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Updates on Boston jobs

Posted on October 29, 2015

The Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development (OWD), formerly the Office of Jobs and Community Services, has released some updates regarding Boston jobs. Highlights from the annual report include: SkillWorks, which received $350,000 in funding through the Neighborhood Jobs Trust, was able to leverage additional financial resources in order to serve over 1,000 limited English speakers […]


Grant to support hospitality jobs in Boston

Posted on October 6, 2015

A new grant will enourage the growth of more hospitality jobs in Boston. A $3 million grant from the Obama Administration will expand apprenticeship opportunities in construction and hospitality through the Mayor’s Office of Workforce Development. The City’s award, part of the $175 million American Apprenticeship Grant program, will serve 394 participants seeking to advance […]


Workshops to help women with Boston jobs

Posted on September 30, 2015

A slew of new salary workshops are set to help women negotiate salaries for Boston jobs. The city has a five-year partnership with the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to offer free salary negotiation workshops available to every woman in the city of Boston, called “AAUW Work Smart in Boston”. The goal is to […]


City looking to fill Boston library jobs

Posted on September 24, 2015

The city has put out an RFP to fill Boston library jobs. The city is looking for an executive search firm to assist with the search for the next president of the Boston Public Library. The executive search firm will advertise, locate, recruit, interview and evaluate top candidates for the position. The next president of […]


City hires for transportation jobs in Boston

Posted on September 8, 2015

The city has secured a key hire for transportation jobs in Boston. Stefanie Seskin will be Boston’s first Active Transportation Director. She will be responsible for implementing new initiatives to create people-friendly designs and programs that encourage and sustain active transportation options and lifestyles. Currently serving as the Deputy Director of the National Complete Streets […]


Award will create small business jobs in Boston

Posted on September 1, 2015

A new award has been given to the city which will boost small business jobs in Boston. Boston has won a $50,000 award from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to help its efforts to streamline licensing, permitting and other requirements needed to start a business. Boston is one of 27 winners of the first ever […]


Award boosts small business jobs in Boston

Posted on August 26, 2015

A new award granted to the city is helping to boost small business Boston jobs. Boston has won a $50,000 award from the Small Business Administration (SBA) to help its efforts to streamline licensing, permitting and other requirements needed to start a business. Boston is one of 27 winners of the first ever Startup in […]


Funding for Boston youth jobs given

Posted on August 7, 2015

Funding for Boston youth jobs has been initiated. About $230,000 in corporate and individual sponsorships through the Mayor’s Summer Jobs Fund will create an additional 175 youth jobs for nine community-based organizations. Sponsorships are among the various partners and organizations that support youth employment for the City of Boston and help to create the more […]


New workforce center to connect youth with Boston jobs

Posted on July 31, 2015

The creation of a new workforce center is set to help youth find Boston jobs. The Boston Opportunity Youth Collaborative has launched the Connection Center, a one-stop resource to help Boston high school graduates, 20-24 years old, who are unemployed and out of school with no postsecondary degree. The Connection Center, located inside the Ruggles […]


Funding goes to create Boston summer jobs

Posted on July 25, 2015

Funding in the amount of $270,000 is going to create Boston summer jobs. Mayor Walsh has made youth summer employment a priority, challenging businesses to partner with the City to increase employment opportunities for Boston’s young people. Under his leadership, Boston currently places more than 10,000 young people annually in meaningful summer jobs. The funding […]