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Job Seekers Alert!

Posted on May 4th, 2016 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

We have new job search books at Kirstein,

so please check them out.

Also we have a Resume Basics class on May 24 at 6 in the Tech Classroom.

New Books at Kirstein

Posted on May 2nd, 2016 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

The new books keep arriving at Kirstein,

so please check them out.

Boston is the 6th Best City in the United States to Launch a Career

Posted on April 26th, 2016 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

bostonAccording to Bankrate.com, Boston is the 6th best city in the United States to start a career because of its pay potential, opportunities for career advancement, and quality of life. Boston’s higher-than-average share of 20- to 29-year-olds means new arrivals should find plenty of social opportunities. On the down side, Boston’s lackluster unemployment rate among 20- to 24-year-olds suggests some troubles for newcomers in finding  entry-level positions.

Live Racing at the Brockton Fairgrounds

Posted on April 23rd, 2016 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

horseAccording to a report in Blood Horse “The Massachusetts Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and the Carney Family, owners of the Brockton Fairgrounds, have finalized a two-year purse agreement for 30 days of live racing at the facility in 2016 and 2017.

“We have a deal,” said Chris Carney. “We don’t have any dates set yet. We have to go back to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission to see how much money is approved, but we’re looking at purses of about $150,000 per day, depending upon how much we’ll have allocated from the Race Horse Development Fund.”

Live racing was last held at the Brockton Fairgrounds in  2001.

Two Boston Companies Pay Employees the Highest Base Salary in the United States

Posted on April 21st, 2016 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

glassdoor

According to a new report by Glassdoor, 25 Highest Paying Companies in America for 2016, Strategy& and  Boston Consulting Group pay the highest base salary, $147,000,  in the country.  In overall compensation, Strategy& ranks second  at $160,000 and Boston Consulting Group ranks eighth at  $150, 020.