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BY Jon (Yaakov) Goldman
May 13, 2013

Don’t open this article if anyone is looking over your shoulder, because we’re about to give you one of the best-kept secrets to turn around sales — and you can do it on your own. It’s helped countless businesses increase their sales, and it’s free.CONTINUE »

BY Elliot D. Lasson
May 13, 2013

There has been much hullabaloo regarding Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!, and her doing away with telecommuting in her company. A result has been other organizations either following suit or re-evaluating their corporate telecommuting (aka teleworking) practices. Telecommuting, in one form or another, is something that has been around for a while.  It not only CONTINUE »

March 15, 2013

Gas prices are on the rise again. Years ago, most gas stations were full service. For the uninitiated, this meant that a service-station att-endant would come out, wash the windows of your car, check the fluid levels and fill up your tank, after hearing “filler-up,” followed by either “regular” or “unleaded.” Enough with the awkward CONTINUE »

JCS program prepares teens to enter the job market
BY David Snyder
January 18, 2013

Nina Knoche can’t help but laugh at some of the things she’s witnessed from young adults during job interviews she has conducted. Knoche, who owns and operates Sofi’s Crepes in Owings Mills, says she’s seen run-of-the-mill hiring turnoffs such as poor English, shoddy attire and slouching. However, she was even morebewildered when one teenage applicant CONTINUE »

BY Elliot D. Lasson
January 18, 2013

At the Jewish Federation of North America’s recent GA, one of the many interesting and informative presentations I attended was “The Strategic Importance of Succession Planning.”  This is a salient topic not only in the federation world, but also for non-profits and even within the corporate sector. Leadership always has been a passion of mine CONTINUE »