Israel is blessed with some of the most talented brains in the world. It’s therefore no coincidence that major international organizations operate state-of-the-art research development centers in the country. High tech in particular has much to offer qualified olim. With the advent of Internet and advanced international communication links, a growing number of Israelis have successfully ventured into the world of virtual reality marketing. This is good news for olim that might struggle with Hebrew, as they can often work in their native language, while gradualy picking up Hebrew speaking skills. In virtually every known field of business, there are Israelis seeking to make inroads.
ISRAEL JOB MARKET
AM will be integrating services with key job providers in Israel. So please stay in touch by either checking this section on a regular basis or contacting us for ‘free’ assistance in your job search. Our focus will be on required qualifications, as well as existing opportunities. Over the coming months we will be steadily extending this database.
Self employment is one option for consideration. However, it is essential to tread carefully. There is a popular saying in Israel about how to make a small fortune? Come with a big one! That’s not to say one should avoid this option. Many olim have made solid contributions to Israel’s business world, and have gained much success in the process. There are some excellent government incentives worth looking into, which provide tax relief, training, and much more. Please contact us for further information. This first issue looks at the accounting industry. More >>
Olim get special tax concessions over a determined period of time.
Finding an ideal position requires patience, fortitude and a good sense of purpose. It can also be helpful to think outside the box. For example, one’s favorite hobby might lead to an unexpected, meaningful employment opportunity. There is demand in Israel, so don’t be readily put off. The government also provides a range of superb ‘retraining’ courses that meets this market demand at any one time.
English speaking employment opportunities have grown in recent years. There are a number of publications that help to advertise positions specially for the English speaking community. Among the better known portals are Janglo, and Reichmann.
Every oleh hadash is given the chance to learn basic Hebrew skills free of charge. In addition, while in reality it will take time to navigate a Hebrew speaking employment market, for those who at least make the effort to try and speak Hebrew, chances are that one could be met with a patient and sympathetic response.