Thursday, July 09, 2020

Business Spotlight

How to Have “Happy Accidents” On Purpose

Was Bill Gates well-prepared or just lucky? (Yes.)

When it comes to money, did you ever notice how some people seem to be in the right place at the right time? Is it random chance, or is there a secret to their success?

If you asked a few of these individuals about their good fortune, some might say they’re just lucky. Others (particularly those with


The Job Market in 2014

I am by no means a Navi, but I am a human resources professional and I do quite a bit of reading about what’s happening in the job market. I am in regular contact with employers and recruiters. I also speak to professionals in various fields.

What I have learned is that the job market is continually evolving. In 2014, occupations and


Reading, Writing and Arithmetic for Noncitizens

The F-1 Academic Student Visa allows students to enter the United States to attend a full-time program of study at an accredited college, university, seminary, conservatory, academic high school, elementary school or other academic institution or in a language training program. The student must be enrolled in a program or course of study that culminates in a degree,


Acheinu Kiruv Conference in Israel: How to Cultivate Mesikus HaTorah

Mesikus HaTorah! How does one taste the sweetness of Torah learning? How can parents and educators inculcate children and teens with true enjoyment from learning Torah? How can we transmit the ideal that preforming mitzvos is pleasurable, fills one’s life with meaning and joy?

That is the planned theme of Acheinu’s annual Kiruv Conference


Dr. Mor Zilberstein Opens Family Medicine Practice in Englewood

Dr. Lara Mor Zilberstein has opened North Bergen Family Medicine, LLC, a new family medicine practice, 15 Engle Street, Suite 305, Englewood, NJ 07631. The doctor, who is affiliated with Englewood Hospital Medical Center, will focus on preventive medicine, care of chronic diseases, and patient education.

“With today’s medical progress, many


Tips for Hiring Foreign Workers – The H-1B Visa: Specialty Occupations

The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) sets forth an alphabetical delineation of temporary visas that can be pursued in order for non-citizens to work and/or remain in the United States. Each type of visa in this wide range of temporary (non-immigrant) visa categories serves a different purpose. Some afford the beneficiary the opportunity to remain in the United


New Company Debuts Multi-Character Customizable Children’s Books

Flights are expensive and schedules tight, so parents with relatives who don’t live nearby often have a hard time forging a connection between their children and the rest of their family. Now Starring Us, a new company launched just a few days ago, can help them cement connections.

Books that can be personalized have been in the market for years, but


Disability Protection: “I have coverage… sort of...I guess?”

Q: In the event of disability, do you have insurance

to cover the loss of income?

A: Maybe. Possibly. At least in some circumstances…or maybe not.

Q: Is your disability insurance coverage good enough?

A: Maybe. Possibly. At least in some circumstances…or maybe


Teaneck is Home to New Jersey’s First iPad Art Studio

Teaneck—People learn how to draw here, but there aren’t any pencils. They learn a variety of brush strokes, but there’s no scent of oil paint or turpentine. Instead, Noel Gussen is teaching art to students aged 8 to 80 in the very space where he also curates exhibitions, right here in his semi-eponymous gallery, the Grassy Noel, on 396 Cedar


Teaneck Gets a Purim Costume Pop Up Shop

Teaneck—Anyone driving down Cedar Lane in the past few weeks has had to do a double take. The former Blockbuster location, which has been empty for quite some time, has been filled with a huge Purim costume store. It appears that Teaneck has officially joined the ranks of Passaic, Brooklyn and Monsey, where a pop-up business can succeed in catering specifically to


Glatt Express Expresses Its Creative Side

As part of Glatt Express’ fourth anniversary under the ownership of the Secemski family, Glatt Express is updating their communications system and creating a social media strategy that emphasizes creative expression through food.

Establishing a new slogan, “Express Yourself!”, Glatt Express wants to contribute to the culinary creativity of their


Nourishama: Nourish Your Body and Soul

Many of us know those people who write inspiring tag lines at the end of their email pages. They leave you with some inspirational wisdom to ponder as you go about your day. Neshama Kutin is a conveyor of those messages, but not just on her email pages. Her positive messages permeate her work as an Integrative Nutrition Certified Health Coach and founder of Nourishama.