Saturday, July 02, 2022

Business Spotlight

Partying Like It’s 1982

Earlier this month the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the consumer price index registered a 7.5% increase in January 2022 over one year ago. Inflation is back and perhaps is proving more nettlesome than some top economists and Federal Reserve officials had believed. We have not seen a similar inflation reading in the U.S.


Women Reentering the Job Market

While the pandemic roughed up the careers of millions of Americans, women were particularly hard hit.

Appropriately, I’m responding to requests for advice to women reentering the workforce, whether your absence was COVID-related or otherwise. Space being limited here, let’s avoid the reasons for this


The Transition Plan

You have given proper notice to your current employer and now it’s time to look forward to the next stepping-stone in your career. Or perhaps you are about to enter retirement. Another possibility is that you’ve decided to inaugurate a new business opportunity, which is the reason you are leaving. Or perhaps you just needed to take time


NJJBA Plan Family Owned Business Forum

(Courtesy of NJJBA) On Wednesday, March 9, the New Jersey Jewish Business Alliance (NJJBA) will be hosting the Family Owned Business Forum—a panel discussion centered around family owned businesses. Family owned businesses have always been a staple of American culture. The forum is a great opportunity for business owners to learn from


Financial Tips to Downsize and Liquidate Your Assets

In a world economy where so many working people face inflation, uncertain futures, and an unstable business environment, downsizing makes a lot of sense. Likewise, many adults respond to tough financial times by converting assets to cash. Whether you're looking to liquidate or downsize, or both, it's essential to know about the


Julie Farkas Design Brings an Artistic Touch To Promotional Products and Branding

When graphic designer Julie Farkas takes on a project for a client, her goal is to formulate a clear message and convey it visually in the most artistic, unified, compelling way possible. “It’s a holistic approach,” she said. “I listen to the client, see what needs to be done, and solve the problem visually. I’m an artist


5 Universities with Scholarships for Jewish Students in US

As the cost of attending college keeps increasing, the question of how to afford higher education weighs on parents and students. There are many scholarships available to members of the Jewish community. They are often offered by local Jewish federations and their affiliated institutions. 


How to Save on Ink Cartridges Without Refilling

The biggest drawback of inkjet printers is frequent cartridge replacement. This equipment is less economical than laser machines but more suitable for high-resolution jobs. You can save on ink in many ways. If you are still thinking of trying DIY refilling, this article will help you avoid expensive mistakes.


Yikes, Not Another Online Dinner Gala!

Revamping your PR, marketing and fundraising strategy in the era of COVID.

Is the mere thought of planning your organization’s next online fundraising gala or postponing it for the third time stressing you out? Looking for a refreshing approach to marketing in today’s COVID climate?


Just Start

The new year is upon us once again, and I’m sure like many others, you’re experiencing similar feelings of reflection and optimism. Reflecting on the things you could’ve done differently over the past 12 months, while being optimistic at the chance to get yourself back on track.

This is


Can’t We All Just Get Along?

I ordinarily write about fundraising, but my topic today applies across the board to all industries and raises a common dilemma faced by many. It also gives me an opportunity to address a workplace conundrum no matter the setting.

Have you ever had a co-worker who rubbed you the wrong way? Of course you


Game Over

Well, you heard it here first. Do not say you were not warned. In February 2021 we penned an article describing how certain segments of the stock market were trading with fantastical and unrealistic valuations. Case in point: the meme stock frenzy that began in January 2021. The struggling video game company Gamestop became the poster child

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