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Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Community Outreach Organizer

Posted to Job Opportunity by Ms. Michelle Masood of WHYY, Inc. at 1:58 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"WHYY seeks a self-motivated, collaborative and connective community organizer to work closely with our Community Contributors and Engagement Editor, the Community Contributors Fellow, and the Vice President for News and Civic Dialogue to build and grow the News and Information Community Exchange, a soon-to-launch collective of local grassroots individuals providing vital information to their neighborhoods and communities through small publications, newsletters, podcasts and bulletins. This is a key position for nurturing a two-way mutual-aid relationship between WHYY and those already servicing their communities. This position continues the work of the WHYY newsroom to orient to solutions-based journalism, to diversify sources, and to build meaningful and lasting relationships with communities of color."},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":" "},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"The ideal candidate will have knowledge of Philadelphia’s diverse communities, an articulable passion for social justice and equity, a zeal for the value of local news and information, and a proven track record of organizing. Fluency in online event platforms, such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Hopin, is preferred but not required. "},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES"},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Identify and recruit grassroots individuals to the News and Information Exchange  "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Conduct ongoing needs assessment of Exchange partners and work to address those needs through strategy, ingenuity, collaboration, and resource allocation.  "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Identify, share and develop, and coordinate professional development and capacity-building opportunities for Exchange partners. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Serve as a liaison between a community of grassroots creators and WHYY.  "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Pitch, plan and produce discussions, expos and listening sessions in various neighborhoods across the city or online.  "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Stay up to date on emerging trends in community media. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Develop and maintain relationships with community leaders, journalists, editors and news executives.  "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Oversee evaluation of outreach and engagement activities."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Other duties as assigned by the Community Contributors and Engagement Editor "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Qualifications"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Must have a strong experience working in communities with diverse populations."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Understanding of anti-racism, power dynamics and building equity among communities of color."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"The ability to meet deadlines under pressure: Much of the organizing work will be impacted if materials or content does not get developed on time."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Strong interpersonal skills: You will need to collaborate with a broad range of people. Being able to have difficult conversations and building relationships across differences will be vital."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Self-Starter: This position’s success is dependent on your ability to manage your own workload. You will need to take initiative to seek out projects on your own at times for the sake of the organization."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Skill in practicing flexibility: Much of the organizing work is dynamic with conditions constantly changing, creating moments where you must feel comfortable stopping one task or project to do something that might be more useful for the organization in the present moment."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Can work unconventional hours. This position requires you to attend events or meetings that may occur on weekends or outside the “9-5” window."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Well informed on local communities and current events. Creative about organizing virtual communications and developing ideas for how to reach populations not digitally connected."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Willingness to be hands-on. We are a small team and at times might need to help one another coordinate logistics for events."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and self-motivation. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Ability to represent WHYY at community events, meetings, and on online forums.  "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Ability to collaborate in growing WHYY’s brand awareness in communities. "},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":" \n"},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"CRITICAL CRITERIA"},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Education:"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":" Knowledge acquired through work experience. H.S diploma preferred, but not required.  "},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Experience:"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":" 1 to 2 years of experience"},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Technical Skills: "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Some aptitude for audio and video capturing/editing is a plus, but not required."},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Communication Skills"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":": Must be an excellent communicator in the newsroom and out in the community. Languages in addition to English preferred, but not required."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Health Screener Product Line

