Employment Agencies and Staffing Firms provide temporary workers to businesses. These days, specialty and full service staffing firms serve a wide array of industries – often providing highly skilled labor. Of course, blue collar labor and administrative workers are also commonly available through employment agencies. In order to employ workers and contract them out to clients, staffing agencies require state and sometimes local licenses.
Although Newark is no longer the manufacturing and industrial center it once was, New Jersey's largest city remains home to a bustling seaport and Manishewitz. Additionally, Newark has several large insurance companies and an major hub airport. As part of its revitalization efforts, Newark strongly encourages small business development. This can be especially challenging given New Jersey's highly regulatory environment. Businesses can expect to apply for many licenses and permits to get established.