An Encore Career: Finding Meaningful Work after Retirement

By Joni Burton, CPCC and CEO of JVS Career Services Until recently, most people have associated the end of a successful career with the beginning of retirement. However, with advancements in modern medicine, people are living longer, healthier lives, and as Baby Boomers near retirement, many find that they either can’t afford to or don’t want…

Do You Have an Exit Strategy?

By Dedra Perlmutter, Senior Career Coach and Human Resources Manager, JVS Career Services Not looking to leave your current position? No need for an exit strategy! FALSE Whether you are actively looking to make a move or not, everyone should have an exit strategy. What if the day comes when you unexpectedly find yourself looking…

Got the Offer, Now What?

By Dedra Perlmutter, Senior Career Coach and Human Resources Manager, JVS Career Services You’ve been through the long interview process, you’ve waited anxiously to receive good news, and the offer finally comes. Hooray! But wait! Don’t sign the offer just yet… There are many factors to consider when negotiating a job offer, including the way…