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Interviewing 101: Acing the Subjects They Don’t Teach in College
December 13, 2019
Alyssa Burts

JVS OF METROWEST TO OFFER WINTER BREAK BOOTCAMP FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS LOOKING FOR JOBS December 13, 2019 (Essex County NJ)—Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest is offering a four-hour, interactive bootcamp for college students looking to hone their job-seeking skills as they prepare to look for summer jobs and/or launch their careers. Entitled “Interviewing 101: Acing …

In the Hunt for Top Talent, Don’t Overlook Older Workers
July 15, 2019

With U.S. unemployment near its lowest rate in 50 years, companies are adopting creative strategies for pursuing talent, from hiring people with criminal records to recruiting high school students. But one segment of the population remains relatively untapped: older adults. Employees 65 and older are predicted to be a growing segment of the workforce over …

How Library Cardholders Earned Themselves a Party
July 15, 2019

The Jewish people are often called “People of the Book.” We read the Torah, which teaches us our laws and history. We read Megillot Esther and Ruth on Purim and Shavuot. The Haggadah guides us through the Passover seder as we retell the story of the Exodus. Israelis buy the most books per capita, according …

Autism Law Introduced in House of Representatives
March 11, 2019

U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-4th District, of New Jersey and Rep. Mike Doyle, D-18th District, of Pennsylvania, introduced the bipartisan Autism CARES Act of 2019 in the House of Representatives to reauthorize federal programs and activities that assist children, adults and families with Autism. The bill, House Resolution 1058, is supported by a coalition of …

Nonprofit Measures of Impact – What Really Counts
March 5, 2019

By Dr. Eric Lankin Recently a Jewish federation announced that it hired a Chief Impact Officer (CIO), an obvious sign that their leadership recognized that donors often want to see impact as the results of their support. Interestingly, this federation’s new CIO referenced using Jason Saul’s book The End of Fundraising: Raise More Money by …