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Category Archives: Department of Career Services

Small Business in Auburn Maintains Membership in Exclusive Workplace Safety Program Posted on Aug 1

Small Business in Auburn Maintains Membership in Exclusive Workplace Safety Program

    Worcester Envelope Company in Auburn celebrated a lot of milestones in the last year, 120 years in business as a family run operation and most recently, its 10th year in the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) jointly run by the Department   …Continue Reading Small Business in Auburn Maintains Membership in Exclusive Workplace Safety Program

Fewer Massachusetts Companies Laying off Workers Signals an Improving Economy in Massachusetts Posted on Jul 16

Fewer Massachusetts Companies Laying off Workers Signals an Improving Economy in Massachusetts

The Rapid Response team at the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development provides valuable services for businesses that are downsizing and closing. The goal is to avert layoffs and minimize the impact by matching appropriate services to the businesses and affected workers. We are   …Continue Reading Fewer Massachusetts Companies Laying off Workers Signals an Improving Economy in Massachusetts

Massachusetts veterans are getting hired! Posted on Jul 2

Massachusetts has seen a dramatic drop in the veterans’ unemployment rate down to 2.7%* in the first quarter of 2014. The national unemployment rate for all veterans has dropped from a high of 9.8% in 2011 to 5%. **

¿Necesita un trabajo? Consiga uno a través de nuestros 33 Centros de Recursos Profesionales One-Stop. Posted on Jun 19

¿Necesita un trabajo? Consiga uno a través de nuestros 33 Centros de Recursos Profesionales One-Stop.

Si usted está desempleado, o acaba de graduarse de la universidad o de la escuela secundaria o está pensando cambiar su carrera profesional, hay mucha ayuda para guiarle. Visite un Centro de Recursos Profesionales One-Stop de Massachusetts.

Need a job? Get a job through one of our 33 One-Stop Career Centers. Posted on Jun 17

Need a job?  Get a job through one of  our 33 One-Stop Career Centers.

If you are unemployed, just graduated from college, high school or looking to switch your career, there’s plenty of help to guide you. Just go to a Massachusetts One-Stop Career Center.

Spotlight on Success: Army Vet Gives Back What She Got At Plymouth Career Center Posted on Jun 13

Carin Smith served in the Army for 21 years before she retired to the south shore. One of the stops she made in her search for a civilian job was at the Plymouth Career Center. Like thousands of Massachusetts veterans, Carin received special one-on-one counseling   …Continue Reading Spotlight on Success: Army Vet Gives Back What She Got At Plymouth Career Center

Celebrating Small Business Owners Across America Posted on May 14

Celebrating Small Business Owners Across America

Since 1963, the United States has celebrated the critical role small business owners and entrepreneurs play in creating jobs, driving innovation and growing the economy by designating a week for national recognition. This week, the U.S. Small Business Administration has scheduled forums, panels, networking opportunities,   …Continue Reading Celebrating Small Business Owners Across America

Labor Market Exploration Information and Tools for Job Seekers Posted on Jan 31

Labor Market Exploration Information and Tools for Job Seekers

If you already have some skill sets and experience, and you are either looking to become re-employed or planning a career change, TORQ is a great tool to help you get started. It gives you a snapshot of what is taking place in your job market and relates it to your skills and experience.

Labor Market Exploration enhances job search success Posted on Jan 10

Labor Market Exploration enhances job search success

In this series on Labor Market Exploration, we will feature different information and tools that will enhance your job search.