Blogs-Financial Stability

Let’s Talk About Money – First Thing’s First

Let’s talk about money.   Welcome to financial wellness.   This is the first blog in a series that we are really excited to introduce – for you, your family, and your future. It is part of a larger initiative here at Jewish Community Services to broaden the conversation about how we see ourselves, how we make choices, and how we can start or continue to enhance …

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My Contact with A Tracer

By M.E. Fine   I recently interviewed former JCS client, Serena (not her real name), who was hired this summer as a COVID-19 Contact Tracer with Baltimore County. Serena graciously shared insights about this important community service and provided general information regarding working remotely.  Can you describe what a Contact Tracer does?   I work from …

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Admitting a Mistake May Be a Prudent Career Move 

By Sherri Sacks   It happens to everyone at some point.  You realize you have made a huge mistake at your job. We can all relate to that sinking feeling you get in the pit of your stomach.  You start scrambling to fix it, and you think, “Maybe I can correct it without my boss ever knowing. Should I speak up and admit my mistake?”   While it may feel easy to tell yourself, “Nope, I don’t have …

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A How to Guide to Virtual Interviewing

By Ignite Career Center There are so many options for employers to conduct online interviews in today’s market. Zoom, Google Meets, Skype, and Microsoft Teams are some of the new technology platforms that organizations are utilizing for all phases of interviews. A virtual meeting allows employers and candidates to “meet” without a lot of time …

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