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20 stories about HR
HR platform HiBob raises $150 million at $2.7 billion valuation
"We raised funds opportunistically because successful companies can turn market constraints into opportunities,” said CEO Ronni Zehavi, who also noted that the company is ready for an IPO
Palo Alto Networks to expand Israel center by 250 employees
Palo Alto's Israeli R&D center is its second largest outside of its California headquarters, employing around 1,000 people
Israel Innovation Authority to invest $10 million to develop human capital for quantum, AI, cleantech, foodtech, and Bio-Convergence industries
Some 2,000 participants are set to take part in 20 programs over the next two years to help expand the workforce for the future technology trends of the Israeli high-tech industry
Demand for software engineers down 62% from peak
While in recent months it had seemed that the decline in demand for high-tech employees was slowing up, May witnessed a new low, according to figures from the Israel Central Bureau of Statistics
Deel denies senator allegations of violating California labor laws, claims they are “completely made up”
Senator Steve Padilla, a Democrat from San Diego, blamed the remote HR startup of advising its clients, including major California companies, to misclassify their employees and evade taxes, as well as avoid providing employee benefits
Demand for software developers drops by 60% in 15 months
As of May, the number of job vacancies for engineers in the high-tech sector in Israel stood at approximately 9,400 positions, including around 5,500 for software developers
Comeet and Spark Hire to merge in $50 million deal
Private equity firm Boathouse Capital will facilitate the merger by acquiring the Israeli applicant tracking and candidate management platform
Ghost-busters: Has the tech crisis killed ghosting?
Ghosting became a phenomenon during the high-tech bubble. Employees announced at the last second that they will not show up for work after signing a contract, while employers disappeared at very advanced stages of recruitment. Will this trend survive the crisis?
For the first time since 2008 the number of high-tech employees in Israel has shrunk
"Since the fourth quarter of 2022, we have seen a sharp decline in Israeli high-tech. We will see a continuation of the downward trend in the coming quarters as well,” said Dror Bin, CEO of the Israel Innovation Authority
Locusview appoints Ayelet Gavish as Chief HRO and Chief Corporate Strategy
The company was recently ranked third in Calcalist's list of the 50 most promising startups for 2023
High-tech’s new world order: Salaries falling, requirements rising, and nobody’s in a hurry to leave
The uncertainty, the layoffs, and the decrease in investments in high-tech have led to changes in the recruitment of employees. HR managers at companies that collectively employ thousands of workers in Israel tell Calcalist: This is how the recruitment processes have changed following the new reality
Achilles' high heel: Tech industry has become the weak point of the labor market
With the increase in interest rates, inflation, and now the collapse of the banks, will the Israeli labor market continue to maintain stability? The high-tech market is already showing signs of weakness, with the supply of jobs decreasing and the number of job seekers jumping by 20%
Quiet Hiring: The new trend in talent management
As the world of work continues to evolve, so do the trends and practices that shape it. In recent years, the discussion around employee turnover has shifted from "The Great Resignation" to "Quiet Quitting" and now, a new trend is taking center stage: Quiet Hiring
Up to $15,000 a month: High-tech HR salaries soar
The average salary for human resources positions in Israeli high-tech stands at over $6,500 per month compared to an average of $3,200 in placement or recruitment companies
Is the offshore model the solution for Israeli tech’s chronic worker deficiencies and the effects of slowing markets?
“The high-tech crisis has had a substantial effect on companies’ IT budgets. Although this has led to cuts in certain fields, it has also increased demand for external IT providers that can render the services in an economic and flexible manner,” writes Ben Pasternak, CEO and owner of the Aman Group
Remote HR startup Deel hits $295 million in ARR, $12 billion valuation
The company said its ARR in 2022 was up more than 400% from the end of 2021 and confirmed it has been EBITDA positive since September 2022
Quiet quitting in China and salary transparency in Germany: how are different countries dealing with changes in the labor market
Lawyers worldwide explain what labor laws apply to the popular employment phenomena of the past year
HR on the chopping block: “When I received a layoff email I was shocked"
At the beginning of the year, high-tech companies had difficulty finding recruiters to locate the necessary talents for them to meet their growth goals. But in recent months, following the crisis, recruiters and HR personnel are the first to be laid off
Unhappy new year: High-tech HR budgets signal 2023 will open with layoffs
"Companies are waiting until after the holidays, but the big blow will be in the first and second quarters of the year," said Sivan Avihud, founder of Link2USA
The Great Resignation or the Great Rethink?
“Despite companies verbalizing the need for greater internal development and agility, the lack of action has left employees to continue wondering if their futures could be brighter somewhere else,” writes Danny Shteinberg, Co-Founder, CMO & CPO, at Gloat
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