Summer Jobs Season Approaching at Shore

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The approach of Memorial Day means it’s summer jobs season at the New Jersey shore.

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — With Memorial Day soon approaching, it’s summer jobs season at the New Jersey shore.

Business owners tell The Philadelphia Inquirer ( fewer international students have been applying for the seasonal positions in recent years, opening […]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Jersey Shore|1 Comment


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April 2,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ,  NJ TRANSIT is partnering with the U.S. Army on a program to help provide soldiers with career opportunities following their military service.  In a signing ceremony held today at the Frank R. Lautenberg Station at Secaucus Junction, NJ TRANSIT became the newest member of […]

By |April 2nd, 2017|commuters|0 Comments

Manufacturers’ Optimism Hits 20-Year High in NAM Survey

As Manufacturers Meet President Trump to Talk Regulations, Taxes and Infrastructure, Industry Is More Confident in Improving Business Climate

by Jennifer Drogus
March 31, 2017

Washington, D.C., Fresh off the heels of the third straight month of manufacturing job growth, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) today released the first Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey since President Donald Trump took […]

By |April 1st, 2017|business and finance|0 Comments


“Any regulation that is outdated, unnecessary, bad for workers, or contrary to the national interest will be scrapped.” – Donald J. Trump

YEARS OF GOVERNMENT OVERREACH: President Donald J. Trump has inherited the bloated regulatory regime of the past Administration.

According to the American Action Forum, the regulations from the Obama Administration cost United States taxpayers a […]

By |March 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|5 Comments

The 15 best jobs if you’re under 25—and they pay at least $40k

Published: Mar 24, 2017 8:06 a.m. ET

You might love watching reruns of Law & Order, but just because you get a kick out of watching people duke it out in a courtroom on TV doesn’t mean you should go to law school. Yet 25% of high-school students choose their future career based on something they […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

What good is a liberal arts degree?

Published: Mar 22, 2017 4:57 p.m. ET

“I’m a liberal-arts major, and it feels like there’s no clear line of work for me to pursue. How can I use my degree to get a job when I graduate?”

The older I get, the more fiercely I defend unduly maligned liberal arts majors. I’m the proud recipient of […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Ridgewood Schools|0 Comments

N.J. experiences largest private sector job growth in 16 years

“We’re actually now over-performing the rest of the country, and I would suggest to you that the reason that there is that lag is because New Jersey is still a very expensive place to work and do business, and if the legislature had been willing to do other tax cuts and other measures that I […]

By |March 15th, 2017|business and finance|4 Comments

Meet the Snake Who Killed Hundreds of N.J. Jobs


The facts speak for themselves once you get past the hysteria.

Do your homework: Each Wal-Mart superstore can employee several hundred (or more) employees, Save Jerseyans, depending upon its size. These stores provide employment opportunities and affordable goods particularly in areas where the population is struggling and/or lacks sufficient levels […]

By |March 11th, 2017|business and finance|4 Comments

Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Celebrates Tourism Successes and Improved Revenues

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March 10,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Trenton, NJ ,Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today attended the New Jersey Conference on Tourism to discuss the New Jersey Tourism Industry’s diverse attractions for all seasons and the improvements the industry has made over the last year.

New Jersey again set a record in 2016, with the tourism […]

By |March 10th, 2017|business and finance|0 Comments

Trump Jump Hits US private Sector Creating 298K jobs in February

March 8,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Trump jump continues with companies adding more jobs than expected in February. There was also a notable shift away from the service-sector positions that have dominated hiring for years.

President Trump had tweeted on Monday, “There is an incredible spirit of optimism sweeping the country right now—we’re […]

By |March 8th, 2017|2017|0 Comments