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Monmouth County Unveils High Water Mark Signs

Homeowners Benefit with Lower Flood Insurance Costs, Greater Flood Awareness Nearly four years after the devastating flood waters of Superstorm Sandy swept over coastal towns across the county, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Sheriff Shaun Golden today commemorated the high water mark with a sign at the county’s Belford Ferry Terminal. As many as 100 High Water Mark (HWM) signs will be installed in prominent locations within participating municipalities. The signs aim [...]

July 11th, 2016|All, Business, Summer 2016|0 Comments

Spring Job Fair is Set for April 1 in Monmouth County

If you are looking for a job, you should attend Monmouth County’s Spring Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 1 at the Brookdale Community College Collins Arena, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft. This job fair will provide you with access to employers seeking talented candidates from hospitality and health care, to finance, education, telecommunications, computer science and everything in between. More than 140 local employers and employment resource organizations will be [...]

March 17th, 2016|All, Business, Spring 2015|0 Comments

Ocean County tourism, a $4.6 billion industry

The results of 2015 tourism records in Ocean County Tourists love Ocean County more than ever, with record numbers of visitors spending time, and money, here in 2015. Tourism now injects $4.6 billion into the County's economy, up from $4.3 billion in 2014. "There is no question that tourism is the number one industry in Ocean County," said Freeholder Joseph H. Vicari. "These numbers prove that tourism is not only strong, but is growing." A [...]

March 7th, 2016|All, Business, Winter 20152016|0 Comments

SBA low interest loans for Superstorm Sandy victims

Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration are currently available at the Ocean County Office of Emergency Management, Route 530, here, to assist residents and business owners affected by Superstorm Sandy. “It’s important that our residents and business owners know this assistance is again available to them,” said Ocean County Freeholder John P. Kelly, Director of Law and Public Safety. “Citizens who continue to need assistance as a result of this storm may be able [...]

February 18th, 2016|All, Business, Winter 20152016|0 Comments

The 4-step Plan to Make Your Day More Efficient

Remember free time? You used to have so much of it. But these days, work and family obligations have you running around constantly and you don't know what to do first. You don't even have time to do everything you have to do, let alone what you want to do. So how do you take back your day? How do you apply some time management practices in order to find the time to get things [...]

December 30th, 2015|All, Business|0 Comments

Working Parents: Think Your Employer Doesn’t ‘Get’ You?

You may be right, but there is still hope. More American families than ever before have two parents working, but recent studies show many employers haven't adapted to this change in the workforce demographics. Working parents feel burnt out and unloved at work, making them less creative, less productive and more likely to quit because of work-related stress, according to the 2015 Bright Horizons Modern Family Index. Employers can do their part to create a [...]

December 30th, 2015|All, Business|0 Comments

Nursing Scholarship Fund Announces Winners

The scholarship advisory committee of the Barbara Forfar Nursing Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce that they have awarded nursing scholarships totaling $1,500 to three nurses on the Ocean Medical Center staff. Lisa Bellingham (Manasquan), Greta Keturakyte, (Lakewood) and Nicole Wedding (Toms River) were presented three individual $500 scholarships during an award ceremony held Friday afternoon, September 18 on the Ocean Medical Center main campus in Brick. Pictured left to right:  Andrea McCafferty (scholarship committee), [...]

October 6th, 2015|All, Business|0 Comments

Job Fair is set for September 18th

If you are looking for a job, you should attend Monmouth County’s Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18 at the Brookdale Community College,  Collins Arena, 765 Newman Springs Rd., Lincroft. This job fair will provide you with access to employers seeking talented candidates in every discipline, from hospitality and health care to finance, education, telecommunications, computer science and everything in between. Nearly 150 local employers and employment resource organizations will [...]

September 8th, 2015|All, Business|0 Comments

Social Media Time Management Strategies

by Lisa Kanda, Elkay Corporate Advisors, LLC Six Time Management Tactics to Market Your Business on Social Media For the past seven years, I have taught small businesses how to use social media as a marketing tool to help promote and grow their businesses. The number one obstacle I hear from every business owner is, “I don’t have the time to use social media.” Work Smarter, Not Harder So how does a business [...]

July 6th, 2015|All, Business|0 Comments

Women Need to Reassess Retirement Planning

Men and women are not the same when it comes to retirement planning. Consider this: A husband and a wife of the same age, earning the same salary and looking to retire during the same year need to account for different factors in retirement planning. This is true even if they share a household, hold joint responsibility for their finances and equally contribute to the amount of incoming funds. Despite a remarkable career trajectory and [...]

July 3rd, 2015|All, Business|0 Comments