Team Member Tuesday: Meet Cynthia Brown

Cynthia Brown is the Director of the JFCS Navigate Enterprise Center and has been with JFCS for five years. The Navigate Enterprise Center was founded in 1995, with the core mission of helping entrepreneurs from underserved communities start and expand small businesses. Cynthia and her team provide individuals with the skills, tools, and access to resources to achieve their business …

Retiring: Now What?

For many, it’s hard to believe that the time to retire has finally arrived. Whether you’ve been dreaming of this moment, dreading this moment or the moment snuck up on you, one thing is certain: you need to figure out what comes next. Feeling a sense of loss is common as many people associate their work with their sense of …

Better Communication A New Year’s Resolutions for The Whole Family

Take a glimpse inside many American households and you’ll find busy schedules:  bustling kids, stressed- out parents and a general lack of successful family communication.  Do you find yourself listening to a family member, but focusing more on what you want to say? Alternatively, perhaps you find yourself with divided attention between your family member and a mobile device or tv and …

New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers

A common lament among caregivers, especially Sandwich Generation caregivers, is that there are not enough hours in the day to do everything that needs to be done. Every so often, caregivers need to remind themselves that they are doing their personal best. If you haven’t been making yourself a priority over the last year, you’re not alone. However, with New Year …

New Year, New Career: Do You #KnowYour5?

As we begin a new year, many of us reflect and take stock of our lives, create new goals, and think about the future, in both a personal and professional sense. Considering a career change is a common occurrence this time of year, no matter one’s age or experience. If your new year resolutions involve a career change, start by …

JFCS is Here to Support Your New Year’s Resolutions

A new year is often looked upon as an opportunity for making positive changes to improve upon or redirect our lives. Among the most popular resolutions that people make involve career-related goals, personal development and family relationships. Career Services offers career assessments, coaching, employment counseling and various workshops to evaluate your skills and to identify suitable career directions for maximum …

7 Ways to Combat the Winter Blues

“To everything, there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” For some of us, though, winter is more a season of discontent than one of purpose. From “blahs” to “blues” to clinical seasonal depression, the cold, blustery months can leave us feeling depleted, sluggish, and sad. Warm your heart and soul with these tips for boosting …