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STEM Skills Are In Demand Across The Labor Market

In a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.


Students at Burlington High School use iPads in class.

Job Market Improving For Teens

A survey finds the summer job market for teens is starting to improve.


Job counselor Margie Boone

Bleak Economic News Makes Job Hunters Even More Nervous

The concern is employers will now have a wait and see attitude about hiring, and for those who’ve been on the hunt for sometime, it feels like a setback.


Boston Turning Into Job Generator

Even though the state’s unemployment rate is still above 8 percent, the Bay State is turning into one of the biggest job producers in the nation.


Genzyme headquarters

Job Cuts Begin At Genzyme

Biotechnology company Genzyme is cutting 392 positions as it starts the first phase of a plan to eliminate 1,000 by the end of next year.


National jobless rate remains at 9.5%

Companies showed a lack of confidence about hiring for a third straight month in July, making it likely the economy will grow more slowly the rest of the year. The unemployment rate was unchanged at […]