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Boston Biotech Jobs Cut with Acusphere

Posted on March 4, 2009

One company is planning to cut Boston biotech jobs. Acusphere has announced its plans to cut 40 jobs, or about two-thirds of the company’s workforce. The company also plans to close its headquarters in Watertown, Mass., which will be consolidated with the facility in Tewsbury, and file to suspend reporting requirements to the Securities and […]


Boston Government Jobs Could be Terminated Early

Posted on February 26, 2009

Some people with Boston government jobs could be asked to leave their positions early. According to an article by the Boston Herald, the city’s Finance Commission is recommending that Mayor Thomas M. Menino offer early retirement incentives to up to 400 city workers. This move would help cut more than $84 million from the city’s […]


Boston Higher Education Jobs Rank First

Posted on February 18, 2009

There is some good news if you’re looking for a Boston higher education job. Based on 2006 data, the Boston metropolitan area ranked first among the country’s largest metropolitan areas for having the highest industry concentration of employment in private colleges and universities, according to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. […]


Boston Teaching Jobs Facing Cuts Because of Budget Problems

Posted on February 10, 2009

Several hundred Boston teaching jobs could be cut because of a severe budget crisis. The Boston School District is facing its worst budget crisis in more than 10 years, which could mean the loss of 900 Boston jobs. If jobs are cut from the district, it is likely that 403 teaching positions, or 6 percent […]


Boston Technology Jobs with IDG Cut

Posted on February 5, 2009

One technology company has cut a small number of Boston technology jobs. International Data Group, a technology publishing company, recently announced that it had laid off a small percentage of workers in Massachusetts, but did not disclose exactly how many jobs were cut. The cuts came from CXO Media Inc. and Network World Inc., two […]


Boston Green Jobs Initiative

Posted on January 28, 2009

Investing in clean and energy-efficient initiatives could help create more Boston green jobs. Community Labor United and Environment Massachusetts recently released “Clean Energy, Bright Future: rebuilding America through Green Infrastructure,” a report highlighting the potential to stimulate the economy and reduce pollution through clean energy and green technology investments. The report specifically focuses on the […]


Boston Careers Lost as Bose Axes Positions

Posted on January 21, 2009

Some Boston careers will be axed as a large company cuts jobs. Bose Corp., which is based in Framingham, has announced its plan to cut about 1,000 jobs, or about 10 percent of the company’s total workforce. The company has verified that some workers in Massachusetts and the Boston area will be affected, but has […]


Boston Temporary Jobs with US Census

Posted on January 15, 2009

While it’s harder than usual to find a job among the current economy, one governmental institution is making it easier to find Boston temporary jobs. The US Census Bureau is searching for more than 3,000 candidates to fill temporary jobs throughout the area. In preparation for the 2010 Census, the Bureau has opened three offices […]


Boston Construction Jobs Crumbling

Posted on January 8, 2009

While Boston is currently faring better than most areas, many Boston construction jobs have been lost during the past year. During November 2008, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy area had a total non-farm employment of 2,522,800 workers, according to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is up from 2,519,700 workers during October 2008 […]


More Boston Financial Jobs Cut

Posted on January 2, 2009

More Boston financial jobs will soon be lost. On top of recent financial job cuts, four more Boston financial firms plan to cut a total of 110 jobs in the near future, according to an article by The Boston Globe. The companies slated to cut positions include Deutsche Bank, Citigroup Inc., Pioneer Investments and Boston […]