Monday, September 26, 2022

Business Spotlight

Cryptocurrency: Fad or Trend?

If you haven’t noticed, the crypto universe has been creeping up slowly and is starting to engage us in ways that were heretofore unknown to many of us. Suddenly, crypto seems to be everywhere. Haven’t you noticed?

What grabbed my attention recently was a front-page headline on New


The Six Leadership Communication Skills

Not all good communicators can lead, but all good leaders can communicate.

Of all the skills attributed to leaders—and by which leaders are identified—communication is universally agreed upon as the most important and the most indispensable.

How important? I


Use Software to Increase Collaboration

As helpful as meetings are for leaders to set and clarify expectations and build relationships, there still needs to be a communication system in place that allows whole, disparate teams to collaborate fluidly and in real time. Even before COVID, remote employment was one of the most rapidly growing trends in the business world. In a


The ROC of NJ Holds Financial Retirement Planning Session in Highland Park

As one of its varied efforts to build a strong Jewish community in Middlesex County, The ROC of NJ (Raritan Valley Orthodox Jewish Community Association) sponsored a financial retirement planning seminar at the Bridge Turkish and Mediterranean Grill on May 17. The event, which included a free dinner, was led by


Does Your Employer Offer Adequate Life Insurance Coverage?

If your workplace offers life insurance at a low cost (or no cost) to you, you may assume it provides sufficient coverage for your family—and not bother to give the subject a second thought. According to the 2021 Insurance Barometer study, 57% of U.S. workers rely on their workplace for life insurance. 1But you owe it to


Chaim Kiss: Your One-Stop Shop For a Spectacular and Affordable Event



Want to make an extra special oneg? How about orchestrating a truly inspiring tish? If you want a particular program to fit your needs and you don’t see it being advertised, just ask Chaim Kiss and he will not only make it happen, he will do so affordably.


‘Bergen County Sports Cards’ Opens in Bergenfield

Robert Katz knows sports. He’s worked in sports radio and as a producer with WNBC and WCBS in New York. Throughout his career, he’s worked with an assortment of big names—including Mike Breen, Marv Albert, Howard Stern and the Jewish community’s own Nachum Segal—and is now taking the next step in his


The Therapy Place Expands Services, Locations and Impact

When The Jewish Link first covered The Therapy Place (December 2018), a company offering occupational and speech therapy, the practice had already built a strong reputation in Ocean County and recently expanded to establish an outpost in Highland Park.

Since then, in the words


The ‘R’ Word

As we entered 2022, the economy and financial markets were already facing a number of uncertainties and challenges. Nevertheless, a path to a post-COVID economic recovery appeared likely. But following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, a number of unforeseen economic challenges have significantly increased the possibility of a recession.


Working in 2022: Reasonable Expectations

If the small possibility exists that you are not yet aware of just how strong the American job market is—and has been on a sustained basis for the last 15 months and counting—then let me not wake you from your nap. It is, simply, in better shape than it’s ever been since record keeping was standardized in 1939.


Candibots Plans Jersey Job Fair

(Courtesy of Candibots) Now, in our volatile economy, there are extreme shifts in the job market. A total of 4.3 million people quit their jobs in January, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s JOLTS report.

Many people are looking for new opportunities. The difficulty with


What’s the #1 Answer in Finance?

If you’ve met me, read any of my previous articles or listened to my podcast, “The Big Bo $how” (available on Spotify or Apple Podcasts) you’ll know that I love football. There are so many aspects that I love about it, but one of my favorite parts by far is when I can relate the game to the world of personal

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