Kirstein Business Library Second Floor, McKim Building, Central Library, 617-859-2142 2016-06-30T20:38:20Z http://www.bpl.org/kbl/feed/atom/ Amber De Angelis <![CDATA[LinkedIn Top Attractors]]> http://www.bpl.org/kbl/?p=9845 2016-06-21T14:21:36Z 2016-06-21T14:21:36Z  

LinkedIn

Yesterday, LinkedIn released several lists of companies who attract and keep talented employees. LinkedIn’s researchers assembled a global list and lists of companies in select countries:

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • France
  • India
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

You can read more about the data collection and selection methodology here.

If you are thinking about shaking up your career, don’t forget to look at our guide for Job Seekers (and Internship Seekers too!).

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Betsey Lippmeier <![CDATA[New Arrivals at Kirstein]]> http://www.bpl.org/kbl/?p=9829 2016-06-09T20:08:17Z 2016-06-09T20:08:17Z The new books keep coming into Kirstein,

 

so please check them out.

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Gregor Smart <![CDATA[Using Prezi for Presentations]]> http://www.bpl.org/kbl/?p=9816 2016-06-03T18:56:13Z 2016-06-03T18:31:48Z Have you tried Prezi yet?  Prezi is a fun and easy way to make your presentations more dynamic.   Check out this Prezi for a quick overview on accessing our Business Electronic Resources.

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redcheckNeed help on learning how to build your own Prezi? Check out Lynda.com’s Prezi Essential Training webinar.

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Betsey Lippmeier <![CDATA[Growth in Biotechnology Employment Exceeds Growth of Biotechnology Graduates in Massachusetts]]> http://www.bpl.org/kbl/?p=9800 2016-05-25T13:57:59Z 2016-05-25T13:57:11Z MassbioedThe MassBioEd 2016 Job Trends Forecast states “The Massachusetts biopharmaceutical industry is in a prolonged period of expansion for which we see no close through 2018. The total number of industry job listings jumped by 35.5% in 2015 over 2014.” Unfortunately the number of qualified candidates has not kept pace with the demand. “As 87 percent of surveyed biopharmaceutical employers indicated that they would be adding net new employees in the next 12 months, 78 percent of employers indicated that it is more difficult to find
qualified talent than it was three years ago in 2013.”

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Betsey Lippmeier <![CDATA[Massachusetts Economic Outlook “rests on a precarious footing”]]> http://www.bpl.org/kbl/?p=9795 2016-05-23T19:51:47Z 2016-05-23T19:51:47Z massThe Massachusetts economic outlook, according to the MassBenchmarks Editorial Board, “rests on precarious footing”. Although economic indicators for Massachusetts are generally positive, the uncertain outlook for the global economy and a recent slowing of U.S. economic growth contribute to the uncertain outlook for Massachusetts.

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Betsey Lippmeier <![CDATA[Expensive Boston Area Housing and the Middle Class]]> http://www.bpl.org/kbl/?p=9773 2016-05-18T16:38:26Z 2016-05-18T16:38:26Z building-for-middle-cover-no-sponsorsAccording to a Metropolitan Area Planning Council report, the high cost of housing in the Boston Metro Area poses particular challenges for middle-income working households. Middle-income households earn too much to qualify for subsidized housing but not enough to have abundant choices in the housing market.

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Betsey Lippmeier <![CDATA[Organize Your Social Life with a Shake of the Wrist]]> http://www.bpl.org/kbl/?p=9760 2016-05-12T16:35:46Z 2016-05-12T16:33:05Z shuflixOrganize your social life with a shake of your wrist at Shuflix . Select an activity type, radius, and time, shake your phone, and the app will randomly select activities that  meet your criteria. Available for iPhone now, and Android in a couple of weeks.

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Betsey Lippmeier <![CDATA[Massachusetts Nonprofit Report]]> http://www.bpl.org/kbl/?p=9741 2016-05-11T13:13:40Z 2016-05-11T13:13:40Z MNNAccording to the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, the Massachusetts nonprofit sector provides more than half a million nonprofit jobs , making its nonprofit sector one of the strongest in the country. The sector is home to nonprofits in a wide range of industries, beyond the familiar education and health care subsectors. And when the economy is weak, the Massachusetts nonprofit sector is resilient — adding jobs even during the Great Recession. For more http://bit.ly/1Xl6rvN

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Betsey Lippmeier <![CDATA[Find Boston Food Trucks in Real Time with Feed Me]]> http://www.bpl.org/kbl/?p=9733 2016-05-05T15:51:51Z 2016-05-05T15:51:51Z feedAre you hungry right now? The website Feed me shows what food trucks are where in Boston and Cambridge, in real time, using geo-location capabilities.  The food trucks are searchable by date, time, food type, and neighborhood.  You can also explore the menus. Kudos to the creators, Northeastern University seniors Jennifer Kappel, Karen Doyle, Moling Guo and Krystyna Reyes.

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Betsey Lippmeier <![CDATA[Job Seekers Alert!]]> http://www.bpl.org/kbl/?p=9729 2016-05-04T19:35:43Z 2016-05-04T19:35:43Z 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.

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