organisation whilst being a master developer has now expanded to include its asset management [...]

There’s CEO talk and reality: the disconnect

“People are our most important asset.” “Our growth is dependent on the quality of our team.” “The quality of our workforce is one of the top 5 drivers for business performance.” Sound familiar? Read the latest insightful article by Guy Rickett who looks at why so many company leaders recognise the value of quality people, [...]

The easiest ROI case you can make this year

This white paper takes analyzes the costs of manual recruitment for the average company in the Middle East with the aim of helping leaders and managers in the region justify an investment in recruitment technology. Read the White Paper

Study: Where top employers find the best candidates

This study is based on 20 organisations in the Middle East and Asia that have successfully adopted online recruitment. We analyzed what sourcing channels produced their 1.1 Million applicants over a 6-month time period and then compared that to the channels where actual hires originated from. The results were surprising. Click here to download the [...]

Watch twofour54’s success story video

Ebraheem Budebs, Recruitment Director, tells us how twofour54, Abu Dhabi’s media company, went from a manual recruitment system to an online one by implementing Sniperhire recruitment technology. Watch the video here.

Sky News Arabia deploys career portal for ambitious recruitment plans

Dubai, October 4th 2011: Hiring Solutions Company, the region's main comprehensive provider of recruitment management systems (RMS), has implemented its Sniperhire RMS with Sky News Arabia's systems to support the channel's ambitious human capital plans in their bid to provide 24-hour Arabic language news content to 50 million homes across the MENA region. Set to launch [...]

Why should CEOs get involved in recruiting talent?

Read the latest Q&A with Hiring Solutions CEO Guy Rickett, published in CEO magazine. He looks at how the internet has transformed today's recruitment landscape leaving many companies with little knowledge on how to compete effectively to find best people. The article looks at the central role that an organisation's leadership has when it comes [...]

Does your company have what it takes to compete for talent online?

If you ask candidates in the Middle East today where they look for work, the vast majority will tell you they go to the internet. The fact of the matter is that organisations who are not present online are invisible to most job seekers and cannot therefore not even compete for talent. Read the latest [...]

Sniperhire’s latest release is live!

Some of the new features included in this release are: More flexibility in the interview invitation module New search functionalities are available to candidates in the job agent tool Easier to integrate external applicants into the Applicant Manager module An even quicker system response time Should you have any questions regarding this release, please contact [...]

University of Wollongong in Dubai unveils new career website

The renowned university launches new recruitment website to attract talent to Dubai. Keeping pace with the global 'Employer Branding' trend, University of Wollongong in Dubai has rolled out a new career website with Dubai-based Hiring Solutions Company. David Rome, President of UOWD states, "We already hire 100% of our employees through our website because we [...]

Are all the most talented queuing up to work for you?

Read the latest HSC insight on attracting talent. Find out what employers should be doing if they want to differentiate themselves from their competitors in the eyes of quality candidates. Guy Rickett takes a look at what tools organisations in the Middle East are using to stand out and to help build an employer brand. [...]

Successful road show for clients in five countries

As part of the continuing effort to provide exceptional after-sales support to recruiters, a road show across five GCC countries was successfully organised by Hiring Solutions, the leading provider of enterprise e-recruitment solutions in the Middle East and Africa. The road show visited Kuwait, Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar between June 27 and July [...]

Evolutionary solution to hire talent in Iraq

Asiacell Communications LLC becomes first Iraqi company to implement a full-fledged enterprise e-recruitment solution to attract, engage and hire exceptional telecom professionals. “Recruiting exceptional talent is a challenge globally. The challenge is even bigger when you are trying to hire quality people in Iraq, especially expatriates. We have to compete with telecom companies worldwide for [...]

Hiring Solutions opens new regional office in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Hiring Solutions Company has moved its Riyadh office to a new location in the capital city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Edward Musiak, Country Manager - KSA, Hiring Solutions, says, "Our exceptional growth in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia last year, and a surprisingly strong sales pipeline, has compelled us to expand our presence [...]

Onrec conference reveals changing trends in Middle East recruitment

The recently concluded Onrec conference in Dubai was an eye opener of sorts for the recruitment community within the region. At the forum, a leading UAE conglomerate revealed how they had significantly cut down on hiring expenditure since adopting e-recruitment. They reduced their preferred supplier list from 220 to zero! Even job board usage was [...]

Sniperhire version 6.3 goes live

This morning, our Research & Development team revealed an enhanced Sniperhire e-Recruitment platform to make the recruitment experience faster and more effective. The new features in version 6.3 include: Administrators in decentralised organisations can configure what data is visible to which business unit. Dropdown lists too can be defined to suit individual business needs and [...]

BSF, Alshaya and Al Tayer Group launch dedicated career portals

Three new career, and were launched in the first half of 2009. All the three dedicated career portals have seen a positive response from candidates in the region as well as from around the world. James Padkin, Director of Client Services, says, "Keeping in mind the changing dynamics within the recruitment industry, now is the [...]

Hiring Solutions clients win ‘Hewitt Best Employers in the Middle East 2009’ awards

Kuwait's Alghanim Industries and UAE's Jumeirah Group (both premier Hiring Solutions clients) are the recepients of the inaugural 'Hewitt Best Employers in Middle East 2009' awards. Alghanim Industries won the top ten employers in the region award while Jumeirah Group won the Emerging International Best Employer in the Middle East honour. The 2009 Hewitt Associates [...]

HSC clients take top honours in 2009 H&H Webranking Survey

Key clients of Hiring Solutions have received top honours at the inaugural “H&H Webranking GCC” survey conducted by online consultancy firm Hallvarsson & Halvarsson. The awards recognise leading organisations with the best online corporate presence. Nicholas Lunt, Gulf Region MD of H&H’s sister company, M: Communications, says, “We realise that young professionals extensively use the [...]

Al-Futtaim wins HR Excellence Award

Al-Futtaim has won the HR Initiative of the Year award at the Middle East HR Summit Excellence Awards 2009 this week for combining the SAP-based Human Capital Management System with Hiring Solutions' Sniperhire e-recruitment platform to create a world-class HR infrastructure. The Group's impressive win was greatly acknowledged during a gala awards ceremony on November [...] wins two international awards

Depa's dedicated career portal has won the prestigious W3 Award and the Davey Award organised by the International Academy of Visual Arts (IAVA) in Los Angeles. The website, which is designed and developed by Hiring Solutions, won both awards in the Employment category. The portal was developed to improve global candidate experience, to convey [...]

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