Covid-19 Cutbacks

20 stories about Covid-19 Cutbacks
ראיון עבודה קורונה 1

High demand for tech talent has put Israeli job seekers back in the driving seat

28.02.21|Maayan Manela
HR executives say the market today is similar to what it was prior to the pandemic, with applicants demanding high salaries and the ability to work from home
מטה יבמ IBM פתח תקווה פארק אזורים

IBM fires dozens of employees in Israel office

24.11.20|Meir Orbach
IBM already began firing thousands of its employees across the world back in May
נועם ברדין מנכ"ל ווייז במלון הילטון

Recalculating Route: Waze says it will lay off 5% of its global workforce

10.09.20|Hagar Ravet
In an email to employees, CEO Noam Bardin says the Google-owned company is rethinking its priorities amid the Covid-19 crisis
מתכנת IT דאטה ניטור אבטחת מידע

Covid-19 cutbacks? No one told the software industry, salaries see a boost despite the pandemic

07.09.20|Maayan Manela
Tech job recruiting company See.V reveals which professions saw the highest salary bumps and suggests the balance of power still leans in employees’ favor
טלי קרסיק רגב

Tech employer? A financial crisis is not the right time to forego employer branding

30.08.20|Tali Karasik Regev
Some good reasons not to neglect your image in the eyes of existing and potential workers, even when the world outside is crumbling
סתיו נמירובסקי הסבה להייטק גארדיקור

Out of the cockpit and into the cloud: Covid-19 altered former pilot’s career path

25.08.20|Maayan Manela and CTech
In mid-March, after four and a half years as an El Al pilot and a 10-year career in the Israeli air force, 34-year old Stav Nemirovsky found himself, like so many other Israelis, on unpaid leave. He then decided to pivot to tech
מימין יאן דיפן קובי אלדר שטפן ישוניק Zeitgold

Small business management tool provider Zeitgold lays off 75 workers

10.08.20|Meir Orbach
German-Israeli company abandons its main product after Covid-19 shook up its business plan
Here ליעד יצחק מנהל חטיבת מוביליטי

HERE Mobility shuts down Israel operations, lays off 200 employees

30.07.20|Meir Orbach and Hagar Ravet
Employees told that the move followed a decision by its parent company’s board to focus on core activities
פיטורים גל סבב פיטורים

The tech sector has been running on excess, Covid-19 is forcing it to trim the fat

17.07.20|Hagar Ravet
Multinational giants and smaller companies in thriving sectors are still recruiting, which is shielding tech talents' employment terms for now
קורקינט חשמלי שיתוף נסיעות ליפט

Even those who keep their jobs will need to keep their feet on firm soil

17.07.20|Ariel Greisas
"For the first time in our careers, being fired is not just being on your way to the next great thing, it means a prolonged unemployment period "
מוסף שבועי 16.7.20 יעל חץ מובטלת הייטק

The industry is hanging by a thread: 10 laid off tech pros tell their stories

17.07.20|Diana Bahur-Nir
Recently unemployed tech professionals talk about their financial worries, emotional crises, the rising competition for each job, the terrifying future, and the one silver lining that may come from it all
בנייני משרדים ברמת החייל בתל אביב

Tech companies are abandoning their offices and shaking up the Israeli real-estate market

09.07.20|Dotan Levi
“They just notify the landlord that they’re leaving, in some cases mid-contract, which naturally doesn’t go over smoothly,” says office space realtor
משרדי אמדוקס ב רעננה AMDOCS

Analysis: Amdocs layoffs are only the first wave of Covid-19 storm

02.07.20|Meir Orbach
Firings by the software giant are a painful herald to other Israeli companies that operate in the bruised U.S. market
הכניסה לקמפוס התעשייה האווירית 2

Israeli defense powerhouse IAI to stunningly lay off 900 workers

01.07.20|Golan Hazani
CEO resigned, workers union promised to battle the decision
בניין HP אינדיגו בפארק המדע קריית ויצמן

After veteran GM’s resignation, Indigo calls 102 employees in for termination hearings

28.06.20|Meir Orbach
Over the past couple of years, Alon Bar-Shany deflected two separate attempts by HP to downsize Indigo's workforce
פרילנס חופש עבודה עובד ים

“Getting paid vacation is not so bad.” How Covid-19 made lifetime freelancers reconsider full-time employment

15.06.20|Maayan Manela
Former freelancers, forced to fend for themselves amid a global pandemic weigh in on crossing sides and becoming company men
עובדים משרד מחשבים אופן ספייס

Covid-19 Does not Have to Mean an Untimely Demise for Young Israeli Startups

02.06.20|Meir Orbach
If Israel wants its growth engine back on track, it is going to have to be far more creative and generous
עמיעד סוטו מנכל גסטי Guesty

Dozens of Guesty Employees to Stay on Unpaid Leave

31.05.20|Meir Orbach
In March, Calcalist reported the company had put around 10% of its employees on unpaid leave due to the coronavirus crisis
שלט חנות סגורה

Immediate Threat: 80 Small Tech Companies in Danger of Closing Within Three Months

31.05.20|Meir Orbach
A survey conducted among 414 companies by the Israel Innovation Authority and IATI indicates that investors have stopped fundraising processes and that sales of a quarter of the companies have fallen by more than half since the Covid-19 outbreak
עמנואל בן זקן מנכ"ל צ'קמרקס

Checkmarx to Lay Off Dozens of Workers, Proving Even Unicorns Aren’t Immune to Covid-19

18.05.20|Meir Orbach
A month after completing a $1.15 billion exit, the Israeli-based cybersecurity company is “restructuring”