A Focus NJ review of New Jersey’s economy for 2020 released this week showed a somewhat surprising rise in personal income for the state’s residents and a modest increase in consumer spending. Unfortunately for many small businesses, those trends did not translate into big dividends. “Personal income increased despite record high unemployment, as a result of state unemployment benefits and federal stimulus funds,” said Focus NJ […]
Focus NJ today released a review of New Jersey’s economy for 2020, detailing record high unemployment rates and unemployment claims, as well as a historic contraction in the state’s Gross Domestic Product, followed by a quick rebound. The first annual report, which will be followed by quarterly reviews from Focus NJ, also analyzed the devastation of New […]
Focus NJ today released the second part of its Future of Work in NJ series, identifying the changing dynamics, opportunities, challenges, emerging skill sets and solutions to fulfill future employment in Education, Professional & Business Services and Trade, Transportation & Utilities. “The Future of Work in NJ: Industry Series Study” is a continuing set of industry reports issued by Focus NJ […]
NJBIA is starting a brand new nonprofit research foundation and Nicole Sandelier tells us all about it, along with her love of roller coasters and house plants.