12 Days of Giving - Day 12: NJSCPA

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NJSCPA is highlighted in Day 12 of the #12DaysofGiving Celebration. Wiss is proud to highlight this organization that assists the needs of Garden State CPAs and striving CPAs. The NJSCPA strengthens its members through a variety of education, networking, leadership and volunteer opportunities. NJSCPA the largest professional organization, made up of 15,000 members. They organize the Young CPAs kickball tournament annually to collect donations to benefit The Valerie Fund. The Valerie Fund's mission is... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 11: Junior Achievement

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Junior Achievement is highlighted in Day 11 of the #12DaysofGiving Celebration. Wiss is proud to celebrate this organization that inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy.   Junior Achievement (JA) is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. JA helps prepare young people for the real world by showing them how to generate wealth and effec... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 10: Alstede Farms

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Alstede Farms is highlighted in Day 10 of the #12DaysofGiving Celebration. Wiss is proud to celebrate this local farm based out of Chester, NJ that produces a huge variety of their own local fruits, vegetables and flowers using only sustainable and USDA certified organic production methods.  Today, more than 90 years after Hermann S. Alstede, Sr. immigrated to the United States from Germany, the Alstede Family maintains Hermann’s legacy of “rugged individualism” and the immigrant Ame... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 9: Salvation Army

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The Salvation Army is highlighted in Day 9 of our #12DaysofGiving Celebration. Wiss is happy to highlight this organization that works to meet all human needs in the name of God without discrimination. The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible and its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs. They are a nonprofit determi... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 8: Table to Table

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Table to Table is celebrated in Day 8 of our #12DaysofGiving Celebration. We are proud to highlight this organization that helps serve the hungry in our local NJ counties. Table to Table is a community based food rescue program that collects prepared and perishable food that would otherwise be wasted and delivers it to organizations that serve the hungry in Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Passaic counties. The organization "rescues" food from about 200 donors (supermarkets, distributors, restaurants) and de... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 7: Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey

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Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey is highlighted in Day 7 of our #12DaysofGiving Celebration. Wiss is happy to highlight this organization that is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities and other special needs by supporting personal growth, independence and participation in the community. CPNJ was founded in 1953 by the parents of children with cerebral palsy who wanted better services for their loved ones. They operated from donated space in the basement of Orange Memorial Hospital and... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 6: Community Food Bank of NJ

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Community Food Bank of NJ is celebrated in Day 6 of Wiss' #12DaysofGiving. We are proud to highlight this dedicated organization that fights hunger and poverty in New Jersey. They pride themselves on being the powerful change agent that fills the emptiness caused by hunger with the basic human essentials that people need to survive. The Community Food Bank distributes 43 million pounds of food a year to more than 1,000 non-profit programs, as well as more than 400 programs served by its Part... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 5: Team Walker

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Team Walker is applauded in Day 5 of Wiss' #12DaysofGiving Celebration. We feel so privileged to have the relationship we do with Jerry Walker and his selfless and passionate TW team who works to provide positive influences in the lives of Jersey City children. Team Walker (TW) is an organization whose mission is to provide safe and constructive alternatives to the harmful influences that plague inner city youth, specifically in Jersey City, NJ. Through a structured academic and recreational environment, t... read more.

12 Days of Giving - Day 4: Goodwill Industries

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Goodwill Industries International is highlighted in Day 4 of our #12DaysofGiving Celebration. Wiss is proud to highlight this organization that strives to enhance the quality of life for individuals and families. Goodwill works to enhance the dignity and QOL for individuals and families by strengthening communities, eliminating barriers to opportunity, and helping people in need reach their full potential through learning and the power of work. Goodwill provides job training, employment placement serv... read more.

The "Sexy" Career Path of Real Estate Accounting

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By Wiss Associate I got into the field of real estate accounting for one good reason: I was majoring in accounting at Rutgers-Newark, working nights at a warehouse and looking for a part-time job that would let me use more of what I was learning at school. The first offer I got was for an internship with a real estate accounting firm. That turned into my first career job out of college and that’s what I’ve been doing for the last 15 years. If you’re just starting out and exploring career... read more.