COVID-19 Survival Guide: Choosing Kindness

2020 has presented us with many challenges that test our patience and break our hearts. Once again, we as a society are faced with the disgusting practices of racism and social injustice. Hatred is a vile emotion that has been the source of suffering for citizens for decades. While we are not debating solutions here…

COVID-19 Survival Guide: The Power of the Pause

Ann Stromberg, Emotional Wellness Counselor After spending so much time in self-quarantine and having downtime it may seem redundant to think about taking time to pause. Have you taken the time to pause and allow your mind to take a break? Spending time and allowing the mind to take some time off from our daily…

Still Hiring: JVS Career Services Continues to Help People Find Work During Quarantine

“I had an interview at a company lined up, but then the COVID-19 quarantine happened,” remembered James, “and because of the lockdowns, not only did they cancel the interview, they stopped hiring for the position.” Luckily for James, JVS Career Services was on his side. He had been working with Career Coach, Dedra Perlmutter since…

COVID-19 Survival Guide: Moving out of Quarantine

Ann Stromberg, Emotional Wellness Counselor Are you feeling ready to get back out into the workforce and soar or are you feeling less excited about the future? This new practice of working from home has left so many of us feeling isolated and out of touch with the world. For some, our old work position…