NBN Employment Blog

From NGO to Startup Pro

2017-03-15T10:56:04+00:00 NBN Employment Blog|

Who doesn’t guiltily sit in front of their computer every now and them to take a “Which Ice Cream Flavor Are You?” type-quiz? These bites of online entertainment have become a fun part of our everyday lives as we interact on social media. Little do we know- Playbuzz, an Israeli startup, is the format creator of much of this style’s online content we interact with on a daily basis!

From Typist to Teacher

2017-03-15T10:56:06+00:00 NBN Employment Blog|

Let’s face it. In this day and age, if you can’t use a computer, it’s hard to get by! Although the concept of technology may be easy for some, for many elderly people, it is hard to wrap their head around. Rochelle Gilbert has decided to change that one client at a time. Travelling around Jerusalem, Rochelle offers private computer lessons, mainly to elderly citizens.

Baking Her Way to Sweet Success

2017-01-18T11:28:45+00:00 NBN Employment Blog|

Baking cakes may sound easy, but wait until you see the creations of Devorah Altman, and you will think twice! Devorah transformed her home in Bet Shemesh into “The Kosher Cakery,” a bakery that provides customized cakes, cupcakes and cookies to people across Israel. Think “Ace of Cakes” with a Middle Eastern twist-- The Kosher Cakery bakes up people’s dreams with delicious cakes, frostings, and elaborate decorations!

WeWork Be’er Sheva

2017-01-18T14:30:27+00:00 NBN Employment Blog|

I am not a hi-tech person at all but every time I go to the Gav-Yam Advanced Technologies Park in Be’er Sheva, I am truly inspired. Just from the parking lot I get views of the lovely residential neighborhood of Ramot, the impressive Negev Brigade Memorial, and the recently completed bridge connecting the park to the train station and Ben Gurion University. I find it amazing that I’ve watched an area go from nothing to something before my very eyes.

From Law School to “LinguistIt”

2017-03-15T11:19:24+00:00 Business & Entrepreneurship, NBN Employment Blog|

Overlooking the quiet streets of Modiin, Sarah Davis sits in her office with two side-by-side screens in front of her. She vigorously types - eyes on one computer, fingers flying on the other, as pages of words are pumped out onto her screen. Petite and soft-pitched, some mistakenly think she is “too young,” or “non-credible…” But take a minute to sit with Sarah and you will see that she is nothing of the sort!

Paul the PC Guy

2017-03-15T11:20:06+00:00 NBN Employment Blog|

Paul the PC GUY’s website reads, “Meet Paul, the PC Guy (and, hard as it is to believe, he is even friendlier than he looks!)” His website is true to its word- Paul is truly a friendly, personable guy, with a cool brand and a great business! It is no wonder he has found small-business success working with people by servicing their PC computers throughout Jerusalem.