Workforce Development

September 2020 Tech & High Demand Define NJ’s Health Industry

"The health services industry faces unprecedented challenges as the coronavirus pandemic stretches into its fifth month. The industry was already a major employer in the Garden State pre-pandemic, but ..."

August 2020 The Future of Work in NJ: Industry Series Study

"To better understand the changing dynamics, opportunities, challenges, and emerging skill sets among New Jersey's businesses, Focus NJ and NJBIA embarked on a state-wide industry series study.  The ..."

January 2020 Tech Can Boost Productivity in Construction

"The construction industry is essential to expanding economies.  It is, however, slow to change especially when it comes to using technology and artificial intelligence. As a result, the industry ..."

December 2019 An Opportunity for Collaboration

"The business community is struggling to find talent with the right skills needed by advancing companies, despite numerous programs and partnerships dedicated to filling the demand for skilled ..."

November 2019 Tech, AI Transforming the Workplace

"The jobs of the near future are astonishingly different from the jobs of the recent past. Advancements in technology and artificial intelligence (AI) are transforming economies around the world and ..."

June 2019 Young Adults Leaving NJ at Alarming Rates

"Where will New Jersey’s future workers come from? While the state’s aging workforce is reaching retirement age, young adults are leaving the state at an alarming rate, making the state’s ..."

April 2018 Retaining NJ’s Future Workforce

"Millennials are employers’ future workforce, and they are leaving New Jersey faster than any other group. If this trend continues, the state’s working-age population will get older, leaving ..."