What is the most valuable lesson you have learned during this pandemic and how will it make your business stronger in the long run?
John Suender Jr., owner/vice president, ServiceMaster of Cherry Hill
“Hands down, it would be the importance of quality employees. This past year has been tough for everyone and I cannot speak highly enough about our team. Together we have adapted and fought through the thick of it to keep us going. The experience has reinforced that quality employees provide quality work that leads to quality service—the foundation for a stronger business in the future.”
The amount that American Water is investing to replace 5,000 feet of aging water main in Cherry Hill.
The amount of unemployment benefits distributed by the state since March 2020. The average claimant has received $18,400 according to the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
The year that South Jersey Industries is aiming to achieve 100% carbon-neutral operations. The company’s newly formed Clean Energy and Sustainability group plans to reduce emissions by 70% by 2030.
The decrease in visitation to the state in 2020 according to the New Jersey Tourism Industry Association. The pandemic-driven numbers showed visitation at 84.6 million people while overall visitor spending fell 36.8%.
The amount wagered on sports betting in New Jersey for the month of April. The number was down 13% from March’s $856.9 million wagered.
The minimum wage that Krispy Kreme will now pay workers in the state of New Jersey, effective June 1.
Supplies in Demand
iPhone and Apple Watch Charging Stand
This modern wooden charging stand keeps your device upright so you can still see and use your phone while it replenishes its battery. And you can also wrap your Apple Watch around the stand to charge it at the same time and the accompanying tray can hold your AirPods and more. (Yohann.com, $149)
Upright Go 2
Do you have a problem with slouching, especially at a computer screen? Well, this two-inch gadget attaches to your upper back and uses biofeedback to track your posture so when you dip in your seat, a vibration will alert you to straighten up. The mobile app will allow you to keep tabs on your posture throughout the day. (UprightPose.com, $99.95)
LED Floating Globe Lamp
Once upon a time, having a globe in your office was a statement piece. Now, you can turn heads with this unique C-shaped lamp that uses magnetic levitation to make the small globe appear as if it is floating in midair. (Amazon.com, $24.99)
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Published (and copyrighted) in South Jersey Biz, Volume 11, Issue 5 (May 2021).
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