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Bob Gatta of Data Display Systems at 12:00 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Data Display Systems introduces its Health Screener product which combines our proven sensor, Android and content management system (CMS). This product is one tool used to help protect employees and visitors - allowing businesses to safely return to work.  The unit is currently being used in food processing plants, gyms, manufacturing facilities and professional services.\n\nOur Health Screener is different than others on the market due to the customizable nature of our content management system and its ability to securely store compliance data. This allows businesses to easily keep up with the ever changing compliance questions and temperature thresholds, while providing a secure historical record of compliance. The combined Health Screener and CMS systems key differences include its ability to:\nModify compliance questions and temperature thresholds"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Send text messages to internal contacts if a user isn’t in compliance with either the compliance questions or temperature readings"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Change the idle screen so the unit can be used as digital signage to display customized messaging"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Send a text message to an internal contact to fill the hand sanitizer gel"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Maintain a secure digital record of employee and client compliance - using nondescript identification numbers"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Only interact with the touch screen after using the hand sanitizing gel"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\nFollowing is a link showing a customer using the product "},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":". Please contact me if you're interested in scheduling a Zoom demonstration.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#7f7f7f"},"insert":"BOB GATTA"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#eb7933"},"insert":"CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#595959"},"insert":"Data Display Systems LLC"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#595959"},"insert":"14001 Townsend Road"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#595959"},"insert":"Philadelphia, PA 19154"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#eb7933"},"insert":"P."},{"insert":" "},{"attributes":{"color":"#595959"},"insert":"215.698.2600"},{"insert":" "},{"attributes":{"color":"#eb7933"},"insert":"D."},{"insert":" "},{"attributes":{"color":"#595959"},"insert":"215.516.5219"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#eb7933"},"insert":"C."},{"insert":" "},{"attributes":{"color":"#595959"},"insert":"518.577.7034"},{"insert":" "},{"attributes":{"color":"#eb7933"},"insert":"E."},{"insert":" "},{"attributes":{"color":"#595959","link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Webinar: Leveraging Education as a Key Strategy of a Solid Business Continuity Plan

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Melissa Zuro of nThrive at 3:57 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.9)"},"insert":"Join us for our eleventh webinar of the \"Keeping up with COVID-19\" series. On Thursday, July 9th at 1:00 p.m. ET, "},{"attributes":{"color":"#665ed0","background":"#ffffff","link":""},"insert":"Beth Ottinger, RN, BSN, CPC, CCS"},{"attributes":{"color":"rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.9)"},"insert":", Vice President of Product Management and Education at nThrive will be presenting on, “Leveraging Education as a Key Strategy of a Solid Business Continuity Plan.” "},{"insert":"\n\nThe arrival of COVID-19 has shown our industry the grave importance of business continuity and recovery planning as a means of maintaining productivity amidst business disruptions. Developing a process for colleague education is a critical component of business continuity planning. By positioning resources where they are most needed during challenging times, organizations can avoid furloughs or layoffs in other areas. \n\nUltimately, an effective education plan provides health care organizations with cross-trained resources who can seamlessly transition into new roles during business disruptions. Additionally, this course of action offers colleagues a more robust career path, demonstrating strong commitment to their growth and thereby fostering increased quality of patient care and satisfaction. \n\nThe webinar will cover the crucial elements that factor into the creation of an effective education plan as well as useful strategies for cross-training colleagues. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"rgba(0, 0, 0, 0.9)"},"insert":"Click here to register: "},{"attributes":{"color":"#665ed0","background":"#ffffff","link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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The #ConnectorsWhoCare Thrive Guide - Fourth Edition

Posted to Resources by Mrs. Meghan Popoleo of The O'Connor Group at 11:48 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"rgba(83, 99, 101, 0.9)"},"insert":"We hope everyone had a safe, fun Fourth of July weekend! We could not ask for better weather! It was a great time to celebrate our amazing country. This week's guide to help you thrive is full of summer essentials, supporting local businesses and COVID-19 Human Resources updates for your business - Enjoy!"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Webinar: Green Phase or Next Phase: Updated Guidance for Pennsylvania Employers and Employees Returning to the Workplace

