The Job Hunting Podcast

73. How the vaccine rollout will get us back to work, and what we can learn and do now to prevent a future global crisis - featuring Israeli entrepreneurial consultant Amir Eldad.

March 15, 2021

Podcast Episode Timestamps:

  • 08.40 - Difference between start-up and scale-up?
  • 11.50 - Amir explains how Israel is vaccinating the entire country, and he shares his experience living there and experiencing the vaccine rollout on the ground.
  • 20.15 - What’s different now that such a large proportion of the country has been vaccinated?
  • 22.56 - Israel is a country of startups and a breeding incubator for many innovations. How has it been operating under this pandemic environment?
  • 26.52 - Welfare system in Israel.
  • 29.50 - Amir's expertise, what does it means to be an expert in entrepreneurial ecosystems?
  • 39.39 - What would be the first step for an organization and the decision-maker to start working in that way?
  • 45.02 - How can we develop better responses in the future using skills that you have learned in terms of global connectivity, entrepreneurial ecosystems, and these pillars that are the foundation of that?
  • 55.12 - Amir is confronted with the opposite reaction where companies or governments feel like they're always in competition and are reluctant to take up an alliance.
  • 57.29 - Renata's out-of-the-box analogy.

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About our guest, Amir Eldad:

Amir is a globally recognized Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Builder. Throughout the first part of his career, Amir led Global Go-to-Market for Israeli startups that aspired for global leadership while bridging the multi-national cultural gap. His extensive experience led to his role as Director of Global Partnerships of MassChallenge, co-founding MassChallenge Israel, playing a pivotal role in establishing the new MassChallenge Switzerland hub, and leading a high impact partnership between the City of Boston, MassChallenge Boston, and the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Lyon, France.

Co-located in Israel and Boston, MA, Amir leverages his strengths in the entrepreneurial communities in Israel, Boston, France, Switzerland, Melbourne (Australia), and other locations to help his clients achieve their growth objectives through internationally-connected entrepreneurial ecosystems. Amir is a regular speaker in global conferences such as the annual Global Technology Leadership Dialogue (Melbourne, Aug-2019) and the annual EBN European Innovation Hubs conference (Rome, Oct-2019). Connect with Amir: Amir's LinkedIn

About your host:

Hello, I'm Renata Bernarde, the Host of The Job Hunting Podcast. I'm also an executive coach, job hunting expert, and career strategist. I teach corporate, non-profit, and public professionals the steps and frameworks to help them find great jobs, change, and advance their careers with confidence and less stress. 


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