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Boston Unemployment Increases

Posted on September 1, 2009

The Boston unemployment rate increased during July as the city and surrounding area began to lose jobs. While the majority of the country has been losing jobs since the beginning of the economic recession, Boston was previously one of the few cities that continued adding workers and maintaining a semi-stable unemployment rate. However, the latest […]

More Boston Jobs Created by Stimulus

Posted on August 26, 2009

More jobs in Boston (Click here) will soon be created by funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The City of Boston recently announced that it has received $720,000 in federal funding to help clean and redevelop contaminated sites in Dorchester and Roxbury. Of that money, at least $30 million will be used for […]

Boston Film Jobs in Focus

Posted on August 20, 2009

Any unemployed worker in Massachusetts who has ever dreamed of working in Hollywood could soon have a chance to do something similar, as several Boston film jobs could soon be created. The combination of two proposed studios, tax incentives for in-state productions and a thriving film industry are helping to create more opportunities for local […]

Jobs in Boston Get Biggest Raises

Posted on August 13, 2009

Workers with jobs in Boston (Click here) have been enjoying bigger paychecks during the past year. The Boston office of the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that total compensation costs for private industry workers in the Boston area increased by 3.5 percent from June 2008 to June of this year. Last year, the Boston metro […]

Boston Police Jobs Saved

Posted on August 5, 2009

Several Boston police jobs in danger of being cut because of the economic recession will soon be saved thanks to a round of federal stimulus funding. Mayor Thomas M. Menino recently announced that the Department of Justice has awarded the City of Boston $11.8 million in grant money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act […]

Boston Jobs Still Available

Posted on July 29, 2009

As the area is one of the few that hasn’t been gravely affected by the recession, several Boston jobs are still available. Visit http://www.bostonjobs.com to find out more. Although the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy area has seen its economy take a slight decline, it also has managed to add jobs on a month-to-month basis. During May the area […]

Boston Jobs Increase Over Two Months

Posted on July 17, 2009

If you’re looking for a job in Boston, or anywhere else in the State of Massachusetts for that matter, you just might be in luck. Even though the state’s unemployment rate has increased, it still managed to add jobs during June. Click here for more information on Boston jobs. During June, Massachusetts lost 2,300 jobs […]

Manufacturing Jobs in Boston Cut with 3M

Posted on July 7, 2009

One company’s decision to move positions out of Massachusetts could result in the loss of some manufacturing jobs in Boston. 3M Co recently announced that it plans to stop manufacturing operations in the state, a move that will result in about 200 layoffs. The jobs will be moved from Southbridge, Mass., to other sites throughout […]

Boston Jobs Continue to Increase

Posted on June 23, 2009

Even though the area’s unemployment rate saw a slight increase, tens of thousands of Boston jobs were added from April to May. The Boston-Cambridge-Quincy area’s unemployment rate increased from 7.2 percent to 7.5 percent during May, which is still lower than the national unemployment rate of 9.4 percent. This is a slight setback from April, […]

Boston Science Jobs Top in the Nation

Posted on June 17, 2009

Boston science jobs are among the top in the nation, but the area is working hard to keep that title. The Milken Institute recently released a study that found the Boston area is the number one region in the country for life sciences. However, other regions are beginning to catch up. So what are the […]