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New Jersey Overview


The New Jersey job market features a diverse set of companies, including those in the finance, pharmaceutical and manufacturing sectors. The state’s economy and 4.6 million workers face ongoing risk due to their reliance on the vulnerable real estate and manufacturing sectors, as well as consolidation in the pharmaceutical and finance sectors. The Garden State experienced relatively minor contraction during the recession, yet has been slow to bounce back completely.

New Jersey Job Opportunities


Many business and employment opportunities in New Jersey result from the state’s proximity to New York City. The state’s critical Atlantic port supports a solid transportation business, while the Atlantic City area is strong in leisure and hospitality. New Jersey is also home to 184,000 scientists, many of whom work at the elite pharmaceutical companies based in the state.

The trade, transportation and utilities sector drives employment in New Jersey, followed by the government sector. Education/health services is also a critical hiring sector and showed solid growth through the second half of 2011 and into 2012. Government, manufacturing, leisure and hospitality, and information services have contracted recently.

New Jersey Employment Trends


The New Jersey job market was not severely impacted by the recession, yet recovery has been slow. The unemployment rate, which peaked at 9.7 percent, was still around 9 percent in early 2012. New Jersey payrolls, which constricted from mid-2008 through mid-2011, have improved only recently. Online hiring dipped slightly in mid-2011, but strengthened again at the end of 2011 and into early 2012; however online opportunities are still below prerecession levels.

From Q2 2012 to Q2 2013, Moody’s Analytics is forecasting that New Jersey jobs will increase 1.2 percent, just below the 1.3 percent growth expected in the US job supply during that time.
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Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) is a leading provider ofin vitrodiagnostic products and services, offering accurate, timely, and cost-effective solutions for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and confirming diseases. The company has approximately 3,800 employees around the world serving the global clinical laboratory and transfusion medicine community, and is committed to providing customer...
About Thales Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace and Space, Defense, Security and Transportation markets. In 2012, the company generated revenues of 14.2 billion Euros (approximately $18.3 billion) with 67,000 employees in 56 countries. With its 25,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop, and deploy equipment, systems, and services that ...
Mt Holly, NJ, 08060
With 68 plants in 21 countries, Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas, a division of Amcor, is a market leader and the world's largest supplier of flexible packaging. We deliver innovative packaging solutions and provide enhanced quality products for the food, beverage, pharma, personal care, medical and industrial markets. Its award winning approach towards sustainability makes Amcor Flexibles Europe...
Comcast shapes the future at the intersection of media and technology. We create world-class experiences that people love and trust and drive innovation that builds value. We bring millions TV and Internet, entertainment, sports and news, communications and home management, theme parks, television and movies. Comcast brings to life the best of what's to come. The future of Awesome is here, and th...
Our client’s rapid expansion has created opportunities for growth and advancement for our entry level Customer Consultant. Our clients develop each consultant into future Customer Relations Managers through their training program. They will then go onto lead and manage their own new offices. We, The Job Window, is looking to connect motivated individuals to work in a fast paced sales and marketin...
Warren, NJ, 07059
Responsibilities About Verizon We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join Verizon, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion and drive...
Theradex® is an international contract research organization with over 30 years of experience providing complete professional services for the clinical research and development of pharmaceutical compounds, medical devices and diagnostic tests in the areas of oncology and life-threatening diseases. Theradex® conducts clinical trials towards the goal of marketing approval for new agents with the pot...
Prudential Annuities Finance is seeking a full-time administrative assistant. Job duties consist of a wide variety of tasks including supporting two Vice Presidents in a fast–paced, demanding environment. Primary duties will include the following: Maintaining calendar Maintaining department files, supplies, attendance General administrative support (phone, mail, e-mail, copy, fax, typing, suppl...
An Outside Sales Rep position with Combined Insurance offers you a full-time, direct employee position where you’ll receive company support, comprehensive training, competitive compensation and benefits. No experience is required, but prior exposure to sales and customer service is helpful. Experienced and licensed insurance agents are highly encouraged to apply. We are also hiring in the surroun...
Central, NJ, 08540
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs. In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems wa...
Warehouse - Operator Manufacturing and Distribution Middlesex NJ Pentad, a leader in providing services to the manufacturing, engineering, scientific, electronics and technology industries has an opening for a Warehouse Operations in Middlesex, NJ. This position is on-site with our client – a well-established leader in the design and manufacture of blending systems used in laboratory, cosmetics...
Responsibilities About Verizon We believe in the power of technology to solve just about anything. And we've put our sharpest minds to the task. Whatever your passion and expertise, when you join Verizon, you'll find a sales team determined to change the world and empower our customers to do the same. You'll tackle challenges that will continually spark your intellect, fuel your passion and drive...
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) is a leading provider ofin vitrodiagnostic products and services, offering accurate, timely, and cost-effective solutions for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and confirming diseases. The company has approximately 3,800 employees around the world serving the global clinical laboratory and transfusion medicine community, and is committed to providing customer...
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Incorporated, a $1.9B global company, is recruiting for a Finance Manager for US Sales and Marketing, located in Raritan, New Jersey. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) is a leading provider ofin vitrodiagnostic products and services, offering accurate, timely, and cost-effective solutions for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and confirming diseases. The company h...
Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics, Inc. (OCD) is a leading provider ofin vitrodiagnostic products and services, offering accurate, timely, and cost-effective solutions for screening, diagnosing, monitoring and confirming diseases. The company has approximately 3,800 employees around the world serving the global clinical laboratory and transfusion medicine community, and is committed to providing customer...
Comcast shapes the future at the intersection of media and technology. We create world-class experiences that people love and trust and drive innovation that builds value. We bring millions TV and Internet, entertainment, sports and news, communications and home management, theme parks, television and movies. Comcast brings to life the best of what's to come. If you have an appreciation for retai...
Hamilton, NJ, 08619
Baker, founded in 1940, provides professional engineering and consulting services for its clients worldwide. With nearly 3,000 employees in over 100 U.S. offices, Engineering News-Record consistently ranks Baker in the top 8 percent of the 500 largest U.S. engineering design firms and in the top 25 of numerous individual markets. The firm's primary business areas are architecture, aviation, defens...
Meat Managers are responsible for managing the day to day Meat Department operation to enhance customer satisfaction and achieve sales and profitability goals, directing the work of the team members assigned to the meat department; have the authority to recommend hiring, firing, and promotion of team members in the department. Duties also include fulfilling member orders and maintaining proper inv...
Technicians assist the Technology & Implementation Teams with sample preparation, maintenance, and product development initiatives.​ Once trained, they are responsible for maintaining a proper documentation, operating machinery, preparing concrete samples, organizing raw materials, testing samples, and reporting results to Process Engineers, Project Engineers, & Research Scientists.​ General Duti...
MetLife, a leading provider of insurance and other financial services to individual and institutional customers, is seeking a Program Project Manager in Bridgewater, NJ! Beyond meaningful and challenging work, MetLife provides a variety of flexible work arrangements, as well as a tuition reimbursement program, competitive benefits, and retirement and pension plans. MetLife’s responsiveness to the...

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