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March 2018 Jobs Report

For March 2018, Wall Street anticipated that 193,000 jobs would be added, however, only 103,000 jobs were identified as the actual gain. Analysts concur that the focus should remain on the big picture, which is that “the job market is widely regarded to be close to full employment.” Market segment increases point to 33,000 new

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February Jobs Report

On Friday, the BLS reported that 313,000 jobs were added in February, which is far more than what economists forecasted. Analysts expected that only 205,000 jobs would be added in February. The national unemployment rate remains at 4.1%. One of the larger improvements came in with 61,000 workers added in the field of construction, the

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White Hot Job Market

On Wednesday January 24th, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Housing and Economic Secretary Jay Ash spoke at the monthly New England Business Association (NEBA) Breakfast. Among the topics covered was the frequency of calls he receives from businesses outside Massachusetts looking to move into Boston and specifically to the “Seaport District” and Cambridge. The Secretary termed these

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Boston Jolly Jaunt

On Saturday, December 2nd, runners and walkers gathered on the Boston Common to take part in the 13th annual Boston Jolly Jaunt. This professionally timed flat 5k course through Boston’s Back Bay not only had a fun holiday theme with prizes for best costume and jingle bells for each participant, but also a goal to

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