What's the difference between foreign workers' and Saudi citizens' jobs?

Since there are so many foreign workers, how are their jobs different from the jobs of actual citizens?

Asked By: Kuli - 4/1/2007
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Answered By: hatim 2000 - 4/2/2007
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Nice question. The difference is all the administration/clerical and managerial positions are reserved for Saudi citizens and for technical fields, if they did not find a suitable Saudi candidate then this position will goes to the expatriates... More
Answered By: Zain - 4/2/2007
well big difference. first, the salary offer, saudi people were compensated more that foreign workers. jobs for saudi people is a lot more easier coz they can communicate in their own language while for foreign it's very difficult 'coz even if they're already speaking in english, we still cannot understand due to... More
Answered By: john - 4/2/2007
There are two categories of foreign workers there: the peons, who do the dirty work (gardening, hauling the garbage, construction labor, etc.), usually called TCN's (Third Country Nationals); and skilled technical folk, who do jobs for which Saudis are not well trained.
Answered By: rhsaunders - 4/2/2007
SIMPLE REASON if u understand SAUDIEZ High cost, low productivity where as FOREIGHNERS Low cost, high productivity. I would like to add 1 more thing here, Saudiez just dont want/like to "WORK" Try.......
Answered By: Shareef Shaitan - 4/2/2007
it's the same Jobs the diffrence between them is the foreigner worker gets a cheaper salary but the good part is the ministry of the labours made some % of number of Saudi's who must be working in the company for them to get forigners they are not doing a great job but it's better than many other things
Answered By: Reasonable - 4/2/2007
foreigners always get the low class jobs like construction workers there unless they have a liscensed work contract for something else
Answered By: science :) - 4/2/2007
Foreigners do any work that the Saudis choose not to do. They're often in jobs that they don't have any skills for. The mentality among most Saudis is pure stupidity. There are hardly any Arabs working in engineering.
Answered By: zombie2wolf - 4/3/2007
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