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Employers, Histadrut agree on minimum wage hike
January 2, 2011. Globes: Shay Niv
Employers organizations and the Histadrut (General Federation of Labor in Israel) today announced an agreement to raise...
32,000 hotel workers receive 6% raise
December 27, 2010. Globes
The Histadrut (General Federation of Labor in Israel) and Israel Hotel Association have signed a new collective...
Unemployment rises
December 23, 2010. Globes: Yael Gruntman
The unemployment rate rose to 6.6% of the civilian workforce in October 2010, returning to its level...
Leumi: Growing optimism fuels unemployment
December 23, 2010. Globes: Koby Yeshayahou
Bank Leumi attributes the rise in the unemployment rate in the third quarter of 2010 to increased...
Israel’s hotels produced 12,000 new jobs in 2010
December 23, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Ron Friedman
Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz credited Israel’s tourism sector on Wednesday with playing a major role in the...
CBS Report: 10% of Salaried Employees in Israel Work in High-Tech
December 23, 2010. Central Bureau of Statistics
Slightly more than a tenth (10.2%) of salaried employees in Israel work in high-tech, according to a...
Israeli start-up to recruit blue-collar Jews abroad
December 17, 2010. Haaretz: Raphael Ahren
A recently founded private recruitment company is trying to attract potential immigrants to Israel by offering them...
Progress in talks to raise minimum wage
December 15, 2010. Globes: Shay Niv
A minimum wage hike of NIS 300 per month, to NIS 4,150, in one or two steps,...
Challenging orthodoxies, Shas maverick seeks to put Israeli haredim to work
December 15, 2010. JTA: Leslie Susser
Not so long ago, few Israelis had heard of Rabbi Chaim Amsellem, a soft-spoken Shas backbencher in...
Average salary falls
December 7, 2010. Globes: Inbal Omer
The average gross national salary fell 2% to NIS 8,356 in September from NIS 8,514 in August,...
Study: Looks are an asset in job hunting – for men
November 29, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Ben Hartman
Researchers find that "attractive" females less likely to get job interviews than "plain-looking" women when sending photo...
High tech salaries show slight rise
November 23, 2010. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
The average high tech salary in Israel rose by 2.4% over the past year (from November 2009-2010)...
‘Huge demand for energy engineers expected’
November 21, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Ehud Zion Waldocks
The world needs engineers to solve tomorrow’s problems, just as they have been solving today’s problems, according...
'For every 1,000 tons recycled, 5 jobs may be created'
November 20, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Ehud Zion Waldocks
Is recycling cost effective? Does it even matter if it is or isn’t? Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and...
VeriFone US acquisition to add to Israeli workforce
November 18, 2010. Globes: Ron Steinblatt
Secure electronic payment solutions developer VeriFone Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: PAY) will acquire Hypercom Corporation (NYSE: HYC), a...
Public sector gender wage gap imported from private sector
November 17, 2010. Globes: Adrian Filut
A Bank of Israel study found that the wage gap between men and women in the public...
Job vacancies rise
November 15, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Job vacancies in the business sector surged 23.9 percent to 68,200 in October from 55,000 in September,...
Google Israel employees will also enjoy 10% pay hike
November 10, 2010. Globes: Noa Parag
Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) has given all of its employees $1,000 cash "holiday bonuses" and 2011 salary...
Treasury wants higher wages for the poorest and most valued
October 31, 2010. Haaretz: Meirav Arlosoroff
The Finance Ministry supports increasing public-sector salaries, but wants to overhaul wage mechanisms as a whole, says...
Live in Israel, work abroad
October 31, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Anat Cohen
The shock waves of the economic crisis in 2009 led to a new phenomenon in the employment...
Wage Report 2009 / Public sector hires more women, who earn less
October 27, 2010. Haaretz: Haim Bior
By Women form the majority of public-sector workers, it transpires. Last year, according to the 2009 Wage...
Half of public sector earns under NIS 5,000 a month
October 26, 2010. Globes: Adrian Filut
Nearly half of public sector employees earn less NIS 5,000 a month; 44% earn NIS 4,960, well...
Ethosia survey shows high-tech cos expanding, recruiting
October 25, 2010. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
Israel's high-tech industry is back on track, with many companies expanding, according to a survey for the...
Course for teachers making Aliya eliminated
October 21, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Ruth Eglash
The Education Ministry has eliminated a long-running course that formally accredits new immigrant teachers and enables them...
Unemployment rate stays low in Israel
October 21, 2010. Globes: Yael Gruntman
Israel's unemployment remained at 6.3% in trend figure in August 2010, the same as in the two...
Bill to allow therapy by non-clinical psychologists moves
October 19, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
A private member’s bill that would allow specially trained psychologists who are not clinical psychologists to give...
Marketing, Internet & foreign currency companies are recruiting
October 15, 2010. Haaretz: Raphael Ahren
Anglo immigration assistance group Nefesh B'Nefesh and the Jewish Agency are holding a series of "career-focused Aliyah...
More MBA students are aspiring entrepreneurs
October 13, 2010. Globes
The QS World MBA Tour, which runs fairs around the world for prospective MBA students, finds that...
Job vacancies up 8% in third quarter
October 11, 2010. Globes
The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor's economics and research administration today published data about demand for...
Average salary rises
October 7, 2010. Globes: Yossi Nissan
The average gross salary in Israel in July was NIS 8,602, the Central Bureau of Statistics reported...
Manufacturers: 8,000 jobs at risk due to shekel's strength
October 7, 2010. Globes: Yuval Azulai
The continuing strengthening of the shekel against the dollar is endangering expected growth in the Israeli economy....
IMI board threatens 500 layoffs by end of month
October 6, 2010. Globes: Yuval Azulai
The Israel Military Industries (IMI) board of directors last night turned to Minister of Defense Ehud Barak...
Layoffs underway at Comverse
October 6, 2010. Globes
200 employees at Comverse Technology Inc. (Pink Sheets:CMVT.PK) in Israel received letters of dismissal today. A further...
Available jobs in high tech rise sharply
September 28, 2010. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
The number of available jobs for high tech employees rose 30% in the third quarter of 2010,...
Main employment issues are foreign workers, enforcement
September 27, 2010. Haaretz: Meirav Arlosoroff
"Employment reform could be Israel's most profitable reform ever - it could increase the GDP by 0.75%...
Bank of Israel: Only 39% of Haredi men work
September 21, 2010. Haaretz: Nati Tucker
Poverty is more prevalent in the Haredi community than among the public at large, stated Karnit Flug,...
Unemployment drop continues
September 21, 2010. Globes: Shay Niv
The positive trend of falling unemployment continued in the economy in July. The unemployment rate fell to...
Comverse set to fire 400 employees in October
September 19, 2010. Globes: Yael Gruntman
About 400 Comverse Technology Inc. (Pink Sheets:CMVT) employees will receive dismissal notices at the beginning of October....
Job vacancies fall
September 15, 2010. Globes: Shay Niv
The number of job vacancies in Israel fell 13.2% in August, compared with July. According to the...
Employers love them, employees don’t: A guide to vouchers
September 8, 2010. Haaretz: Ruti Levy
The New Year 5771 is upon us and while some employers choose to give their employees gifts...
Israeli teachers earn 40% of OECD average
September 7, 2010. Globes: Roy Goldenberg
The annual starting salary of an Israeli elementary school teacher was $18,199 in 2008, 60% less than...
The average salary in June rose to NIS 8,469.
September 7, 2010. Globes
The average Israeli salary in June rose 1.62% to NIS 8,469 from NIS 8,334 in May the...
Industry, labor market look upbeat for 5771
September 7, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
On the eve of 5771, Israeli industry is rebounding from the global economic crisis and the labor...
Unemployment drops to pre-crisis level
September 1, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The unemployment rate fell to 6.2 percent of the civilian labor force in the second quarter, close...
Survey: Most teens exploited at work
August 30, 2010. Haaretz: Haim Bior
Of the tens of thousands of teens who used their summer vacation to work, 87% did not...
Should Facebook be off-limits to employers?
August 29, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Asher Meir
Once upon a time, your private life was private. You pretty much controlled what information you wanted...
Job losses up steeply
August 22, 2010. Globes: Hillel Koren
The Israel National Employment Service today reports that the number of jobseekers fell 0.3% to 304,300, seasonally...
More layoffs hit job market in July
August 22, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The number of layoffs increased by nearly 10 percent to 14,180 in July, while the number of...
Bosses telling workers to take off
August 17, 2010. Haaretz: Haim Bior
Thousands of Israeli employers are pressuring employees to take a vacation or to simply stay at home...
Comverse plummets 32% on mass layoff announcement
August 15, 2010. Haaretz: Nir Zalik
Comverse is short on cash and will have to fire 500 workers, the company's CEO told staff...
Caterers cook up wage agreement
August 12, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The Histadrut Labor Federation on Wednesday signed a collective wage agreement with Chefa Meals & Service Ltd.,...
Average salary drops to NIS 8,172
August 9, 2010. Haaretz: Moti Bassok
The average gross salary of the country's 2.9 million salaried workers was NIS 8,172 a month as...
Unresolved Mystery - Do Israelis actually work?
August 8, 2010. Ynetnews: Noah Klieger
For years I’ve been monitoring a phenomenon that I cannot explain despite all my attempts. Every day,...
Job market data presents mixed signals
August 5, 2010. Globes: Omer Rabin
Israel's labor market is continuing to recover from the economic crisis, albeit by small steps. The Israel...
Intel named favorite high-tech workplace
August 4, 2010. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
Intel Israel Ltd. and Google Israel Ltd. are the best companies to work for in 2010, say...
Executive pay skyrockets; performance does not
August 4, 2010. Globes: Tzameret Pernat
Israel's executives have nothing to complain about. Their average salary rose 2.5-fold in the past seven years,...
Where do Employers Find Job Candidates?
July 28, 2010. Ron Machol
CareerXroads ( http://www.careerxroads.com/news/SourcesOfHire10.pdf ) released the results of their annual study reporting employer’s sources of hire. The...
Governor of the Bank of Israel - Haredim not working "unsustainable"
July 21, 2010. Globes
iGovernor of the Bank of Israel Stanley Fischer told foreign correspondents this week that one of the...
Jobs available - but at low wages
July 20, 2010. Globes: Shay Niv
85% of available private sector jobs offer less than the average national salary, according to a survey...
Economy adds jobs, production increasing
July 20, 2010. Haaretz: Haim Bior
The economy appears to be improving: Unemployment is continuing to drop, and industrial production is continuing to...
Unemployment fell to 6.5% in May 2010 from 7.8% a year ago
July 19, 2010. Globes: Adrian Filut
Unemployment continued to fall in May with the Central Bureau of Statistics reporting that 197,000 Israelis were...
Number of jobs available continues to rise
July 15, 2010. Globes: Yossi Nissan
The number of available jobs continues to increase. The Central Bureau of Statistics today reported that there...
A study of the nonemployment crisis
July 9, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Melanie Lidman
A-three-year-old darts out from behind the men’s side of the mehitza in search of his mother. When...
NII: Raising minimum wage will decrease poverty 9%
July 7, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Ruth Eglash
Raising the minimum wage NIS 750 could decrease the country’s poverty rate by some 9 percent and...
Ministers get raise after minimum wage hike snub
July 7, 2010. Globes: Adrian Filut
Israeli government ministers may oppose raising the minimum wage to NIS 4,600 a month, but they are...
Average wage falls
July 7, 2010. Globes: Koby Yeshayahou
The average gross salary fell 4.8% in April 2010 to NIS 8,235 a month, the Central Bureau...
Nt'l Insurance reports sharp drop in unemployment claims
July 5, 2010. Globes: Shay Niv
The National Insurance Institute reported a 24% drop in new unemployment claims in the first half of...
Lawyers improve their benefits, as well as salaries
July 4, 2010. Globes: Chen Ma'anit
There has been substantial improvement in lawyers' benefits in 2010, compared with 2009, according to a survey...
Social rights groups call for new employment initiative
July 2, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Ruth Eglash
A collection of social rights groups put pressure on the government Monday to create a new welfare-to-work...
Initiative puts recent arrivals on NGO career track
July 2, 2010. Haaretz: Raphael Ahren
A small group of Western immigrants this week moved one step closer to pursuing careers in Israel's...
Absorption professionals scorn extra NIS 600 for immigrants moving north
July 2, 2010. Haaretz: Cnaan Liphshiz
Absorption professionals disagreed over the potential effectiveness of a new government program designed to draw recent arrivals...
