Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Frontline?
Frontline is an overseas manpower supplier agency where foreign employment seekers are searched and selected for overseas jobs that are tailor-made to suit their qualifications and experience.Employers, as well as recruitment agencies, can get various type of manpower in order to tap the best candidates available in Nepal at highly competitive rates. In short, Frontline offers an extremely effective platform for employment seekers, employers, and recruitment agencies to meet at one convenient spot, and carry out their transactions to mutual satisfaction.
2. From where does Frontline operate?
Frontline operates from Nepal. Frontline offers job vacancies from employers/recruitment agencies based in Dubai, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia etc.
3. What are the goals of Frontline?
The goals of Frontline are: (a) To expose employment seekers in Nepal to a wide range of career development opportunities available on an international level. (b) To provide every employer or recruitment agency, small or big, and in any kind of industry or service, an affordable online alternative to locating talent all across the world. Frontline also believes in covering all age group employment seekers – right from a student intern looking for a freelance job to a hardcore CEO with 25+ years of experience.
4. How does Frontline help link employers with Candidates?
Frontline ensures such a connection because of its aggressive and dynamic marketing policy. It releases targeted campaigns across the major search engines that are frequently accessed internationally by employment seekers. It also promotes its website aggressively on other international websites that receive massive hits. To add to it, Frontline has a PR policy that fetches it good press coverage across the world. All these go to ensure that Frontline does indeed have a truly worldwide presence.
For Job Seekers
1. Do I as an employment seeker need to register at Frontline?
Yes, if you want to browse through the available job vacancies then you need to register. Remember, Frontline has a very friendly policy for all employment seekers and the registration is FREE. The registration procedure is very simple: All you need to do is provide a few details about yourself, and you are done.
2. Can I build my online resume at Frontline?
Yes, of course, you can, and that too for FREE. Frontline features a sophisticated yet simple resume-building tool that takes you through a step-by-step process to fill in your personal details, career objectives, work experience, skill sets, languages were known, your education, references, special courses done, and salary expectations. You can also upload your picture and a formal CV that you may be having ready with you.
3. How long will it take for me to build my resume on Frontline?
Building a resume at Frontline is a very simple and short process once you have your thoughts in order. The powerfully backed and robust system of the Frontline resume tool takes you through the entire process in easy self-explanatory steps coupled with user-friendly navigation. If you are ready with all the information, you can finish the process well within 15 minutes.
4. In which format are my resume and my picture required to be?
Frontline requires that your resume is in .doc, .txt or .docx format, whereas your picture could be in jpg or .gif format.
5. Can I view or edit my CV once I have finished it?
Yes, you can. If you log in, you will see a “My Documents” link on the left under the Job Seeker section. Click on the “My Documents” link if you want to view it. And you can make changes to it as and when you like just by clicking on the “Edit” link located to the right of each entry in your resume.
6. Is there a chance that my resume might be deleted by Frontline?
If your resume is found to contain offensive, racial, hate or any such material that is found to be objectionable by the Frontline admin, then such resumes will be deleted. Also, non-serious looking resumes written perhaps just for a lark by some Internet loafers with lots of time on hand but nothing to do will be deleted by our admin.
General Frequently Asked Questions about Dubai
What documents must I be ready with when reporting to an interview?
The first interview may not require many documents. Have an updated resume, academic qualification certificates (if any), experience certificate (if any), a copy of citizenship certificate, etc.
What other documents should I prepare in connection with my employment in Dubai?
You will require an original passport, passport sized photos, character report from police, evaluation of the Police Report at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, license, etc. later. Have signed service agreement with the manpower agency and employment contract with the employer in Dubai.
I have an international driver’s license. Is this enough to enable me to drive any vehicle within the UAE?
If the car you are trying to drive in UAE has been insured for UAE license holder only, you cannot drive it, no matter whether you have an international driver's license. You have to apply at the Dubai Traffic Department for a temporary license. Such license is valid as long as the VISA is valid. However, you might be able to rent a vehicle with such international license.
Driver’s licenses issued from which countries may be directly converted to a UAE driver’s license? Is my license directly convertible to a UAE driving license?
An eligible individual having VISA from the countries like GCC countries, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Austria, Portugal, Belgium, Finland, Spain, Poland, German, Romania, France, Sweden, Ireland, Denmark, Netherland, Norway, Italy, Switzerland, USA, Canada, South Korea, Singapore, New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, and South Africa can be easily converted into a UAE's license after submitting an application at Roads and Transport Authority.
Besides preparing travel and employment-related documents, what must I do before leaving my home country to work in Dubai?
Before leaving the home country, ensure that you have placed important documents related to the employment and service contract at the appropriate place so that in a case of need, they will be available. Ensure that you have proper banking service here.
How do I obtain a credit card in the UAE?
After opening a bank account in UAE, most of the banks offer debit or credit card or both at the same time. These credit cards have a credit limit of 2 or 3 times more of the monthly salary of the account holder.
With the mix of people in Dubai, how are holidays observed?
What are public holidays in Dubai?
Public holidays are observed on new year's day, Israa and Miraj Night, Eid Al Fitr, Arafat Day, Eid Al Adha, Islamic New Year, Commemoration Day, Prohphet Muhammad's Birthday, UAE National Day, etc.
I’m not Muslim. If everyone is enjoined to observe the fast on Ramadan, does that mean I can’t eat or drink anything during the day?
During the Ramadan, the non-Muslims are also expected to comply with the fasting ritual in public. But privately, you can drink and eat.