FAQs

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What is Jobs For Lebanon?

Jobs For Lebanon is a solely economic initiative that aims at empowering the entire Lebanese diaspora to create job opportunities for Lebanese in Lebanon. Our hope is that within a year, the new jobs would become a reliable enough source that an alternate economy will be created for the Lebanese people.

How do I apply for a job?

Visit the “I’m a Talent” page

  1. Browse jobs and apply
  2. Fill out a general application by clicking on “Get in touch”
  3. Check your application status anytime by clicking Login as a Talent
What happens once I submit my application?
  1. You can check other resources that help you land a job such as: UpworkLinkedinIndeedHandissNabbeshGuruAkhtaboutBayt
  2. You can use services such as Impact Lebanon’s free Mentorship Program, in which expats mentor locals by helping with resume reviews and interview preparation
How do I refer a job to a friend?

Visit the “I’m a Talent” page, There you can:

  1. Find a job you’d like to refer a friend to
  2. Open the job ad
  3. Click on “Refer a friend” and follow the instructions
Does Jobs For Lebanon handle payments?

We do not handle payments. Our role ends when recruiters hire candidates. For those who prefer to not be paid in their local bank accounts, alternatives include paying a relative in a foreign bank account and paying through MoneyGram or equivalent services. We’ll be happy to list new payment mechanisms as they emerge

How can I see jobs posted from companies in Lebanon?

On the “I’m a Talent” page

1. Click on the Search Bar
2. Enter “Lebanon” or any other keyword you’re interested in
3. Browse the results

Can I send my resume directly to you?

We’re encouraging hiring managers around the world to post job opportunities on Jobs For Lebanon so that locals can then directly apply to jobs that match your skills. We encourage you to visit the “I’m a Talent” page and apply for a job.

What happens after I submit my application?

Once your application is submitted, and you’re a good fit for the role, the hiring manager from that company will reach out to you directly.

Until then, you can apply to more jobs because it takes multiple applications to get an interview. You can also always check on the status of your application when you Login as a Talent on Jobs For Lebanon.com.

How often does the site get updated?

The career page gets updated in real time. Make sure to visit our website frequently as jobs are being added every day.

Can Lebanese abroad hire Lebanese abroad in JobsForLebanon.com?

The site is directed to create job opportunities for Lebanese living in Lebanon, but expats are still able to use the site to find and apply to jobs as well.

I would like Job for Lebanon to grow. How can I help?

Our intent is to grow Jobs For Lebanon as much as possible to unite the global diaspora. Doing this takes a group effort. We invite you to reach out to us and connect us with people you think can grow the movement and create jobs.

employees

What is Jobs For Lebanon?

Jobs For Lebanon is an initiative that aims at empowering the entire Lebanese diaspora to create job opportunities for Lebanese in Lebanon. Our hope is that within a year, Lebanon would have a reliable source of new jobs that it becomes a major part of the economy, thus creating an alternate economy for the Lebanese people.

How do I post a job?

Visit the I’m Hiring page and fill the form

  1. Click on the email to enter SmartRecruiters
  2. Create a password
  3. Click “Create Job” in the top right corner and follow the steps.
What is SmartRecruiters?

Jobs For Lebanon is powered by SmartRecruiters. SmartRecruiters is the world’s most modern recruiting suite. It is used by Bosch, IKEA, Visa, Linkedin, and 4000 other businesses to hire talent on time and on budget. It includes a native CRM, native matching, and 700 connected recruiting technologies all in one product.

How do I ensure quality of applications?

SmartRecruiters has two ways to objectively qualify candidates who apply to your jobs.

  1. It ranks candidates from 0-100% fit through its machine learning algorithm. This effectively allows you to prioritize the candidates whose skills and background best correspond to the requirements of your job.
  2. SmartRecruiters is also connected to a vast number of 3rd party assessments. You are able to send coding assessments for virtually any languages; skills assessments like Excel, Word, Powerpoint; cognitive and behavioral assessments
Can I search for candidates with specific qualifications?

Yes. SmartRecruiters has over 12 filters you can use to search for specific candidates. Filters include job title, current or past company, educational institution, and any keyword on their resume.

Do you support having multiple recruiters on a job?

Yes. This is especially helpful for large companies that have multiple people evaluating candidates as recruiters, hiring managers, interviewers, and executives. SmartRecruiters allows you to add multiple people on a hiring team provided that each has created an account by filling the “I’m Hiring” page.

Can I create job ads in other languages than English?

Yes. You can create job ads in more than 70 languages. A job ad in Arabic for example means the candidate’s application will be fully in Arabic.

Can I schedule interviews and send offers through SmartRecruiters?

Yes. You’re able to do both. Sending interviews will send calendar invites to both you and the candidate. You are also able to upload offers and complete a hire.

Can I post a job if I’m not part of a company?

It’s common for people to look to make their first hires on Jobs For Lebanon. You’ll notice when you go to “I’m Hiring”, the company field is not a requirement for you to post a job.

I would like Job for Lebanon to grow. How can I help?

Our intent is to grow Jobs For Lebanon as much as possible to unite the global diaspora. Doing this takes a group effort. We invite you to reach out to us and connect us with people you think can grow the movement and create jobs.

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