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Career Classroom: New program at Gloucester County Institute of Technology among those providing hope...

Manufacturers across the state are looking to fill high-paying jobs in their high-growth industry. Those in South Jersey are increasingly optimistic that help is on the way to build their workforce. Gloucester County Institute of...

Career Classroom: Summer camps help students sample careers, plan for future

Across the state, middle-schoolers opted for summer camps that introduced them to potential careers through immersive, hands-on experiences. They made the most of summer, learning to read X-rays, monitor the vital signs of both...

Career Classroom: Company scholarships combine philanthropy with workforce benefits

A growing number of New Jersey-based companies are investing in the state’s county vocational-technical students, recognizing the potential for significant returns on that investment, including a future employee pipeline. Generous corporate donors, such as Investors...

Career Classroom: State granting another $37M to expand career and technical education

Employers looking to create a pipeline of qualified candidates, and students looking to pursue a career-focused education to fill that pipeline, just got a boost from another state investment in career and technical education.  Six...

Career Classroom: Specialized learning spaces create authentic career training experiences

In an expansive two-story space that could easily be mistaken for a warehouse, Essex County Schools of Technology students are putting the finishing touches on a scaled-down version of a family home. In that...

New career taking flight: CCM to train drone pilots

In a sign of the times and — let’s be honest — workforce development for the next generation, the County College of Morris announced Tuesday it will be offering a course that will prepare...

Career Classroom: SkillsUSA contests are a win for employers in need of talent

New Jersey SkillsUSA are contests held across the state to enable ambitious career-focused high school students to showcase their technical skills. They are also a win for employers who recognize the unique opportunity to...

Career Classroom: Teachers’ passion for health care inspires next generation of medical professionals

The COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on health care workers as real-life superheroes, and that critical role includes nurses and other medical practitioners who moved from patient care into teaching the next generation of...

Career Classroom: Career and technical education is link between hands-on learning, lifelong careers

As a business owner, Kevin Madden knows the challenges of finding skilled workers. As a graduate of a county vocational-technical high school, he recognizes where to find them. “One of the most valuable portions of...

Career Classroom: Specialized career programs help students with disabilities prepare for in-demand supermarket, retail...

Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, supermarkets continue to face significant labor shortages. County vocational-technical school districts in Monmouth, Ocean and Union counties are helping to meet this persistent need with specialized career...

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17 from New Jersey named on Newsweek’s America’s Most Responsible Companies list

Newsweek on Wednesday released its list recognizing the Top 500 most responsible companies in the U.S. based on performance in the areas of environment,...

Kislak sells Chatham mixed-use property for $2.35M

Kislak Commercial Real Estate Services on Wednesday said it sold a 5,000-square-foot mixed-use retail and office property in Chatham for $2.35 million. That equates...

Columbia Bank appoints Rinaldi as executive VP, corporate governance and culture

Columbia Financial and its wholly owned subsidiary, Columbia Bank, are pleased to announce the appointment of Mayra Rinaldi as executive vice president, corporate governance...

Ferrero Group to acquire Wells Enterprises, maker of ice cream brands Blue Bunny and...

Things just got a little sweeter at the Ferrero Group. The candy maker with its U.S. offices in Parsippany on Thursday said it acquired...