New partnership to create jobs for Saudis

The signing ceremony took place at Dar Hussein Jameel in Jeddah.
Updated 23 May 2018
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New partnership to create jobs for Saudis

JEDDAH: Bab Rizq Jameel Recruitment has announced a partnership with Bayt.com, a leading job site in the Middle East and North Africa, to help Saudi job seekers find employment by providing online recruitment services. The goal of the collaboration is to help job seekers find their dream jobs that suit their educational background in small and medium companies in Saudi Arabia.
The agreement is aimed at supporting both companies’ efforts to make a positive and sustainable social impact on the lives of young men and women in Saudi Arabia and beyond. Under this agreement, Bab Rizq Jameel Recruitment will use Bayt.com’s platform to search for registered candidates, announce job openings, and manage the employment process. Bayt.com will also build a shared platform to allow Bab Rizq Jameel Recruitment’s employees to manage the registration process on behalf of all employers.
In addition to that, Bab Rizq Jameel Recruitment and Bayt.com will offer recruitment services to small and medium companies in Saudi Arabia, which will help increase the available job opportunities to Saudi citizens.
Rola Basamad, senior general manager of Bab Rizq Jameel Recruitment, and Mohammed Barashid, business unit manager at Bayt.com, signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations, during a signing ceremony that took place at Dar Hussein Jameel in Jeddah.
“It will boost cooperation between two organizations that seek to connect job seekers with prospective employers in Saudi Arabia,” Basamad said.
Barashid said: “We are delighted to sign this agreement, which will enable us to serve a larger number of Saudi Arabian citizens looking for better job opportunities, and will enable employers to meet their recruitment needs more effectively. More than 1.5 million Saudi Arabian job seekers are currently registered on Bayt.com, from diverse backgrounds, industries and professional levels, including 125,800+ students and interns; 355,000+ entry level professionals; 542,300+ mid-career professionals; 154,000+ management professionals and 28,000+ executives/directors.”


Ascott Jeddah supports World Kidney Day

Staff members from Ascott Tahlia Jeddah, Ascott Sari Jeddah, Citadines Al-Salamah Jeddah and Spectrums Residence Jeddah visited the Hisham Attar Center for dialysis, to spend time with 70 patients.
Updated 18 March 2019
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Ascott Jeddah supports World Kidney Day

In light of National Kidney Month observed in March, The Ascott Limited joined forces with Albir Society Jeddah to observe World Kidney Day, on Thursday.

Staff members from Ascott Tahlia Jeddah, Ascott Sari Jeddah, Citadines Al-Salamah Jeddah and Spectrums Residence Jeddah visited the Hisham Attar Center for dialysis, to spend time with 70 patients, who were presented a flower and a gift from the properties.

Further supporting the cause, a dedicated Albir Society stand has been set up in the lobby of the four properties from March 13th to 20th, enabling a financial contribution from both staff and guests, as Ascott aims to raise support for the organization.

Vincent Miccolis, Ascott’s regional general manager for Middle East, Africa and Turkey, said: “We’re proud to support this important cause across Ascott Jeddah and enable both staff and guests to get involved. All Ascott Jeddah staff wore a green ribbon on their uniforms for the month of March, further driving awareness and showing their commitment to the cause. CSR initiatives form a core component of Ascott’s operations, and we’re pleased to be able to support the Albir Society Jeddah.”

World Kidney Day is annually observed on second Thursday in March. This year, it fell on March 14. The day is marked to raise awareness about kidney health and its relation to our overall health. This year, the theme of World Kidney Day was “Kidney Health For Everyone Everywhere.”

According to National Health Portal, chronic kidney disease is the sixth fastest growing cause of death. Around 850 million people worldwide are now estimated to have kidney diseases due to various causes. Around 1.7 million people are estimated to die annually due to acute kidney injury globally.

The Ascott Limited is a Singapore company that has grown to be one of the leading international lodging owner-operators. It has more than 58,000 operating units in key cities of the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as well as over 42,000 units, which are under development, making a total of more than 100,000 units in over 660 properties.

The company’s serviced residence and hotel brands include Ascott, Citadines, Somerset, Quest, The Crest Collection, lyf, HARRIS, FOX HARRIS, YELLO, POP!, Préférence and HARRIS Vertu.