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Randstad can design the right global talent solutions for your organisation in Kuwait, based on your goals, market, industry, and the expertise our recruitment team can deliver to meet your objectives. 

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local expertise.

Randstad has delivered expertise to businesses in Kuwait for over thirty years. Our deep industry knowledge and full-service recruitment capabilities enable our clients to be agile, productive, and ahead of the curve. 

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global network.

We can connect your business to a vast network of skilled local and international professionals, for vacancies in Kuwait City, Hawalli, As Salimiyah, and Sabah as Salim, across multiple industries.

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expert consultants.

Our recruitment team combines Randstad's innovative HR technology with expert industry knowledge of Kuwait, to meet your company’s permanent or short-term hiring needs.

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global appeal.

We're part of the global Randstad network; home to the world's largest talent pool. Our bespoke solutions match skills, personalities, and potential to deliver professionals from all over the globe.

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kuwaitisation.

Randstad can help your business align with the core tenets of Kuwaitisation, and connect you with Kuwaiti Nationals. With experience-based know how and well-established local connections, our recruitment team delivers measurable results.

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path to success.

We go one step further every time to ensure we have a detailed understanding of your vacancies and your business culture. We can assist with executive search, contingency recruitment, headhunting, plus contract staffing and more.

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about kuwait.

The State of Kuwait is located along the northern edge of Eastern Arabia, at the tip of the Persian Gulf. As of 2017, the country has a population of 4.2 million people, of which 1.3 million are Kuwaitis, and 2.9 million are expatriates. Kuwait’s expatriate workforce accounts for approximately 70% of the population.

Kuwait is a high-income economy, backed by the world’s sixth largest oil reserves. The Kuwaiti dinar is one of the highest valued currencies in the world, and according to the World Bank, the country has the fourth highest per capita income in the world.

economy.

Kuwait has a largely petroleum-based economy, supplemented by the financial services sector. Oil and gas account for nearly 60% of GDP, and 94% of export revenues. Kuwaiti officials plan to increase oil production to 4 million barrels per day by 2020.

The country has one of the oldest and most financially stable economic systems in the Middle East, with a well-developed banking system and stock exchange that dates back over 50 years. The country’s wealth-management industry stands out in comparison to that of its GCC neighbours, with Kuwaiti investment companies administering more assets than those of any other country in the region, save for Saudi Arabia.

Other notable non-oil industry sectors include business services, manufacturing, retail trade, financial institutions, construction, transport, and real estate, plus cement and construction material production, and water desalination.

recent reforms.

The Kuwaiti Government is trying to modernise the structure of the country’s economy, and as such, Kuwait benefits from high levels of openness to global commerce and good monetary stability.

While high revenues delayed the need for privatisation and other structural reforms for many years, the collapse of oil prices in 2015 encouraged a turn towards economic diversification, attempts to attract foreign capital, and efforts to boost private sector participation in the economy. The Government’s launch of ‘Kuwait Vision 2035’ involves approaches that would, if implemented, bring about new job opportunities and significant reforms in public finance.

workforce.

Close to 80% of the local Kuwaiti workforce is concentrated in government departments and public institutions, as opposed to the private sector. The vast majority of expatriate workers are employed in the private sector, in production, sales, and services jobs.

For skilled professionals, opportunities exist in the accountancy, banking and finance, VAT and tax, construction and real estate, manufacturing, engineering, and supply chain, HR, technology and digital, sales and marketing, and legal sectors.

kuwaitisation.

Kuwaitisation refers to the national policy in Kuwait to encourage employment of Kuwaiti nationals in the private sector. The Kuwaiti government has enacted policies to promote Kuwaitisation, including quotes for private sector firms. These policies are considered key to sustaining economic growth and employment in the country.

recruitment services.

We're here to help with all of your Kuwait-based staffing and recruitment needs. As the MENA region's leading recruitment firm, we pride ourselves on offering a full range of solutions that help our clients access the best talent available on the market. Our recruitment team relies on a proven methodology complete with sourcing, screening, matching, skills assessment, and hiring management stages.

Randstad can assist you by increasing your exposure to the Kuwait candidate market through our extensive online and offline networks, by improving candidate quality through industry-leading screening and skills assessment processes, and by containing costs through built-in efficiencies that may not be available to you in-house.

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