The latest news and views about job opportunities in Iran and efforts to fight unemployment
Over 50% of Iranian Couriers, Pickup Drivers Lose Their Jobs during Pandemic
An Iranian official says 50 to 60 percent of the couriers and pickup drivers working in the transportation sector have lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic.
Iran’s First Female Sailor Starts Work at Caspian Sea
Kowsar Sadeghi Monfared, the first Iranian woman seafarer, has started her work at the Caspian Sea port city of Fereydounkenar.
Iran Opens 142,000 Projects Creating 263,000 Jobs for Nomads, Villagers
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated 142,000 employment plans for nomads and villagers with a price tag of 17 trillion tomans.
Iran’s Largest Chlorine Factory Comes on Line
Iran's First Vice-President Es'haq Jahangiri has inaugurated the country’s largest chlorination factory in southwestern Khuzestan province.
Women Villagers in Western Iran Earn a Living by Collecting Salt from Rocks
It has been centuries that residents of several villages in the western Iranian province of Charmahal and Bakhtiari have been working at a local salt mine.
VP Hails Iranian Women’s Key Role in Struggle with Sanctions
Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar has highlighted the prominent role of the country’s women in dealing with the tough foreign sanctions.
Iranian Women Entrepreneurs Recognized for Innovative Activities
Top Iranian women entrepreneurs working in the domains of job creation and creating added value have been recognized in appreciation of their services.
400 Sports, Tourism Projects Enter Service across Iran
Hundreds of national projects in the domains of sports and youth as well as tourism have been inaugurated across Iran.
Silkworm Breeding; A 600-Year-Old Career in NW Iran
Breading silkworm in order to produce silk, which is called Noqan-dari in Iran, has a long history in the country's north-western region.
Peculiar Inheritance Makes Iranian Woman Exporter of Honey
A bee yard that Iranian old lady Fatemeh Mostafavi had inherited from her father has become a source of livelihood and a family business for her, helping her find foreign customers for the high-quality honey.
Disabled Iranian among World’s 10 Outstanding Young People
A young Iranian suffering from a disability that affects 98 percent of his muscles has been listed by a notable international organization that focuses on youths’ contribution to development as one of the “Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World.”
Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Salt Mines of Garmsar
The salt mines of Garmsar are an important natural resource and tourist attraction in Semnan province, central Iran.
Surge in Production at Hand When Iran Can Launch Satellite: Leader
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says this year’s target of a surge in domestic production would be totally achievable when the country has managed to launch a homegrown satellite into space.
Social Distancing Slows Pace of COVID-19 Infection in Iran: Rouhani
The Iranian president says the drop in the pace of coronavirus infection in the country is due to citizens’ abidance by the social distancing plan and businesses’ compliance with health protocols.
Iran to Grant Loans to Employers to Prevent Layoffs
Iran will offer low-interest loans to employers to keep their employees on the job amid the coronavirus outbreak, a top official says.
COVID-19 Inflicts Huge Losses on Iran’s Culture, Art, Media Sectors
The coronavirus outbreak has inflicted over Rls. 9.76 trillion ($65 million) in losses on Iran’s culture, art and media sectors, a top official says.
Prolonged Shutdown in Iran May Leave 4 Million Jobless, Spokesman Warns
The spokesman for the Iranian administration Ali Rabiei has warned that a long-term shutdown of businesses amid the outbreak of coronavirus and the government’s non-intervention in the labor market policies could result in the unemployment of more than 4 million people in the country.
Iran Approves IRR 1,000-Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Package
The Iranian administration has ratified a 1,000-trillion-rial economic relief package to protect the businesses and people affected by the coronavirus epidemic.
Young Couple Selling Iranian Handicrafts Online
An Iranian couple has created a website to introduce and sell various Iranian handicrafts after years of travelling to different provinces of Iran and exploring different crafts in different parts of the country.
Café Nanism; A Cozy Place in Tehran Run by Short People
Nanism is the name of a café in Tehran run by short-height people.
Iranian Girl Converts Minibus into Lovely Mobile Bookstore
A young Iranian lady has come up with the idea of converting a minibus into a book shop, but she is not old enough yet to drive her “mobile” bookstore.
Iranian Girl Wins Reputation by Walking a Thin Line
Reyhaneh Armaghani is an Iranian girl whose unusual career and field of sport, highlining, has won her some reputation. She walks on a thin belt, practices slack line and unicycle, and works at heights.
Iran’s First Woman Airport Chief Talks of Her Job’s Ups & Downs
It’s been a few months that an Iranian woman named Parvaneh Sohrabi has been appointed as the first female airport manager in Iran and in the Middle East.
Two Iranian Girls Training to Become Mechanics
Two Iranian girls with an interest in repairing vehicles are now learning how to become mechanics in defiance of the fact that the occupation is mostly male-dominated.
Afghan Woman Runs Largest Hospital Clothing Workshop in Iran
Zeinab Shaban, a thirty-four-year-old Afghan woman who is living in Iran, has launched a successful business and manufactures hospital clothing to help Afghan and Iranian staff.