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January 05, 2022

Andrea Holyfield on How to Start a New Career in 2022

Andrea Holyfield on How to Start a New Career in 2022

As we enter a new year, many are starting to form their resolutions for 2022. And one of the most common resolutions is finding a new career. But many have no idea where to start. Job search advice online can be conflicting and confusing, and it’s… Read More

November 17, 2021

JF&CS Career Services: Helping Community Members Achieve Their Dream Careers

JF&CS Career Services: Helping Community Members Achieve Their Dream Careers

When the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the country in March 2021, many in metro Atlanta found themselves losing careers they had spent years building in just the blink of an eye. Others had to try and make the best of the usual life challenges in… Read More

November 12, 2021

Career Tips: How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself”

Career Tips: How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself”

How do we handle an open-ended question like this, without rambling about irrelevant details? Read More

October 08, 2021

Five Ways to Update Your Resume

Five Ways to Update Your Resume

Recruiters take an average of 8 seconds to review your resume. Therefore, your resume should be simple and convey the necessary information needed by the employer. Read More

September 20, 2021

Career Tips: How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time You Made a Mistake”

Career Tips: How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time You Made a Mistake”

This can feel like the ultimate trick question. How do you answer this question without hurting your candidacy? Read More

August 04, 2021

Staying Organized and Motivated During Your Job Search

Staying Organized and Motivated During Your Job Search

The job search process can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Preparing an action plan for your job search will give you structure and help to maintain focus during the process. Read More

July 06, 2021

Career Tips: How to Answer “Why Should We Hire You?”

Career Tips: How to Answer “Why Should We Hire You?”

How is someone supposed to answer a question like this without sounding like they're bragging? Read this article for some tips! Read More

June 02, 2021

Three Ways to Position Yourself in a New Career

Three Ways to Position Yourself in a New Career

Even if you have clarity on what kind of career you would most enjoy, how do you break into it? Take a look at these three ways to position yourself in a new career! Read More

April 23, 2021

JF&CS Career Services to Host Speaker Event Series with Andrea Holyfield

JF&CS Career Services to Host Speaker Event Series with Andrea Holyfield

Join JF&CS Career Services on May 13, 2021 from 7 PM - 8:30 PM for the second installment of our Speaker Event Series: Creating an Environment of Change – an evening focused on evaluating your professional surroundings and positioning yourself for… Read More

March 22, 2021

Building Your Professional Network

Building Your Professional Network

Networking is an important part of the job search process. Making connections and building your professional network can help you land the job you’ve been looking for. Read More

October 08, 2020

Hit Refresh on Your Job Search

Hit Refresh on Your Job Search

How could the upcoming Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah relate to finding a new job? Simchat Torah is the time dedicated to both completing the yearly cycle of Torah reading and starting to read it all over again. The Book of Genesis is the first… Read More

October 08, 2020

Dealing with the Job Hunt Rollercoaster

Dealing with the Job Hunt Rollercoaster

While a job search can be a time of great hope about new opportunities, it can also be a time of uncertainty and anxiety, especially in today’s job market. It is a reality that you may experience highs and lows in the span of a single day or week.… Read More

March 12, 2019

The Atlanta Women’s Foundation Awards $500,000 for Workforce Development  Recipients Include DeKalb-based Jewish Family & Career Services

The Atlanta Women’s Foundation Awards $500,000 for Workforce Development Recipients Include DeKalb-based Jewish Family & Career Services

The Atlanta Women’s Foundation (AWF) announces a second year of funding for the Women’s Pathway to Success Program, which awarded a total of $500,000 to ten local nonprofit organizations to providing a critical combination of services needed to move… Read More