The latest news and views about job opportunities in Iran and efforts to fight unemployment
Either for gaining more income or just for the sake of personal interest, celebrities in Iran – from football players to actors – nowadays have second jobs in various economic fields.
Lorry drivers in Iran have staged temporary strikes during the recent months, calling on the authorities to increase their wages and control the tyre market, which has put the drivers under great pressure.
Iran’s parliament speaker sent a letter to President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday, asking the government to implement a parliamentary amendment to a law that urges all retired officials to leave their offices in two months.
The city of Lalejin in Iran’s Hamadan province is globally known for its pottery, and this has helped the World Craft City to decrease its unemployment rate to almost zero.
The trade of scorpion venom has turned into one of the most lucrative emerging businesses in Iran, tempting many opportunists to get engaged in hunting or farming scorpions.
Gemstone processing is a great area for investment, particularly in a resource-rich country like Iran. However, the country has a long way to go if it wants to use the untapped but profitable opportunity.
Iranian women are playing a growing role in various economic sectors, and have already strengthened their presence in industrial cities and complexes, working along with men and even outperforming them in such fields as labour, entrepreneurship and investment.
In life, failures come easy, and success is hard won. However, the drive to work hard makes even the impossible possible. Such is the story of a young woman who made significant strides to realise her ambition of becoming a welder and eventually succeeded.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the US sanctions could be an opportunity for Iranian producers to increase their output to meet local demand.
A huge number of Afghan immigrants and refugees have begun to leave Iran due to the recent decline in the value of the Iranian national currency, arguing that it’s no more cost-efficient to work in the country.
The most successful business firms and entrepreneurs were rewarded in a ceremony held in Tehran on Monday.
Iran’s Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Massoumeh Ebtekar says the government is determined to keep up working to eliminate gender inequality in the country and provide equal opportunities to both men and women.
An Iranian man has landed himself a job that seems to be strange at first glance, but has so far helped him earn a good amount of money.
Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari says new generations of startups in Iran are run by youths under 30 and generate multimillion-dollar incomes.
The Iranian government has undertaken several measures to empower women and enhance their activities in social arenas and management, in the hope it will help accelerate the development of the country, a senior official says.
A café was recently opened at a shopping centre near Vanak square in northern Tehran with staff suffering from autism and Down Syndrome.
A mobile café and library has provided the citizens of Tehran with a unique opportunity to spend several hours of their free time reading books along with friends.
Iran’s first vice-president says governmental bodies will be banned from buying foreign products in the current Iranian year (started March 21), in line with guidelines suggested by the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.
An Iranian official says at least 180,000 families in Iran are directly making money using the popular messaging app Telegram, but they may find it hard to make ends meet once their access to the app is restricted.
Mohammad Baqer Nobakht, the spokesman for the Iranian government, says the country's unemployment rate has decreased and economic growth rate has increased during the past Iranian fiscal year.
Iran has imposed “temporary” restrictions on the extremely popular messaging app Telegram after the messenger refused to block a channel that promotes violence and riot in the Islamic Republic. But is Telegram ready to lose millions of its users?