By Jeffrey Finkelstein and Ilana Aisen JPRO Network has a go-to ice-breaker: “What is something that you learned along the way in your career that you wish you had known sooner?” Responses run the gamut: work-life integration, negotiation skills, how to build stronger collegial relationships, and much more. While our history dates back to 1899, we sometimes affectionately refer to the organization as a 120-year old startup. A year ago our … [Read more...] about WellAdvised by JPRO
By Dana Sheanin and Jenni Mangel The 2016 Leading Edge study “Are Jewish Organizations Great Places to Work?” identifies five factors of great workplaces. One of these is talent development: “Leading places to work recognize that professionals crave opportunities to advance their knowledge, skill sets and abilities. Employees want to feel that their employer invests in them and cares about their future; that there is a plan for their growth … [Read more...] about Professional Development: A Call to Action
By Mark S. Young While this may have been a more apropos article for Chanukah, consider this a charge for each of us in our new year. Ask yourself, “What lights you up?” in your work and in your life. Isn’t it a better, more inspiring, more meaningful question than: “So what do you do?” or, “So where are you from?” or, “What kind of job are you looking for?” I was recently networking at the Jewish Futures Conference in New York, one of … [Read more...] about What Lights You Up?
The Jewish Education Project is now accepting applications for the inaugural Generation Now Fellowship for senior professionals in the teen engagement field. Applications are due February 5, 2018 by 8:00 a.m. The inaugural cohort, consisting of 20 Generation Now Fellows will benefit from personal coaching and participate in leadership and professional development experiences, such as trips to Israel and the Disney Institute in Orlando. The … [Read more...] about ‘Generation Now Fellowship’ Accepting Applications
CLAL’s Rabbis Without Borders Network (RWB) is the leading edge of today’s rabbinate. Rabbis Without Borders challenge themselves to see, experience, and create the next era in Jewish life. RWBs span different denominations and viewpoints, yet are united in an effort to communicate a Judaism that can compete in a globalized, interconnected world, in which identities and communal boundaries are increasingly permeable. To achieve this goal, RWBs … [Read more...] about Applications Open: Rabbis Without Borders Fellowship