To license or not to license? The way to determine professional standards
July 1, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Asher Meir
A public dispute has arisen over the licensing of tax advisors in Israel. The topic is of...
After 13 years, 95,000 teachers rejoin Histadrut
June 30, 2010. Globes: Shay Niv
The 95,000-member Teachers Union has rejoined the Histadrut (General Federation of Labor in Israel), which it quit...
In praise of negative income tax - NIT provides incentive to get off the dole
June 29, 2010. Jerusalem Post
Neocons are frequently accused of placing almost religious faith in “invisible market forces” while callously ignoring socioeconomic...
Unemployment in Israel is Dropping, More Jobs Found
June 28, 2010. Israelnationalnews.com: Maayana Miskin
Unemployment continued to drop in the month of May, according to an Israel National Employment Service (INES)...
Unemployment drops for 11th straight month
June 28, 2010. Globes: Hillel Koren
The number of unemployed fell by 0.6% to 191,700 in May 2010 from 192,800 in April, the...
Employment initiative for disabled launched
June 24, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Ruth Eglash
The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor launched a new initiative this week aimed at increasing the...
Does Your LinkedIn Presence Enhance your CV/Resume?
June 23, 2010. http://jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/: Ron Machol
Recruiters are using LinkedIn to research employment candidates – study after study reveals this to be true,...
In London, as opposed to Israel, most Haredim go to work
June 22, 2010. Haaretz: Meirav Arlosoroff
In 2005, Amiram Gonen of the Floersheimer Institute for Policy Studies examined the practices of London's ultra-Orthodox...
Steinitz: We need haredim and Arabs in workforce
June 17, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The full integration of haredim and Israeli Arabs into the workforce is critical for the future of...
More gender equality at Israeli workplaces than rest of OECD, study shows
June 15, 2010. Haaretz: Haim Bior
The level of equality between the sexes in Israel is higher than in most countries in the...
Are women still suffering workplace discrimination?
June 9, 2010. Haaretz: Jonathan Lis
Tziona Koenig-Yair is the first national commissioner of Israel's Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, which is part of...
Proposed law change counts sexual assault as work accident
June 6, 2010. Globes: Chen Ma'anit
A private members bill to amend the National Health Insurance Law (5754-1994), defines sexual assault at work...
‘The only answer is education and work’
June 3, 2010. Haaretz: Judith Katzir
Teresa, a Filipina about 30 years of age, is a single mother of two − a 6-year-old...
Unemployment rate in Israel declines to 7.2% in first quarter
June 1, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The unemployment rate fell to 7.2 percent of the civilian labor force in the first quarter of...
Women job candidates need not reveal pregnancy, court rules
May 30, 2010. Globes: Chen Ma'anit
From a National Labor Court ruling, a precedent-setting decision can be inferred - that a woman in...
Rabbi Lau inaugurates Web design incubator for Haredim
May 26, 2010. Haaretz: Nati Toker
Tel Aviv Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau has dedicated mezuzahs in thousands of homes and workplaces, but...
Agricultural Employment Up in Last Decade
May 25, 2010. Israelnationalnews.com
The number of Israelis employed in agriculture rose 36 percent, from 16,600 to 22,200, between 2000 and...
80% of women won't benefit from tax cuts
May 25, 2010. Globes: Adrian Filut
"80% of women will not benefit from the tax cuts planned for 2011-16. Only a third of...
Private sector salaries fell further in 2008 and 2009 than public sector salaries.
May 25, 2010. Globes: Shay Niv
Bank of Israel data show that the average private sector salary fell 3.8% in 2008 and 2009....
Israel ranked 17th-most competitive economy
May 24, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Israel’s economy is No. 1 in the world for resilience to economic cycles and No. 17 for...
Government to stop hiring foreign workers
May 23, 2010. Ynet: Zvi Lavi
Government ministries and government-affiliated bodies must not hire foreign workers for cleaning, construction or infrastructure work, Finance...
Immigrant Teachers Sue Finance Ministry for Veteran Bonus
May 21, 2010. Haaretz: Cnaan Liphshiz
Immigrant teachers recently sued the Ministry of Finance for NIS 10.5 million, which they claim they deserve...
Let Yourself Dream - How to View Career Change
May 20, 2010. http://jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/: Ron Machol
Mid-life crises manifest themselves differently for everyone. Probably some people are able to avoid them altogether, while...
61% of Israeli Jewish couples are dual-earners
May 17, 2010
61% of Israeli Jewish couples have two breadwinners, 28% have one breadwinner, and 6% have no breadwinner....
From work to welfare
May 14, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Larry Derfner
Moshe remembers his six years on welfare. “I’d go to the Employment Service, sign in and go...
Sharp rise in demand for biotech workers
May 11, 2010. Globes: Shiri Habib-Valdhorn
Demand for biotechnology workers rose sharply during the first quarter of 2010, after new hiring was essentially...
If they won’t hire you, start your own business
May 7, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Yocheved Miriam Russo
Throughout Jewish history, cultural bias and discrimination has served to spark Jewish entrepreneurship. When non-Jewish businesses were...
Israeli companies discover the merits of Haredi women
May 6, 2010. Haaretz: Ido Solomon
Pnina Farid, 27, is a mother of three. She lives in Bnei Brak and has been working...
Employment Opportunities - Internet-Based Businesses
May 5, 2010. http://jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/: Ron Machol
Online (Internet) businesses are a major employer in Israel, and have survived the global economic difficulties in...
Education Ministry plan aims to give Haredim workforce skills
May 4, 2010. Haaretz: Lior Dattel
The proportion of ultra-Orthodox adults who do not work has been climbing for decades, but before they...
El Al employees complain of religious discrimination
May 2, 2010. Haaretz: Zohar Blumenkrantz,
Three El Al employees who are observant Jews have complained the company discriminates against them because of...
Most job seekers want more unemployment benefits
May 1, 2010. Ynet: Gil Kol
Most Israeli job seekers want more unemployment benefits for a longer period of time, but few would...
Can a Non-Hi-Tech Person Find Work in Israel?
April 28, 2010. http://jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/: Ron Machol
With all of the glamour of the Israeli technological industries in the media, and acronym-filled hi-tech jobs...
Online Gaming co 888 to lay off 100 in Herzliya
April 27, 2010. Globes: Efrat Peretz-Harpaz
Online gaming company 888 Holding plc (LSE:888) is firing 20% of its global workforce, due to what...
Number of jobseekers continues to drop
April 26, 2010. Globes: Koby Yeshayahou
Jobseeker numbers continue to drop. 208,142 jobseekers applied to the Israel National Employment Service in March 2010,...
Drop in available jobs
April 25, 2010. Globes: Yael Gruntman
The number of available jobs in the business sector fell by 5.4% to 41.900 from in March...
Netanyahu orders review of salary limit legislation
April 25, 2010. Globes: Lilach Weissman
The government will apparently formulate a bill to limit executive salaries. At a meeting today, Prime Minister...
Unemployment stuck at 13-month low
April 23, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
February’s unemployment rate was a preliminary 7.3 percent of the civilian labor force, the same as in...
Minimum-wage employees unaware of their legal rights
April 23, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Larry Derfner
Thursday is “Israeli day” at the Tel Aviv branch of Kav La’Oved (Workers Hot Line), so among...
Unemployment keeps falling
April 22, 2010. Globes: Adrian Filut
The unemployment rate fell to 7.3% of the civilian labor force in February 2010, in trend figures,...
Ministers to vote on exec salary caps
April 22, 2010. Haaretz: Zvi Zrahiya
The Ministerial Committee on Legislation will discuss a bill to limit executive salaries in public companies on...
Male civil servants can't have maternity perks
April 22, 2010. Haaretz: Haim Bior
Women in the civil service who return to work from maternity leave are entitled to work one...
Bank of Israel sees tycoons as a danger to stability
April 22, 2010. Haaretz: Meirav Arlosoroff
The Bank of Israel is taking on Israel's biggest holding companies, warning that these giants may endanger...
MK Yacimovich revives bill curbing executive pay
April 21, 2010. Globes
On Sunday, the ministerial legislation committee will discuss a private member's bill put forward by MK Shelly...
Guest Blog - How can Placement Companies Help you Find a Job in Israel
April 21, 2010
I am delighted to introduce a new guest article to the blog, this time contributed by Yoav...
Israel lagging behind Western countries in non-employment rates
April 13, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Ron Friedman
A 350-page report released Tuesday by the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies paints a grim picture...
Average wage rises
April 8, 2010. Globes: Yael Gruntman
Figures released today by the Central Bureau of Statistics show that the average monthly wage in Israel...
Campaign to ensure better conditions for security guards
April 7, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Global security expert Arik Arad, an adviser to New York-based private equity firm Pegasus Capital Advisors, which...
Jump in working and poor families
April 6, 2010. Globes: Shay Niv
The Bank of Israel today published an excerpt from its 2009 Annual Report on working families. The...
Jobseeker numbers drop
March 21, 2010. Globes: Koby Yeshayahou
213,262 jobseekers applied to the Israel National Employment Service (INES) in February 2010, more than the 197,750...
Number of unemployed down 0.5 percent
March 21, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The number of unemployed in February dropped by 0.5 percent to 199,000 as the number of jobseekers...
High tech hiring more, firing less
March 18, 2010. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
Recruitment by software, Internet, and communications companies is up 40% since the beginning of the year, according...
New social work recruits turned off by low salaries
March 16, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Ruth Eglash
Despite increasing numbers of young people interested in studying social work at the degree level, many new...
Employee Assessment in Israel - (Guest Blog)
March 16, 2010. Natalie Anker Cohen
I am introducing guest posts to the blog in order to broaden the scope of the Israeli...
2,400 workers hired in 4Q; demand for hi-tech employees grows
March 15, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The industrial sector hired 2,400 workers in the fourth quarter of 2009, encouraged by accelerated growth and...
Number of jobs available in Israel jumps
March 15, 2010. Globes: Hillel Koren
The Central Bureau of Statistics today reports that the number of available business sector jobs rose 8.2%...
Demand for high-tech workers still rising
March 14, 2010. Globes: Yossi Nissan
Demand for high-tech workers rose for the tenth consecutive month in February 2010. According to the Manpower...
Long-term program to attract scientists approved
March 14, 2010. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
Concerned about the loss of bright young scientists to research institutions abroad, the cabinet on Sunday approved...
February 2010 saw a further rise in demand for workers
March 10, 2010. Globes: Shay Niv
The steady rise in demand for workers in the financial sector continues. According to the Manpower Index,...
Interviews – What is the Employer Really Asking?
March 9, 2010. http://jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/: Ron Machol
I grew up in the wine country of Northern California, so I was introduced to a whole...
Employees prefer cash to vouchers for Pessah gifts
March 9, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Ron Friedman
The old adage says, “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth,” but as Pessah approaches, many...
Study: Only 13% of CEO positions in Israel held by women
March 9, 2010. Ynet: Ofer Petersburg
Women-owned businesses grow at a faster rate than those owned by men, but in Israel 2010 women...
'High-tech managers prefer to work with their army buddies'
March 9, 2010. Haaretz: Guy Griml
High-tech is famously at the forefront of Israeli industry, and it also reflects the overall situation of...
Good Times: Israel's GDP, Jobs, Consumer Confidence Up, Up, Up
March 9, 2010. Israel National News: Malkah Fleisher
A powerful rebound from the global economic crisis is making its mark in the Israeli job market....
More women join labor market
March 8, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Although the participation rate of women in the labor force has been growing gradually, salary inequalities between...
Average salary in 2009 for financial industry fell 13% compared with 2008
March 8, 2010. Globes: Kobi Yeshayahu
The average gross monthly salary fell 2.8% to NIS 8,108 in 2009 compared with 2008, the Central...
Israeli women are more educated than men, but still earn less
March 7, 2010. Haaretz: Dana Weiler-Polak
Israeli women are more educated than men, but earn less. Fewer women are employed in senior positions...
Plenty of Jobs at Israeli Hotels
March 7, 2010. (IsraelNN.com)
Israeli hotels are searching for some 1,500 workers to fill positions over the Passover holiday. Yoav Bachar,...
New immigrants: State must translate official documents
March 2, 2010. Haaretz: Dana Weiler-Polak
Shortly after arriving in Israel, new immigrants are obliged to sign a plethora of official documents that...
Freelancer in Israel - What does it mean?
