Managing the Job Search

Building a Career in Israel

2019-04-02T11:48:28+03:00Managing the Job Search|

The concept of a career is relatively new -- having first made an appearance about 100 years ago. Looking back towards the beginnings of history, humankind started out “professionally” as the hunter-gatherer. Later, when society developed into more complex groupings (in villages and cities, or agricultural areas), most individuals continued to work for generations within a family’s given profession.

Finding Employment Over 50

2020-07-15T15:06:44+03:00Managing the Job Search|

Olim who are close to retirement age often face special challenges when arriving in Israel and beginning their job search. Many employers are reluctant to hire older candidates, even those who arrive with the relevant qualifications. As a result, a mature job seeker can find it challenging to integrate into the Israeli job market.

Networking Skills

2020-07-23T11:48:10+03:00Managing the Job Search|

North American employment experts claim that most available job opportunities are never advertised. This statistic is not limited to the U.S., but is equally true in Israel, where positions are primarily advertised by word-of-mouth and landed through successful networking.


2020-03-04T10:27:57+03:00Managing the Job Search|

There are an increasing number of professions that lend themselves to telecommuting, i.e., continuing employment remotely. Do you want to explore the option of telecommuting after you make Aliyah? Here are some suggestions for presenting the idea to your employer. The following contains excerpts from an actual proposal that an NBN Oleh successfully presented to his employer.

Tips for Successful Interviewing in Israel

2020-08-27T12:47:46+03:00Managing the Job Search|

There is a well-known adage that says: you never have a second chance to make a good first impression. Studies have shown that within one minute, you've already made your impression! As there are many cultural differences between North American and Israeli workplaces, the following are some important tips to prepare you to make a great impression on your potential Israeli employer.


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