Covid-19 Survival Guide: The Season of Hope

By Ann Stromberg, Emotional Wellness Counselor Hope is an emotional state that we have all experienced at one time or another. It is a trait inherent in everyone, and we all possess unique levels of hopefulness. Hope has several definitions: a feeling of expectation, the desire for a certain thing to happen, and wanting something…

Talent Acquisition for Nonprofits

A critical component of any successful talent management strategy is a strong plan. For many nonprofits, talent acquisition efforts are limited to placing ads, sifting through resumes, interviewing, and ultimately hiring and hoping for the best. To ensure your nonprofit is making the right hire, serious time should be given to developing an acquisition plan…

The Impact of Covid-19 on the Job Market

Although this is much lower than the rate in April 2020 (14.8 percent), unemployment is well above the pre-COVID levels of February 2020, when the rate was 3.5 percent.  This data serves as a type of counterweight to the most recent report from the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS), which indicates…

JVS Career Services Scholarship Programs Open for Applications

“College was something that I was kind of worried about how to pay for,” said Ohio State University senior Ashley Schlaeger. “I knew my parents would help me a little bit, but having the scholarship going in to college really helped me financially. It’s also helped me to keep my grades up, because one of…