By MFrappolli

On Thursday night, the Chamber released the following statement by Paul Guzzi, President and CEO of the Chamber, in response to the unemployment insurance rate freeze adopted today by the Massachusetts Legislature:

“We applaud legislative leaders for coming together to freeze unemployment insurance rates at current levels. In the midst of an economic climate that remains fragile, this freeze will eliminate an additional cost burden on employers that would have negatively impacted hiring and job...


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Schneider Associates is pleased to announce the promotion of Noël Fisher to Content Marketing Supervisor.

In her new role, Fisher is responsible for supporting client campaigns by implementing program strategies, managing account teams and acting as the day-to-day contact with clients. Additionally, Fisher oversees the content creation for programs that include digital marketing and social media execution, creative assets, and brand storytelling content. Fisher also supports internal agency...


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By  Fred Ledley

In this final installment of our seven-week Careers of the Future Series, Fred Ledley, professor of Natural and Applied Sciences and Management as well as director of the Bentley Center for Integration of Science and Industry, explores what exactly it takes for millennial students to prepare for tomorrow's careers — including those can't even be imagined today. 


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By Patty Manko

caregivingHiring Your Own Caregiver is the second installment in our series of papers designed to help parents, siblings, guardians, trustees and individuals with the process of hiring a caregiver. Each of our contributors has generously shared their situation and advice, including many how-to's and helpful tips, learned from their personal experiences with the hiring process. 

Click the paper below to read about and feel the energy of Adriana Mallozzi, who has been hiring PCAs for herself for 15 years.   ...


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By Joanne Wortman

All eyes are on Tyson this week after their recall of chicken nuggets with a trace of plastics. Unfortunately, it’s not just the makers of highly processed foods that are struggling with recalls right now.

As April unfolds, we see that the organic food industry is not immune either:

  • Three purveyors of organic black peppercorns here, here and here have also announced recalls this week.
  • And, the real shocker is this one: Tea Tree Oil mouthwash is recalled because of bacterial contamination, despite
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No, it wasn’t Wednesday, and no, we weren’t wearing pink. However, it was raining yesterday and nothing says gloomy quite like the black and white our female team members all showed up wearing.

If you’re intentionally looking for a way to plan what to wear according to the weather, check out the fashion app, Cloth. It’s a way to share your daily wardrobe over social media, and when you snap a shot of your daily outfit, it will automatically be tagged with the temperature metadata. While it doesn’t...


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By admin

The mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has reminded us that technology is not always as powerful, or reliable, as we would like it to be. Despite a nearly four-week effort by search crews, the plane and its passengers have yet to be located.

Family members of the missing had held on to some faint hope that the plane would be found, but that hope quickly faded when they received a text message from Malaysia Airlines informing them that none of their loved ones had survived.

Understandably,...


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Boston, MA 02109
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What do Sales compensation and a New Year’s Resolution have in common?  They both can fizzle out by the time April rolls around.  Let’s think about this for a second, beginning of the year you are energized to make major changes to make this the BEST year ever.  You make resolutions like going to the gym or eating right, and by February you realize it is hard and you start dropping a day here and there.  Then by end of March the weather is nicer and next thing

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The Politics of Data in an ACO

April 08, 2014

 

By Hugh Cruse, MPH, MS/MIS

Data sharingImagine the following scenario. You discover that you are the victim of identity theft, purchases have been made in your name, and your personal credit has been ruined. You are saved, though. You have paid a watchdog organization to monitor your credit, and they have information that clears your good name! So, when you apply for a loan with a bank, you request the credit monitoring agency to share the details of your prior credit problems and its resolution with the bank. But the monitoring agency...


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By MFrappolli

Did you miss last week’s Government Affairs Forum with State Treasurer Steve Grossman? Comcast subscribers can now watch the forum in it’s entirety on XFINITY On Demand.

This forums is now available on XFINITY On Demand in the Get Local folder or through the search feature on the X1 box by speaker name.

Watch a promo below and find instructions on how to access this program.


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