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Tag Archives: COVID-19

NJIT latest NJ college requiring COVID vaccine

The inoculation, a must for students, faculty and staff, will be essential for gaining access “to an active campus community that will be functioning at full capacity in classrooms, labs, residence halls, and throughout campus,” New Jersey Institute of Technology President Joel Bloom stated.

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Clearing the air

Time is money

Despite helping New Jersey businesses of all sizes get through these challenging times, many companies remain skeptical about applying for the Paycheck Protection Program, even though it’s been a year since its introduction. Myths, misconceptions, inaccuracies—you name it—linger, and they may be causing unnecessary hesitation. First Bank President and CEO Patrick Ryan explores five common PPP misunderstandings and explains why, if you’re a business in need of cash, the time to act is now.

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Changing channels

Piggy bank underwater.

A year into the pandemic, with the outlook for SMBs in New Jersey seeming slightly better based on recent economic data, Piermont Bank founder and CEO Wendy Cai-Lee explores how to leverage your bank to help stabilize your business, finance your growth and move forward. And how your bank can play a more active role in helping navigate the financing landscape.

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Green shoots

Welcome sign of a bar or pub, with reminder to wear mask and observe social distancing. Concept of new normal operations in a bar or restaurant.

As the state begins to recover from the COVID-19 economic downturn, the industries hit hardest by the pandemic a year ago seem to be rebounding most quickly. Sectors such leisure and hospitality, and construction have boomed in recent months, posting some of the largest job gains this spring.

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