Young Israeli Arabs make strides in entering workforce
Fluency in Hebrew and assertiveness at the interview are key. After all, 40% of Arabs 18 to 24 are neither working nor studying.
Lina Haskaya, a 24-year-old resident of the Arab town of Tira, knew before she started her job search a few months ago that it would be useless to look for work as an occupational psychologist at a company outside the Arab community. “The chances of being accepted were almost zero,” she says.
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