Jersey Jobs & Biz

Jersey Jobs & Biz

Mathew Passy & Patrice Sikora

Jersey Jobs & Biz offers real stories from real business owners in the Garden State. In their own words, proprietors and entrepreneurs share experiences and ideas on how to benefit from the good times and weather the tough times. This is your community for inspiration during the Covid-19 pandemic. You are not alone. Connect. Share. Support.

Spooky Numbers
October 26, 2020
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Spooky Numbers

Covid-19 cases are starting to surge again in the Garden State as the weather turns cooler. A preview on what you can expect for Halloween this Saturday. And Rutgers shocks us all with a big win in their first game. If you have a story to share please fill out the contact form at https://jerseyjobsa...

Covid Cases are Moving in the Wrong Direction
October 09, 2020
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Covid Cases are Moving in the Wrong Direction

The https://www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/10/nj-reports-1301-new-covid-19-cases-the-highest-since-may-and-11-more-deaths.html (trends are moving in the wrong direction), exploring how the https://dailyvoice.com/new-jersey/essex/schools/website-lists-every-nj-school-that-reported-positive-covid-19-case...

VOTE VOTE VOTE
September 25, 2020
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VOTE VOTE VOTE

We are taking a break from our usual Covid coverage to talk about the other big story for 2020, the upcoming election. We wanted to make sure we understand how voting will look and feel this year given everything going on, so we are bringing on an expert. We are delighted to be joined by Carol Harve...

Back to School, Back to Work, Back to Higher Infectious Rates
September 18, 2020
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Back to School, Back to Work, Back to Higher Infectious Rates

The good news for New Jersey is that the transmission rate is still relatively low. However, in one demographic group, 19-24 year olds, transmission rate is 3x as high, suggesting that going back to school is leading to spikes in Covid-19 cases across the Garden State. That being said, Big10 footbal...

Lots to Reflect
September 11, 2020
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Lots to Reflect

Today marks 19 years since the September 11th attacks, we reflect on those as well as everything that has happened here over the least 6 months. If you have a story to share please fill out the contact form at https://jerseyjobsandbiz.com (JerseyJobsAndBiz.com) or you can email us directly at info@j...

Megan D'Ariano, Ticket to Work, NJ
September 08, 202009:486.74 MB

Megan D'Ariano, Ticket to Work, NJ

This week we are joined by Megan D'Ariano, Ticket to Work Specialist with America Works of New Jersey. Ticket to Work is a free and voluntary program that helps people find meaningful employment. Megan describes the Ticket to Work program in detail, tells us about America Works in general, and highl...

Opening Up for Labor Day
September 04, 2020
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Opening Up for Labor Day

Some great news for the Garden State as we shift well into https://patch.com/new-jersey/parsippany/gov-murphy-nj-well-stage-3-coronavirus-reopening (Stage 3 of Coronavirus Reopening). That means indoor dining, gyms opening up, and even the chance to return to the movies. Of course, there are still a...

Things Are Looking Up
August 21, 2020
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Things Are Looking Up

New Jersey infection rates for Covid-19 are moving in the right direction, although more school districts announce remote-only start to the school year. A Saliva test could make it easier to open the economy, and a new Knucklehead beer for the Garden State. If you have a story to share please fill o...

Openings and Closings
August 14, 2020
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Openings and Closings

Rise in Covid cases across the Garden State, schools get ready to open and layout more guidance for when they'll have to close, and college football might be in a timeout. If you have a story to share please fill out the contact form at https://jerseyjobsandbiz.com (JerseyJobsAndBiz.com) or you can ...

The Plunges
July 31, 2020
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The Plunges

GDP numbers plunge in the second quarter, prospects for reopening schools in-person get slimmer, and the weather outlook worsens with a hurricane approaching. That and more on today's episode. If you have a story to share please fill out the contact form at https://jerseyjobsandbiz.com (JerseyJobsAn...