USA, in 2011 President Obama calls for a diversity and inclusion plan in the field of employment to be prepared within 120 days.”ultra-orthodox engineer”
The result? Intel created a five-year plan to increase diversity until 2020 and Apple reports an increase of approximately 65% in the hiring of women as well as an increase of several percentage points in the hiring of Hispanics and African-Americans.
And what about us? Reality is binding.
According to forecasts, in the coming decade the Israeli innovation industry will lack more than 10,000 male and female engineers.
In the high-tech nation that is only growing and developing, the managers and the various Mashan teams are required to think about creativity in recruiting employees, and after the multitude of friend-bringing-friend benefits have been exhausted, the advertising on social networks and the massive marketing give the impression that the solution is right under your nose, you only have to open your eyes and see.
One of the prominent trends in recent years is the recruitment of ultra-Orthodox men and women into high-tech.
The figures speak of an increase of about 45% in the number of ultra-Orthodox students and today 2,000 ultra-Orthodox workers are employed in high-tech and about 4,000 ultra-Orthodox women in industry. That is, a double opportunity to promote both the ultra-Orthodox population and women in the industry. Did we already say Diversity?
In fact, you can see in the field how worlds meet and the results speak for themselves.
So what is the profile of the ultra-orthodox engineer?
Many companies report success and work traditions, loyalty and productivity.
In the era of Generation Y, the average ultra-Orthodox engineer will not look for the next position but will look for a position for the long run out of loyalty and loyalty.
High work ethic – the great fear of the ultra-Orthodox female worker is to violate the law that forbids usurping the employer’s time, so we encounter fewer breaks, fewer demands for vacations to the point that we hardly ever encounter requests to extend maternity leave, but on the contrary the average ultra-Orthodox worker does not go on vacations abroad and certainly not Announce in the middle of the year that she is flying to Thailand for a few weeks.
Ethics at work – among the ultra-orthodox women, we encounter less organizational politics, less noise, but simple goal achievement with a very high results orientation.
A respectable and serious organizational climate – as we know, there are halachic boundaries that define what is forbidden and what is allowed in the joint work of men and women together. Along with the limitation in question, this may lead to factual, correct and professional communication and a professional, respectable and settled atmosphere.
The way to success in recruiting an ultra-Orthodox employee to the organization is to understand the DNA of the ultra-Orthodox sector.
Usually, special attention is required to the needs and a diagnosis of its important points.
In practical terms, it is very simple. The main need of the ultra-Orthodox worker will be a kosher kitchen. When most of the time, disposable dishes and a separate microwave solve the problem.
As a company that engraves on its banner the promotion of Haredi and ultra-Orthodox employment in high-tech, and from an excellent understanding of the industry,
We provide the best service in the optimal connection between the worlds – both between the uncompromising demands of the organization in order to get the most optimal results for it, and between the access to the best candidates from among the ultra-Orthodox sector. All this while carefully recruiting for jobs, a recruitment process that is carried out with the best sensitivity as well as in the reception of the male and female workers and care for their rapid integration into the organization.