March 2, 2010. http://jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/: Ron Machol
People in Israel typically consider the freelance (contractor, self-employed) issue in one of these situations: They are...
Israel to train new generation of nuclear engineers
March 1, 2010. Globes: Amiram Barkat
As Israel begins to work toward an Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) (TASE: ELEC.B22) plan to build a...
Yael Software on hiring spree
March 1, 2010. Globes: Globes' correspondent
IT integrator Yael Group plans hiring over 170 new employees in 2010, after recruiting more than 100...
Unemployment falls to 7.4 percent
February 28, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Number of working women up by 21,000; male workers down by 12,000 last year. Unemployment dropped to...
40 is not the new over the hill
February 28, 2010. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
High-tech is a young person's industry, with the impression that few employees are over the age of...
After nearly 20 years the AACI is moving to a new, bigger home.
February 26, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Batsheva Pomerantz
Members of the Association of Americans and Canadians in Israel (AACI) have been benefiting from its services...
Bill barring non-Hebrew MDs from practicing set to pass
February 23, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
The Israel Medical Association has voiced its support for a private members' bill initiated by MK Arye...
Israel’s first ‘clean tech’ college opens its doors
February 23, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Ehud Zion Waldocks
The clean tech revolution is beginning to sweep the world. The UN predicts that 8.5 million people...
Israel's CPI drops by 0.7% in January 2010
February 22, 2010
Inflation will probably slow to the mid-point of the government’s 1% to 3% target range in a...
Jobseekers: Help People Help You - Most jobs are not publicly advertised
February 22, 2010. Ron Machol
To get to them, you need to network. I know, I sound like a broken record (for...
State of Economy Index shows continued recovery
February 21, 2010. Globes
The Composite State of the Economy Index rose by 0.2% in January 2010, the Bank of Israel...
LinkedIn – Recruiters Search Engine
February 17, 2010. http://jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/: Ron Machol
Recruiters are using LinkedIn ( www.linkedin.com ) to find qualified job candidates and check out those that...
Kosher use of social-media tools
February 17, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Haredi women are turning to the Internet to build their businesses, which is raising questions about the...
Program would cover salaries of high-techies who join old industry
February 17, 2010. Haaretz: Haim Bior
The state will finance 66% of the salary cost of a former employee or manager of a...
Russian Olim Breaking The Glass Ceiling?
February 16, 2010. The Jewish Week: Walter Ruby
Israeli cabinet minister Sofa Landver, an émigré from the FSU, is working to bring more olim to...
Finance sector leads jobs recovery
February 14, 2010. Globes: Shay Niv
The financial sector continues to lead the jobs recovery, according to the index of Manpower Israel Ltd.,...
Is local reporting contributing to anti-immigrant sentiment?
February 14, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Mark Rebcaz
A recent University of Haifa study has found that though Israeli media outlets are friendlier toward immigrants...
Israel Electric Corporation salaries among world's highest
February 14, 2010. Globes: Adi Ben-Israel
Salaries at Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) (TASE: ELEC.B22) are among the highest among utilities in the world,...
Signs of recovery in labor market
February 11, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Growth rates have not yet returned to their strong level before the global economic crisis, but the...
Hundreds turn out for Jerusalem job fair
February 11, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Abe Selig
Hundreds of Anglo olim packed the halls of Beit Ar-El in Jerusalem’s Baka neighborhood Wednesday night for...
Are you entering the dreaded "Job Seeker Black Hole"
February 10, 2010. http://jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/: Ron Machol
You might not have realized the danger involved in searching for work, but all too often job...
High-tech worker demand grows for eighth straight month
February 9, 2010. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
Demand for high-tech workers continued to grow in January 2010, compared with December, for the eighth consecutive...
Comverse begins laying off 5% of employees
February 8, 2010. Globes: Ron Steinblatt
Comverse Technology Inc. (Pink Sheets: CMVT) today began its layoffs. Sources inform ''Globes'' that the company plans...
Average salary in Israel drops
February 7, 2010. Globes: Yossi Nissan
The average gross monthly salary of Israeli employees was NIS 7,875 in November 2009. Trend figures for...
Cover Letters: Can they actually hurt your chances?
February 3, 2010. Ron Machol
Many others have written about this subject and I thought that it was difficult to make a...
Boosting Arab and Haredi employment would make Israel rich
February 3, 2010. Haaretz: Lior Zeno
Israel would rank among richest nations if it could unlock the potential of its minorities, top finance...
Hiring of high-tech workers was 29.2% higher than in January 2009.
February 1, 2010. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
Hiring of high-tech workers rose by 12.4% in January 2010, compared with December 2009, and was 29.2%...
Hi-tech underclass
January 29, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Larry Derfner
A year ago Manpower Israel’s hi-tech branch, MIT, did an experiment to see what chances a qualified...
More high-tech jobs give men salary edge over women
January 25, 2010. Globes: Shay Niv
The starting gross salary of women with an academic degree was NIS 8,000 in the second quarter...
Number of new jobseekers falls
January 25, 2010. Globes: Shay Niv
The number of jobseekers rose by 0.5% to 222,900 in December 2009, from 221,700 in November, the...
Unemployment falls 0.1% in December
January 25, 2010. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The number of unemployed fell by a moderate 0.1 percent in December, to 206,500, from 206,600 in...
Israel hopes quota on migrant workers will bring Israelis more jobs
January 24, 2010. Haaretz: Dana Weiler-Polak
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz on Sunday presented a plan to limit the...
Improved economy not yet reflected in jobs
January 24, 2010. Globes: Hillel Koren
In its weekly macroeconomic survey, Mizrahi Tefahot Bank says that the macroeconomic data recently published by the...
Steinitz: Gov't will reduce foreign workers by 30-50,000
January 24, 2010. Globes: Adrian Filut
"The government has reached a decision to whose goal is to deal with the matter of illegal...
Tel Aviv pays workers best
January 21, 2010. Globes: Adi Ben-Israel
Tel Aviv-Jaffa municipal employees top the salary rankings of Israel's 15 largest municipalities, according to the Dun...
Unemployment falls
January 20, 2010. Globes
The Central Bureau of Statistics reports that Israel's unemployment rate was 7.4% in November, compared with 7.5%...
75% of high-tech companys to recruit employees
January 19, 2010. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
75% of Israeli high-tech companies will hire staff during 2010, hiring about 2,000 people altogether, according to...
Average salary falls
January 6, 2010. Globes
The average monthly salary in Israel dropped to NIS 7,836 in October, down from 8,171 in September....
Workers' confidence grows
January 6, 2010. Globes: Sapir Peretz
Fired high-tech employees and pay cuts symbolized the outbreak of the economic crisis, but by the fourth...
Layoffs down 4% in December
January 4, 2010. Globes: Shay Niv
The National Insurance Institute today reported that the number of new claims for unemployment fell by 4%...
Employment Service employees protest Wisconsin Plan
December 29, 2009. Globes: Shay Niv
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today extended pilot welfare-to-work Wisconsin Plan at the request of Minister of Industry,...
Unemployment drops
December 28, 2009. Globes
The unemployment rate fell by 0.4% to 206,000 in November 2009, from 206,800 in October, in trend...
Internet companies lead high-tech job recovery
December 27, 2009. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
"The high-tech job market had a tough year, but we're sensing a recovery toward the end of...
Nochi Dankner moves to save 2,500 jobs
December 24, 2009. Globes: Ilanit Hayut
IDB Holding Corp. Ltd. (TASE:IDBH) chairman and CEO Nochi Dankner yesterday announced that he has suspended for...
Alliance Tire mulls white collar job cuts
December 24, 2009. Globes: Shay Niv
Management of Alliance Tire Company Ltd. is considering more layoffs, a year after "Globes" was the first...
Labor C'tee ends without Wisconsin Plan decision
December 24, 2009. Globes: Shay Niv
"I see how hard it is more for to get one shekel from the Ministry of Finance,...
Motorola Israel to reduce workforce in first quarter
December 24, 2009. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
Motorola Israel Ltd. is planning reductions in its workforce in the first quarter of 2010. It will...
Unemployment unchanged at 7.7%
December 22, 2009. Globes: Adrian Filut and Shay Niv
The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.7% of the civilian labor force in October, amounting to 233,000...
46% of high-tech execs predict salary recovery
December 22, 2009. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
81% of high-tech and biotech CEOs and VPs believe that the global financial situation will recover in...
Hidden unemployment raises total by 70%
December 21, 2009. Globes: Adrian Filut
The Central Bureau of Statistics has published new data which shows that unemployment is actually 70% higher...
'Wisconsin plan' may close in two weeks
December 18, 2009. Haaretz: Zvi Zrahiya
The welfare-to-work program could end in two weeks because MK Haim Katz (Likud), chairman of the Knesset...
Industry lays off 2,625 workers in 3rd quarter
December 18, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The industrial sector continued to lay off employees in the third quarter but at a slower pace....
Job vacancies drop
December 15, 2009. Globes: Hillel Koren
A Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) survey shows that the number of job vacancies in the private...
More people being hired than fired
December 14, 2009. Globes: Shay Niv
For the first time since the start of the economic crisis, the number of people in Israel...
Public sector has not stopped growing
December 14, 2009. Haaretz
Look around you and check whether your employer has hired new people in the last year. If...
High-tech workers more in demand
December 13, 2009. Globes: Shira Horesh
Demand for new workers in the high-tech sector rose by 2.1% in November, according to placement company...
The workplace's two-way street
December 11, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Asher Meir
Suleiman a-Shafi was a very respected Arab-affairs reporter for Channel 2 news. He is considered an able...
Gov't plan would create 1,300 jobs
December 11, 2009. Sharon Wrobel
The government will allocate NIS 45 million to reduce unemployment in the periphery and create 1,300 jobs,...
Builders bemoan labor shortage
December 9, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
A shortage of foreign and Palestinian construction workers will double the construction time for housing projects and...
NII: Unemployment claims down
December 8, 2009. Globes
The National Insurance Institute today provided another indication of improvement in the labor market. New claims for...
Financial sector salaries jump
December 7, 2009. Globes: Shay Niv
The average gross monthly salary in the financial sector rose by 6.9% in the third quarter of...
Tefron employees join Histadrut in bid to save jobs
December 7, 2009. Globes: Shay Niv
Histadrut chairman Ofer Eini yesterday notified the chairman of textile company Tefron Ltd. (Bulletin Board: TFRFF; TASE:TFR)...
VMware doubles Israeli R&D workforce
December 3, 2009. Globes: Shmulik Shelah
VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW) acquired Israeli start-up B-Hive Ltd. 18 months ago for $60 million, and turned...
Kodak Israel to hire scores of new employees
December 1, 2009. Globes: Shmulik Shelah
In an interview with "Globes", Kodak Israel general manager Hezi Rotman said that Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:...
English teachers may 'mutiny' over new literature section of matriculation exam
November 25, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Abe Selig
In what may be the beginning of a revolt by the country's English teachers, over 30 English...
Q3 unemployment below 8%
November 25, 2009. Globes: Adrian Filut
The unemployment rate fell to 7.8% in the third quarter from 8% in the second quarter, the...
Study: 79% of single Israeli women harassed at workplace
November 24, 2009. Haaretz: Dana Weiler-Pollak
Some 79 percent of single women and 15 percent of married women suffer sexual harassment in the...
HP expands in Israel
November 24, 2009. Globes: Shmulik Shelah
Hewlett Packard Co. (NYSE:HPQ) is about to expand its Israeli R&D center. The company, which has about...
Fashion chains hiring on back of consumer spending
November 23, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Fashion chains are hiring again as consumer spending sparks economic growth. The big fashion chains including Zara,...
Unemployment fell in October
November 23, 2009. Globes: Hillel Koren
The Israel National Employment Service today reported a 0.3% drop in the number of unemployed to 208,600...
Israelis optimistic about the labor market
November 23, 2009. Globes: Hillel Koren
A survey by Geocartography Knowledge Ltd. for Lavi Timetech Ltd. found that 52.6% of salaried employees are...
Steinitz blames foreign workers for rising unemployment
November 17, 2009. Globes
Minister of Finance Yuval Steinitz today told the Sderot Conference on Social Issues that foreign workers were...
Fewer jobs available
November 15, 2009. Globes: Yossi Nissan
The Central Bureau of Statistics today reported that the number of available jobs fell by 5,600, or...
LinkedIn – Search and Be Found
November 14, 2009. http://jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/: Ron Machol
As I have discussed previously, networking is critical to a job seekers success: http://jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/2009/11/employment-networking-getting-to-other.html Developing new connections...
