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Manufacturing Jobs a Winner in Jobs Report

By: Paul Nannicelli Within the booming jobs report released by the BLS last Thursday July 3, the Manufacturing sector added 16,000 jobs in June, all within durable goods manufacturing. Within durable goods, employment increased in motor vehicles and parts (+6,000) and in computer and peripheral equipment (+3,000). A great sign for our recovery. Our practice at our sister company, Finish Line St...
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Advanced Manufacturing Hiring Strong In Massachusetts

By Neal Fay: Advanced Manufacturing is strong in Massachusetts and hiring is robust. Recruiters in Massachusetts are seeking qualified individuals for many positions around the Bay State but many manufacturers are having a few challenges finding just the right candidates. In a recent Boston Globe article, they found that many manufacturers were not looking in the right places for qualified candi...
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May Jobs Report 2014

The May employment report released on Friday June 6th ran counter to some expectations. The U.S. Labor Department announced 217,000 new jobs were added during the month and that the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.3 percent. Analysts predicting a gain of 210,000-215,000 payroll additions in May were surprised Wednesday when payroll processor ADP’s monthly jobs report estimated a mere 179,000...
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January 2014 Jobs Report

The U.S. economy added 113,000 jobs in January 2014, a small improvement over the results of December 2013. The number of jobs created fell well below forecasters’ predictions of 185,000 jobs. Despite this number there is good news in today’s data release, along with other factors that has encouraged the major financial markets. The national unemployment rate dropped from 6.7% to 6.6%, the lowest...
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