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Check Out the New Books at Kirstein

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

The new books keep coming in, so please check them out!

socialemployeeThe Social Employee: How Great Companies Make Social Media Work

Burgess, Cheryl

(Paperback — 2014)






youtubeYouTube Marketing Power: How to Use Video to Find More Prospects, Launch Your Products. and Reach a Massive Audience

Miles, Jason G.

(Paperback — 2014)







Instagram Power: Build Your Brand and Reach More Customers with the Power of Pictures

Miles, Jason G.

(Paperback — 2014)




Training for Grant Seekers

Posted on March 13th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library


The Kirstein Business Library will be conducting  four workshops for grant seekers  starting in May.  All workshops will be on Thursdays from 2:30 to 3:30 in Conference Rooms 1 and 2.  No registration is necessary.

  • May 15: Grantseeking Basics–An overview of the grant-seeking process for new grant writers.
  • May 29: Guide to Online Grantseeker Resources–Learn to navigate and use the wide range of resources on the Foundation Center’s newest web site
  • June 5: Proposal Writing Basics–Learn the key components of a proposal to a grant maker.
  • June 26: Introduction to Finding Funders–Learn to find funders for your nonprofit with the Foundation Center’s comprehensive funding research tool.

Questions about overtime?

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library



Most hourly and salaried employees in Massachusetts must be paid one and one-half times their regular hourly rate for all hours worked over 40 in one week. Professional, executive and administrative employees are exempt from overtime, as are approximately 20 other classifications of workers. Read more »

Need help with your pension?

Posted on March 6th, 2014 by Betsey Lippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

pensionassistnceThe New England Pension Assistance Project, staffed by experienced pension lawyers and pension counselors, helps you understand your rights under pension law and claim the retirement income benefits that you have earned.  The assistance is free of charge to anyone with a pension question or problem, regardless of age, income, or value of the claim.

The New England Pension Assistance Project has been operating for over 19 years and has recovered more than $44 million in pensions earned but not paid. Read more »

DemographicsNow – New Electronic Resource

Posted on March 2nd, 2014 by Gregor Smart in Electronic Resources


Looking for demographic information?  The library offers remote access to DemographicsNow: Business & People.

  • Access a demographic report on any geography – or compare multiple geographies – for information including income, housing, race, age, education, retail spending, consumer expenditures, businesses and more.
  • Search for an individual company or create a mailing list of multiple companies from over 20 million active businesses.  Search by company name, executive title, business type, and more.  Now including a separate Physicians/Dentists directory.
  • Search for an individual, a friend, a relative or create a market research list from over 206 million people and 135 million households.  Search by name, address, telephone or by a variety of U.S. Census neighborhood data averages.