This research by Bayt.com was conducted to understand the opinions of professionals in the Middle East and North Africa regarding their own industry and various other industry sectors in the region.
- Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals/ Energy sector also emerges in the top two industries for offering the optimum job security in the current economic climate, along with Government/ Civil service/ Utilities.
- For just over a quarter of respondents Military/ Defense/ Police/ Security is the most stressful industry to work in. Significantly more respondents in Syria believe this to be the case. More respondents in Qatar associate the Construction industry with being the most stressful.
- About a quarter of respondents associate construction with having the longest working hours.
- Healthcare/ Medical services/ Pharmaceuticals and Education/ Academia are seen to be the most attractive industries for the women workforce.