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NJ Transit has ranked high in Forbes Magazine's list of good places to work, America's Best Employers 2018. NJT came in at 459 nationwide; only 20 New Jersey employers reportedly made the list. Amtrak was even better rated, coming in at 279. The highest two employers in NJ were NRG Energy with a nationwide rating of 7, and Johnson & Johnson, rated at 59. Nationwide, the best two employers were found to be the Michelin Group, followed by Trader Joe's. “This honor is a reflection on the hard working men and women who keep New Jersey moving every day,” said NJ TRANSIT Executive Director Kevin Corbett.
 
NJT, which has experienced a "brain drain" of employees including locomotive engineers, was quick to publicize the Forbes rating in a press release, quoting Corbett: “Now is the perfect time to join this great organization.  We are currently recruiting and hiring for positions throughout our system.  This is an exciting time to be a part of NJ TRANSIT.” NJT the nation's third-largest transit operator and has almost 11,000 employees.