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Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Dips To 4.8 percent

The health and education sector added the most jobs last month, about 5,500.

04/16/2015

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Software Engineer Ranked Boston’s Most ‘In Demand’ Job

A career website recently ranked the top ten most in demand jobs in Boston, and found software engineer is at the top in the city.

04/08/2015

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Boston Ranked Among Top Cities For Recent College Graduates

Forbes ranked Boston in its top five cities where college graduates are most likely to have success on the job hunt.

04/03/2015

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General Mills Plans To Cut 800 Jobs, Close Methuen Facility

Massachusetts would lose about 250 jobs.

03/18/2015

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Gov. Baker Orders State Government Hiring Freeze

Gov. Charlie Baker has ordered an immediate hiring freeze across state government as one of his first steps toward reducing a state budget deficit.

01/09/2015

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The State of The Economy

Before we know it we will be writing 2015! So what were my thoughts last year at this time?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–12/30/2014

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Massachusetts Gains Jobs, Lowers Unemployment Rate

In the latest job statistics, Massachusetts gained an estimated 13,500 jobs while the unemployment rate dropped to 5.8 percent.

12/18/2014

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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

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The Financial Obstacles Along The Way

Life is full of obstacles! A stock market downturn, a job loss, illness, a disability, divorce, a boomerang kid, even elderly parents needing financial help.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/09/2014

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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

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