Employment Counseling

  Our goal as career counsellors at Telfed, is to help you acquire the necessary tools and understanding of the Israeli job market by: Helping you understand the recruitment process Working with you to adjust your CV so that it meets the needs of the Israeli job market Advising you on how to get accreditation […]

Interview dress code

Congratulations! You have a job interview!  I am sure you’ve researched the company thoroughly (using LinkedIn, Glassdoor, the Company website etc.), and you have written and rehearsed your answers to dozens of interview questions.  Now all you need to know is what to wear. While the dress code in Israel’s workplace is far more relaxed than in […]

Resume Writing for the Israeli Job Market

The following is a Template to assist you with adapting your CV to Israeli requirements: Most Israelis will tell you, you MUST keep your CV to one page, a feat which is rendered difficult by English being “riddled” with vowels, making it 30% longer than Hebrew.  Keep in mind that, while not to be taken […]

Telfed Employment Webinar

  Ten tips for an effective job search in Israel: Learn Hebrew Decide on the job you are looking for – don’t say “I’ll do anything”, that is probably not entirely true and doesn’t help you focus on your goal. Set your goal, create a strategy Not sure / thinking of making a change? Make […]

Using CAR to answer behavioural interview questions

  The golden rule when you’re answering behavioural interview questions is to follow what’s known as ‘CAR’: Context, Action, Result. Context is about describing a situation and setting the scene for a relevant example from your past. The key here is to choose your example well – one that clearly demonstrates the quality or skill the […]

How to Use the STAR Interview Response Technique

  The STAR interview response technique provides a simple framework that helps you tell a meaningful story about a previous work experience, It is a way of answering behavioral interview questions – questions about how you have behaved in the past. Specifically, they are about how you have handled certain work situations. Employers using this […]