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Ministry of Labour launches jobseeker app

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MUSCAT, JAN 8


The Ministry of Labour launched 'Ma’ak', an online application targeted at job seekers in the country, during a forum held yesterday between the Ministry and the Governors of the Sultanate of Oman.


Head of the Digital Transformation Team, Fahad bin Khalfan al Batashi, shared: “This project serves as a reflection of the efforts taken to execute digital transformation projects while utilising smartphone applications within the country's national digitisation plan in line with the pillars of Oman Vision 2040 to develop and digitise services.


The application offers more than 11 electronic services.


“There are many electronic services, the most important of which is viewing job seeker profiles, activating search status for job seekers, electronic application of job opportunities in the private and public sectors, the ability to save and share any job opportunities, the possibility of sharing profiles and CVs with employers, accepting and reviewing employment contracts and many services.” The platform does not only target job seekers, but also includes members of the workforce and businesses.


“The most notable services targeted at employers are the registration of job permit l requests, the registration and notification of work leave reports, the registration of tickets refund requests, the registration of employment contracts and an array of services.”


Services offered towards employees in the workforce include registration and updating of personal data, the ability to apply to job opportunities, and the ability to file complaints.


Employees in the workforce can use the application to register and update their personal data, apply for job opportunities, and file complaints.


The application, in its first version, is currently offering e-services towards job seekers, and will later include all targeted demographics.


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