Posted to Event by Mr. Michael T Libor of White and Williams LLP at 11:38 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#333333"},"insert":"Currently, all Pennsylvania counties have moved into the \"Green\" (or modified Green, in the case of Philadelphia County) phase of Governor Wolf's \"Process to Reopen Pennsylvania.\" While this is great step forward, Pennsylvania employers must continue to follow the Commonwealth's updated business and building safety requirements, as well as ever-changing federal and industry guidelines. Furthermore, the situation is fluid as public health indicators are being monitored and orders and restrictions will be adjusted as necessary."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#333333"},"insert":"This "},{"attributes":{"color":"#0055a5","link":""},"insert":"webinar"},{"attributes":{"color":"#333333"},"insert":" will explore:"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#333333"},"insert":"the new and updated guidance from federal, state and local governments/agencies, including from the Governor, the Secretary of Health, the CDC, the EEOC and OSHA, all whom have issued new guidance in June; and"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#333333"},"insert":"hypothetical scenarios employers are facing while bringing their employees back to the workplace, including:"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#333333"},"insert":"business "},{"attributes":{"color":"#333333","italic":true},"insert":"and "},{"attributes":{"color":"#333333"},"insert":"personal travel and related restrictions; "},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#333333"},"insert":"office and workplace visitors; and"},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#333333"},"insert":"accommodations for employees who have elderly and/or immuno-compromised family members or who have a spouse/family member who has been in contact with a COVID-positive person."},{"attributes":{"indent":1,"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"color":"#0055a5","link":""},"insert":"Please register here"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":".*"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Monday, July 06, 2020

Checklist For Returning Employees to the Workplace

Posted to Resources by Mr. Michael T Libor of White and Williams LLP at 2:15 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Months after the COVID-19 pandemic forced employers to close their workplace and send their employees home, employers are now struggling with "},{"attributes":{"color":"#0055a5","link":""},"insert":"bringing those employees back"},{"insert":" – an arduous task which is not as simple as unlocking the doors or turning on the lights. Preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace is paramount for employers as some parts of the country confront record numbers of COVID-19 cases, while others brace for a potential second wave.\n\nIn determining when, whether and how to bring employees back to the workplace, employers must make sense of a labyrinth of government regulations, adjust the physical layout of their workplace, prepare a host of new policies and procedures and train supervisors and employees. While each employer’s plan to return employees to the workplace will be unique, White and Williams has prepared a helpful \""},{"attributes":{"color":"#0055a5","link":""},"insert":"Checklist For Returning Employees to the Workplace"},{"insert":".\" This checklist provides an overview of some of the many potential procedures that employers may need to consider in ensuring employees return to a safe work environment.\n"}]}

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COVID-19’s Impact on Agronomics and Food Supply Chains

Posted to Event by Ms. Colleen Murphy of Global Interdependence Center at 12:38 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"COVID-19’s Impact on Agronomics and Food Supply Chains"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":" is the theme of this Executive Briefing in our “Analyzing Pandemics” series. Attendees will gain context and perspective regarding trends in agricultural trade and COVID-19’s impact on the food supply."},{"insert":"\n\nSpeakers include: "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"John Newton, Ph.D."},{"insert":", Chief Economist, American Farm Bureau Federation\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"color":"#004a80","background":"transparent","link":""},"insert":"Click here to register."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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The benefits of collaborative brainstorming using design thinking to foster innovation and lasting impact

Posted to Resources by Mr. Ali Jaffar of Key Medium at 12:18 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#0a090c"},"insert":"Design should always focus on the user’s needs, solving problems and being a seamless and attractive part of the background. But how do you ensure that your product (or service) is well designed with great functionality, usability, beauty, and quality? Read on about "},{"attributes":{"bold":true,"color":"#0a090c","link":""},"insert":"using design thinking to foster lasting impact."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The #ConnectorsWhoCare Thrive Guide - Third Edition

Posted to Resources by Mrs. Meghan Popoleo of The O'Connor Group at 8:06 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#23496d"},"insert":"Enjoy this week’s guide that is packed with more resources to help you and yours "},{"attributes":{"color":"#23496d","bold":true},"insert":"THRIVE "},{"attributes":{"color":"#23496d"},"insert":"including...what our team is loving right now, events for talent leaders, employee benefits, and more! "},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Monday, June 29, 2020

