SourceAbled: Meet organization helping companies start autism hiring programs

Nish Parikh, the co-founder and CEO of Rangam Consultants and the chief innovation officer of SourceAbled, has learned three universal truths in his more than two-decade effort to create job opportunities and placements for...

RWJ Somerset partnering with local groups to expand vaccine access to Black, brown communities

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset — trying to turn around statistics that show Black and brown communities are getting vaccinated at slower rates than the general population — is partnering with local organizations...

CarePlus NJ webinar to address anti-Asian violence and racism

CarePlus NJ officials said their recently formed Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Action Committee was established to build a culture of equity, inclusion and respect with the organization’s employees and in the communities it serves. On...

Best Employers for Diversity: J&J, Unilever, PSEG make Top 100 in U.S.

Johnson & Johnson, Unilever and PSEG all made the Top 100 of Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity in 2021. Johnson & Johnson, based in New Brunswick, came in at No. 44. Unilever...

Bowman, Richardson added to D&I Council at NJBIA

Rodric Bowman with the American Red Cross and Claude Richardson with Delta Dental of New Jersey have been added as co-chairs to the Diversity & Inclusion Council of the New Jersey Business & Industry...

How your new coworking space can help those with disabilities

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the face of corporate work. As social distancing guidelines were implemented, working from home became the new norm for many businesses. While the pandemic will end, these new working...

SHCCNJ’s Latina Entrepreneurship Training Series to return for Year 2

Hispanics start businesses in this country 2-3 times faster than the average entrepreneur. And Latinas start more businesses than their male counterparts. But that doesn’t make it any easier. In fact, Latinas face unique challenges...

For small MWDBE firms, a lesson in procuring work from N.J.’s biggest companies

It would be logical to assume the state’s biggest companies and organizations would be too big for small vendors, including those who fall into the Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise category. In fact, leaders...

Law firm Archer names new chief diversity officer

Archer, the Haddonfield-based law firm, has named a new chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer, it announced this week. Shelley R. Smith, a member of the firm’s Commerical Litigation and Labor and Employment groups, also...

EDA to discuss $10M Black and Latino Seed Fund tonight

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority will partner with Newark-based nonprofit digitalundivided on an Instagram Live event at 6 p.m. Wednesday to discuss various ways the state is attempting to help underserved communities. Among the topics will be Gov....

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Hard time hiring? Not at Lowe’s

Mike Urenko said he didn’t know what he would find when the Lowe’s store he manages in Morristown began its National Hiring Day program...

Ross-Dulan named to board of directors at NJM

Brenda Ross-Dulan, a veteran of more than 25 years in the financial services industry and the CEO of the Ross-Dulan Group, a strategy consulting...

N.J. Hall of Fame announces nominees for public voting process

The New Jersey Hall of Fame has announced its 50 nominees for the 2021 public vote. The nominees to the hall, now based in Newark,...

Chicago-based REIT paying $3.4B to acquire Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp.

A Chicago-based real estate investment trust is acquiring Holmdel-based Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp. for $3.4 billion under a definitive merger agreement, the two...

Bed Bath & Beyond unveils environmental, social and governance plan

Bed Bath & Beyond has crafted its first comprehensive environmental, social and governance strategy, the Union-based home goods retailer said Wednesday. The company’s new 2020...