The changing landscape of traveling to Saudi: A woman’s perspective  

This article will bust some common travel myths about going to Saudi Arabia as a woman compiled on our team members' experiences. What might be a better time to discuss the topic during International Women's Day?

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PROVEN’S SERVICE DELIVERY DIRECTOR DISCUSSES COVID TIME OPERATIONS BEHIND THE SCENES

In the article, Proven's Service Delivery Director shares his insights about the challenges our service delivery team faced during COVID and what changes they bought to alleviate the pressure.

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2021 Q1 Labor Statistics Released: Saudi unemployment rate decreases

According to the survey, the total working-age population's unemployment rate (Saudis and non-Saudis 15 years of age and older) decreased from 7.4% in the last quarter of 2020 to 6.5% in the first quarter of 2021. Furthermore, the Saudi unemployment rate (males and females 15 years and above) decreased to 11.7% in the first quarter of 2021, from 12.6% in the fourth quarter of 2020. Saudi Arabia's total unemployment rate is 0.1% lower than in the same period last year, which is below its pre-COVID level.  The report further shows that during the first quarter of 2021, the unemployment rate for the total male population of Saudi Arabia dropped to 3.7%, compared to 4.0% in the previous quarter. Overall, the female unemployment rate declined from 20.2% in the fourth quarter of 2020 to 16.1% in the first quarter of 2021.  According to Labor Force Survey estimates, the unemployment rate for Saudi males was 7.2% in the first quarter of 2021, compared to 7.1% in the fourth quarter of 2020, while the unemployment rate for Saudi females was 21.2% in the first quarter of 2021, compared to 24.4% in the previous quarter. The overall Saudi unemployment rate dropped to 11.7% in the first quarter of 2021, from 12.6% in 2020 Q4. It is now below pre-pandemic levels. 

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