JOB MARKET

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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.

08/27/2014

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.

04/25/2012

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.

08/10/2011

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.

11/08/2010

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.

11/06/2010

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 […]

08/06/2010

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