NJBIZ - Podcast http://www.njbiz.com/section/podcasts Podcast Podcast en-us Copyright 2017 NJBIZ Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:48:18 EST Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:48:18 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170426/NJBIZ01/170429864&source=RSS Prudential's Sharon Taylor announces retirement as HR chief Prudential Financial Inc. &#8217s chief human resources officer, Sharon Taylor, is retiring after more than 40 years with the Newark-based company, it announced Thursday. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:02:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170426/NJBIZ01/170429864&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170426/NJBIZ01/170429865&source=RSS Sparta gasket maker is expanding, both in U.S. and internationally Rubber Fab, a Sparta-based maker of gaskets and hose assemblies, announced Wednesday that it is growing its Sussex County manufacturing facility by one-third to keep up with strong demand. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:47:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170426/NJBIZ01/170429865&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429876&source=RSS 30 from Jersey named finalists for EY's Entrepreneur of the Year award Thirty New Jersey businesspeople were announced as finalists in the New Jersey region for the 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:26:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429876&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429883&source=RSS Former top Christie aide becoming Cuomo's chief of staff, report says Maria Comella, once a top aide to Gov. Chris Christie, will become chief of staff to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, according to a published report. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:33:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429883&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429884&source=RSS Eight added to state chamber board of directors The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce elected eight new members to its board of directors earlier this month. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:16:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429884&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429886&source=RSS High school rankings 25 schools in New Jersey earn coveted gold medal from U.S. News World Report Three New Jersey high schools earned a spot in the Top 100 national rankings by U. S. News World Report. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:03:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429886&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429888&source=RSS New Walmart creating 300 jobs in Egg Harbor Twp. Walmart is hiring about 300 workers for a new retail store in Egg Harbor Township, it announced Tuesday. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:37:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429888&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429889&source=RSS DMG Investments looks to fill Gold Coast condo need with Cliffside Park complex Seeing its opportunity in the condominium market, DMG Investments has revealed plans for a 14-story, 200-condominium complex in Cliffside Park. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:14:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429889&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429890&source=RSS Newark mayor opens coworking space in 19th century mansion Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, alongside members of the Newark Community Economic Development Corp. , recently opened 569 Martin Luther King Blvd. , known as the Newark Foundry Workspaces, as the city&#8217s newest coworking space for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:07:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429890&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429891&source=RSS AVE starts leasing at Morristown flex-stay complex Korman Communities brand AVE recently announced it has opened its flexible-stay complex in The Green at Florham Park, called AVE Florham Park. The 256-unit complex has begun leasing for May move-ins and is the latest location for AVE in the Garden State. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170425/NJBIZ01/170429891&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/NJBIZ01/170429915&source=RSS Colliers recognizes Parsippany office, executives Colliers International recently awarded members of the Parsippany office the title of &#8220Best Top 10 percent in U. S. &#8221 for 2016. Executive managing directors Richard Madison and Jacklene Chesler, both based out of the Parsippany office, were awarded the Everest Award from the company. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:09:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/NJBIZ01/170429915&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/NJBIZ01/170429923&source=RSS Two N.J. colleges among Top 15 best in nation for ROI When it comes to colleges with the best return on investment, parents and policymakers are all trying to get the best bang for their buck. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:23:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/NJBIZ01/170429923&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/NJBIZ01/170429925&source=RSS Architectural group announces new HQ in Hamilton In a response to continued growth, Spiezle Architectural Group recently announced it has moved its Trenton headquarters to Hamilton. The new 15,000-square-foot space, located at 1395 Yardville Hamilton Square Road, will allow the firm to accommodate a larger staff and increase its efficiency. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:35:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/NJBIZ01/170429925&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/NJBIZ01/170429926&source=RSS Update BD paying 24B for C.R. Bard Medical technology company BD is acquiring C. R. Bard Inc. for approximately 24 billion, the two New Jersey companies announced Sunday. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:43:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170424/NJBIZ01/170429926&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429955&source=RSS Triple Play 3 things companies should focus on regarding insurance Michael J. Faul Jr. is a shareholder in the Warren law firm of Herold Law, P. A. Mr. Faul concentrates his practice in the areas of complex commercial litigation, insurance coverage disputes, closely heldoppressed minority shareholder disputes, corporate fraud, and environmental litigation. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:59:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429955&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429956&source=RSS Quick Hits Our take on the week's top headlines This week includes New Jersey's gubernatorial candidates' income and the NJEA vs. Sweeney. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:53:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429956&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429958&source=RSS Editorial It's time to re-think our 'pay-to-play' laws Jeff Brindle calls New Jersey's pay-to-play law &#8220convoluted and complicated&#8221 and cites its &#8220stunning inconsistency. &#8221 He ought to know. As executive director of the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, he has the unenviable job of trying to enforce the law. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:42:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170423/NJBIZ01/170429958&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429954&source=RSS Amazon announces 3 more N.J. facilities, 2,500 jobs, as it opens Carteret center As Amazon formally opened the doors Friday to its largest New Jersey-based fulfillment center in Carteret, the Seattle-based e-commerce giant also announced plans to open another three sites in the Garden State that call for the creation of more than 2,500 additional full-time jobs. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:08:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429954&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429959&source=RSS Weichert Real Estate Affiliates increases market presences in Q1 Commercial real estate franchise Weichert Real Estate Affiliates announced 11 percent growth in year-to-date market presence during the first quarter of 2017, along with the addition of 12 new offices. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:28:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429959&source=RSS http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429961&source=RSS N.J. metro area has highest percent employment increase over past year The Camden metro area came in on top among the nation's metropolitan regions as the area which had the largest over-the-year percentage growth in employment, according to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:56:00 EST http://www.njbiz.com/article/20170421/NJBIZ01/170429961&source=RSS