Meridian Bank Hires 70-person Maryland Mortgage Team

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Cassandra E Woleschok of Meridian Bank at 2:30 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Meridian Bank (NASDAQ: MRBK) announced that it has hired a team of more than 70 mortgage professionals based in Maryland and led by David Fitzell, (SVP, Director of Residential Lending) and Jeffrey Albaugh (Assistant Director of Mortgage Banking), both leaders in the local mortgage lending community. \n"}]}

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How AblePay Health Can help you, your employees, and your clients!

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Rick Schoenen of AblePay Health at 2:03 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"AblePay Health is an innovative way for healthcare consumers to diffuse their rising out-of-pocket medical expenses. By providing savings, flexible payment options, a convenient member portal, and billing advocacy-AblePay is changing the patient experience for their members.\n\nWe believe your financial wellness is just as important as your physical wellness. That is why we provide our members options that meet their current financial needs on each, and every, bill. Members who have the ability to pay in one payment are eligible to take the highest discounts, saving up to 13% (depending on their payment method) on their out-of- pocket medical expenses. \n\nAnyone with health insurance, even Medicare, can take advantage of the AblePay benefits. That means we can help you, your family and your friends. Since we work with all health insurances, no benefit changes are required.\n\nWe also work with Employers to offer AblePay to their employees, and health insurance brokers to help their clients. Some of our fellow chamber members have already introduced AblePay to help their employees\n\nWorking with some of the region’s leading medical providers, Penn Medicine, Main Line Health System, Grand View Health and others, AblePay members can take advantage of these benefits at NO- COST to themselves or their employer. That's right AblePay is NO-COST to our members, and there is no catch. It is Simple Health Savings! \n\nSince there is no one doing exactly what we do to help healthcare consumers, please join us for a webinar or contact us to learn how we can help.\n\nwebinar registration: \n\n\n\n"}]}

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Hard to Find PPE Products? We have them.

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Thomas Elmer of West Chester University of Pennsylvania at 4:33 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"I represent a 100% woman-owned, PA State Approved PPE manufacturing company that has gloves, face shields, N95 masks, gowns, sprays etc for small, medium and large businesses. In-stock , ready-to-ship. Competitively priced with discounts based on quantity. Call Tom Elmer at 610-888-2702 or e-mail me @\\n"}]}

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Career Wardrobe Named The Forum Ally by The Forum of Executive Women

