Jersey’s Business: The Garden State’s Most Popular Industries

(DGIwire) – How do the types of industries in New Jersey stack up against those in the rest of the nation? The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently reviewed data from 2015 to find out. Among the findings were that the Garden State had a higher percentage of transportation, chemical manufacturing, and retail food and […]

7 Companies That Love the Garden State

(DGIwire) – In 2015, New Jersey added 55,700 jobs—the vast majority in the private sector—and has recovered 91 percent of the more than a quarter-million jobs lost during the Great Recession of January 2008 to September 2010, according to Rutgers Today. Indeed, many companies are thriving in New Jersey. Here are some major businesses currently […]

Fashion Industry 2016: Hiring Is Looking Up

(DGIwire) – This is a time of great uncertainty in the fashion industry. Retail is changing rapidly and companies are under intense pressure to remain relevant and deliver exciting products to consumers while struggling to manage foot traffic and global competition. But as reported by the Third Annual Fashion Industry Benchmarking Study—released by the United […]

The Latest Fashion Trend: Shake-Ups in the C-Suite

(DGIwire) – The fashion industry is in a state of flux in 2016. According to The Financial Times, a wide-ranging set of factors—including challenging economic headwinds and an exodus of designer talent from some major fashion houses—has precipitated the turmoil. One particular source of upheaval in the fashion world is due to shake-ups in the […]

As Fashion Industry Evolves, So Does Its Workforce

(DGIwire) – Fashion is one of many industries in the midst of a seismic shift. As the customer base evolves, styles are sure to change—but the need for fresh workers in the industry is likely to stay strong. According to the 2015 U.S. Fashion Industry Benchmarking Study, conducted by the United States Fashion Industry Association, […]

Employee versus Contractor: A Six-Part Test for Determining Classification

(DGIwire) — If recent headlines are any indication, even the most progressive and forward-thinking companies can have difficulty determining the difference between employees and independent contractors. While it may seem like an academic distinction to some, it can make a huge impact in terms of profit margins, avoiding trouble with the IRS and maintaining good […]

Managed Services Dilemma: What to Do When Yours Isn’t Working

(DGIwire) – Most companies could benefit from outside assistance when it comes to managing their temporary workforce; similar to hiring a specialty attorney for immigration advice, engaging a third party to manage your firm’s temporary workforce can be a powerful strategy to most efficiently leverage these workers. A Managed Services Provider (MSP) assumes responsibility in […]

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