I think it was probably easier now. It depends on your skills/experience. If you are looking for a managerial position then you'll be better placed to find something. For instance if you are a Site Engineer, you’ll get the job too easily because there is a lot of demand in a Construction field.
Here are some things that you need to keep in mind before you start looking for your dream job in Dubai. Market is now saturated day by day and many industries have an oversupply of candidates who are willing to accept low salaries in order to secure a position. If you want to get a job in civil engineering, your chances are high if you are qualified and experience in that particular role. I’ve seen Civil engineering job in online, do apply on this if it matches your academic profile or your interest. indeed.com 247careersforfreshers.com dubizzle.com
These are the best ones, but you can search for others too.