Below are articles published during this past week that you may have missed. Included are pieces from local newspapers that can be accessed online. You’ll also find several pieces from the General Business ASAP database provided by the state of Massachusetts. Clicking on the web address should get you there. If you have trouble getting into any of these, please let me know through the comment function of this blog.
When using the Boston Globe’s online site, you may have to scroll past ads to continue reading an article and then click numbers at the bottom of the first part of each article to continue reading.
Grant to Use H-1B Fees to Train Local Workers by Gail Waterhouse (Boston Globe/9 March 2012) http://bostonglobe.com/business/2012/03/09/gives-greater-boston-million-train-life-sciences-workers/VcYXpaasMv5BbEjernmFIK/story.html
Employment Report: Mass Economy Created Far Fewer Jobs in 2011 Than First Thought (Boston Globe/8 March 2012) http://www.boston.com/Boston/businessupdates/2012/03/january-unemployment-rate-holds-steady-mass-percent/tiljJTxuIVvSu3aqva9ozK/index.html
Hiring up as staffs strain under customer demand (Boston Globe/8 March 2012) http://bostonglobe.com/business/2012/03/08/hiring-grows-companies-hit-limits-with-workers/Bq4T0ZtP0fpMQkE3ILwz5I/story.html
Cloud Hires Would Be a Boon to Massachusetts (Boston Globe/6 March 2012) http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2012/03/06/cloud-hires-would-boon-mass/HRIw3rYpp9KhA2sE4CRLiM/story.html
10 In-demand Jobs in Massachusetts (Boston Globe) http://www.boston.com/jobs/galleries/10_hot_jobs_massachusetts You have to work for this one. Each job has a separate click. With the introduction, that’s eleven clicks. The Globe does not make it easy. Hope you have a fast connection.
Boston’s Future Jobs May Be In the Cloud (Boston Globe/5 March 2012) http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2012/03/05/hub-future-jobs-may-cloud/BcFrReI7iMiReGkXTNBJ7L/story.html You may need a Globe subscription to see this.
Where the Massachusetts Jobs Are Right Now by Francis Storrs (Boston Globe Magazine/4 March 2012) http://articles.boston.com/2012-03-04/magazine/31118676_1_job-title-online-job-postings-project-management
Putting College Degrees to Work by Jon Marcus (Boston Globe Magazine/4 March 2012) http://articles.boston.com/2012-03-04/magazine/31115542_1_college-degrees-universities-college-study
Jobless Rates Eyed Anxiously by Jerry Kroneberg (9 March 2012) http://news.bostonherald.com/business/general/view/20220309jobless_rateseyed_anxiously_bay_states_down_to_69/srvc=home&position=also
Massachusetts Again the Best in U.S.: Survey Rates States Capacity to Create Wealth by Frank Quaratiello (6 March 2012) http://www.bostonherald.com/business/general/view/20220306mass_again_best_in_us_survey_rates_states_capacity_to_create_wealth/srvc=home&position=also
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February Marks Third Straight Month of Strong Jobs Growth by Lucia Mutikani of Reuters (8 March 2012) http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Latest-News-Wires/2012/0309/February-marks-third-straight-month-of-strong-jobs-growth
GENERAL BUSINESS FILE ASAP Articles are available to any computer located in the state of Massachusetts.
Disabled Veterans National Foundation to Host Webinar to Aid Veteran Job Search on March 27th from 2 to 3 (Wireless News/8 March 2012) http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itw/infomark/916/793/180215264w16/purl=rc1_GBFM_0_A282372468&dyn=5!xrn_1_0_A282372468?sw_aep=ntn
30 Cities in the U.S. See Rise in Job Openings, SimplyHired.com Reports (0nline/6 March 2012) http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itw/infomark/610/970/180564112w16/purl=rc1_GBFM_0_A282225835&dyn=5!xrn_2_0_A282225835?sw_aep=ntn
Is That Online Job Offer for Real (0nline/4 March 2012) http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itw/infomark/577/671/146722868w16/purl=rc1_GBFM_0_A281962279&dyn=5!xrn_9_0_A281962279?sw_aep=ntn
Volunteer work can hurt job search if not careful. By Amy Lindgren. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution/4 March 2012) http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itw/infomark/466/350/146463234w16/purl=rc1_GBFM_0_CJ281973247&dyn=5!xrn_8_0_CJ281973247?sw_aep=ntn