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Success Story – Ronit Adler, Finance Team Leader, and Ofri Perl, Company Secretary, Pareto Engineering Ltd. / Hila Yaakobi

Ronit Adler, 30, has a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration, and a master’s degree in business administration. She started working as a finance team leader at Pareto Engineering about six weeks ago. Ofri Perl, 22, started working as a secretary at Pareto Engineering at about the same time. Both of them found their respective jobs through the Jobnet site.

Pareto Engineering Ltd. is a financial consulting and engineering company specializing in infrastructures and environmental quality. Founded in 1999 by two economists, Dr. Doron Lavi and Yoni Danieli, the company now has 38 employees and continues to grow. Pareto Engineering provides its services to large public bodies, including government ministries, statutory authorities and major corporations. The company offices are located in Netanya and Jerusalem.

Ofri Perl’s Success Story:

Ofri, 22, started working at Pareto Engineering a month and a half ago following a job in the accounting department at HOT.

Ofri recalls:
I worked at HOT and after two years I decided I wanted to take a step forward. I realized I couldn’t get ahead in bookkeeping because I don’t have the necessary training, so I decided to look for a different position, whether at HOT or elsewhere.

What kind of job were you looking for?
In the near future I plan to go to college to study human resources and I was hoping to find a job that would incorporate work in that field. At Pareto Engineering I found this opportunity because the job of company secretary here includes employee events and benefits as well as human resources. Since it’s a relatively small company there is no fulltime human resources manager, only an external HR coordinator.

How did you conduct your search process?
Friends recommended Jobnet to me. I had heard about it, but had never tried it. I looked for jobs in the field of administration and I sent resumes to a number of companies that sounded right to me, including Pareto Engineering. Several days later I got a call from the HR consultant, who invited me in for an interview with her. One week later I was called in for an interview with the CEO and a short time later I started working.

How much time did it take to find your job at Pareto Engineering?
Two weeks from the day I started looking for work I had a signed contract in hand and I began working.

Did you go to interviews at other companies?
I didn’t get a chance to go to interviews at any other company. This was the first company and I chose to accept the job here.

You weren’t worried you might be passing up opportunities at other companies?
There’s wasn’t a single point in the job description and terms that didn’t match my expectations and wishes, so I had  no reason to say no to this job offer. So far I’m very pleased and happy with my choice.

What does your job as company secretary include?
In addition to handling the regular administrative work I’m in charge of arranging meetings for the CEOs and the top managers. Also, along with the other secretary, I’m already involved in organizing company events for the coming two months under the close supervision of the HR consultant, which gives me an opportunity to learn more about the field.

How did your integration at Pareto Engineering go?
I was taken in very nicely and it went very quickly for the most part. The previous company secretary didn’t leave, but was transferred to another job within the company, so the breaking-in process was very easy, and I can still ask her about anything. I spent the first week learning the job and after I week I was already functioning.

Do you feel good here?
I came from bookkeeping, working in a department that was full of older women and I was much younger than them. Here the people are a lot younger. Most of them are professionals, but they’re young and the atmosphere here is really fun. When I first came in for an interview I could sense the jaunty atmosphere here.

Do you see yourself developing and advancing at the company?
I hope that after I finish my studies – assuming the company continues to grow – I’ll be able to go into human resources here because it’s a field that really interests me and the field where I see myself in the future. If it works out here, that would be great.


Ofri Perl (left) and Ronit Adler (right) at the Pareto Engineering offices

Ronit Adler’s Success Story:

Ronit Adler, 30, started working at Pareto Engineering a month and a half ago as head of the finance team. Ronit has a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration, and a master’s degree in business administration.

Ronit recalls:
My previous job was at a cigarette distribution company. I spent about a year working there as a budget analyst. Before that I worked as a financial advisor at Clalil Health Services for three and a half years.

What made you start looking for a new job?
I wanted to find a place where I’d be able to develop. The company where I was working was very small and I had no room to grow. Pareto Engineering is a growing company; there are a lot of projects and involvement in a broad range of topics.

Are you pleased with your job at Pareto Engineering?
I’m still in the learning stages and I’m finding it very interesting. I’m supposed to be involved in a range of topics, working with a number of different bodies. The job includes both fieldwork and deskwork, and I like this dynamism.

Does the job meet your aspirations for professional advancement?
I see this position as a significant step forward. For the first time in my life I have an opportunity to try management, and this is a very important opportunity for me. At the moment I’m managing three people at the client site and I’m already starting to recruit additional people in order to build a staff.

What does your job include besides managing people?
I’m in charge of accompanying several projects, constructing business plans, checking advisability and giving financial approval for moves being made.

How did you conduct your job search?
I searched a number of sites, including Jobnet, and I contacted placement companies. Everybody knows Jobnet, and I was familiar with it from my prior job search. I entered the websites on a daily basis and checked updates on new positions. I sent out my resume and when I got calls I did initial sifting, based on the work involved, my salary expectations and the professional prospects the job offered.

Why did you choose to filter out companies before meeting with the people involved?
I wanted to save time, both for myself and the employer. I didn’t see any reason to enter the process if there were wide gaps compared to my expectations.
I eliminated a whole lot of companies at this stage of the search.

How long did the search process take you?
The process took about two and a half months, during which I went to interviews at seven or eight companies. I eventually received three job offers from three companies, including Pareto Engineering.

What made you decide in favor of Pareto?
The opportunity to develop here, both in terms of the job itself and the professional future available to me and in terms of the variety of fields of interest.

What’s your impression so far?
The company has made a very good impression on me. The staff is very professional, the people high caliber, and I’m treated very well. There’s a good feeling and I enjoy coming into the office in the morning. The staff here is very accepting and encouraging, and they took me in really nicely. I’m very happy right now.

What advice do you have for jobseekers?
First of all, don’t give up. In the end something good is there waiting for each of us, and sometimes it’s right around the corner. I recommend entering the search process with a lot of patience and not compromising, even if it means waiting a bit longer. Come very focused, decide what your goals are and what you want to achieve, and based on this screen the offers you receive. If the pay is far below your expectations there’s no reason to go in for the interview. If the job sounds interesting and you believe you can reach common ground, then you should go and hear, but if there are very large gaps between your goals and what you are being offered, don’t bother proceeding with it. This will save time for both you and the employer, and time is money.


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