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Boston Green Jobs Get Support

Posted on December 10, 2008

Boston green jobs are on the rise. Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino recently awarded a contract to the Asian American Civic Association to run a training program that will prepare Boston residents for green collar jobs. AACA, with the Asian Community Development Corporation, plans to run a Facilities Maintenance Energy Efficiency training program that will […]

Boston Retail Jobs with Tweeter Cut

Posted on December 3, 2008

Hundreds of Boston retail jobs have been cut as a large chain store recently decided to close. Tweeter, a local electronics chain that has found itself bankrupt, recently announced its decision to fire more than 600 employees at 70 stores across the country. These actions took place only days before the company was originally slated […]

Boston Finance Jobs Cut with Putnam

Posted on November 19, 2008

Another company is cutting Boston finance jobs. Putnam Investments recently fired 12 money managers, according to an article by Bloomberg. The layoffs came after the company’s assets fell 39 percent in the past year. Putnam follows in the footsteps of Fidelity Investments and Janus Capital Group Inc., who have taken steps to save money among […]

Boston Job Market One of Few to Add Jobs

Posted on November 13, 2008

While most areas in the country are constantly losing jobs, the Boston job market has been an exception to the rule. During September 2008, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy area saw a total non-farm employment of 2,513,500, up from 2,491,800 during August, and an increase of .8 percent from last yea. According to the United States Department of […]

Boston Communications Jobs Cut by Boston Globe

Posted on November 7, 2008

A well-known newspaper is cutting more Boston communications jobs. The Boston Globe recently announced its plan to eliminate 42 Boston jobs, mostly managers in advertising, circulation and marketing. The paper also has reorganized the management of its business operations to better integrate the Globe and its Web site, Boston.com. As part of the reorganization, according […]

Boston Finance Jobs With Fidelity Could be Cut

Posted on October 29, 2008

Keeping with the national trend, one Massachusetts’ company is cutting Boston finance jobs. Fidelity Investments recently announced it is considering a plan to reduce its staff as it suffers negative cash flow in its stock mutual funds. According to an article by The Wall Street Journal, layoffs could include as many as 4,000 employees, or […]

Management Jobs in Boston are Cutting Edge

Posted on October 22, 2008

A hair salon chain will soon make management jobs in Boston available. Great Clips, Inc., the largest walk-in hair salon brand in North America, is doing its part to help job growth in the Boston area continue by recently announcing Boston is now open for franchise sales. With this announcement, more than 200 salons are […]

Boston Government Jobs Cut

Posted on October 16, 2008

Many Boston government jobs may soon be cut as part of an effort to close a $1.4 billion gap in the Massachusetts‘ budget. According to an article by Bloomberg, as many as 1,000 government jobs could be cut across the state. Governor Deval Patrick plans to lower spending by about $1 billion this year through […]

Boston Science Jobs in Bioterrorism Lab Require Background Checks

Posted on October 14, 2008

A group of new scientists have been hired to fill important new Boston science jobs. The scientists have been hired to work at Boston University‘s new bioterrorism laboratory. Because of the sensitive nature of the work, all the workers hired will be required to undergo a rigorous background check. The checks will include psychological testing […]

Green Technology Fueling Boston Jobs

Posted on October 10, 2008

The importance of green technology is helping to maintain Boston jobs. With current high energy prices, concerns about global warming and increasing venture capital, Boston‘s green technology industry is finding itself insulated from many of the factors currently affecting the financial world, according to an article by The Boston Globe. “I think it would be […]