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The task: How do we recognize/hire/promote more Ken Fraziers?

My daughter is part of a group called Tools & Tiaras. It’s an organization run by Judaline Cassidy, a Trinidadian woman who is a proud union plumber in New York City. Her goal is...

Increased indoor dining ruling met with swift response: It’s not enough

The reaction seemingly came within minutes of the announcement that indoor dining capacity in New Jersey had increased: When can it increase more? To be clear: Going from 25% capacity to 35% likely will be...

At Kivvit, hiring Gabel was about so much more than a tweet

The story behind why Kivvit so eagerly pursued Pearl Gabel cannot be told in 140 characters or less. And it won’t include the phrase “your mom” — even if that is the tweet from @NJGov,...

Twitter turmoil: For Michigan firm, Kushner name brings unwanted attention — and nasty tweets

The day after the 2016 presidential election was when the “Oh-that’s-funny” Twitter moments became “Uh-oh-this-is-bad-for-business” Twitter moments for Gary Kushner — founder of Kushner & Company. That’s Kushner & Company, the human resources and benefits...

For restaurants — and delivery services — new recognition that they need each other

The potential relationship between restaurants and delivery services seemed tenuous from the start — and certainly strained after the Legislature, following the lead of other cities and states, passed a law at the beginning...

Why Ørsted CEO feels offshore wind can be ‘economic stimulus machine’ for N.J.

The news last week that Ørsted’s Pro-NJ Grantor Trust Fund will be awarding $15 million in grants to small businesses looking to get involved in the offshore wind industry will be a significant boost...

Optimism around vaccinations — with steady dose of reality

It’s the overcrowded-hospital, don’t-have-enough-beds, don’t-have-enough-personnel story that people are not hearing about with COVID-19 cases soaring everywhere. But the behavioral health fallout from the pandemic is just as serious. That’s the way Shereef Elnahal, CEO...

The goal: Allowing women to speak their truth — without consequences

The asks — all of which fall in line with the rules of basic decency — are plentiful. So, don’t think for a second that the 76-page report released by the ad hoc Workgroup on...

Weinberg’s legacy: People before party

As someone who had spent a few years in Trenton, Sabeen Masih wasn’t surprised when she read the story last December detailing how women working in the political world were frequent subjects of sexual...

Murphy’s State of State fails to address only issues that matter

“My fellow New Jerseyans: I don’t need to tell you these are different times … so, this is a different kind of speech.” This is how Gov. Phil Murphy began his State of the State...

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