“Work-life-blend”: the new and improved “work-life-balance”

By Kim Slaton, Managing Director, JVS Career Services Everyone talks about working hard to achieve a healthy “Work-Life-Balance.” My question is, is it plausible or has “Work-Life-Balance” become a myth? The term implies that time should be spent separately and somewhat equally on both professional and personal life. However, technology has changed the way we…

Hilb Scholarship Program

By Dedra Perlmutter, Senior Career Consultant, Human Resources Manager, and Scholarship Administrator, JVS Career Services JVS Career Services offers many different services regarding career goals and development including the administration of several different scholarship funds through an ongoing partnership with the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati. The Hilb Scholarship Fund has been administered by JVS Career…

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,…