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Cummings: On banking, leadership — and why he’s excited about future of manufacturing in...

Kevin Cummings is a highly regarded banker with a love of history and a great sense of humor. Expect all three to be on display when he gives a virtual keynote Friday morning at...

EWNJ at 40: New look, new energy, same goal — to advocate for female...

The Executive Women of New Jersey wanted to celebrate its 40th anniversary with a new branding campaign and a new website — doing so this week. But, for Barbara Kauffman, the current president, the organization’s...

Goal in sight: At HBSE, Gould feels that how you hire employees and vendors...

Everyone acknowledges that discussing social justice and racial equity involves having hard conversations. So, let’s start with one of the hardest when it come to the business world. It’s nice to release (carefully crafted) statements,...

Unsung Heroes: NJMEP’s Kennedy hopes virtual Manufacturing Day will build real pipeline for industry

John Kennedy is thrilled that more than 1,000 people have registered for Manufacturing Day, which will take place — virtually — this Friday. He’s thrilled that the manufacturing sector, which he advocates for as head...

Newark 2020: Workforce development initiative hasn’t let pandemic stop it from reaching its goals

When it became obvious that the COVID-19 pandemic was going to last more than just a few weeks or months … obvious that employers were instituting hiring freezes — if not furloughs or layoffs...

Virtual propulsion: Price feels Propelify 2020 — taking advantage of online format — can...

TechUnited New Jersey — the new name for the old New Jersey Tech Council — has been a leader in remote events and networking since the start of the pandemic. “We were Zooming long before...

‘This budget pretty clearly represents a refutation of austerity budgeting’

We get it: You either love the budget or hate the budget. And almost every member of the business community will take the second choice. We ran some of that sentiment here and here. Looking...

Study: Women who get more help at home are more productive, happier at work...

The premise seemed obvious. When the state went on lockdown and working parents not only had to work at home, but care for their children at the same time, the general consensus was that...

Rutgers Law School: Where Ruth Bader Ginsburg found her voice

David Lopez, the dean of Rutgers Law School-Newark said it doesn’t take long during orientation of the incoming class before the fact that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg taught at the school comes...

Happy anniversary to us! ROI-NJ turns 3

There’s been a long-running joke in the ROI-NJ newsroom. What’s the crazier idea: Starting a media organization in 2017 — or taking full ownership of it during a pandemic? This is just one of the...

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CarbinX: A look at breakthrough carbon-capture system that N.J. Natural Gas has installed in...

New Jersey Natural Gas, the principal subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, was thrilled to announce last week that it has installed and is now...

Fakult to retire as president of JCP&L, to be succeeded by Mokoid

Jim Fakult, a fixture in the New Jersey business community since taking over as president of Jersey Central Power & Light 11 years ago,...

LG’s new Business Innovation Center in Englewood Cliffs offers broad array of commercial solutions

LG Business Solutions USA officially opened its latest Business Innovation Center, a 3,600-square-foot showroom at LG Electronics’ North American headquarters in Englewood Cliffs. This...

N.J. celebrates launch of easy-to-use online Unemployment Insurance application process

Seemingly no one took more heat during the pandemic than Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo — who was unfairly blamed...

When TV meets reality: Shatner implores LSC crowd to take global warming seriously

William Shatner seemingly spent a lifetime in the heavens — at least, that’s the way the ubiquitous reruns of “Star Trek” have made it...