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Do you notice this pattern on the educational level of those filing unemployment claims?

September 22nd 2020

Today, I asked my local workforce development office for unemployment information for Morris County municipalities.  The office did not have handy the total number for all municipalities for July/Aug but did have municipal level stats for initial UI claims. I glanced through the stats for a few municipalities and seemed to notice that the numbers of initial claims tend to be higher for those with more education.  I then did some stuff on the spreadsheet the WFD folks provided and that still seems the case (I ...Continue Reading

Agenda for tomorrow

September 22nd 2020

Hello all,   Here is tomorrow’s agenda:   *NJLibsGrowBiz Steering Committee* *Virtual meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkfuyppjMqHtbMDd9VP46Wb90_zKtz-hqc * *September 23 from 10:00-11:00am*   *Goals* ·       Professional development for members to enhance business expertise ·       Advisory role to influence future NJ State Library business programs, initiatives, and partnerships ·  & ...Continue Reading

RE: Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference 2020: “pitching your library” competition (funded by Ebsco)

September 22nd 2020

Hello all,   This is another reminder to consider signing up for the Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference (ELC) pitch competition. The deadline is this Friday.   The winner will receive $2,000 (with second prize and an audience choice winner receiving $500 each) to turn an idea into a reality to better serve business owners and entrepreneurs in your community.     If you have questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to me.  I am on the planning committee for the pitch competition ( ...Continue Reading

RE: Updates and items of interest

September 18th 2020

Hello Vera,   I’m still waiting for it.  I will send the link as soon as I have it!   Best, Andrea Andrea Simzak Levandowski (she/her/hers) Library Consultant for Small Business Development & Technology New Jersey State Library P.O. Box 520 Trenton, NJ 08625 (609) 278-2640 x190 alevandowski@PROTECTED *From:* NJLibsGrowBiz <NJLibsGrowBiz@PROTECTED> *Sent:* Friday, September 18, 2020 1:15 PM*To:* NJLibsGrowBiz <NJLibsGrowBiz@PROTECTED>*Subject:* Re: [NJLibsGrowBiz] Updates and item ...Continue Reading

Re: Updates and items of interest

September 18th 2020

Hello Andrea, I registered for, but missed the Business Resources Webinar scheduled for September 10. If you have a recording, I would like to watch it.  Thanks! Vera   Vera Borum  |  Reference Librarian Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library System 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany, NJ 07054 P: 973.887.5150 x212 | www.parsippanylibrary.org Currently Reading:  "Ordinary Girls:  A Memoir"  by Jaquira Díaz From: "Andrea Levandowski alevandowski@PROTECTED [NJLibsGrowBi ...Continue Reading

Updates and items of interest

September 18th 2020

Hello all,   Happy Friday!   As a reminder, our next virtual discussion will be held on Wednesday, September 23 from 10-11am.  Please register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkfuyppjMqHtbMDd9VP46Wb90_zKtz-hqc  We will be joined by Gillian Robbins and Caitlin Seifritz from the Business Resource & Innovation Center at the Free Library of Philadelphia who will discuss their virtual services for business owners and entrepreneurs during COVID-19.   News ...Continue Reading

Registration Open--Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference November 12th-13th

September 10th 2020

Please excuse any cross posting.   Registration is now open for the 2020 Entrepreneurship & Libraries Conference. Registration is FREE thanks to sponsors EBSCO, PrivCo, and Simply Analytics. The conference will be virtual and registrants can sign-up for either live-viewing or recording-only options: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-entrepreneurship-libraries-conference-tickets-119660075507 . Registration is limited to 250.   This is a conference on how libraries and librarians su ...Continue Reading

September 23 - Virtual Discussion

September 8th 2020

Hello all,   Our next virtual discussion will be held on Wednesday, September 23 from 10-11am.  Please register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkfuyppjMqHtbMDd9VP46Wb90_zKtz-hqc     We will be joined by Gillian Robbins and Caitlin Seifritz from the Business Resource & Innovation Center at the Free Library of Philadelphia who will discuss their virtual services for business owners and entrepreneurs during COVID-19.   If you have any questions or topic ...Continue Reading

Survey: Library Response to Business Needs

September 4th 2020

If you are able, please complete this survey for ALA: linked survey “Related to our work with the Libraries Build Business initiative, the American Library Association Office of Public Policy and Advocacy wants to ascertain promising practices for public libraries as they serve the target population of low-income and/or underrepresented small business owners and entrepreneurs who are seeking new business opportunities and/or need to pivot existing businesses to operate in the pandemic-challenged environment. This ...Continue Reading

Updates and items of interest

September 3rd 2020

Hello all,   As a reminder, here is the Doodle poll for our next meeting: https://doodle.com/poll/4mdnnkp88aaiumrw   News from NJ ·       Governor Murphy announced that restaurants across the state will be able to open for indoor dining beginning this Friday, Sept. 4, at 25 percent capacity and with social distancing between tables.  Read more ·       With $10M grant from feds, EDA announces Phase 2 of small business loan prog ...Continue Reading

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