Medical clowning: a job or a calling?
November 13, 2009. Haaretz: Cnaan Liphshiz
Michael Tulkoff, who is one of the few Israelis who regularly perform as clowns at hospitals, dismissed...
U.S. Jews turn to Israel to escape bleak job market
November 11, 2009. Reuters: Sangwon Yoon
Jewish American math teacher Goldie Burdetsky never expected to find herself working the front desk of a...
Unemployment rises 0.5% in September
November 9, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The pace of the rise in the unemployment rate slowed in September as the number of those...
Employers reluctant to hire Ethiopians, Haredim and Arabs, study shows
November 9, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Ron Friedman
What are the chances for Ethiopian Jews, haredim and Israeli Arabs with academic degrees to integrate into...
Women, young employees bear brunt of layoffs
November 8, 2009. Globes: Michal Yoshai
The Israel National Employment Service reports that the number of unemployed reached 216,000 in September 2009, 0.5%...
Average wage drops
November 5, 2009. Globes: Michal Yoshai
The average wage in Israel for salaried employees fell 2% in August to NIS 8,086 monthly, the...
Gvahim helps new immigrants fit into Israeli business society
November 5, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Jamie Romm
Gvahim, an organization that teaches olim how to integrate in the Israeli workplace and economy will kick...
Optimistic Bank of Israel cuts unemployment forecast
November 4, 2009. Globes: Ran Rimon and Adrian Filut
The Bank of Israel predicts zero GDP growth in 2009 and 2.5% growth in 2010, and cut...
Number of working poor grows
November 2, 2009. Globes: Shay Niv
The beginnings of a fall in the rate of poverty in Israel seen in the second half...
The “O” Word – Overqualified
October 30, 2009. http://jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/: Ron Machol
Yes, it is time to bring up the dreaded “O” Word: Overqualified. This word is bandied about...
Wage excesses raging at gov't companies
October 30, 2009. Haaretz: Tal Levy and Moti Bassok
Public-sector workers make double the average wage, with doctors earning the most, says report The year 2008...
Intel top high-tech co in Israel to work for
October 28, 2009. Globes: Shira Horesh
Intel Israel Ltd. is the best Israeli high-tech company to work for, according to BDI-Coface 2009 Best...
Alljobs sees pick-up in available jobs
October 28, 2009. Globes: Michal Yoshai
Demand for workers rose by 1% in October 2009 over September, job placement portal Alljobs Ltd. reported...
IT employee demand rises
October 26, 2009. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
High-tech placement firms report increased demand for workers during the third quarter and say that many positions...
Immigration Ministry scraps plan to lure scientists back to Israel
October 26, 2009. Haaretz: Ofri Ilani
"What we need is a kind of a vacuum cleaner, to suck back all those Israeli brains...
CV/Resume – Chronological or Skills Based?
October 24, 2009. http://jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/: Ron Machol
Everyone knows that a good CV is an important tool to securing job interviews. There is no...
Government to aid working single moms
October 22, 2009. Ynet: David Regev
Single mothers who join work force will be eligible for returns on nannies, tutors, and summer camps...
Individual income likely to drop 1.8%
October 22, 2009. Ynet: Gil Kol
Latest Central Bureau of Statistics figures say statements suggesting recession was over were premature; predicts gross domestic...
Job openings rise
October 21, 2009. Globes: Shay Niv
The Central Bureau of Statistics today reported a 15% increase in the number of available jobs in...
Unemployment shows first drop since crisis began
October 20, 2009. Globes: Adrian Filut and Shay Niv
For the first time since the start of the economic crisis in September 2008, Israel's unemployment rate...
Government to subsidize professional training programs for unskilled Israeli job seekers
October 20, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
"The purpose of the new employment track is twofold: to train Israeli job seekers and to provide...
NII workers agree to implement disabled employment law
October 19, 2009. Globes: Shay Niv
Sources inform ''Globes'' that the draft collective agreement reached last month between the National Insurance Institute's management...
93 Most Linked To Articles of Top Job Search and Career Blogs
October 19, 2009. http://jobmob.co.il/: Jacob Share, Job Search Expert and Professional Blogging Consultant
Job search strategies How Not To Ask For Help In The Job Search from Lindsay Olson A...
Anatomy of a False Networker
October 18, 2009. http://www.examiner.com: Terry Wildemann
Recently I was introduced to the term "false networking." It’s an interesting term that has several interpretations....
Should I apply for this job?
October 17, 2009. http://www.jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/: Ron Machol
I don’t meet all of the qualifications/requirements – Unfortunately, it is impossible to understand perfectly what the...
Government launches pilot program to retrain unemployed hi-tech workers
October 15, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
"The program aims to place unemployed workers with quality skills and experience in the hi-tech sector in...
Ignore Social Networking during a job search at your own peril!
October 11, 2009. http://twitter.com/JonathanDuarte: Jonathan Duarte
Social Media meets Job Search 45% of Employers are using Social Networking sites to research job seekers...
Online Job Boards
October 10, 2009. http://www.jobsearchinisrael.blogspot.com/: Ron Machol
There are three (3) main approaches when creating/managing an online job board: A large service which is...
Bad Interview Turns Into “Should I Take The Job Anyway” Question
September 25, 2009. International Association of MBA 's: Amy Vander Voort
Call me paranoid, but an interview isn’t always an interview. I wish things were this straightforward. Sometimes,...
Demand for workers jumps in August
September 22, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Demand for workers reached a high in August as the number of unemployed dropped by 0.1 percent...
Key economic index rises again
September 22, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The leading index of economic indicators rose a preliminary 1.3 percent in August, its fourth consecutive monthly...
40% of Israeli children at poverty risk
September 22, 2009. Ynet
Central Bureau of Statistics figures on socioeconomic change within Israeli society between 2003 and 2007 paint difficult...
Israel's population rises to 7.5 million
September 17, 2009. Haaretz: Moti Bassok and Dana Weiler-Polak
There are now 7,465,000 people living in Israel, the Central Bureau of Statistics reported yesterday. Its survey...
Unemployment benefit recipients up 37% this Jewish year
September 17, 2009. Haaretz: Haim Bior
Some 80,000 people have received unemployment benefits this Jewish calendar year, compared to just 60,000 last year,...
Thirteen Networking Mistakes
September 17, 2009. Monster: Dan Woog
You wouldn't wear jeans to a job interview, but do you pay as much attention to job-hunting...
Comverse employees: Home and away
September 17, 2009. Globes: Shlomit Lan
One might have thought that the accounting problems were the biggest threat to the life of Comverse...
Israel's Matrix Taps Devout Women for IT
September 16, 2009. Business Week: Neal Sandler
When Moti Gutman first thought of tapping into Israel's insular ultra-Orthodox community as a source of inexpensive...
Tax amnesty deadline for US expats near
September 16, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Elan Miller
With only one week left until the September 23 deadline, American expatriates are scrambling to register their...
Ten Steps to Maximize your LinkedIn Network
September 16, 2009. http://technmarketing.com/: Hillel Fuld
Ever since Web 2.0 was introduced, or at least since “social” became the big buzz word, everyone...
Universities agree to full transparency on wages
September 16, 2009. Globes: Adrian Filut
Ministry of Finance Director of Wages Ilan Levin and Heads of the Universities Committee today signed an...
2009 Economic Freedom of the World Index
September 14, 2009. Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies
Israel ranks 78th in the world in terms of economic freedom according to the Economic Freedom of...
Networking - Connecting Is Not Enough - Busting the Myth
September 13, 2009. http://thenationalnetworker.blogspot.com/: Andy Lopata
It’s time to shatter a few illusions now. I’m sorry but networking groups do not produce referrals....
Job-seekers unimpressed by Absorption Ministry employment fair
September 9, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Ron Friedman
Thousands of jobless immigrants attended what was termed an "emergency job fair" at the Tel Aviv Fairgrounds...
Cut taxes - cut evasion
September 9, 2009. Globes: Dr. Avi Nov
Campaigns by the Israel Tax Authority to find tax evaders in recent months have uncovered the huge...
Demand for high-tech workers rises
September 9, 2009. Globes: Michal Yoshai
Demand for high-tech workers rose by 2.9% in August 2009, for the fourth consecutive month, reports Manpower...
Tel Aviv and the Center - Employment Fair - Tuesday, September 8th
September 7, 2009. Ministry of Immigration
Tel Aviv and the Center- Employment Fair 2009 Ministry of Immigration, Tel Aviv/Jafo are happy to invite...
40% of income earned by top 20%
September 7, 2009. Globes: Adrian Filut
The top 20% of Israeli households earned 40.5% of total net income in 2008. The top 10%...
Average Salary Drops
September 7, 2009. Globes: Yael Gruntman
The average gross salary was 0.9% lower, in fixed prices, in the first half of 2009 than...
Requests for workers rise
September 1, 2009. Globes: Michal Yoshai
Jobs portal Alljobs today reported a 13% increase in requests for workers in June-August 2009 compared with...
Welcome to first grade
September 1, 2009. Haaretz: Nehemia Shtrasler
This year's most surprising letter to Haaretz on education was sent by Uri Kol of Tel Aviv,...
Gov't approves 'Blue and White' plan to create jobs
August 31, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The cabinet on Sunday approved a four-year plan by the Industry, Trade and Labor Ministry to increase...
Four fatal mistakes that undermine your job search
August 28, 2009. examiner.com: Rita Ashley
Executives are used to being in control. They know the outcome they need and how to get...
Unemployment hits 8% in Q2: 241,300 looking for jobs
August 27, 2009. Haaretz: Moti Bassok and Ido Solomon
Central Bureau of Statistics figures released yesterday showed there were 241,300 unemployed people between April and June,...
High-Tech Companies are Hiring
August 24, 2009. Globes: Tzachi Hoffman
There are new and encouraging signs in the job market than can be added to other initial...
Wanted: Anglo olim to teach English
August 24, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Abe Selig
In an effort to tackle the shortage of English teachers, the Jewish Agency, together with the Education...
Over 50 and job hunting?
August 22, 2009. examiner.com: Rita Ashley
“I don’t consider someone’s age when I hire. If they have the experience the project needs, if...
All work and some play
August 20, 2009. Haaretz: Orna Coussin
Should workers across the world take off the whole month of August? This was the question the...
Number of Israeli doctors dwindling
August 19, 2009. JTA
The number of doctors per capita in Israel is dropping to serious levels, according to a Health...
June industrial production rises 2%
August 19, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Industrial production grew by a seasonally adjusted 2.1 percent in June, and trade and services revenues rose...
Number of jobseekers falls
August 19, 2009. Shay Niv
The Israel National Employment Service today reported the first fall in the number of jobseekers since May...
Israel reports further drop in unemployment
August 19, 2009. Haaretz
In June 2009, unemployment dropped 2 percent from the previous month's rate according to data from Employment...
Figures show fewer jobless, but even fewer jobs
August 19, 2009. Haaretz: Haim Bior
For all the upbeat macroeconomic data reported in recent days, the fact is that there are fewer...
Ben-Eliezer wants to adapt haredi employment center nationwide
August 18, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer plans to adapt Modi'in Illit's employment-center model to the rest...
High-tech unemployed to switch to traditional industries
August 18, 2009. Globes: Merav Ankori
The Ministries of Industry, Trade and Labor, and Finance are considering a plan to switch high-tech employees...
New bill proposes unemployment benefits for self-employed
August 16, 2009. Globes: Shay Niv and Merav Ankori
Minister of Industry, Trade and Labor Benjamin Ben-Eliezer and Manufacturers Association president Shraga Brosh intend to jointly...
Budget cuts: 200 immigrant scientists to lose their jobs
August 16, 2009. Ynet: Yael Branovsky
While Israel is trying to fight brain drain and encourage scientists to make aliyah, the Immigrant Absorption...
Shortage of armed guards expected in new school year
August 12, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Rebecca Anna Stoil
Students in some municipalities, including the nation's capital, could find themselves guarded by unarmed security personnel when...
Modi'in Illit firms show power of haredi women in workforce
August 11, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Zack Colman
Government Services Minister Michael Eitan (Likud) was in Modi'in Illit this week visiting Matrix Global, the hi-tech...
Israeli Government to Underwrite Training of Diamond Polishers
August 11, 2009. Rapaport News - http://www.diamonds.net/
RAPAPORT... Press Release - Jerusalem, Israel, August 11, 2009: At a meeting with the leaders of the...
