Friday, October 30, 2020

Business Spotlight

Lightning Breaks Presents Live Lotteries for Sports Card Collectors

In this digital age, many traditional businesses have had to pivot to stay relevant. The world of sports card collecting is one of them. Josh Cantor of West Orange recognized this evolving market and launched an online business in July, presenting live-streamed sports card box-openings in a raffle format for avid sports


By Maricel, a Private Salon Suite, Adds Pampering to COVID-19 Safe Hair Care

Women have been making a choice since hair salons re-opened from the pandemic: Go out in public, with some trepidation, or live with hair that looks like an overgrown forest. Maricel Cunningham is giving women a better option: a private suite—By Maricel—within the Eli Tanous salon at the Shops at Riverside, Hackensack.


Is This the Time To Start up a Nonprofit?

I am periodically approached by individuals who wish to start up a Jewish nonprofit organization. In the current COVID-19 climate my skepticism abounds whether this is the right time or the right environment. Across the country, stories teem about how synagogues, Jewish Community Centers, Jewish social service agencies and many Jewish


Connecting for Success

Part 2

In Part 1 of Connecting for Success, I discussed broadening and deepening your connections on LinkedIn and invited you to consider how you can add value both to the people you network with and others that are job searching. Before discussing other ways to connect with professionals to learn more


First Cohort of Cross River and Operation HOPE’s ‘Entrepreneur Training Program’ Graduates

Program provides a free, eight-week workshop for entrepreneurs and covers the fundamentals of starting a business.

(Courtesy of Cross River Bank) Cross River, a technology-focused financial services organization and Banking-as-a-Service (“BaaS”) provider, together with Operation HOPE, a leading


The Many Roles of Pharmacists

(Courtesy of Touro College) October is American Pharmacists Month, a celebration in support of pharmacists around the country. In honor of this health observance, Touro College of Pharmacy alum Penina Segal shares information on the career options available in this exciting field, necessary skills and interests, work/life balance


The Election Question

As always, the Tishrei holiday season is a propitious time to assess our personal and spiritual needs and goals for the coming year. During the past few weeks, while on hiatus from writing, I have spent much time reflecting on ways to enhance my communication of relevant and timely information in a more interactive way. So, I will be


Unique Elegant Seating Highlights Excellence and Quality

(Courtesy of Unique Elegant Seating) In 1978, Unique Elegant Seating opened its doors and offered its first collection of chairs. Over the years, we have grown this collection to include many of the beautiful and unique chairs that have become staples in the exclusive repertoire of furniture selected by prominent designers worldwide for use


How to Use Practice Tests and Other Training Materials to Get Cisco CCNA Badge

Cisco is one of the most reputable vendors worldwide. Specialists who are passionate about networking concepts choose Cisco certifications to enhance their skills and leverage their careers. Given the rapid popularity of networking technology in the current business environment, recruiters value those individuals who managed to get the


CDC Solutions Provides Extra COVID-19 Protection

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted just about every aspect of people’s lives. Leaving the house now means remembering to bring a mask, and people can no longer take part in social gatherings the way they once did. As for shul, many are holding their minyanim outdoors, with indoor minyanim following strict rules so


Health Insurance Made Simple With Levi Goldberg

While no one plans to get sick or hurt, most people will need medical care at some point in their lives. With that in mind, health insurance is important for everyone, acting as a safeguard against high, unexpected medical costs as well as providing preventive care and other essential benefits.



Stand Out With a Headshot by David Beyda Photography

A great headshot is your best calling card in today’s digital world. Getting photographed now is more convenient than ever. David Beyda, a headshot specialist, has just opened a studio in Teaneck, in addition to his studio in Manhattan’s Bryant Park. “It’s much more convenient