Breaking into the Israeli Job Market

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Breaking into the Israeli Job market

It is "great" to be an Anglo these days looking for a job in Israel. You have the skills, command of English, American or international business development and marketing, and understanding of the American, English, Australian, etc. culture, which are complementary to so much of the Israeli economic boom. Many companies need you as part of their teams. You have a lot to offer. However, it is important to understand the Israeli professional culture to crack the Israeli market. This is a very small country - everybody knows everybody and usually personal contact is essential in landing the job. It is important to get into the Israeli mindset to be able to get your foot into the door.

For this reason, JBNF is inviting three top experts for job searching as our guest speakers:

Jacob Share, founder of JobMob Jacob Richman, Computers Jobs in Israel Rachel Berger, Director for Employment, at Nefesh b'Nefesh Each have played a crucial role in helping myriads of Anglos getting jobs in Israel, to give their best possible advice to job seekers.

While they will not make you into Israelis, they will impart more than enough practical information that will make a difference for you. We also hope to hear from their latest success stories directly.


Jacob Share


The founder of Paris, France-based Share Select Media, Jacob Share is best known as the job search expert who created the award-winning JobMob at , one of the top job search blogs in the world and one of the largest blogs in Israel of any kind.

From Jacob:

“ My career includes past jobs in Canada, France, the United States and Israel. As someone who has undertaken job searches many times both as a candidate and as a hiring manager, the idea for JobMob came about when I realized that I was having more job search success than other job seekers and a blog seemed the best way to share this knowledge.”

Launched in 2007, JobMob is filled with straight-talking advice based on real world experience and lots of humor thrown in. In less than 5 years, JobMob has been viewed over 7.5 million times as it continues to grow.

Jacob and JobMob have appeared on the websites of The New York Times, CNNMoney, The Jerusalem Post, Sports Illustrated, The Globe and Mail, The Huffington Post, FHM, The Guardian, and more.

View Jacob’s profile on LinkedIn at

Follow Jacob on Twitter at

Become a fan of JobMob on Facebook at

Jacob Richman

Computer Jobs in Israel

Jacob pioneered the job search scene on Internet in Israel, running the Computers Jobs in Israel ( ) mailing list for the past 18 years. He also developed and managed the first Israeli online job system called Jobnet. He has worked at a wide range of companies including his first job in Israel at Intel Electronics in Jerusalem. Today, Jacob develops and markets his own education websites and gives lectures about social media marketing.

All of Jacob's websites, videos, presentations, mailing lists
and online resources can be reached via his main website at:

View Jacob’s profile on LinkedIn at

Follow Jacob on Twitter at

Become a fan of CJI on Facebook at

Rachel Berger

Director of Employment,

Nefesh b'Nefesh

Rachel Berger is an invaluable resource for job searching who has helped countless people in their job search and has succeed in placing hundreds of people in excellent positions. She works as a career coach, assisting professionals to reach their potential as well as mentoring small businesses, offering marketing advice and networking them with resources that will assist them in becoming a successful venture.

View Rachel Berger on LinkedIn at:

The Lander Institute has graciously made their facility available for JBNF events. The English Division of Lander Institute’s School of Continuing Education is offers a wide range of professional courses for the English-speaking public. Some of our exciting career enhancing and retraining programs include:

Apple Application Development Program Software Quality Assurance (QA) Program: Accreditation & Practical Skills Tour Guide Licensing Program Web Design and e-Commerce Program Technical Writing/ Marketing Communication (MarCom) Program Internet Marketing Real Estate Program Graphic Design Program Interior Design Program The Job Search in Israel Workshop-The Israemploy Method Digital Photography
Additional course include:

Project Management, Fundraising and Grant Writing, Property Management , HTML5/Flash, AutoCAD, Journalism and Social Media: Writing Workshop, Introduction to Investing and Financial Planning, Introduction to Computers, Safrut Stam- Scribal Writing...

Lander’s New Premium Job Placement Service

Beginning in the fall Lander will be starting a Premium Job Placement Service to our students in some of our courses and programs for a nominal fee.

For more details, visit their website: or to register contact Matthew Mintz at [masked][masked],[masked]