High-tech recruitment picks up
August 9, 2009. Globes: Tzachi Hoffman
Hiring in high tech rose 10.2% during the second quarter of 2009, compared with the first quarter,...
Unemployment claims drop 5%
August 7, 2009. Ynet: Yael Branovsky
The National Insurance Institute of Israel (NII) said last week that the number of people who filed...
Average salary falls below NIS 8,000
August 6, 2009. Globes: Shay Niv
The average gross monthly salary of Israeli employees again fell below NIS 8,000. The average gross salary...
Cleaners get first collective bargaining agreement in 33 years
August 5, 2009. Haaretz: Haim Bior
The Histadrut labor federation, representing organized labor in Israel, and the Federation of Chambers of Commerce, on...
Steep rise in lawyers out of work
August 5, 2009. Globes: Ela Levi-Weinrib
In the past six months, the ratio of jobseekers to positions offered has risen to ten to...
Ben-Eliezer unveils plan to integrate 135,000 workers over the next 10 years
August 4, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer plans to integrate 135,000 people into the workforce by removing...
Foreign workers market spinning out of control
July 28, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Ron Friedman
The arrest this week of four individuals suspected of fraudulently obtaining work permits for foreign workers is...
Demand for manufacturing workers jumps
July 21, 2009. Globes: Merav Ankori
Belying the constant reports about lay-offs since the outbreak of the economic crisis, demand for manufacturing workers...
Employment Bureau workers offered incentives for denying claimants' unemployment benefits
July 20, 2009. Haaretz: Dana Weiler-Polak
An incentive program for Employment Bureau workers entitles them to a bonus of up to 20 percent...
Unemployment rate climbed to 8.4% in May
July 17, 2009. Haaretz: Moti Bassok and Haim Bior
Unemployment grew significantly again in May and reached 8.4%, the Central Bureau of Statistics announced yesterday. There...
Number of jobseekers rises
July 15, 2009. Yael Gruntman
The number of jobseekers rose by 0.8%, or 1,900 persons, to 231,500 in June from 229,600 in...
Slump in demand for high-tech employees slows
July 14, 2009. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
The fall in demand for high-tech employees significantly slowed in the second quarter of 2009. Manpower Israel...
Manpower index points to stabilization in employment
July 12, 2009. Yossi Nissan
The Manpower Israel Ltd. demand for workers index fell by 0.9% in June 2009, compared with May....
Labor laws raise alarm in hi-tech
July 9, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
International companies will transfer their knowledge centers abroad and investors will be deterred from investing in Israel's...
Manpower: Oversupply of qualified workers
July 9, 2009. Globes: Anat Cohen
If there's one economic axiom that always works, it is the principle of supply and demand, and...
Young N. American immigrants to be trained as English teachers
July 7, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Zack Colman
In an increasingly globalized world, Israelis are feeling the pressure to improve their English proficiency - and...
Digital World: MK's lament: Hi-tech needs gov't help now
July 7, 2009. Jerusalem Post: David Shamah
Despite popular opinion, Israelis are hardly contrarian: they actually go along with the flow. And with "the...
Enzymotec opens new NIS 100m plant
July 7, 2009. Gali Weinreb
Enzymotec Ltd., a producer of biofunctional ingredients supplements, has opened a new plant at the Sagi 2000...
High-tech salaries fall
June 21, 2009. Globes: Tzahi Hoffman
Jobs portal Jobinfo reports that high-tech salaries are continuing to fall in the second quarter of 2009. Jobinfo...
Average monthly wage rises to NIS 8,160
June 9, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Despite the recent wave of salary cuts, the gross average wage among Israeli salary earners rose 0.7...
Hi-tech pay plunges 25% in April
May 25, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The average salary in the hi-tech sector dropped 25 percent in April compared with the same month...
Bank of Israel expects economy to rebound by 2nd quarter of 2010
May 20, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The Israeli economy will begin growing in the second quarter of 2010, according to Bank of Israel...
Israeli unemployment rate expected to hit 8% next year
May 18, 2009. Haaretz: Dana Weiler-Polak
Some 14 job seekers are expected to compete for every vacant position in the labor market by...
14 unemployed seen for every job
May 18, 2009. Globes: Michal Yoshai
The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor today released its "Analysis of the main developments in the labor...
Number of foreign workers rose 12.5% last year
May 17, 2009. Jewish Press: Sharon Wrobel
The number of foreign and refugee workers rose 12.5 percent to 225,000 in 2008, nearly half of...
Israel wants you to teach their over-crowded classes
May 15, 2009. Haaretz: Suzanne Hyman
Every few years Israel tries unsuccessfully to lure Diaspora Jews into making aliyah and becoming English teachers...
Intel Israel: Don't just think fast, think ahead
May 14, 2009. Jerusalem Post: Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
Israel's most urgent need today is for the establishment of an independent body to oversee long-term planning,...
600 jobs waiting for English speakers at Jerusalem job fair
November 25, 2008. Haaretz: Raphael Ahren
More than 1,000 English-speaking job-seekers are expected at today's OU Israel Job Fair in Jerusalem. The fair,...
Gov't to ease licensing process for immigrant doctors, nurses
November 11, 2008. Jewish Press: Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
Easier conditions for professional licensing are now being offered to immigrant doctors and nurses by the Absorption...
More Canadians than ever make aliyah this year
September 18, 2008. Canadian Jewish News: Carolyn Blackman
TORONTO — Lian Sela, director of the Israel Aliyah Centre Toronto and Western Canada, has some good news....
Secretarial jobs attract most job seekers
September 14, 2008. Globes
Job search site Alljobs reports that secretarial jobs were the most sought after positions in August, drawing...
Returning Israeli citizens are good for the economy
September 10, 2008. Haaretz: Cnaan Liphshiz
Native Israelis who return to their homeland after emigrating have a greater positive impact on the economy than...
New law for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists and Dietician Licensing
September 10, 2008. Ministry of Health
The Ministry of Health is now requiring physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and dieticians to go...
JDC study: Global migration boosts world economy
September 9, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Ruth Eglash
The migration of people from their birthplace to an alternative country is greater than ever before and...
Israeli Stats: Salaries, Employment, Technical Savvy - Up
September 8, 2008. Israel National News: Malkah Fleisher
(IsraelNN.com) The average gross national salary rose to NIS 8,448 (about $2,350) per month in June from...
Olmert Quotes Economist: Israeli Economy Best in the World
September 8, 2008. Israel National News: Hillel Fendel
(IsraelNN.com) Speaking to the Cabinet on Sunday morning, and to new immigrants arriving on Monday morning, Prime...
Tourism industry needs 4,500 more workers
August 28, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Shelly Paz
Following an acute shortage of workers, the Tourism Ministry and the Israel Hotel Association will hold employment...
Israel 'on verge of becoming world leader in cleantech'
August 25, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Ehud Zion Waldoks
There are two stages in the life of any technology - development and implementation. According to analysts,...
Olim in Israel’s Job Market: Do We Stand a Chance?
August 25, 2008. Shiur Times
Israeli companies have been feeling the economic stress that is currently reverberating around the world. The dollar’s...
Summer in the city
August 18, 2008. Orna Rudi
Summertime is a frustrating time to find work in any year, and this year is especially not easy....
Jobseekers turn primarily to Internet in search
August 13, 2008. Globes: Noa Parag
80% of jobseekers use the Internet as their primary source of information according to the TIM/Teleseker survey of...
Thinking of coming back to Israel?
August 12, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Avi Noiman and Ariel Scheffer
If you are thinking of coming back to Israel and or immigrate to the country to make...
Haier to recruit over 100 for Israeli development center
August 12, 2008. Globes
Sources inform ''Globes'' that China's Haier Electronics Group Co. Ltd. (HKSE: 1169) wants set up its Israeli development...
Demand for high-tech workers rises
August 11, 2008. Globes: Shahar Zadok
Demand for high-tech workers has risen despite a spluttering economy, frozen salaries, and lay-offs at some companies. Manpower...
Average salary rises
August 6, 2008. Globes: Shai Niv
The average gross national salary rose to NIS 8,072 in May 2008, NIS 16 more than in April,...
Google jumps in high-tech workplace ranking
August 6, 2008. Globes: Michal Yoshai
Intel Israel Ltd. is the best high-tech company to work for, according to the BDI Coface best employer...
Service with a smile
July 31, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Ricky Ben-David
The Johannesburg Aliya Center is abuzz with activity on Friday morning - final interviews are conducted, questions...
Jobseeker numbers down
July 28, 2008. Globes: Shai Niv
The Israel National Employment Service today published its jobseekers report for the first quarter of 2008. The report...
Website allows employee recommendations for pay
July 28, 2008. Globes: Shahar Zadok
A new job search site has been launched where users can recommend their friends for jobs advertised. JobWhisper...
Jobless rate falls to lowest in 2 decades
July 24, 2008. Jerusalem Post
Israel's unemployment rate fell in May to the lowest in about two decades, reflecting economic growth that...
Israeli start-up salaries: Silicon Wadi nears Silicon Valley
July 24, 2008. Globes: Batya Feldman
The prevailing view, both internationally and in Israel, is that high-tech employees earn a fortune. This view is...
450 new immigrants from France arrive in Israel on special flights
July 24, 2008. European Jewish Press
Three special flights sponsored by the Jewish Agency and the "AMI" association arrived in Israel Wednesday with a...
'Israel to me is the safest place in the world'
July 21, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Ricky Ben-David
Ninety-six South Africans will arrive in Israel on Monday night from Johannesburg, in the first group aliya...
An Immigrant Star is Born
July 17, 2008. Haaretz: Nathan Jeffay
If you're looking to be the perfect immigrant to Israel, you don't need to drain swamps or make...
Israel’s Diamond Industry Continues to Sparkle
July 14, 2008. www.israel-on-blog.com: Sharon Gefen
Israel’s diamond industry, one of the largest and certainly the most advanced in the world, is stronger...
National Immigration Authority to be launched today
July 14, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Ruth Eglash
A newly-created National Immigration Authority - pulling together some 16 separate government bodies dealing with immigration -...
Tough US Economy is Aliyah Incentive according to Jewish Agency
July 7, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Stephanie Rubenstein
With a strong Israeli economy and dropping stock markets in the United States, the North American aliya...
The Human Spirit: Kosher limhadrin graduation
July 3, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Barbara Sofer
On the very week that Jerusalemites were seething over teenagers being coerced to dance in cloaks at...
Summer Wave of Olim-by-Choice Celebrate their Farewell to America
July 2, 2008. Jewish Press: Leah Rothstein
“The real question is why I didn’t make aliyah 30 years ago…every day felt like a wasted...
Intel dedicates Fab 28 in Kiryat Gat
July 1, 2008. Globes: Shahar Zadok
Intel Corporation (Nasdaq: INTC) today dedicated Fab 28 in Kiryat Gat in an impressive and grandiose ceremony filled...
Minimum wage rises
June 29, 2008. Globes
Minister of Industry, Trade and Labor Eli Yishai has signed a directive for the increase in the minimum...
Israel’s High-Tech Boom
June 25, 2008. Jewish Policy Center: Debbie Buchwald
While the American economy has been hurt in recent months by the subprime crisis and the resulting...
Jewish Agency launches plan to attract Western hi-tech engineers
June 24, 2008. Haaretz: Cnaan Liphshitz
Leading high-tech figures are on Tuesday scheduled to hear the details of a new Jewish Agency plan to...
Israeli high-tech salaries near US levels
June 23, 2008. Globes
The recent fall in the shekel-dollar exchange rate has resulted in an increase in dollar terms in salaries...
Your Aliyah Tax Wizard
June 18, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Leon Harris
As Israel celebrates its 60th anniversary, strenuous efforts are under way to attract 60,000 new immigrants and...
US-trained immigrant lawyers make a case for moving careers here
June 17, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Jackie Len
High competition, lower wages, and extra examinations have not stopped US-educated and trained lawyers from continuing to...
Over one-third of Israelis are over qualified for their jobs
June 5, 2008. Globes: Diana Bahur-Nir
Preliminary findings of a new Central Bureau of Statistics survey shows that many Israelis are over qualified. The...
Unemployment at 24-year low
May 28, 2008. Zeev Klein
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 6.3% of the civilian labor force in the first quarter of...
Microsoft Israel in recruitment drive
May 26, 2008. Globes
Microsoft Israel's R&D Center has launched a recruitment campaign in order to position it as the best place...
