(MENAFN- Khaleej Times)
Published: Wed 10 Aug 2022, 3:31 PM
Last updated: Wed 10 Aug 2022, 10:41 PM
A Dubai recruitment firm will be introducing the first of its kind Metaverse Training Academy – where users can join training sessions conducted within the Metaverse – from anywhere in the world.
In line with the proposed Metaverse Strategy introduced by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, to support the generation of 40,000 jobs, Marc Ellis is looking to act as a pioneer in the recruitment industry in generating and assisting with finding the best talent in the Metaverse using the platform's resources.
The company aims to establish the go to Metaverse supported platform that will enable organisations including multinational corporation (MNC), small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), private and government-based firms to hire the best talent available in the Metaverse.
Aws Ismail, Director at Marc Ellis avers,“As an organization we understand the business benefits that the Metaverse provides in the recruitment space, and we are interested in ensuring we explore all the tools available to us to help our clients and candidates find the best employees and jobs.”
Ismail further explains how the company will adopt the strategic business potential and wide talent pool access that the Metaverse presents and support the hiring needs of the Metaverse strategy that will create jobs in the UAE.
He adds,“there are currently more than 400 million active metaverse global users, giving us a huge potential of candidate pool that isn't easily accessible using traditional methods. Through the power of the Metaverse, recruiters will be more capable of contacting candidates as many users will shift themselves towards being based on a digital job hub.”
He elucidates on how on those looking to hire can innovatively, complete job descriptions.“Therefore, it will become more interactive and listed virtually for applicants to view and easily apply and give them an overview regarding how they may best fit the firm, including experiencing the working culture for a company.”
Crucially, technologies that are part of the Metaverse such as a blockchain will help safely contain candidate's CV's and details concerning their reference list, educational background as well as skillset portfolio.
At the forefront of the Metaverse development and its potential impact on the recruitment industry, Ismail highlights how Marc Ellis has already developed a complete and independent office space with the latest Metaverse technologies utilized to begin the shift of recruitment-based practices in the UAE towards the digital space.
He says,“In terms of the format of interviews these can be successfully facilitated online via the use of VR and Metaverse based office spaces, where candidates can visit the office and conduct interviews with recruiters virtually, Thus, the amount of highly skilled talent will become more accessible as there are no hiring borders or challenges.”
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