And it was revealed on Wednesday that its ‘remote first’ programme of working, which was introduced last September and has just launched into its second phase, has played a key role in attracting and retaining top talent.
In May last year it was announced that Careem was to lay off 31 percent of its workforce as a result of Covid-19, which saw its business drop 80 percent. Coronavirus-related restrictions at the height of the pandemic also led to a 90 percent drop in the company’s ride-hailing business and 60 percent in its delivery business across the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan.
Dubai’s Careem eyes growth through partnerships, making the app a one-stop shop for services from ride-hailing to hiring maid service
However, co-founder and CEO, Mudassir Sheikha, who reiterated a previous prediction that a full recovery in business would not...read more...