Tax benefits for new immigrants get nod
May 25, 2008. Globes: Zeev Klein
The ministerial committee for legislative affairs today approved extending tax breaks for new immigrants and returning Israelis as...
‘Right time’ for Rabbi to make Aliyah
May 23, 2008. New Jersey Jewish Standard: Abigail Klein Leichman
Congregational rabbis are often hesitant to move to Israel for a very practical reason: Most Israeli synagogues...
Reinventing careers in Israel
May 23, 2008. New Jersey Jewish Standard: Abigail Klein Leichman
Rabbi Mordechai Weiss, who made aliyah from Teaneck, is now a tour guide as well as a...
Partner in recruitment drive
May 22, 2008. Globes: Gad Peretz
Partner Communications (Nasdaq: PTNR ; TASE: PTNR is hiring dozens of employees for its new wireline inland telephony...
Israeli biomed salaries rise despite global slowdown
May 14, 2008. Globes: Shahar Zadok
The global slowdown and falling shekel-dollar exchange rate in recent months have led to substantial job cuts at...
We hereby declare the establishment of a high-tech empire
May 7, 2008. Haaretz: Guy Griml
The local high-tech industry is one of the biggest success stories in Israel's 60 years of existence. Senior...
Rabbi Walks the Walk - Home to Israel
April 19, 2008. Arutz 7: Ezra HaLevi
An American Jewish rabbi is making Aliyah (immigrating to Israel), inviting not only his congregation, but all...
Tech jobs seekers play safe
April 16, 2008. Globes: Shahar Zadok
Which company would high-tech employees seize the opportunity to join, if given the choice? A survey by placement...
Aliya fair wins over ex-Israelis
April 11, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Michal Lando
Nine months pregnant with her second child, Rivi is impatient these days. She has the nerves of...
More haredim go back to work
April 7, 2008. Jerusalem Post: JJ Levine
Government policies are helping to bring more haredim into the workforce and out of poverty, but the...
New York conference focuses on Israeli outsourcing opportunities
April 3, 2008. Globes
Many US corporations are beginning to rethink the advantages of outsourcing call centers services for their customers. Does...
ILSI-Biomed Israel 2008:
April 2, 2008
TEL AVIV, Israel - (Business Wire) ILSI-Biomed 2008 to be held May 27-29 in Tel Aviv, Israel,...
Economy added over 100,000 new jobs in 2007
April 1, 2008. Globes: Shay Niv
The number of jobs in Israel grew by 4.2% in 2007, paralleling the drop in unemployment and rise...
Event helps hundreds of South Florida Jews considering move to Israel
March 31, 2008. South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Lisa J. Huriash
Ron Machol, left , employment advisor for The Aliyah Job Center, chats with Michael Shababo, right, of...
Falling number of job seekers
March 31, 2008. Jerusalem Post: David Wainer
The number of job-seekers fell in February, signaling stability in the country's employment level this quarter. The...
Israelis would rather be entrepreneurs than lawyers
March 19, 2008. Noa Parag
A survey by Geocartography Knowledge for start-up 1500.co.il found that 45% of Israelis want to be partners in...
Microsoft Israel launches online hiring campaign
March 17, 2008. Globes
Microsoft Israel Ltd. has invested NIS 500,000 in an Internet campaign to hire new employees for its R&D...
A second exodus?
March 13, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Moira Schneider
The South African Jewish community has been depleted by waves of emigration over the years, which has...
New initiative grants lots of benefits to new immigrants
March 13, 2008. Ynet: Yael Branovsky
Finance Minister Roni Bar-On approved a tax relief and benefits package for new immigrants and returning citizens...
MKs launch caucus to aid immigration from the West
March 12, 2008. Haaretz: Daphna Berman
A Knesset caucus to promote western aliyah was formed Tuesday, amid warnings that the unsolved ulpan dispute could...
Yahoo! launches Israel R&D center
March 11, 2008. Globes: Noa Parag
Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) today inaugurated its R&D center in Israel. The Yahoo! Research Israel Lab at the...
High-tech salaries up to 3 times national average
March 10, 2008. Globes: Zeev Klein
The average salaries in high-tech sectors in December 2007 were up to three times the national average salary....
Knesset lobby to promote Western aliya
March 7, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Haviv Rettig
A new lobby in the Knesset to improve the absorption of immigrants from Western countries will be...
Reform Judaism puts immigration front and center
March 6, 2008. Haaretz: Shlomo Shamir
Tamar Slotzer, a 24-year-old resident of San Francisco , went to live in Israel on Tuesday. She...
Average salary climbs
March 6, 2008. Globes: Zeev Klein
The average gross monthly salary of Israeli employees rose by 2% (in constant prices) in 2007 to...
Demand for accountants grows
March 5, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
The number of accountants in the 15 largest firms in Israel rose by 13 percent in 2007,...
Female workers face tough odds
March 4, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
More than a third of working women in Israel earn no more than minimum wage, according to...
High-tech in the service of the rabbis
March 3, 2008. Haaretz: Avirama Golan
Journalists are repeatedly invited on guided and photographed tours to admire ultra-Orthodox women who work for high-tech...
HP expands in Israel
March 2, 2008. Globes: Shmulik Shelah
Hewlett Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ ) is expanding its printer production outlay in Israel. The company today announced...
WIZO poll: Majority of haredim favor women working
March 2, 2008. Jerusalem Post
Over half of haredim, both men and women, support career pursuits for women, according to a survey...
Mediation in Israel: Taking a Step Forward
February 28, 2008. Arutz 7: Hillel Fendel
(IsraelNN.com) The Justice Ministry is striving to keep pace with the meteoric rise of mediation, or Alternative...
Unemployment lowest since 1990s
February 27, 2008. Globes: Zeev Klein
Unemployment fell to a seasonally adjusted 6.7% in the fourth quarter, compared with 7.2% in the preceding quarter...
Firms find recruitment tough in Jerusalem
February 27, 2008. Globes: Erfat Perez-Harpaz
42% of businesspeople say that it is harder to find suitable employees in Jerusalem than elsewhere, according to...
Bar-On commits to return Israelis to work
February 26, 2008. Globes: Zeev Klein
The flow of growth to the poor is a trickle. I agree with this adage. I agree that...
Digital World: LinkedIn: What is it good for?
February 26, 2008. Jerusalem Post: David Shamah
Anybody out there a member of LinkedIn? Anybody out there not a member? Well, actually, yes. There...
Intel to build new Jerusalem fab
February 24, 2008. Globes: Lilach Weissman
Intel Corporation (Nasdaq: INTC) is staying in Jerusalem. The company has reached an agreement with the Knesset Finance...
South African community readies for immigration surge
February 22, 2008. Haaretz: Daphna Berman
w w w . h a a r e t z . c o m The local...
Israel's most admired company: Teva
February 20, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. was ranked the most admired company in Israel for the fourth consecutive year...
Your Taxes: Social security changes
February 20, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Leon Harris
A number of important changes to payments we make into the National Insurance Institute (Bituach Leumi) system,...
Israelis flock to Facebook
February 20, 2008. Globes: Noa Parag
Social networking website Facebook reports an 80% increase in membership of Israelis over the past three months. In...
Two of the ten hottest high-tech jobs are in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals
February 19, 2008. Globes: Shahar Zadok
The situation of the Israeli high-tech employee was stable last year, despite the US sub-prime market crisis...
Two-thirds of Israelis students work their way through college
February 18, 2008. Haaretz: Tamara Traubmann
Some 66 percent of all university and college students are employed, earning an average salary only slightly higher...
Have Stethoscope, Will Travel
February 13, 2008. The Jewish Week: Stewart Ain
For a Woodmere, L.I., pediatrician, the offer of a $60,000 fellowship to move her family to Israel...
Israelis optimistic about salaries in 2008
February 7, 2008. Globes: Shai Niv
Israelis are optimistic about the domestic labor market, despite concerns that the shekel's appreciation against the dollar might...
Le groupe français Dexia financera le tramway de Tel-Aviv.
January 29, 2008. www. israelvalley.com (Source : Haaretz): Sébastien Fortin
Début janvier, la Banque d’Israël a accordé le statut de “banque” à la filiale israélienne du groupe...
Dossier spécial sur Israël (extraits)
January 29, 2008. www.01net.com: Jérôme Saiz
Près de 60 fonds opèrent dans le pays, pour une capitalisation de plusieurs milliards de dollars et...
Le meilleur de la presse économique israélienne
January 29, 2008. www.israelvalley.com: Nathalie Harel
1. Le who’s who des “businessmen” israéliens à Davos. Le « crack » boursier a pesé sur...
Coming home to heal
January 26, 2008. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
Is a grant of up to $60,000 over two years enough to lure Jewish physicians from North...
Israel's most powerful woman in biotech
January 22, 2008. ISRAEL21c
She visits with foreign dignitaries regularly and closes multi-million dollar deals. But by the end of the...
ORANGE en Israël utilise le savoir-faire de STREAMEZZO (France)
January 20, 2008. L'Expansion.com
Streamezzo développe des interfaces intuitives et interactives pour les opérateurs mobiles. Cette jeune pousse se joue des...
Unemployment dropped to 10-year low last November
January 20, 2008. Ynet: Adrian Filut
The unemployment rate dropped to a mere 6.6% last November—a 10-year low—according to numbers released by the...
Israel's Technology Creates an Investment Goliath
January 16, 2008. FoxBusiness.com: Donald Snyder
Israel, with fewer than 7 million people, has become a Goliath in the world of technology and...
Israel: Tech Workers Wanted
January 10, 2008. www.redherring.com: Neal Sandler
Demand for technology workers continued to rise in Israel’s high-tech industry in 2007, according to a report....
'An academic absorption center'
January 9, 2008. Haaretz: Aryeh Dayan
All three are well-educated Jews, in their early twenties, but the differences between them are greater than...
Silicon Wadi 2.0
January 9, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Shlomo Kalish
The Israeli hi-tech industry is by far the fastest growing segment of the local economy and one...
TAT Technologies Ltd acquiert Bental Industries Ltd
January 8, 2008. Arouts 7: Yael Ancri
La firme israélienne TAT Technologies Ltd a signé un protocole d'accord lui permettant de détenir les 70...
KCPS completes third Israeli acquisition
January 3, 2008. Shay Niv
Private equity group KCPS Israel Private Equity Partners LP has made its third acquisition in Israel in two...
Inside the hi-tech bubble
January 3, 2008. Jerusalem Post: Larry Derfner
After taking a year off from the hi-tech world which left him with no time, no interests...
New law to make long-time temps permanent staff on Tuesday
January 1, 2008. Haaretz: Ruth Sinai
After an eight-year delay and affecting as many as 100,000 workers, legislation requiring employers put workers provided...
Israel's population passes 7.2 million
December 31, 2007. Globes: Globes correspondent
Israel's population now stands at 7.241 million, said the Central Bureau of Statistics in its latest report ahead...
5.3% growth for Israel's economy in 2007
December 31, 2007. Zeev Klein
Israel's economic growth reached 5.3% in 2007, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports . 2007 rounds off five...
Révolution Sociale : la retraite complémentaire devient obligatoire pour tous les salariés
December 30, 2007. www.israelvalley.com: Jacques Bendelac
Il aura fallu 60 ans à l’Etat d’Israël pour garantir les vieux jours des Israéliens. C’est une...
Iranian immigrants land in Israel
December 27, 2007. Ynet: Roi Mandel
40 new immigrants from Iran landed Tuesday evening in Israel in the framework of a special Jewish Agency...
Ex Libris fournit des logiciels de traitement de données à la British Library, Harvard, Congrès US.
December 27, 2007. www.israelvalley.com: Mickael Finkelstein
Ex Libris, entreprise israélienne spécialisée dans le développement des technologies de l’information, va jouer un rôle crucial...
Your Taxes: Study expenses paid by your employer
December 26, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Leon Harris
We live in an age where we are getting smarter all the time. But it isn't easy....
Employers not addressing sexual harassment
December 26, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Ruth Eglash
A large number of Israeli employers are failing to address sexual harassment in the workplace and are...
Western Countries are 'New Frontier' for Aliyah
December 25, 2007. Arutz 7: Gil Ronen
Official statistics show that 19,700 olim (new immigrants) came to Israel from over 100 countries in 2007....
'Over 90% of Nahal Haredim employed'
December 25, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Yaakov Katz
A survey conducted among graduates of the Nahal Haredi military track found that over 90 percent are...
