Governor Deval Patrick today signed in to law “An Act to Promote Economic Growth in the Commonwealth”–legislation that builds upon his strategy to grow the Massachusetts economy by investing in education, innovation and infrastructure. Among the tools and initiatives in the economic development package is …Continue Reading More Tools to Expand Economic Development in Massachusetts
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
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 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%. **
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.
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.
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
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
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.
In this series on Labor Market Exploration, we will feature different information and tools that will enhance your job search.