The Orthodox Union’s OU Job Board is co-sponsoring an Online Israel Job Interview Fair on Sunday, August 2, that will connect olim (those who immigrate to Israel) as of summer 2009 and employers in Israel looking specifically for English-speaking people – all via their own computers. The co-sponsor for this event is the Jewish Agency.
Those making the move to Israel who wish to be interviewed by Israeli employers must have access to a high-speed Internet connection (minimum 700 kb), a camera, and a microphone.
On Sunday, July 12, at 10:00 a.m. EST, 5:00 p.m. (17:00) Israeli time, Ron Machol of the Aliyah Job Center, a service provided by the Jewish Agency to assist new immigrants prepare for the Israeli job market, will give a live, interactive webinar explaining the requirements of writing a resume for the Israeli job market. He will also speak about what is needed to find a job in Israel besides a good resume and will be taking questions from viewers. To participate in the webinar, sign up at www.oujobs.org.
Michael Rosner, Director of the OU Job Board, declared, “The Job Interview Fair is an important step in helping those who are making a major change in their lives be more confident and secure by providing job opportunities for them in their new home. The OU Job Board consistently keeps all members of the greater community in mind, and this Fair is just one example of reaching out to a specific group of people who may need our assistance.”
To register or for more information, visit www.oujobs.org. Upon registration, exact instructions on how the Job Interview Fair works will be sent out. Those who wish to register should note that this Fair is only for people moving to Israel in 2009.