Orbcomm hires SVP of customer operations for N.A. transportation business

Orbcomm Inc., a Rochelle Park-based provider of Internet of Things solutions, announced Tuesday that it has hired a new senior vice president of customer operations for its North American transportation business. Rick Ochsendorf, who has...

New distinction for Amazon: Largest employer in N.J.

Monday’s announcement that Amazon is hiring another 7,000 workers in New Jersey as part of a nationwide hiring binge means more than just thousands of people in the state getting solid-paying jobs and benefits. It...

Burlington Stores opening location at Somerville Circle, LMC says

Burlington Stores, the off-price clothing retailer, has taken over a freestanding store at the Somerville Circle Shopping Center in Raritan that formerly was a Toys R Us and Babies R Us location, according to...

Bed Bath & Beyond hires supply chain executive

Bed Bath & Beyond has continued its makeover, adding a veteran logistics executive as chief supply chain officer, it announced Monday. Juan Guerrero will be senior vice president, CSCO, effective immediately, the Union-based home goods...

Amazon adding nearly 7K new employees in N.J. as part of 100K North American...

Amazon announced Monday morning it is looking to hire nearly 7,000 new full- and part-time employees in New Jersey — a hiring spree that, when complete, will give the company more than 40,000 employees...

Lyft expanding Jobs Access Program in N.J. — providing rides to job opportunities

Lyft is expanding its Jobs Access Program, which provides individuals with the transportation they need to get to a job opportunity. In New Jersey, Lyft is working with Goodwill and the United Way — also...

Amazon opens West Caldwell delivery station, anticipating creation of 130-plus jobs

Amazon has officially opened its 160,000-square-foot delivery station in West Caldwell, the e-commerce giant announced recently. The station at 10 Patton Drive will create more than 130 full- and part-time jobs for associates, all making...

Smart meters will enhance storm resiliency, boost N.J. economy

All across New Jersey, our communities are experiencing the dire effects of climate change, with extreme weather like Tropical Storm Isaias causing multiday power outages and rising energy costs adding economic strain. That’s why...

ACG New Jersey finds creative way to bring actual networking to virtual event

Michael Givner kept hearing the same thing from people in the business community: They missed networking. As head of ACG New Jersey, Givner decided to do something about it. That’s why next Tuesday, Sept. 15,...

DOL says N.J. unemployment claims grew 12.5% last week

The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development said unemployment claims grew 12.5% last week from the prior week, as it received 22,703 new claims for the week ending Sept. 5. In both the...

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