Jersey City regularly ranks as one of the most liveable small cities in the USA, and whilst it may be small, it’s perfectly formed.
It’s only about an hour’s drive to New York City, Philadelphia, and the Jersey Shore. There’s a diverse population that makes Jersey City colourful, vibrant and welcoming.
Jersey City is located in Hudson County, New Jersey. It is considered part of the New York metropolitan area, Jersey City is a close neighbor to Manhattan, separated only be the Hudson River. The city was first explored by Henry Hudson in 1609 and founded by Michael Pauw in 1630. Today Jersey City is a vibrant city and is growing at a pace almost greater than the NYC boroughs. It also home to some of the best restaurants NJ has to offer.“
Life + Work in Jersey City
With more than 75 ethnic communities represented Jersey City is a safe place to live, with great schools, green spaces and plenty of cultural and sporting attractions.
Situated on the Hudson River, our Jersey City office has stunning views of Manhattan, a vibrant walkable community with a thriving arts, food and lifestyle scene all while just minutes from New York City through it’s numerous transportation options.
The office is full of global diversity, people from a wide range of locations, and they’ve plenty of wisdom to share about the best places to eat, drink and visit in the neighborhood. Located on the 6th floor of the recently renovated Harborside Center, the office has the benefit of a fully stocked kitchen with snacks, coffee, fruit, as well as a food court in the lobby of the building.
The USA is on the whole a very informal culture, but there’s do and don’t as you might expect.
Meeting someone new will involve a handshake, and a brief hug when you get to know them a bit better. And use their title and surname when addressing them unless you are told it’s OK to use first names.
When eating out, leaving a tip for your waiter or waitress is absolutely essential, with 15-20% of the bill a suitable tip for good service.
Be punctual if you’ve arranged to meet someone, and deadlines are always respected in business projects.
Jersey City has no shortage of entertainment on a year-round basis.
Within the ROAR office building alone, there are events such as the Bacon & Beer Festival, Whiskey Festival & Midnight Market. If you wander on over to Grove Street, you will find an endless amount of Restaurants and Bars, from Indian cuisine to traditional brick oven pizza. NYC is also just a 4 minute train ride away!
Jersey City is a vibrant city and is growing at a pace almost greater than the NYC boroughs. It also home to some of the best restaurants NJ has to offer.
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Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and a benefits package that we're extremely proud of.