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Boston construction jobs climb

Posted on May 6, 2017

New labor statistics show that Boston construction jobs have continued to grow. The state’s total unemployment rate increased to 3.6 percent in Marchfrom the February rate of 3.4 percent, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development said. The preliminary job estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate Massachusetts added 200 jobs in March. Over […]


Investment in infrastructure could create Boston jobs

Posted on May 6, 2017

An large investment in infrastructure could create more Boston jobs. A large-scale investment could create 3 million or more jobs over the next five years if planners prioritize projects on the basis of their job creation potential and project criticality. If planners focus strictly on project criticality, however, they will squander the opportunity, creating as few […]


Boston education jobs grow

Posted on May 4, 2017

The number of Boston education jobs have climbed, according to labor statistics. Employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,690,900 in January 2017, up 59,100 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that nonfarm employment rose 2.2 percent […]


Boston education jobs added

Posted on April 7, 2017

More Boston education jobs have been added, according to recent labor statistics. Employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,690,900 in January 2017, up 59,100 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that nonfarm employment rose 2.2 percent […]


How will global trends affect Boston jobs?

Posted on March 30, 2017

Several trends may affect Boston jobs in the future, according to a report from Boston Consulting Group. The report, Twelve Forces That Will Radically Change How Organizations Work, is the first in a series on the New New Way of Working. As part of the analysis, the author team looked at 60 major trends, grouping […]


Funds will create Boston transportation jobs

Posted on March 24, 2017

New funding will go towards creating more Boston transportation jobs. The governor’s office has filed “An Act Financing Improvements to Municipal Roads and Bridges,” which requests $200 million in Chapter 90 funds for local transportation infrastructure projects across Massachusetts. “We are proud to once again file for $200 million for Chapter 90 funds for cities and […]


Grants will bolster Boston jobs

Posted on March 24, 2017

A slew of grants will go towards expanding career programs for Boston jobs. The governor’s office has awarded $11.8 million in Workforce Skills Capital Grants to 32 vocational schools, community colleges, and traditional public high schools, which will use the funds to purchase vocational technical equipment and expand skills training programs for careers in growing industries. […]


Hiring jump planned for Boston jobs

Posted on March 24, 2017

A number of employers are planning a hiring spree for Boston jobs, according to a recent Bank of America small business report. Thirty-six percent of Boston small business owners plan to hire more employees in the year ahead, compared with only 23 percent who said they planned to hire in the spring. Boston entrepreneurs’ confidence […]


Are new job trends affecting Boston jobs?

Posted on March 24, 2017

A number of new job trends cited in a report may affect Boston jobs. A survey of job seekers around the world who found new work in 2015 reveals that 64% were interested in working abroad, while 7% had already moved to a different country to work. Some 76% expressed an interest in working on […]


Education jobs in Boston grow

Posted on March 24, 2017

Recent labor statistics show that education jobs in Boston are burgeoning. Employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,690,900 in January 2017, up 59,100 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Education and health services, the largest industry in the Boston area, had the […]