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Ellen Langas of The Forum of Executive Women at 4:04 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Philadelphia, PA – June 25, 2020 – Career Wardrobe, headquartered in Philadelphia, with locations in Delaware and Bucks counties, has been named The Forum Ally for 2020-2022 by The Forum of Executive Women. Over the next two years, The Forum will serve as a supportive resource as the two organizations build a mutually beneficial relationship. In addition to gaining visibility among The Forum’s membership of 500 top female leaders from across the Philadelphia region, Career Wardrobe will participate in a formal Forum mentoring program and receive "},{"attributes":{"italic":true},"insert":"pro bono"},{"insert":" consulting support in a developmental area that benefits the nonprofit.\n\nThe Forum Ally initiative began in 2014 as a way for Forum members to give back and support the unmet needs of girls and women in the region, according to Lisa Detwiler, "},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"Managing Director, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, "},{"insert":"FS investment Solutions, LLC and President of The Forum of Executive Women. “It goes hand-in-hand with our mission to increase the number of women in leadership roles, expand their impact and influence, and position them to drive positive change in the region. By selecting Career Wardrobe as The Forum Ally, The Forum has an opportunity to assist "},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"women directly impacted during these unprecedented times by engaging our members in clothing drives, volunteer events and other networking opportunities.”"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"With locations in Philadelphia, Delaware and Bucks counties, Career Wardrobe is a nonprofit social enterprise that uses clothing to inspire change. The organization’s goal is to eliminate clothing insecurity, which can mean having nothing to wear or not having the right thing to wear. Career Wardrobe eliminates it when they outfit someone for a job interview or when they fill an empty closet for someone moving from a shelter to a permanent home. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"“Being named The Forum Ally will give us access to a great network to share our message, which will be especially helpful in this uncertain environment,” says Sheri Cole, Executive Director of Career Wardrobe. “Last year, we outfitted 5,000 people with the clothing they need to achieve their goals such as moving to employment or independence. With unemployment at extraordinary levels, we see the need for our services greatly expanding and will look to this partnership to help us have the clothing and connections we need to meet the challenge.”"},{"insert":"\n\nPrevious Ally recipients include "},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":"Girls Inc. of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey"},{"insert":", whose mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold; financial literacy nonprofit "},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":"Clarifi"},{"attributes":{"color":"blue","underline":true},"insert":";"},{"insert":" and "},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":"Girls On the Run Philadelphia"},{"insert":", which offers girls in third through eighth grades from Philadelphia County the opportunity to meet twice weekly after school to learn life skills through engaging lessons that celebrate the joy of movement—including running.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"About Career Wardrobe"},{"insert":"\nCareer Wardrobe is a nonprofit social enterprise based in Philadelphia that uses clothing and professional development to inspire change. As the organization celebrates its 25"},{"attributes":{"script":"super"},"insert":"th"},{"insert":" anniversary in 2020, it is proud to have outfitted more than 90,000 people on their path to employment or as they transition to independence. With locations in Philadelphia, Delaware, and Bucks counties, visit www."},{"attributes":{"color":"windowtext","link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":" to learn how to donate, volunteer, or shop to support your community.\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"About The Forum of Executive Women"},{"insert":"\nFounded in 1977, The Forum of Executive Women is the region's premier women's organization, actively working to increase the number of women in leadership roles, expand their impact and influence, and position them to drive positive change in the Greater Philadelphia region. Visit "},{"attributes":{"color":"#0563c1","link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":".\n"}]}

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2020 Virtual PCOM Wellness Fest

Posted to Event by Mr. Sean Morgan of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine at 12:06 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"black"},"insert":"The 2020 Virtual PCOM Wellness Fest is a free edu-tainment event featuring wellness activities, fitness instruction, telehealth screenings, cooking demonstrations, kids’ activities and live entertainment."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"In 2019, we had nearly 900 attendees on campus ("},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"color":"#222222","bold":true},"insert":"50% increase from 2018"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":") of all ages enjoying food, fitness and fun. Our guests came from 111 different zip codes ("},{"attributes":{"italic":true,"color":"#222222","bold":true},"insert":"14% increase from 2018"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":") within the greater Philadelphia area to learn how to eat better, move more, and live healthier."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"Due to COVID-19, we will be hosting the event virtually via WorkCast "},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222","italic":true},"insert":"Stratus"},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":" to protect the health/safety of our community. We anticipate 1,000 - 2,000 attendees due to the wider reach potential by hosting the event virtually."},{"insert":"\n\nFor more information, please visit "},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":".\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#363636"},"insert":"General questions may be directed to "},{"attributes":{"background":"#ffffff","link":""},"insert":""},{"attributes":{"color":"#363636"},"insert":". Sponsorship inquiries may be directed to "},{"attributes":{"background":"#ffffff","link":""},"insert":""},{"attributes":{"color":"#363636"},"insert":"."},{"insert":"\n\n"}]}

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Help in RE-Opening in this New Normal during Covid-19

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Eric Berger of Color Reflections, Inc. at 8:01 AM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Color Reflections is a leading digital printing company based in Philadelphia for 30 years is here to help any businesses to Re-Open during this Covid-19 Pandemic. We offer all the necessary graphics, sneeze guards, posters, floor graphics to help businesses and their clients and staff to stay safe and help to mitigate this devastating disease. Please follow this link to see some of the services we provide. We are here to help you in any way we can as we are all in this together. You can also email us at \n"}]}

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

I Need to Shift My Legal Practice, Where Should I Begin?

