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In Praise of Chutzpah

Noah Ferro, TJF Fellow, JVS Career Services Whether we say it out loud or just imply it subtly, we tend to place a high value on chutzpah in Jewish tradition. The word itself doesn’t have a precise translation into English, but the idea has made its way into our secular culture: audaciously daring to act,…

Networking and the Holidays

By Kim Slaton, CPRW, Managing Director, JVS Career Services Whether you are searching for a new position or working towards securing career advancement, networking is key. Use the holiday season to leverage the connections of colleagues and meet new people while schmoozing at all the seasonal parties and gatherings. Here are some things to keep in…

Why Use a Recruiter?

By Joni Burton, CEO, JVS Career Services You are a hiring manager who needs to fill a position. What do you do? Try to recruit for the position yourself? Adding recruiting responsibilities the already-full plates of you or your staff can make the candidate search stretch out for months. Meanwhile, work isn’t getting done. You’re…

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