Employment Service: Number of job seekers down
December 24, 2007. Globes - www.israelvalley.com: Shira Horesh
There were 192,700 jobseekers in November 2007, compared with 195,900 in October and 209,000 in November 2006, the...
La pénurie de main d'œuvre spécialisée touche de plein fouet l'industrie israélienne.
December 24, 2007. www.israelvalley.com: Jacques Bendelac
La pénurie de main d’œuvre spécialisée touche de plein fouet l’industrie israélienne. Selon une enquête réalisée par...
Un impôt négatif sera versé aux Israéliens à bas salaires à partir de 2008.
December 23, 2007. www.israelvalley.com: Jacques Bendelac
Après maintes tergiversations, la Loi sur l’Impôt négatif a été adoptée en troisième lecture par la Knesset....
Taux de chômage le plus faible depuis 12 ans.
December 21, 2007. www.israelvalley.com: Mickael Finkelstein
Le chômage a fortement diminué cette année, plus rapidement même que les prévisions. La principale raison à...
Unemployment in Israel Drops to Eleven-Year Low
December 20, 2007. Arutz7: Ezra HaLevi
(IsraelNN.com) Israel's unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in more than a decade, according to...
'Goods and services to drive growth this year and next'
December 19, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Matthew Krieger
Increased local demand as the country experiences its fifth year of economic expansion is expected to result...
Wanted: Waiters with experience, for a change
December 18, 2007. Haaretz: Michal Palti
Agnes Lantos passes by the table, sees a diner eating beef stew and points out in heavily accented...
Education Min. to continue funding Hebrew-language classes for olim
December 18, 2007. Haaretz: Anshel Pfeffer
Absorption Minister Yaakov Edri apparently succeeded Tuesday in canceling the large budget cut the Education Ministry was planning...
Israeli research among '50 most significant scientific breakthroughs in 2007'
December 17, 2007. Haaretz: Ofri Ilani
A groundbreaking discovery in the field of artificial intelligence, conducted by two Tel Aviv University academics, and Israeli...
Hi-tech output slides for fourth straight quarter
December 13, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Productivity in the Israeli hi-tech industry, a major growth catalyst for the country's economy, is on a...
Company in Focus: Magic Software Enterprises Ltd
December 13, 2007. IT Gumbo: Lisa Damast
News: Last month, enterprise software company, Magic Software Enterprises reported that it earned record revenues for the...
Plan launched to bring Israelis home
December 9, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Ruth Eglash
It's nearly Israel's 60th birthday and what better way to celebrate than to help ex-pat Israelis living...
Israel could be doing more business in France
December 8, 2007. Globes: Brett Kline
Nir Zamir has already had a follow-up meeting after the IT security forum in Paris and is...
Israel is booming and open for business
December 6, 2007. The Canadian Jewish News: Paul Lungen
It’s a measure of the strength of Israel’s economy that in any given year, the country puts only...
Learning curve
December 6, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Michael Green
After four hours of Hebrew classes, food is the main thing on the minds of the 96...
Israel pourrait faire plus d’affaires en France
December 5, 2007. Globes - Arouts 7
Nir Zamir a déjà eu des réunions après la tenue du salon de la sécurité informatique, Infosecurity...
CBS: Unemployment fell to 7.3% in Q3/07
December 3, 2007. Port 2 Port
The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) announced last week that Israel’s unemployment fell by a further 0.2% to...
Interview de Laurent LEVY, directeur de Michkan areia Optical center
December 3, 2007. LE PETIT HEBDO
Le P'tit Hebdo : Laurent bonjour; vous dirigez Optical center en France. Vous habitez Jérusalem, comment est-ce...
Eilat hotels ban hiring foreign workers in favor of new immigrants
December 2, 2007. Haaretz: Ruth Sinai,
Vacationers in Eilat who take the trouble to glance at the name tags of the staff waiting on...
Importing manpower, exporting brainpower
December 1, 2007. Ha'aretz: Nechemia Shtrasler
Anyone out there remember that the party known as "Kadima" once had a platform? Anyone aware that...
Market Wise
November 29, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Greer Fay Cashman
BUSINESS IS after all business for IDB chairman Nochi Dankner, even if for altruistic reasons, as he...
Microsoft joins forces with Israel to educate people for the future
November 29, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Greer Fay Cashman
Software giant Microsoft Corp. has entered into a cooperative technological training project with the state of Israel...
Jerusalem high-tech firms seek 1,000 workers
November 28, 2007. Globes: Orit Bar-Gil
Jerusalem high-tech companies are seeking 1,000 workers. The Jerusalem Municipality , Jerusalem Development Authority , Har Hotzvim...
Israeli diamond industry pledges to help revive Liberian gem trade
November 20, 2007. The International Herald Tribune
Israel on Tuesday offered to help overhaul Liberia's diamond industry, marking another step in the rehabilitation of the...
Hotels to add 23,000 jobs in 2008
November 20, 2007. Globes: Dalai Tal
If the government continues investing in marketing overseas, Israel will see 2.7 million tourists in 2008 says Israel...
Pénurie probable d’infirmières en Israël
November 17, 2007. www.israelvalley.com: Jacques Bendelac
Le ministère israélien de la Santé vient de publier une sévère mise en garde: il faut doubler...
RENAULT a officiellement confirmé son intérêt pour un projet d’usine en Israël
November 15, 2007. www.israelvalley.com: Youval Barzilaï
Carlos Ghosn l’a fait ! La plus grande nouvelle en 2007 sur les efforts des firmes françaises...
AOL multiplie les acquisitions en Israël
November 14, 2007. Arouts 7: Yael Ancri
Le géant américain des services Internet, AOL, a annoncé lundi avoir acquis la compagnie israélienne Yedda, qui...
Work versus family
November 13, 2007. Haaretz: Avirama Golan
Young lawyers, mothers of young children, told TheMarkerwriter Nurit Roth this week (Hebrew edition, November 11) about their...
America Online turns to Israeli technology to take it into the future
November 13, 2007. Israel 21c: Nicky Blackburn
When US Internet giant America Online wants to go shopping for new Internet technologies, it heads to Israel....
Le Golan en pleine expansion
November 13, 2007. Arouts 7: Claire Dana Picard
Les partisans d'un accord de paix avec la Syrie savent pertinemment que Damas exigera avant tout qu'Israël...
50% of haredim involved in job market, survey says
November 11, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Matthew Wagner
Half of haredi adults participate in the labor market, according to a survey to be presented Monday...
Pénurie de main d’œuvre dans les hôtels d’Eilat
November 11, 2007. Globes - www.israelvalley.com: Sébastien Fortin
Selon Shimon Lévy, responsable des ressources humaines de Fattal Hotel Management : “les hôtels d’Eilat et de...
Immigrants wanted to join Israel Police force
November 8, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Rebecca Anna Stoil
Between visits to their absorption counselors and lessons at the neighborhood Hebrew ulpan, hundreds of new immigrants...
Full hotels face staff shortage
November 8, 2007. Globes: Dalia Tal
"Hotels in Eilat and the Dead Sea have been suffering from a severe shortage of workers at every...
La firme israélienne Amdocs s’allie au leader mondial Vodafone
November 8, 2007. Arouts 7: Yael Ancri
Leader de solutions et de services de gestion de la relation client (GRC) et de facturation, la...
Young immigrants bet on jobs with Tel Aviv gaming firms
November 7, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Leora Fridman
Gone is the romantic ideal of the new immigrant laboring on a kibbutz. Instead, many of today's...
Demand for high-tech workers rises
November 7, 2007. Globes - www.israelvalley.com: Shai Niv
Manpower Israel Ltd . subsidiary Manpower Information Technologies (MIT) reports a 2.3% rise in demand for high-tech...
'Building Wealth In Israel’
October 25, 2007. 5 Towns Jewish Times: Ari Sher
If you’re interested in living in Israel, read this book by Douglas Goldstein, CFP, but only after...
University wage: Up to NIS 25,000 a month
October 24, 2007. Haaretz: Tal Levy
For days, 4,500 university teachers have been on strike for better employment terms. They claim to be...
Anglo freelancers form union
October 19, 2007. Haaretz: Daphna Berman
A group of mostly Anglo freelancers in a range of fields met with national union leaders last...
AACI aids would-be entrepreneurs
October 19, 2007. Haaretz: Daphna Berman
Business loans for up to NIS 300,000 are now available to local English speakers, thanks to a...
Medical students prefer not to intern in Israel's periphery
October 16, 2007. Haaretz: Yuval Azoulay
Medical school students consider Tel Aviv's Ichilov Hospital to be the most desirable location for internships during...
Gov't eyes tax breaks for immigrants with businesses overseas
October 16, 2007. Haaretz: Anshel Pfeffer
The Immigration Absorption Ministry is to try to ease taxes on new immigrants who wish to continue...
Israeli officials to observe Irish economic model
October 10, 2007. Globes: Shay Niv
An especially large delegation of Israeli manufacturing organizations and trade unions headed by Manufacturers Association president Shraga...
Number of jobseekers fell in August
October 10, 2007. Globes: Shay Niv
The number of jobseekers fell to 203,100 in August, 5.5% fewer than in July, says outgoing Israel...
Channel 1 News offers first contract to Ethiopian reporter
October 10, 2007. The Jerusalem Post
In a move meant to improve integration of Ethiopian immigrants into Israeli society, the Israel Broadcasting Authority...
200,000 new jobs were added to the trade and services sector
October 8, 2007. Port 2 Port - Israels Trade Portal
The trade and services sector is responsible for 72% of the jobs created over the last 4...
Textile manufacturer prefers Israeli workers
October 3, 2007. Ynet: Golan Hazani
Gary Heiman, founder of Arad Towels company, explains how the continues to make profit from textile while...
Government makes strides in haredi job training
September 28, 2007. The Jerusalem Post: Matthew Krieger
Within the last few months some 960 haredim, of which 71 percent are women, have undergone work-preparedness...
North American immigrants worth $200,000
September 23, 2007. Globes: Lilach Weissman
Beginning in 2008, the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption will provide organizations supporting aliya (immigration) with NIS 18...
A pleasant surprise: 5767 was a good year for most Israelis
September 13, 2007. Ynet: Sever Plocker
It was a good year for the majority of Israelis: Our standard of living rose, as did...
Israel 23rd best country for business
September 10, 2007. The Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
Israel was ranked the 23rd most attractive country in the world to do business in over the...
With the help of her friend
September 10, 2007. Ynet: Timora Lessinger
When Asya first immigrated to Israel, she needed a job and an apartment. Ina took her in...
Fischer Predicts 'Very Rapid' Expansion for Israel's Economy
August 31, 2007. Bloomberg
Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer said he expects the country's economic growth will accelerate. "All the signals...
Employment Service launches new retraining program
August 30, 2007. The Jerusalem Post: Sharon Wrobel
A new program for the unemployed who are seeking professional retraining based on a voucher system to pay...
Manufacturers report rise in productivity, new employees
August 7, 2007. The Jerusalem Post: Matthew Krieger
The country's manufacturers reported a rise in productivity of 1.3 percent for the months of April and May,...
Record demand for workers in second quarter
July 25, 2007. Haaretz: Ido Solomon
A Ministry of Industry, Trade, and Labor survey of employers shows that demand for workers in the second...
Anglos to get better jobs in the army
July 4, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Haviv Rettig
Men who immigrate to Israel between the ages of 24 and 29 are often drafted by the...
New forms of aliyah
July 1, 2007. Ynet: Israel Pupko
In today's world, moving from one country to another does not necessarily mean cutting links with the...
Jewish Agency trains French lawyers
July 1, 2007. Ynet: Yael Branovsky
PARIS – Jewish Agency representatives in France have launched a new program aimed at training Jewish lawyers wishing...
Health Ministry warns of impending doctor shortage
June 26, 2007. The Jerusalem Post: Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
Unless the number of medical students is doubled immediately, the country will face a "manpower catastrophe" within...
Absorption Ministry seeks to help with employment
June 24, 2007. The Jerusalem Post: Dina Feuchtwanger
More than 3,500 job openings in a variety of fields were presented to the 2,500 olim who participated...
Demand for financial employees up 19.5%
June 10, 2007. Globes: Shay Niv
Manpower Israel has reported that demand for employees in the banking, insurance and financial sector increased 19.5% in...
Hi-tech salaries spike as worker demand rises
May 31, 2007. The Jerusalem Post: Matthew Krieger
The wages of hi-tech employees in the country rose some 15 percent over the last year to NIS...
