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How Having a Side Hustle Can Ease Those Post Layoff Blues

Do you know someone who's been laid off? More than one someone? Has that someone been you? If you said yes to any of those questions, you're not alone. According to a 2014 survey by the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University, 20% of...

See why NJ union membership is dropping

New Jersey's union membership rate dipped below 16 percent in 2015, its lowest level in at least 15 years, according to a study released Monday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The figures are a sign that nonunion jobs are replacing union jobs that have been...

Free help for long-term unemployed to find jobs

Job seekers who have been out of work for more than six months have no shortage of advice. How to write a resume. How to dress for a job interview. How to create a LinkedIn page. But the nation hasn't gotten a grip yet on how to help long-term unemployed workers...

Are wages growing fast enough?

Reasons people have left the labor force include going back to school, becoming ill or disabled, staying home to care for children or elders, taking early retirement, and becoming discouraged about one’s ability to get a job at all. Economist William Rodgers at...

Is finding a new job your 2016 resolution?

A new survey from CareerBuilder finds that one in five employees (21 percent) pledge to leave their current job by the end of 2016. That is a 5 percent jump since last year. Even starker, 30 percent of younger employees, ages 18 to 34, expect to have a new job by...

Election-related events at the Bloustein School, Nov. 6 and Nov. 8

On Tuesday, November 6 the Bloustein School will host an informal Election Night viewing event at the Civic Square Building. Beginning at 6:00 p.m., students, faculty and staff are welcome to join us in the Special Events Forum and lobby and watch and discuss election...

Salzman investigates science and engineering workforce and policy

Professor Hal Salzman is the principal investigator of a project titled Science and Engineering Educational & Employment Pathways. The project is being supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the National Science Foundation. Two current projects include...

Salzman investigates science and engineering workforce and policy

Professor Hal Salzman is the principal investigator of a project titled Science and Engineering Educational & Employment Pathways. The project is being supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and the National Science Foundation. Two current projects include...

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Career Virtual Drop-ins

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Bloustein Career Development Specialists Cheryl Egan and Andrea Garrido will be in a Zoom Room on Monday's beginning January 22, 2024 (excluding holidays and spring break) to answer questions, provide […]

Freights and Ports Capstone Presentations 1

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All are invited to attend the capstone presentations to be given by graduate students in the Urban Planning: Freights and Ports course.  There will be two sessions: Monday, April 15, […]

Bloustein Research Seminar Series: Soon Yeon Lim and Lauren Nolan

Bloustein School, Civic Square Building 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ, United States

From Flowers to High-Rises: How Planning Experts Shape Greenbelt Land Development and "Information not Provided by Applicant": Missingness in Mortgage Lending Data and its Implications for Assessing Fair Lending Practices. […]

Evaluating sectoral decarbonization pathways for India’s net-zero ambitions

Bloustein School, Civic Square Building 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ, United States

You are invited to join Professor Mike Lahr for a guest speaker presentation by Professor Kakali Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D. (she/her/elle), McGill University, Montreal, CANADA Associated reading: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2667095X22000113 PAPER ABSTRACT: In the first of […]