Working for Now Internationally
Fancy developing your recruitment skills further overseas? Now Recruitment's
international offices Now Careers and Now Careers Middle East are
always looking for talented people to join us. Find out more below about working abroad in one of
established international offices in Dubai, Sydney or Melbourne.
Working for Now Careers in Australia
Established in 2004, Now Careers specialises in providing Construction,
Architecture and Project Management professionals on a temporary or permanent basis
across New South Wales and Victoria.
Located in Sydney and Melbourne, Now Careers provides you with the
opportunity to recruit in two of the most vibrant and exciting cities in the world
in a country which currently has a very strong economy with almost two consecutive
decades of growth.
As a Now Careers consultant, you will have no shortage of resources,
support and advice from experienced recruiters in the region and training to enable
you to excel in your career, whilst having fun and enjoying the perks of working
Learn more about Australia
Australia Facts and figures
Geography & Population:
Mainland Australia, with an area of 7.69 million square kilometres, is the Earths
largest island but smallest continent. It stretches about 3,700 kilometres from north to south
and 4,000 kilometres from east to west.
With a population of more than 21 million, Australia is the only nation to govern
an entire continent and is the sixth largest country in the world in land area.
Australia’s multicultural society includes its Indigenous people and migrants from
some 200 countries.
The Australian dollar, which divides into 100 cents, is the national currency. Australia’s
bank notes come in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 dollars.
Working in Australia requires a valid work permit or working visa. We unfortunately
cannot process any applications without either of them. For more information on
eligibility for an Australian Visa please visit
Superannuation can be best described as a compulsory pension contribution. The contributions
are compulsory and only redeemable upon retirement. The current contribution stands
at 9% of salary and your employer will automatically pay this on your behalf to
a superannuation fund(only after you have earned a minimum of $450 in a calendar
To find out more about Superannuation and the Australian Tax system contact www.ato.gov.au.
Sydney may not be the capital, but in the last 20 years Sydney has grown to become
a magnet for international business and tourism. The country’s biggest city with
a population of nearly four million is the cosmopolitan heart of modern Australia.
Its unique setting with miles of coastline, famous harbour and warm tropical climate
makes for a spectacular city to live in.
Metro area: 4,388,000
Jan 26 degrees
July 17 degrees
+10 hours UTC
Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, capital of Victoria, is the most European
in style. Sited on the Yarra River, Melbourne has grown quickly to become the youngest
city of its size in the world with an exciting and rapidly growing international
business and tourism industry.
Metro area: 3,663,000
Jan 26 degrees
July 13 degrees
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Working for Now Careers in Dubai
Established in 2008, Now Careers Middle East, is the newest of our international
offices. Situated in the heart of Dubai, we specialise in providing permanent employment
solutions within the Construction, Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Banking & Finance and IT
Recruiting for Now Careers covering the UAE, Middle East and Asia
provides you with the opportunity to work and hone your skills in what is regarded
as the most exciting and dynamic recruitment market in the world.
Unrivalled expansion and growth is taking place in the Middle East. Global multinationals
and a host of other major players are striving to make their mark in this very competitive
marketplace. The demand for talented candidates to work in the Middle East is enormous
with many being sourced internationally.
As a Now Careers Middle East consultant, you will have no shortage
of resources, support, advice from experienced recruiters in the region and training
to enable you to excel in your career, whilst having fun and enjoying the perks
of working for us.
Learn more about Dubai
Dubai Facts & Figures
Dubai is part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Dubai has a total area of approximately
2,428 sq miles. It is the 2nd largest of 7 Emirates (Cities) making up the United
Arab Emirates (UAE), Abu Dhabi being the largest and the Capital of the UAE. The
other five Emirates are Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Qwain and Fujairah.
Lying at the north-eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula, the UAE is bordered by
Saudi Arabia to the South and West and Oman to the North and East.
Arabic is the national language of the United Arab Emirates, but English is widely
spoken along with Hindi, Urdu and Farsi.
Dubai's population is in excess of 1.5 million, between 2005 and 2006 it rose by
292,000 and average of 25,000 new residents every month!
The UAE Dirham (AED) is divided into 100 fils. Notes are issued in denominations
of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 Dirhams. Coins are issued in 5, 10, 25 and 50 fils
and 1 Dirham.
Foreign currency and traveller's cheques can be converted at all banks and hotels.
International credit cards are accepted virtually everywhere. There are no currency
import or export restrictions.
An increasing number of businesses work Sunday to Thursday, however, the working
week is still mainly Saturday to Wednesday. Office hours vary wildly, but are usually
0700-1300, 1500-1800 or 1600 to 1900 (with a break in between as it can get very
0800 - 1300 Saturday to Thursday. Some banks re-open in the afternoon.
0900 - 2000 or later. Many close for a couple of hours at lunchtime, reopening at
four or five. Some are closed on Friday, although the downtown souks and major shopping
malls tend to remain open.
Dubai enjoys 365 days of warm sunshine, with cooler evenings and occasional showers
in the months between November and March.
Temperatures range from a low of 10 degrees (Celsius) to a high of 47+ degrees.
The average daily temperature is 24 degrees in January, rising to 42 degrees in
Dubai international Airport is 4km from the city centre.
A major incentive to move to Dubai is its status as a free economic zone. No income
tax is paid.
To obtain a driving licence, bank account or health insurance you need a Residents
Visa. To find out more go to