As automation increases, “uniquely human” or soft skills are among the most important skills wanted by employers, although they have difficulty finding the right candidates, according to a new survey. The survey of more than 650 employers and more than 1,500 current and former college students was conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of Cengage, […]
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Following through on Governor Phil Murphy’s pledge that New Jersey take steps to ensure all residents live in a clean and healthy environment, the Department of Environmental Protection today released a plan on how that goal will be achieved across state agencies, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced. The DEP will hold a 60-day public comment […]
The partial U.S. government shutdown is affecting more than government workers and contractors. While they are not getting paid—even though some of them are getting called in to work anyway—industries that rely on government permit approvals and data collection, and those that do business with now unpaid federal employees are feeling the stress as well. […]
Thanks to a generous contribution by Sanofi, Raritan Valley Community College Nursing student Jennifer Macri of Pattenburg and her classmates are gaining valuable, hands-on medical experience before they step foot in a hospital. Macri, a second-year Nursing student, and her fellow students are being trained on campus in a Nursing Simulation Lab that was completely […]
Legislative leaders have proposed raising New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 an hour and may vote on it as soon as Jan. 24. Contact your legislators today and let them know how this proposal will impact your business. Please use our online system to contact your elected representatives as soon as possible.