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NJBIA’s Siekerka pounds home message that N.J. needs to not just tout business strengths,...

Following Gov. Phil Murphy’s State of the State address Tuesday in Trenton, Michele Siekerka said she is fired up. “We just came out of an extremely intense ‘lame duck’ (legislative session) where we fought like...

Selective Insurance Group announces new officer appointments

Branchville-based Selective Insurance Company of America, a subsidiary of Selective Insurance Group Inc., announced new officer appointments. They are as follows: Shadi Albert, executive vice president, insurance strategy and business development. Albert joined Selective in 2013 as...

Leader of N.J. council says vo-tech schools are evolving, and cutting-edge learning environment is...

It’s a simple statement. “The demand for career and technical education in New Jersey has gone through the roof,” Judy Savage begins. “Enrollment in our vo-tech schools is up more than 34% since the year...

Where business meets education: Key to vocational training is working with companies, officials say

Howard Lerner, superintendent of Bergen County Technical Schools, likes to be specific about what types of companies he is eager to work with to create programs for his students. “We never turn away a small...

Local 825’s Lalevee says automation isn’t killing union jobs, it’s changing them — so...

Greg Lalevee remembers the silence. Yes, he remembers the reaction he got when he would tell members of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825 that automation is coming. (Not necessarily good.) And he remembers...

Labor Commissioner Asaro-Angelo eager to attack lofty goals set by Jobs NJ program

The Jobs NJ program unveiled by Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday is based on a simple premise: Give residents access to better education and training and give employers access to highly talented employees. Jobs NJ...

Executive Moves: Mandelbaum, BofA Merrill Lynch and more

Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based on news releases, edited for content, clarity and style. Andrew R....

Jobs NJ: Murphy’s program will work to expand access to post-secondary education, tie those...

Saying New Jersey needs to improve its ability to educate the next generation of workers with the skills required for the jobs of the future, Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled his Jobs NJ program —...

Chubb names Krishnan COO of its Accident and Health business in U.S., Canada

Chubb announced on Wednesday it has appointed Suresh Krishnan to chief operating officer of its Accident and Health business in the United States and Canada. The Whitehouse Station-based property and casualty insurance company said Krishnan...

N.J. American Water replacing main in Runnemede

New Jersey American Water has announced its latest infrastructure project, water main replacement work in Runnemede. The project will see the Camden-based utility invest $725,000 to replace about 4,800 feet of 6-, 8- and 12-inch...

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New Jersey labor market experienced job gains in May; unemployment rate drops to 4.6%

New Jersey added 16,500 jobs in May — reaching a seasonally adjusted level of more than 4.39 million, according to a Thursday announcement from...

PuroClean owners convention names Morristown firm as Franchise of the Year

PuroClean, one of the country's leading property restoration and remediation franchises, has announced its 2023 Franchise of the Year — and it's from New...

Join ROI-NJ on July 18 for ‘Mindset Matters!’ women’s wellness & networking event

ROI-NJ is happy to announce its presentation of Mindset Matters!, a women's wellness & networking event, from 9 a.m. to noon July 18 at...

Federal Realty Investment Trust announces new additions at Mercer on One retail center

Mercer on One, an open-air mall on the high-traffic retail stretch of Route 1 running between Princeton and Trenton, is adding six new tenants,...

Seagis Property Group acquires 20K sq. ft. industrial building in North Jersey

A 19,974-square-foot warehouse facility located at 333 Veterans Blvd. in Carlstadt has been purchased by Seagis Property Group, according to a Thursday announcement. The building...