Posted to Resources by Mr. Umang Patel of Griesing Law, LLC at 9:06 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42"},"insert":"With courts closed and businesses shuttered nationwide over the past four months, many lawyers find their practices heavily disrupted or halted entirely. Marketing Manager Emily Griesing shares the steps to take if you're thinking about transitioning to a new or related practice area to address society's (and your clients’) shifting needs."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Don’t Kick Them on the Way Out the Door: Treating Employees with Dignity and Respect in a Downturn

Posted to Resources by Mr. Umang Patel of Griesing Law, LLC at 9:05 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Francine Griesing discusses a disturbing trend by employers who vent their frustrations against employees by essentially kicking them to the curb rather than severing them with kindness and understanding. She addresses the reputational and legal risks of this behavior and the importance of making difficult decisions in a way that best positions organizations to survive the current situation and rebound in the future.\n"}]}

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WelcomeLaw Wednesday: Transitioning Smoothly

Posted to Resources by Mr. Umang Patel of Griesing Law, LLC at 9:03 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42"},"insert":"As businesses around the country reopen their doors, employers and employees are adjusting to unprecedented changes that require additional care and strategy. In today's WelcomeLaw Wednesday, Francine Griesing addresses how we can transition into our new reality more smoothly. In her article, she emphasizes the importance of treating employees with respect and dignity even if you have to let them go. She also introduces an article from the Firm's Marketing Manager on how to expand and shift the focus of your legal practice as client needs change."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Hard to Find PPE Products? We have them.

Posted to Announcement by Mr. Thomas Elmer of West Chester University of Pennsylvania at 5:34 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"I represent a 100% woman-owned, PA State Approved PPE manufacturing company that has gloves, face shields, N95 masks, gowns, sprays etc for small, medium and large businesses. In-stock , ready-to-ship. Competitively priced with discounts based on quantity. Call Tom Elmer at 610-888-2702 or e-mail me @\\n"}]}

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How Haverford Systems is Making the Pivot to Help Customers Benefit from AV-As-A-Service

Posted to Announcement by Ms. Julia Sherwin of Haverford Systems, Inc. at 12:22 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Over the past 10 years organizations and consumers have experienced the most rapid advancement, change, and emergence of technology solutions of every sort. From network infrastructure, to audio visual solutions, to security systems.  From social media applications, to online subscription services, to internet gaming.  From AI (artificial intelligence), to VR (virtual reality), to IoT (internet of things).  The R&D budgets of manufacturers along with customer appetite for more, better, faster, different, ensures change will never stop."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"As the technology solutions landscape continues to evolve, the way consumers and organizations prefer to pay for those solutions is evolving as well.  Ownership once felt like it empowered the purchaser with value, control, or peace of mind.  However, in today's environment ownership actually depletes precious capital, handcuffs the owner to a specific solution, and provides no assurances of continued usefulness as the pace of technology change continues to accelerate. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"Logically, use of and access to desired technology solutions has become more important than ownership. And, as a result we have seen the corresponding development of service model, subscription payment alternatives that are being adopted by more and more customers at all levels – consumer, commercial, government, education, and non-profits. Netflix, Zendesk,, Peloton and Microsoft Azure are just a few examples of this subscription, as-a-service solution approach."},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"In the past, Haverford Systems has admittedly not provided our customers with much, if any, guidance or advice with regard to how to pay for AV solutions.  However, as noted above, the environment has changed. How customers pay has become entwined with and part of the value of the overall technology solution. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":"As an AV solutions consultant and provider that strives to meet customer needs while being cognizant of marketplace dynamics, Haverford Systems now pays particular attention to the "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"how to pay"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" part of our customers AV solution design efforts.  In fact, Haverford Systems now has an exclusive "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"AV-As-A-Service"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" program, which is shaped with all of these factors in mind and which many customers find to be the perfect fit for their needs. "},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","link":""},"insert":"Contact us today"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" if you would like to learn more about our "},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000","italic":true},"insert":"AV-As-A-Service"},{"attributes":{"background":"transparent","color":"#000000"},"insert":" program or discuss your specific AV technology needs."},{"insert":"\n\n\n"}]}

