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How to Use LinkedIn to Find an English Speaking Job in Israel

I want to cover the idea of how to use your LinkedIn network to find a job, because it is extremely possible.  It’s not super easy, but making the extra effort is completely worth it… especially if you are going after a job that you truly want.

I’ve actually seen results personally from doing this in the past, and it’s something I feel very comfortable recommending.  So let’s get into it.

Step One: 

Find the decision-makers whom are in the field that you are interested in.  For example, if you are interested in a software engineer position you would want to reach out to the head of the development department.  Or the person who could potentially be your your boss in the future.

Then, you will send them a connection request, without an initial message.  Once the decision maker-accepts your request, wait one day and send them this message:


 I was wondering if you / (COMPANY NAME) are hiring for XYZ position?  I would love to schedule a time to speak with you to find out more…

Best Regards, (YOUR NAME)”

Tip:  The bad news is that they probably will not reply after your first message sent.

No problem, wait seven days, and then send another message to them:


I hope you are having a great day…

Did you get a chance to see my last message by chance? 🙂

Looking Forward, (YOUR NAME)”

Tip: Do not try to connect or reach out to someone in a human resources position on LinkedIn.  You will be wasting your time.

If the person (decision-maker) still doesn’t reply, wait seven days and send the same message again.  Send it with a different greeting and a different salutation.

Make sure you change the message a little so they don’t think it’s a copy and paste of the last message.

If the person (decision-maker) still doesn’t reply, wait seven days and send the same message again with a different greeting and a different salutation.

Make sure you change the message so they don’t think it’s a copy and paste of the last message.

And again, and again, and again… for 5 weeks.

They will (80% of the time) eventually reply, and commend you for your persistence.

You see, I still remember the day I arrived in Israel… I had NO JOB, NO FRIENDS, and NO MONEY.

And it took me several years of living in Israel before I found a decent-paying job at a tech company.

I was working for this company, and was promoted to a leadership position when I had a powerful self-realization:

The purpose of my life, is helping other people get what they want from life. 

I looked back into my past and understood that I was always asked to be a leader + trainer + teacher… and I absolutely loved doing it!

Therefore, with my 15+ years of experience in the field of sales and customer service I decided to open a sales training company.

I never thought that I would open my own business in Israel… but I did!

I decided to name my sales training company Sales Development Israel.

Then, I began to use all of my spare time before work and after work creating training materials, and trying to acquire clients.

In addition, I was sending emails and cold calling companies in Tel Aviv, HerzliyaRamat GanJerusalem, Bat Yam, and Holon.

Basically, I was reaching out across the whole country of Israel in my efforts.

Great news – I was able to find my first few clients

Something I immediately noticed was at the conclusion of my sales training workshops, two things would happen consistently happen: 

Firstly, I would receive feedback that my sales training workshops were providing massive value for the sales team.

Secondly, one or two of the students in the courses would privately approach me.

These students would speak with me about their struggles not only in sales, but also in their lives.

Then one time, a female student offered to pay me for a one-on-one session outside of the office.

She asked me to help her learn how to communicate more effectively, and to help her figure out a better career path.

Another student, approached me and offered to pay me for my time to help prepare him for a job interview.

Similarly, another student from another workshop, at another company, asked me to help them build their self-confidence.

And this would happen again and again and again…

Each of these wonderful people I began to work one-on-one with,  had their own unique challenge, and asked me for help.

Each time we developed a plan, strategized, and executed.

These first clients would call me their “Life Coach” or “Career Counselor“, and I am proud to say that I was able to help them.

At the conclusion of our one-on-one sessions, they each had taken took massive steps forward towards the results they wanted!

Eventually, enough people called me their Career Counselor or Life Coach that I began to call myself a “Career Counselor” and ”Life Coach”.

Most people set out to become a trained and certified life coach (קואצ’ר , אימון אישי) or career counselor before ever having a client… that is not my story.

I never once said to myself that I wanted to be a life coach (אימון אישי לחיים) or a career counselor.

This interesting and fulfilling profession came to me… literally.

So that is the short story of how I began life coaching (תל אביב קואצ’ינג לחיים) and career counseling in Tel Aviv Israel.

And after all these years, I’m happy to say I have helped hundreds and hundreds of people from around the world achieve their goals!

Let’s schedule a time for us to speak…

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