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Career pathways create Boston city jobs

Posted on October 1, 2017

Among many of the initiatives Boston city officials are working on, one includes the creation of Boston city jobs through career pathways from Boston public schools. The Office of Workforce Development (OWD) and the Private Industry Council (PIC) will work with BPS high school students to create awareness of career opportunities within city government and […]


City officials look to create more diverse jobs in Boston

Posted on October 1, 2017

The mayor’s vision for the city includes creating more diverse jobs in Boston, among other initiatives. Mayor Martin J. Walsh has shared his vision and progress in making Boston a more equitable, inclusive and resilient city. From opening career pathways for public school students, to fighting to make the public transportation system more accessible in […]


Boston hospitality jobs grow

Posted on September 30, 2017

New labor statistics show that Boston hospitality jobs are climbing. Employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,779,200 in July 2017, up 57,000 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 largest local […]


Boston education jobs climb

Posted on September 10, 2017

New labor statistics demonstrate that Boston education jobs are climbing. Employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,779,200 in July 2017, up 57,000 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Regional Commissioner Deborah A. Brown noted that nonfarm employment rose 2.1 percent locally […]


Computer jobs in Boston grow

Posted on September 5, 2017

New labor statistics show that computer jobs in Boston have grown. Payroll employment increased by 156,000 in August. Job gains occurred in manufacturing, construction, professional and technical services, health care, and mining. Employment growth has averaged 176,000 per month thus far this year, about in line with the average monthly gain of 187,000 in 2016. […]


Grants go to boost Boston jobs

Posted on August 31, 2017

A number of grants are going to boost Boston jobs. About $80 million in grants will be awarded to YouthBuild, a pre-apprenticeship program for at-risk individuals ages 16-to-24. “There are pathways to successful careers outside of traditional education models,” said U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta. “There are 6.2 million open jobs in the U.S., including […]


Renovation may create recreation jobs in Boston

Posted on August 8, 2017

The renovation of a community center may create more recreation jobs in Boston. The BCYF Paris Street Community Center has reopened following a ribbon-cutting ceremony. This $12 million, two-year renovation highlights Boston’s $55 million Capital Plan investments in BCYF projects since 2016. “For over 100 years this center has been the heart of the community […]


Boston healthcare jobs tick up

Posted on August 6, 2017

The latest labor statistics demonstrate that Boston healthcare jobs are growing. The state’s total unemployment rate increased to 4.3 percent in Junefrom the May rate of 4.2 percent, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development announced. BOSTON, MA — JULY 20, 2017 — The state’s total unemployment rate increased to 4.3 percent in Junefrom the May […]


Boston education jobs climb

Posted on August 6, 2017

New labor statistics posit that Boston education jobs are growing. Employment in the Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, Mass.-N.H. Metropolitan New England City and Town Area stood at 2,739,000 in April 2017, up 42,800 from one year ago, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. The Boston-Cambridge-Nashua area includes 10 metropolitan divisions – separately identifiable employment centers within the […]


Funds to boost Boston construction jobs

Posted on July 8, 2017

A new found of funds may boost Boston construction jobs. The Baker-Polito Administration awarded $1.8 million for the inaugural round of the Site Readiness Fund Program, enacted within the administration’s 2016 Economic Development Bill authorizing a $15 million to provide vital resources to municipalities, developers, and community development corporations to increase the inventory of development-ready […]