17th edition of Omanisation Career Fair (OCF) will take place from 16 - 18 April, 2018 at newly built Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre This job fair will give platform to fresh graduate and other professionals from Oman to grow by working for big companies in private and public sectors.
According to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI), 728 nationals were employed in the private sector bringing the total number of Omanis in the private sector to 210,000. Of those, 7,778 Omani employees earn more than RO 2,000 and 19,627 draw salaries ranging between RO 1,000 and RO 2,000. Ensured Omani women employed in the private sector account for 32 per cent (51,000).
The NCSI statistics showed that 14 per cent of the employees in the private sector haven’t had their information updated which is considered to be a violation on the part of some enterprises. The Public Authority for Social Insurance (PASI) has taken protect the rights of insured employees based on a ministerial decision issued in 2014 regarding the update of information for the private sector employees.
The number of expatriate employees in the private sector has risen by 1 per cent by end of February to reach 1.731 million compared with 1.697 million at the end of last year. The majority of expatriates in the private sector don’t hold university degrees and are employed in the sectors of construction, manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade and automotive repair.