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The #ConnectorsWhoCare Thrive Guide - Second Edition

Posted to Resources by Mrs. Meghan Popoleo of The O'Connor Group at 10:01 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"rgba(83, 99, 101, 0.9)"},"insert":"Surviving to Thriving - Our new motto of our weekly newsletter! Our second edition is packed with invitations to important discussions around Human Resources and Talent Acquisition, resources to help you return to the workplace, and of course, freebies! Enjoy!"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Monday, June 22, 2020

The Cure and The Disease (part 2)

Posted to Resources by Ms. Colleen Murphy of Global Interdependence Center at 3:56 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"The Cure and the Disease (part 2)"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":" is the theme of this Executive Briefing in GIC's “Analyzing Pandemics” series. Attendees will gain context and perspective regarding the biochemistry of the coronavirus and expert insights on vaccine and therapeutic solutions to fight COVID-19."},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Speakers:"},{"insert":"\nTheresa Madaline, M.D., Healthcare Epidemiologist, Montefiore Health System"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Barry Zingman, M.D., Clinical Director of Infectious Diseases at the Moses Division, Montefiore Health System"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Andrew D. Racine, M.D., Ph.D., System Senior Vice-President and Chief Medical Officer of the Montefiore Health System and Executive Director of the Montefiore Medical Group"},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"link":""},"insert":"Click here for complimentary registration!"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Social Distance Barriers & Partitions

Posted to Resources by Mr. Todd Huber of Airline Hydraulics Corporation at 9:40 AM

{"ops":[{"insert":"Hello all! If you need help with barriers, partitions and guards for social distancing in your facilities, please contact me! Airline has a full line of standard and custom guards we've designed for office complexes, restaurants, and other public places. \n\\n"}]}

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

Medical Works Should Be Wearing N95 Respirator Masks

Posted to Resources by Ms. Samantha Partovi of Ramshield at 4:14 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"N95 respirator masks are not as hard to come by as you might think. Ramshield, a woman-owned Philadelphia-based healthcare supplier, has a full line of NIOSH approve N95 respirator masks in stock from cup, foldable to a surgical N95 mask, along with a full supply of critical PPE products.\n\nFor more information or to view their full product list, visit "},{"attributes":{"link":""},"insert":""},{"insert":"\n\n\n"}]}

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

Senior Accountant II

Posted to Job Opportunity by Ms. Michelle Masood of WHYY, Inc. at 1:51 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"This position provides financial, accounting, and reporting support for WHYY’s operations. The Senior Accountant will play a critical role in month-end closing, financial data analysis, account reconciliations, and financial reporting. He/she will actively interact with WHYY’s operation managers, and other internal and external stakeholders to support the Controller in implementing sound financial controls across the company."},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES"},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Prepare schedules to support journal entries, general ledger account reconciliations, and financial statement analysis."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Research complex data to reconcile and explain financial data variances."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Prepare and review financial reports to ensure timeliness and accuracy."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Assist in annual budget and rolling forecast exercises."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Prepare schedules to support annual external audits and audits by other third parties."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Assist the Controller in managing Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Develop and enforce policies and practices to ensure the safeguarding of WHYY assets."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"Perform other duties as assigned."},{"attributes":{"list":"bullet"},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"underline":true,"bold":true},"insert":"Qualifications"},{"insert":"\n\n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Education:"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":" Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration is required. CPA preferred."},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Experience:"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":" 10 years’ experience in Accounting, with at least 2 years in roles of increasing responsibility and supervisory experience."},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Technical Skills:"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":" Advanced Excel skills are required; Excellent computer skills with proficiency using accounting software."},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Communication Skills"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":": Well-developed listening, writing, and verbal skills are a must; Interpersonal skills to deal with all levels of employees are needed. Must demonstrate the ability to negotiate and convince others. This position requires internal and external contacts involving carrying out company policy and programs and the influence of others. This position requires the ability to write and present technical reports for use by board, management, and auditors. "},{"insert":"\n \n"},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000","bold":true},"insert":"Budget/Revenue/Math Skills: "},{"attributes":{"color":"#000000"},"insert":"This position requires extensive experience managing financial data. Superior math skills are needed; construction and use of complex spreadsheets, and the ability to learn different accounting systems is required."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Another Historic June for Civil Rights: What Bostock Means for the LGBTQ+ Community

