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Certified Diverse Businesses By Julie A. Dialessi-Lafley, Esq. and Britaney N. Guzman-Bailey, Esq. It is no secret that running a profitable business can be difficult. It can be even more […]

Culture Shift   Diversity, equity, and inclusion — commonly known as DEI — has become a well-recognized expression in the world of employment, human resources, and executive suites. But Nicole […]

Starting Fresh By John S. Gannon, Esq.   The new year often brings new challenges to your business. But it also brings new opportunities. Picture this scenario: after months of […]

Allison Ebner

Coping with the Elements   Allison Ebner counts herself a fan of the Discovery Channel show Deadliest Catch, which chronicles the lives of crews fishing for king and snow crab […]

UMass Amherst Chancellor Javier Reyes

Expanding the Talent Pipeline Leaders from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, also known as MassTech, recently announced a $5 million award from the Healey-Driscoll administration to UMass Amherst to help create […]

Striking Results Jasmine Kerrissey acknowledged that, when it comes to labor and business management, it’s difficult, but not impossible, to chart who’s winning and losing the various types of skirmishes […]

Robin Roberts

Fired Up By Elizabeth Sears   The Women’s Leadership Conference is turning up the heat this year. When Bay Path University’s signature annual conference returns to the MassMutual Center on […]

Aundrea Paulk

Learning Experience   Aundrea Paulk says many of her friends and colleagues call her a “sponge.” And she likes to use that phrase herself. She believes it conveys what she […]

Home Sweet Home Make no mistake, Meredith Wise says — employers miss those bustling offices where all their employees used to come to work. And after almost three years of […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The construction industry registered 388,000 job openings in November, according to an Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Job […]

Let the Buyer Beware By Alexander Marsh and Jeremy Saint Laurent, Esq.   Historically, non-competition agreements have been a useful tool for employers to protect their businesses, financials, and proprietary […]

team members at Big Y’s St. James Avenue location in Springfield

What’s in a Job? Michael Galat says Big Y has a story to tell, and its employees do, too. And sharing those stories goes a long way toward building and […]

Employers Should Look at Each Candidate as an Individual By Kelly Moulton and Mia McDonald   In the midst of the Great Resignation, employers are desperate to hire new staff. […]

SPRINGFIELD — Tiffany Appleton has been named president of the board of directors at Dakin Humane Society in Springfield. Appleton joined the board in 2017 and served as its secretary from […]

FLORENCE — Florence Bank announced that president and CEO Kevin Day will retire on Nov. 25, and a focused search is underway for a new leader. Day took over as […]