Know of someone who's fighting foreclosure? JVS Foreclosure Education classes can help individuals explore all of their options to help keep their home. More info at http://bit.ly/1zSzqrI
Congrats to Paul Blatt who was recently named JVS's Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer! In the position, Paul will be responsible for ensuring that the agencyâs programmatic, fiscal, and strategic goals are met and that key community needs are addressed. Paul previously served as Vice President of JVS Career and Business Services, where he proved to be an effective leader and strategic thinker who created significant growth in the program areas he oversaw.
Over 80% of job openings are not advertised, so if you're spending 100% of your time looking for jobs online, you're only seeing 20% of what's available. Read our job blog to learn how to uncover the hidden job market Â» http://bit.ly/JVSJjobBlog
Some of the locations of our August employment seminars have changed. For an updated schedule visit http://bit.ly/EmploymentWorkshops
Thinking of buying a house? Attend our Homebuyer Education Series in August to learn how to select the right home, work effectively with a lender and close on a mortgage. Info at http://bit.ly/1p9XG4H
Check out our job search site for job openings, upcoming job search seminars, tweets about job fairs and other resources. More info Â» http://bit.ly/ActNowJobs
Know of a nonprofit that needs help with mailings and other special projects? The JVS Senior Service Corps can help! This group of spunky seniors volunteers at our Southfield office every Monday and Wednesday to help with stuffing, stamping and sealing mailings, prepping care bears for sick children and other special projects. More info at http://bit.ly/1mC7aHa
Free financial help from a JVS financial counselor is now available to Oakland County residents to assist with creating a budget, dealing with debt collectors, improving credit scores, starting an emergency fund and more. View flyer Â» http://bit.ly/1qlSH32. Watch video Â» http://bit.ly/TP5Ghf
Watch highlights from our Strictly Business luncheon which featured incoming Ford Motor Company President Mark Fields, Jacques Panis of Shinola and Max Surnow of Cooper Street Cookies.
2014 Strictly Business Luncheon
Follow our job blog to learn 8 interviewing tips for success and more! Read tips Â» http://bit.ly/1mhL2wz
Today was the grand opening of the Oakland County, Michigan Government Financial Empowerment Center, where JVS will be providing Oakland County residents with free one-on-one financial counseling on credit repair, budgeting, foreclosure prevention and more! Info at http://bit.ly/1pPapMd or 248-858-0611.
This partnership was made possible by a $25,000 grant from CEDAM: The Community Economic Development Association of Michigan It's the first grant of its kind awarded to a county in the state of Michigan to help residents improve their financial well being. #FinancialEmpowerment #OaklandCounty
See how our clients Jeff (left), Gloria and Weston overcame the end of their family business, drug addiction and a lifelong disability to become successful employees. Watch their inspirational stories Â» http://bit.ly/JVSWinners
Learn how to stop the deadly sins of sales to develop an effective sales team at our Business Connections event June 24. More info at http://bit.ly/TmTcOo
A record-breaking crowd of over 800 singing God Bless America at our Strictly Business luncheon, which raised more than $310,000 to support our mission! More event highlights at http://www.jvsdet.org/strictlybiz
JVS will be honoring Cooper Street Cookies tomorrow at our Strictly Business luncheon.
Local cookie company finds sweet success
WEST BLOOMFIELD/SOUTHFIELD â In three short years, Cooper Street Cookies has risen from a home business in West Bloomfield to a hearty Michigan-based company that distributes cookies from a facility in Lathrup Village
June 03: JVS will be closed June 4 and 5 in observance of the Jewish holiday Shavuot, which commemorates the giving of the 10 Commandments. See you on Friday.Read more »
Leah Rosenbaum has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of JVS after serving as the interim CEO. Best wishes to her on her well-deserved promotion. More info at http://bit.ly/1pA1lvU
If you're caring for an aging family member, don't miss our Community Forum on May 28 where you can hear from a panel of experts to explore practical solutions to meet the needs of your loved one and ask questions about your specific concerns. More info at http://bit.ly/SMmkOs
Our first NEXTWork event last week was a hit and hip! The event introduced young professionals with established business leaders to help them network and build new connections. And we couldn't think of a cooler place to host the event than Shinola, where President Jacques Panis addressed the crowd and spoke of his dedication to the rebuilding and revitalization of Detroit.
The NEXTWork initiative unites the workforce development expertise of JVS with the Jewish Federationâs NEXTGen Detroit program, which works to attract, engage and retain the next generation of Jewish Detroiters.