Posted to Resources by Mr. Umang Patel of Griesing Law, LLC at 10:27 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42"},"insert":"Keith Petersen gives a brief history of the monumental victories for American civil rights that happened in June and delves into the significance of the Supreme Court opinion in "},{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42","italic":true},"insert":"Bostock v. Clayton County"},{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42"},"insert":" as it relates to coverage for members of the LGBTQ+ community under "},{"attributes":{"color":"#222222"},"insert":"Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Realizing “A Dream Deferred”: The Time is Now to Look Racism in the Eye

Posted to Resources by Mr. Umang Patel of Griesing Law, LLC at 10:25 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42"},"insert":"Now more than ever, America has started to ask necessary questions and to listen to and learn from the experiences of black Americans. Melissa H. Davis shares her story growing up as a black woman in the south including her experiences being racially profiled and stereotyped. She also shares advice on how to approach the topic of race in order to make change and move forward."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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How “One Very, Very Strange Year at Uber” Turned into a Movement

Posted to Resources by Mr. Umang Patel of Griesing Law, LLC at 10:24 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42"},"insert":"In our first segment, Pamela M. Harper reviews \" "},{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42","italic":true},"insert":"Whistleblower, My Journey To Silicon Valley and Fight for"},{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42"},"insert":" "},{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42","italic":true},"insert":"Justice"},{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42"},"insert":" "},{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42","italic":true},"insert":"at Uber.\" "},{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42"},"insert":"The book chronicles software engineer Susan Fowler's journey overcoming numerous obstacles from rising out of poverty to joining tech giant, Uber, where she faced and witnessed rampant gender discrimination. Her courage and outspokenness "},{"attributes":{"color":"#333333"},"insert":"shined a lens on sexual harassment in the workplace and sexism in the technology industry."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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WelcomeLaw Wednesday: Seeking Justice

Posted to Resources by Mr. Umang Patel of Griesing Law, LLC at 10:22 AM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"#403f42"},"insert":"As Martin Luther King Jr. said: \"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.\" In today's WelcomeLaw Wednesday, Francine Griesing addresses seeking justice for those who face discrimination and harassment due to their race, gender, and/or sexual orientation. She introduces an article on the momentous Supreme Court decision protecting the civil rights of the LBGTQ+ community and a piece on a team member's experience growing up as a black woman in America. In addition, we share the first edition of our Griesing Law Book Review Series where we discuss books related to pressing legal issues."},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The #ConnectorsWhoCare Thrive Guide - First Edition

Posted to Resources by Mrs. Meghan Popoleo of The O'Connor Group at 3:02 PM

{"ops":[{"attributes":{"color":"rgba(83, 99, 101, 0.9)"},"insert":"After twelve weeks of The Ultimate #ConnectorsWhoCare Survival Kit, The O'Connor Group is here to help you and yours THRIVE! Welcome to the First Edition of our #ConnectorsWhoCare Thrive Guide! As the stay at home orders are lifted and businesses are beginning to open their physical locations, we have your back!"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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