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Employment Credit: Alibaba shuts Israel development center, lays off 60

The Chinese giant's Tel Aviv development center was set up in 2017, following the acquisition of two Israeli startups: Visualead and InfinityAR.

Matthew Hertz Credit: Tamar Matsafi Fake profile finder Pipl firing 22, hiring 50

Behind the Israeli-US startup's personnel changes is the plan to implement full automation of its product.

Trax founders Joel Bar-El and Dror Feldheim Credit: Trax Retail analytics co Trax laying off over 100

Trax chairman Joel Bar-El: The layoffs will help us become profitable more quickly than planned.

Avi Hasson Credit: Eyal Izhar Avi Hasson: Demand for tech workers still exists

The Start-Up Nation Central CEO and former Israel Innovation Authority chair says there may be a slowdown in hiring but workforce shortages won't disappear.

Nadav Shoval credit: PR OpenWeb announces streamlining plan including layoffs

The company will move its head office from Israel to New York, lay off 14 in Israel, and cut hours and salaries.

Elementor founders Credit: Eyal Izhar Elementor begins laying off 15% of workforce

The Israeli website building tools company is shedding 60 employees ahead of the expected slowdown in world markets.

Unemployment Credit: Eyal Izhar Unemployment in Israel remained low in May

The unemployment rate fell to 3.4% in the first half of May, from 3.6% in the second half of April, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.

Israel Postal Co. Credit: Eyal Fisher Postal Co approves state funded recovery plan

The state will pay compensation for 1,050 employees who will lose their jobs and inject a further NIS 500 million into the company.

Playtika head office in Herzliya Credit: Eyal Izhar Israeli mobile games co Playtika to lay off 250

The company will close studios in Montreal, Los Angeles and London and transfer some activities back to Israel.

BeyondMinds shuts down, lays off 65

The Israeli enterprise AI solutions startup is closing after advanced talks to sell the company to a tech giant broke down, CEO Roey Mechrez told "Globes."

Online tech training co Masterschool raises $100m

The Israeli startup provides a business model, in which students only pay for courses, in monthly installments from their salary, if they are placed in a tech job.

Israel job center Holon Photo: Eyal Izhar Unemployment in Israel hits 50-year low

The unemployment rate in Israel fell to 2.9% in the first half of April, from 3.7% in the second half of March, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.

Job center Rishon Lezion Photo: Aviva Gantzer Unemployment in Israel keeps falling

The unemployment rate in Israel fell to 3.2% in the first half of March, down from 4% in the second half of February, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.

Salary slip Photo: Oria Tadmor Average salary in Israel up 6.4% in two years

An analysis by the Ministry of Finance chief economist found that salaries rose faster than the figure given by the Central Bureau of Statistics.

Job center Rishon Lezion Photo: Aviva Gantzer Unemployment in Israel rises to 4%

The unemployment rate in Israel rose to 4% in the second half of February, up from 3.8% in the first half of the month, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.

Salary slip Photo: Oria Tadmor Israel's average salary rose 2.3% in 2021

The shortage of available employees, and the fall in unemployment to 3.9% in January, have put upward pressures on salaries.

Israel flag Study: Israelis take fewest sick days worldwide

UK business information organization Small Business Prices has assessed data from 28 countries and found that Israeli employees take the lowest average number of sick days from work.

Google offices Mountain View, California Photo: Shutterstock achinthamb Google CFO unveils $25m Israeli inclusivity tech skills program

Following the arrival of Google CFO Ruth Porat in Israel, the company announced a skilling initiative for underrepresented groups, including women, Arab citizens, ultra-orthodox Jews and residents of the geographic periphery.

Wix Photo: Nasdaq OMX Wix evacuates nearly 1,000 Ukrainian staff and families

One of Israel's biggest employers in Ukraine has transferred employees to Turkey and Poland.

Salary slip Photo: Oria Tadmor Average salary in Israel continues to fall

The number of salaried jobs in the economy in November 2021 was 3,820,000, up 16.9% from 3,269,000 in November 2020.

Amdocs building in Ra'anana  credit: Eyal Izhar Amdocs introduces unlimited vacation policy

With 5,000 employees in Israel, Amdocs will be the largest employer in the country operating such a program.

Opening of WalkMe's Ukraine development center Photo: Valentina Rostovikova Israeli tech firms have much to lose in Ukraine

Israeli companies that have invested heavily in development centers in Ukraine are drawing up business contingency plans for a Russian invasion.

Beersheva Photo: Shutterstock Gov't funding fails to coax tech cos away from Central Israel

One program alone has poured NIS 624 million down the drain in helping companies set up R&D centers in Beersheva, Knesset research reveals.

Prof. Daniel Hershkowitz Photo: GPO Haim Zach Report: 6,500 civil service jobs to become obsolete

A report prepared by Israel's Civil Service Commission sees 15% of civil service jobs soon becoming obsolete due to digitalization.

High-tech office Photo: Shutterstock Can Palestinians ease Israel's tech employee shortage?

Israel wants to issue permits for 500 Palestinian tech employees but there is little enthusiasm, with many preferring the 'remote' employment status quo.

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