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Mossad seeks new recruits via social networks

Intelligence agency launches online campaign to enlist new employees, calls for 'challenge-loving people' of many fields, from carpenters to chemists

Israel's Mossad Institute for Intelligence and Special Operations launched a wide-range campaign over the past few days in its quest to enlist various professionals to its ranks.


The new campaign, under the slogan "with enemies like this – friends are needed," directs people to the Mossad's website and to the long list of professions the agency desires to enlist.


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This is one of the largest campaigns the intelligence agency has conducted in years, and it is uniquely features across social media networks.


In what looks like a job description for a Mossad agent, the site notes "if you have courage, wisdom and ingenuity, you can influence and actualize a national and personal mission. If you have the ability to move, fascinate and motivate people, you may be made of the quality material we are looking for. If you have all of these, the Mossad is open to you."


Amongst other things, the ad mentions that "challenge-loving people are needed for an interesting, unconventional and dynamic position. The job entails living in Israel with short and numerous trips abroad. Unconventional lifestyle. One-year training period."


The needed professions are people who served in military Intelligence units, language-speakers (especially Persian and Arabic), foreign language teachers, hi-tech professionals, chemists, laboratory assistants, graphic designers, lawyers, clinical psychologists, warehousemen and even carpenters.



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פרסום ראשון: 04.18.13, 18:39
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