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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 […]

Boston Jobs Are on the Rise

Posted on September 25, 2008

Jobs in Boston and the surrounding area saw a 1 percent increase during August. According to an article by the Daily News Transcript, employment most likely increased because healthcare and educational facilities continued to hire workers despite the declining economy. The Office of Labor and Workforce Development released a report stating the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy area saw […]

Boston Accounting Jobs Remain Stable

Posted on September 17, 2008

While the financial activities industry is faltering nationwide, accounting jobs in Boston are continuing to grow. Accounting is one industry that won’t be hurt by the current recession, according to an article by the Boston Business Journal, because despite what is happening in the economy, businesses always need to maintain tax records. Because of this, […]

Boston Jobs Increase During Five of Last Six Months

Posted on September 11, 2008

More Boston jobs are being added this year than the city saw last year, despite a rising national unemployment rate and declining economy. The Boston-Cambridge-Quincy area has added jobs during five of the last six months, with employment from last year increasing by 1 percent in February, 1 percent in March, .9 percent in April, […]

Boston Government Jobs Expected to Grow

Posted on September 4, 2008

Government jobs in Boston are expected to grow during the near future. In July 2008, Boston‘s government industry employed 281,500 people, an increase of 1 percent from last year, according to the United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. Massachusetts‘ government industry is expected to employ 416,380 people by 2014, an increase of […]

Boston Marketing Jobs Growing

Posted on August 28, 2008

Many Boston marketing jobs are on the rise. In the marketing industry, some fast-growing occupations include marketing, advertising and public relations managers. These workers are responsible for formulating marketing policies and direct sales activities and planning, organizing and directing advertising and public relations activities for departments, entire organizations and individual clients. According to an article […]

To Cut Newspaper Jobs in Boston or Cut Pay?

Posted on August 12, 2008

With the lagging economy dragging down the already-volatile newspaper business, two large papers are taking different approaches on how to handle their jobs in Boston. In June, the Boston Herald announced it would cut 130 to 160 jobs under a plan to outsource printing operations following a drop in circulation, according to an article by […]

Procter & Gamble to Cut 215 Boston Jobs

Posted on August 7, 2008

Bad news for those with jobs in Boston‘s Gillette headquarters. Procter & Gamble Co. has announced its plans to cut 215 jobs from Gillette‘s South Boston headquarters, the first major cut at the world shaving facility, according to an article from The Boston Globe. The company also announced it would shut down a plant in […]

Boston IT Jobs Have High Potential

Posted on August 1, 2008

There is one high-tech occupation that currently accounts for a high number of Boston IT jobs, and is only expected to grow. Network systems and data communications analysts are one of the fastest growing occupations nationwide. Network systems and data communications analysts design, test, and evaluate systems such as local area networks, wide area networks, […]