More disabled people have joined the workforce, study reveals
May 30, 2007. The Jerusalem Post: Ruth Eglash
More disabled Israelis are working than in the past, according to a report released Wednesday by the Commission...
Olim To Be Eligible For Nis 70,000 Business Loans
May 29, 2007. The Jerusalem Post: Haviv Rettig
Olim who want to start or expand businesses will b eligible for inexpensive loans of up to NIS...
Social workers hope for manpower aid
March 25, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Ruth Eglash
When Moshe Shayon, director-general of the Ministry of Welfare and Social Services, welcomed new minister Isaac Herzog...
Jobless rate falls to lowest in 10 years
March 21, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Alisa Odenheimer, Bloomberg
Israel's unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 7.6 percent in January, the lowest since the second...
'Open line' for women olim jobseekers now taking calls
March 21, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Matthew Krieger
Sixty-six percent of women who have moved here over the last 10 years have successfully found employment...
Three strikes, you're out
March 12, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Haviv Rettig
The ongoing debate over the future of the country's education system seems to be picking up steam....
Unemployment down to 7.7% in Q4
February 28, 2007. Globes: Zeev Klein
Israel’s unemployment rate is falling faster than expected. It fell to 7.7% of the civilian workforce in...
Manpower companies want longer temporary employee period
February 28, 2007. Haaretz: Eynav Ben Yehuda
The big manpower companies are in talks with the Histadrut labor federation and the ministries of finance...
Israel's Matrix reinvents the high tech workplace - for religious women
February 18, 2007. Israel 21c: Sara K. Eisen
Chavi Josovicz, a polished, well-dressed woman in a stylish wig, was looking for something different when she...
Employment Service: Hire Israelis, not foreign workers
February 16, 2007. Ynet
The National Employment Service (NES) has presented its plan to downsize the number of foreign laborers currently...
Dad's job is in New York, his family is here
February 9, 2007. Haaretz: Daphna Berman
"It's been a tough year because I want to be here to help my family get settled,...
Start-ups worry about funding cuts
February 8, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Laura Rheinheimer
Cuts announced this week at the Office of the Chief Scientist have some in the start-up community...
Beating the commute
February 8, 2007. Jerusalem Post: David Machlis
As the world gets smaller and technology advances, some Jerusalem residents are taking advantage of the global...
Bank of Israel attacks Treasury's unemployment benefit policies
February 7, 2007. Haaretz: Moti Bassok -
In a semiannual report evaluating continuous developments in the economy, the Bank of Israel concluded that "In...
Increase in hi-tech jobs recorded in 2006
February 6, 2007. Ynet: Avi Shauli
A 20 percent increase was recorded in hi-tech recruitments in 2006, and salaries in the field increased...
Fischer: GDP may grow 5% this year
February 6, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Alisa Odenheimer
Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer said the economy is likely to expand almost 5 percent this...
60 percent of unemployed Israelis are women
February 2, 2007. Ynet
Every second woman capable of working was not part of workforce in 2006, report published by National...
Women's employment project gets NIS 3 million boost
February 1, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Avi Krawitz
A program to advance skills of women entering the job market received an investment of NIS 3...
Survey: Continued improvements in job market are expected
January 29, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Avi Krawitz
Employment prospects for this year are positive, particularly for the hi-tech market, a survey released Sunday predicts,...
Employment Service: Jobseekers down 0.8% in December
January 28, 2007. Globes: Shay Niv
The Israel National Employment Service has reported a 0.8% drop in the number of jobseekers in December...
'Commercial and services sectors lower unemployment'
January 24, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Seth Freedman
The commercial and services sectors contributed NIS 247 billion to the total value of Israeli trade last...
Manpower: Demand for senior staff up
January 23, 2007. Globes: Shay Niv
Demand for senior staff was 24.8% higher in 2006 than in 2005, although overall demand for workers...
Israel can halve poverty in 5 years
January 15, 2007. Globes: Shay Niv
Dr. Jacob Sheinin, an economist, has claimed that Israel can halve poverty within five years. In a...
Sick buildings, sick workers
January 15, 2007. Haaretz: Ira Rosen
At the beginning of last week, 1,700 employees who work at Tel Aviv's Kirya government office complex...
Manpower: Growth in demand for workers slowed in 2006
January 14, 2007. Globes: Shay Niv
Manpower Israel reports that demand for workers rose by 2.6% in 2006, down from 8.5% in 2005...
MKs to help small businesses
January 10, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Avi Krawitz
A special sub-committee dedicated to finding ways to increase assistance to small- and medium-sized businesses has been set...
Wisconsin Plan overhaul bill gets broad support
January 10, 2007. Ha'aretz: Ruth Sinai
More than 80 Knesset members are sponsoring a bill calling for far-reaching changes or even abolishing the...
Proposals Encourage Entrepreneurs on "Small Businesses Day"
January 9, 2007. Arutz Sheva
Tuesday was designated "Small Businesses Day" in the Knesset. Proposals for legislation that would encourage entrepreneurial ventures...
Average wage down 4% in October
January 9, 2007. Globes: Zeev Klein
The average gross salary of Israel’s 2.57 million employees fell by 4% in October 2006 to NIS...
Gov't looks to simplify life for small businesses
January 8, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Avi Krawitz
A move to simplify the process for getting a business license is one of the measures the...
Trade Ministry aims to close social gaps
January 3, 2007. Jerusalem Post: Avi Krawitz
Socioeconomic issues will top the agenda of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor in 2007 as it...
Treasury vows to approve mandatory pension law in 2007
January 2, 2007. Haaretz: Moti Bassok
Finance Minister Abraham Hirchson promised Thursday that a mandatory pension law would be passed as early as...
High-tech workers earn more than double low tech workers
December 31, 2006. Globes: Hadas Manor
Despite a 3.5% rise in the average real wage in industry in 2006, thanks to the minimum...
Unemployment insurance for young people
December 29, 2006. Jerusalem Post: Asher Meir
The Labor and Welfare Committee of the Knesset has approved a proposal that sharply reduces the amount and...
Unemployment down in Israel
December 25, 2006. Ynet
Number of people who turned to National Employment Service drops, totals 207,000 unemployed in November, down from...
Gov't vocational training shows limited success
December 25, 2006. Jerusalem Post: Avi Krawitz
Even as unemployment trends reflected a slight improvement in November, a recent survey showed that just 31...
Working abroad: What Israeli residents need to know
December 20, 2006. Jerusalem Post: Leon Harris
Contrary to popular belief, if an Israeli resident is assigned to work abroad, that individual does not...
National Insurance changes reporting system
December 20, 2006. Globes: Shay Niv
Sources inform ''Globes'' that, beginning in January 2007, the National Insurance Institute plans to change Form 102...
Demand for workers down 17.8% from November of last year
December 19, 2006. Globes: Shira Horesh
Israel National Employment Service director general Esther Dominicini said today that demand for workers fell 17.8% in...
Hard labor
December 16, 2006. Haaretz: Dalia Markovich and Ketzia Alon
"Equal and Less Equal," an exhibition curated by Raphie Etgar. Catalog published by the Museum on the...
Longer, healthier lives, but more laws force people to leave the workforce
December 13, 2006. Haaretz: Ruth Sinai
Dr. Binyamin Kelner, a colonel in the air force reserves, sees himself as the most senior flight...
Your Taxes: Israeli visas and work permits
December 13, 2006. Jerusalem Post: Leon Harris
In this article we review generally an area that has grown increasingly important in recent years, the subject...
Fischer: Economy recovering faster than expected
December 12, 2006. Ynet
Bank of Israel governor reports growth rate of 4.8 percent, drop in unemployment, low inflation, financial and...
Manpower: Demand for workers up 2.9% in November
December 12, 2006. Globes: Shay Niv
Manpower Israel reports a 2.9% rise in demand for workers in November 2006, compared with October. Demand...
Report shows deterioration in workers rights
December 11, 2006. Globes
10% of the Israeli workforce is employed through manpower agencies, without rights, in contrast to 2% in...
National Employment Service goes cellular
December 11, 2006. Ynet: David Regev
Employment Service branches to offer new service of sending information directly to mobile phone through SMS In...
Workaholics not by choice
December 11, 2006. Haaretz: Gilad Nathan
In an interview last week (Haaretz, TheMarker, 27.11), the new director general of Steimatzky, Iris Barel, proudly...
92% of employers violate labor laws - with impunity
December 10, 2006. Jerusalem Post: Dan Izenberg
Ninety-two percent of employers have violated the country's labor laws, according to a report set to be...
Israel?a powerhouse for technology
December 8, 2006. Israel 21c: Nicky Blackburn
Ask Yossi Vardi, the father of Israel's Internet industry, to describe the mood of Israel's high-tech industry...
Industrialists fear severe losses from strong shekel
December 7, 2006. Globes: Hadas Manor
Today’s fall in the shekel-dollar exchange rate to NIS 4.18/$ will cost Israeli manufacturers $2.4 billion in...
Consumer confidence remains depressed
December 6, 2006. Globes: Noga Shavit-Raz and Avi Temkin
Consumer Confidence Index for November 2006 fell by five points to 78 points. The main reason for...
Poor believe they'll be needy forever, Latet report says
December 5, 2006. Jerusalem Post: Ruth Eglash
More than half of Israel's poor believe they are in a cycle of poverty they will never...
Israel's handicapped: Less educated, lonelier
December 4, 2006. Ynet: Miri Chason
New research shows disabled persons marginalized in Israeli society, fewer than a third employed, more than a...
Employment rises in trade and services
December 4, 2006. Globes: Hadas Manor
The Federation of Chambers of Commerce sees 50,000 trade and services jobs added this year. The Federation...
Israel’s brain drain worsening
December 3, 2006. Ynet: Zvi Zinger
Increasing numbers of Israeli scientists emigrate due to lack of government funding for research in country. Angered...
Second helpings
December 1, 2006. Ha'aretz: Aliyana Traison and Daphna Berman
There are enough English- language books available in Israel to keep all types of literature snobs and...
If you build it, they will come
November 30, 2006. Jerusalem Post: Jason Taitz
'We can't fill all our vacancies with just Jerusalem people," said Liat Romanoff of NDS Israel at last...
Working in Israel: Understanding the local tax system
November 29, 2006. Jerusalem Post: Leon Harris
This article summarizes Israeli tax aspects that may be relevant to individuals who live and work in Israel...
Haredi job growth impresses Fischer
November 29, 2006. Jerusalem Post: Avi Krawitz
Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer on Tuesday praised the initiative of Modi'in Illit to attract hi-tech companies...
Unemployment at lowest level in 12 years
November 29, 2006. Globes: Zeev Klein
Israel’s unemployment rate fell sharply during the third quarter of 2006 to 8.3%, seasonally adjusted, the Central...
An introductory 'Lesson' on life in Israel
November 29, 2006. Jerusalem Post: NATHALIE AVISAR,
In A Hebrew Lesson , a new documentary opening in Tel Aviv this weekend, director David Ofek...
Internet job vacancies on rise
November 28, 2006. Globes: Shira Horesh
There has been a 35% increase in the number and variety of jobs offered by Internet companies...
Social Justice: Israel's economic 'growth'
November 27, 2006. Jerusalem Post: Ron Wagner
Here's a statement from the Bank of Israel's latest economic developments report which should make one wonder: "The...
Pension-age workers seek a reason for getting up in the morning
November 26, 2006. Ha'aretz: Ruth Sinai
Yitzhak Aharonovich was a department head at Bezeq. At age 56 he was asked to retire. "So...
US firms turn to Israel as outsourcing alternative
November 24, 2006. Globe Correspondent: By Matthew Kalman
JERUSALEM -- For US firms looking to slash costs by farming out work abroad, eyes may turn...
Sick of your job? Burnout may trigger Type 2 diabetes
November 24, 2006. Jerusalem Post: Judy Siegel-Itzkovitch
A retrospective Tel Aviv University study suggests, apparently for the first time, that people who suffer from job...
Number of older Israelis leaving workforce is rising
November 21, 2006. Ha'aretz: Ruth Sinai
Although it is illegal to discriminate against job candidates based on their age, in practice most employers ignore...
Employment service: Demand for workers down in October
November 20, 2006. Globes: Shay Niv
Demand for workers via the Israel National Employment Service (INES) decreased in October by 17.6% compared with...
Things to consider when starting a business in Israel
November 15, 2006. Jerusalem Post: Leon Harris
Starting a business in Israel is like riding a bicycle - you get used to it. Moreover, the...
 
 
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