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Most Millennials Are Finding It Hard to Transition Into Adulthood: Report

by SAFIA SAMEE ALI

Millenials watch a video calling on the millennial generation to help end the problem of extreme poverty around the globe at the IMF/World Bank Group’s Spring summit on April 10, 2014. Miguel Juarez Lugo / Zuma Press file

By his twenties, Kyle Kaylor imagined he would be living on his own, nearing a […]

By |April 21st, 2017|village of ridgewood|4 Comments

The number of reluctant part-time workers is still higher than before the Great Recession

Published: Apr 9, 2017 12:57 p.m. ET

Millions of Americans don’t want to work part-time.

The U.S. economy added just 98,000 jobs in March, the smallest gain in nearly a year, after adding more than 200,000 jobs in January and February. Economists predicted that the number of jobs created in March would hit 180,000, so the actual […]

By |April 9th, 2017|business and finance|0 Comments

3 Reasons Your Small Business Should Offer An Employee-Retirement Plan

April 8,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Small business owners probably think they have enough headaches already, what with meeting payroll, dealing with government regulations and pleasing customers.

Setting up a retirement plan for their employees is just extra red tape – and possibly expense – they can do without.

But creating such a plan is […]

By |April 8th, 2017|business and finance|0 Comments

7 Differences Between Generation Z and Millennials As They Enter The Workforce

Employers Will Have To Adjust To New Generation

April 8,2017

the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, There’s a new generation in town and it’s one that employers better get ready for, because it’s 23 million strong and will be flooding the workforce by the end of the decade.

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Generation Z; a confidence-filled group […]

By |April 8th, 2017|village of ridgewood|2 Comments

Summer Jobs Season Approaching at Shore

photo by ArtChick

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 (http://bit.ly/2oNZd6i) fewer international students have been applying for the seasonal positions in recent years, opening […]

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

NJ TRANSIT PARTNERS WITH U.S. ARMY ON JOB OPPORTUNITIES FOR VETERANS

file photo by ArtChick
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

TRUMP ENDS YEARS OF GOVERNMENT OVERREACH

“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