Close
Current temperature in Boston - 62 °
BECOME A MEMBER
Get access to a personalized news feed, our newsletter and exclusive discounts on everything from shows to local restaurants, All for free.
Already a member? Sign in.
The Bay State Banner
BACK TO TOP
The Bay State Banner
POST AN AD SIGN IN

Trending Articles

Is there a double standard in how the Boston Police Department disciplines cops?

Forced busing or court-ordered desegregation? Why Bostonians don't see eye-to-eye

For sale: 2 acres in Dudley Square

READ PRINT EDITION

Careers

Careers
How to thank colleagues, mentors
ending a thank you note after a job interview is standard practice. In other professional situations, expressing gratitude is less clear.
>
Careers
Should you stay or should you go?
After 10 years of lackluster growth, wages finally broke the 3 percent ceiling in August 2018 and have done so every month since. With workers quitting to pursue better opportunities, employers have finally had to offer raises to remain competitive.
>
Interview answers that drive employers crazy
read more
Careers
Interview answers that drive employers crazy
Clichéd responses run rampant in interviews. David Waring, co-founder of Fit Small Business, a website that provides small business reviews and recommendations, says job seekers who respond with clichéd answers to basic questions are most annoying.
>
Careers
Manufacturing’s second act
Just three years ago, the Labor Department estimated that manufacturing would lose jobs at a rate of 0.6 percent per year between 2016 and 2026, largely due to automation and trade penetration. But U.S. manufacturing employment defied predictions in 2018, growing by 2.3 percent — faster than average job growth overall of 1.8 percent.
>
Careers
New customer service job titles can pay off
Customer service job titles are changing, and the one you end up with in your next role could significantly affect how much you get paid, even if the skill requirements are the same.
>
Careers
Many women in healthcare earn less than $15 an hour
About three-quarters of the people working in healthcare jobs are women, and a national study from Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania finds a large share of them earn low wages and have few benefits.
>
Careers
Make a statement
Ready for a challenge? Summarize your entire professional history in a few concise and impactful sentences.
>
Careers
The hottest cities for jobs in 2019
Zip Recruiter's list of the 10 cities showing the most potential for being a job seeker’s paradise in 2019.
>
Careers
Should you agree to an employment trial period?
At some point you might be offered a job on a short-term trial basis, usually not exceeding 90 days, with the possibility of it turning into a permanent position
>
Careers
Most of 2018’s new jobs went to women
In the coverage of the Department of Labor’s most recent jobs report, one remarkable point was largely missed: 73 percent of the jobs created in November 2018 went to women. In fact, in every month of 2018, women were responsible for the lion’s share of job gains.
>
Careers
Job trends: Great Recession still colors outlook, fears
>
Careers
The job market trends that defined 2018
Looking at the more than 8 million active job postings on ZipRecruiter each month, these are the jobs, cities, skills and trends that made 2018 such a fantastic year to be a job seeker.
>
Already a member? Sign in.
The Bay State Banner