Saturday, October 19, 2019

Survival Guide

Advice you can use in your business and career

The Fine Art of Fine Art Insurance

Christopher Wise speaks on fine art insurance for the Princeton Preservation Group on Tuesday, August 13.

Surviving Job Loss After 50

Ken Sher will discuss how to deal with losing a job after age 50 at a meeting of the Professional Service Group of Mercer County on Friday, August 9.

Perfect Your Pitch & Get Angel Funding 

It will take a lot more than a sparkling speech and glowing presentation to convince serial entrepreneur and angel investor Mario Casabona to invest his cash into a new or emerging business.

Meet the Master of LinkedIn

Two sessions hosted by the PSG of Mercer County at Princeton Public Library aim to help people keep up with the evolving LinkedIn platform.

Research in Development

The Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a panel of developers who will discuss how they constructed three of the region’s biggest developments over the past several years. 

Fighting Back Against ‘Unemployed’ Prejudice

It seems almost ludicrously unfair: job postings that exclude unemployed people from applying. But there are ways to push back against this line in job ads that seems to exclude a great many qualified candidates.

Volunteer Work Can Pay Off for Job Seekers

Volunteering, by definition, is unpaid work. But for job-seekers, it might still be a good use of time, even if it doesn’t immediately result in much needed cash, says Allison Howe, executive director of Princeton-based Volunteer Connect.

Getting Bike Share Right Is a Balancing Act

Thanks to Zagster, Princeton has been home to a robust bike-sharing program since 2014.

Census 2020 Is About Who Counts and Who Doesn’t

The Princeton Area Community Foundation is hosting a workshop on the census — and how nonprofit groups can help ensure that everyone is counted — on Wednesday, July 17

Lessons for Trenton from Philadelphia

Matt Bergheiser, president of the University City District, speaks at the Princeton Mercer Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Trenton Economic Development Series event alongside Trenton mayor Reed Gusciora on Friday, July 12.

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Facial Recognition: In Fast-Growing Field, Glitches Persist

Patrick Grother discusses the “industrial revolution” recently in facial recognition algorithms to the point where some of them are extremely accurate.