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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.
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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.
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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.
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Make a statement
Ready for a challenge? Summarize your entire professional history in a few concise and impactful sentences.
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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
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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.
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Make money working from home
Tired of that morning commute, those gray cubicle walls and that very loud gum chewer one seat down? Working from home provides the opportunity to still do a job you love while avoiding the pitfalls of an office. Here are some career choices that can be done remotely:
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Job trends: Great Recession still colors outlook, fears
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Report: few resources for young job seekers
Across Massachusetts, school districts have adopted exacting new standards to prepare students for college. Nearly half of the state’s workforce has a college degree. But for the other half — those who never finish college or those who never start — the path to employment success is riddled with pitfalls, according to a report released this week by a coalition of agencies working with young adults.
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The 8 best cities for tech jobs
People want to work in tech, and it’s clear why. Tech salaries tend to be about $60,000 more per year than the national average wage, according to a 2018 report from CompTIA, a leading tech trade organization.
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What employers want
Video killed the radio star, and online recruiting technology is killing the cover letter.
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Jobs: Getting back in the workforce? Don’t let these thoughts derail you
You’ve been out of the working world for a while. Whether you took some time off to travel or stayed home for a few years to raise a family, you’re finally ready to pack up that briefcase, polish up your resume, and make your grand entrance back into the workforce.
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