Getting Ready for the New Year

The winter holiday season is a perfect time to get ready for job opportunities in the new year. Fortunately for New Jersey’s workers in transition, job creation is also a focus of many local groups. As Chief Business Relationship Officer at the NJ Business and Industry Association, Wayne Staub knows a great deal about the opportunities and challenges involved in promoting sustainable economic growth in the Garden State. For example, although NJ already has a clean energy law and expects to achieve 100% clean energy by 2050, Wayne realizes that “energy costs for NJ businesses are some of the highest in the country.” To uncover other industry trends, pain points, and opportunities, or prepare for interviews at specific companies, the association’s news outlet, New Jersey Business Magazine, can be accessed online at

For mature workers, his office has run seminars on multigenerational staffing for businesses, and he conscientiously promotes the PSG websites. Browse career openings on the association’s home page,

Interview by Debby Freeman