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.

Snow Day and Vaccines
Jersey Jobs & BizDecember 18, 2020
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Snow Day and Vaccines

The first snow day of the year and where things stand with the Covid. 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@jerseyjobsandbiz.com. And we are starting a https://www.facebook.com/groups/...

The Vaccines Are On the Way
Jersey Jobs & BizDecember 04, 2020
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The Vaccines Are On the Way

Looking at the vaccine news and what that means for you. For example, you can see where you are in line for the vaccine https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/12/03/opinion/covid-19-vaccine-timeline.html (courtesy of the New York Times). Why a vaccine doesn't mean https://twitter.com/TeagWall/stat...

Turkey Day Fallout
Jersey Jobs & BizNovember 30, 2020
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Turkey Day Fallout

Talk about the month of November, the growing number of vaccines, how we did during the Turkey day holiday, and the still rising threats of Covid in the area. Talk about the month of November, the growing number of vaccines, how we did during the Turkey day holiday, and the still rising threats of C...

Friday the 13th, in 2020, Again
Jersey Jobs & BizNovember 13, 2020
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Friday the 13th, in 2020, Again

It's Friday the 13th, which it was the day that the lockdowns began here in the Garden State. And while we were hoping that the situation would be getting better by now, it appears our rates of infections, hospitalization, and deaths are climbing and worrisome. All of this ahead of the Thanksgiving ...

Bye Don and Bright Days
Jersey Jobs & BizNovember 09, 2020
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Bye Don and Bright Days

Patrice and Mathew recap the outcome of the 2020 Presidential Elections, the good news about vaccine development from Pfizer, and yet, we are still talking about much higher covid rates as we go into the winter months. If you have a story to share please fill out the contact form at https://jerseyjo...

Halloween and The Day Before Election
Jersey Jobs & BizNovember 02, 2020
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Halloween and The Day Before Election

Patrice and Mathew recap Halloween in the age of Covid, discuss the devastating loss for Rutgers football, and then go deep into how upside down the world feels ahead of election day, including the disruption on the Garden State Parkway and Tappan Zee Bridge. If you have a story to share please fill...

Spooky Numbers
Jersey Jobs & BizOctober 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
Jersey Jobs & BizOctober 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
Jersey Jobs & BizSeptember 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
Jersey Jobs & BizSeptember 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...