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More Than Clothes Applying for jobs can be a daunting task, especially if one does not have the right tools or preparation to nail the interview. Dress for Success, an […]

Life’s Work Fern Selesnick says older job seekers have clear advantages over younger applicants — most notably, a lifetime of experience. “You can say, ‘I have experience in this field, […]

Meeting the Need During her decade-long tenure as regional director for Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM), Dawn Creighton’s role was basically to support member businesses in the 413. “I went […]

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More Than a Job At its core, the mission of a staffing agency is to connect employers with job seekers — a task United Personnel has tackled with success for […]

Understanding PFML John Gannon says there are always hot topics within the broad realm of employment law. And sometimes — actually quite often these days — there are what he […]

Playing the Numbers While there is some general optimism to be found in the results of the latest Employer Associations of America National Business Trends Survey, especially when it comes […]

Ready or Not… By Timothy M. Netkovick, Esq. and Daniel C. Carr, Esq. Paid Family and Medical Leave is on the way in Massachusetts. In order to implement the new […]

Checking the Rearview By Erica E. Flores, Esq. and John S. Gannon, Esq. The world of labor and employment law is constantly in flux. As attorneys who practice in this […]

One Year Later By John S. Gannon, Esq. and Amelia J. Holstrom, Esq. The #MeToo movement began making national headlines just over a year ago. Since then, more than 200 […]

The Power of Pause As was made clear in the first three installments of BusinessWest’s ‘Future Tense’ series, handling the incredibly fast pace of change while also trying to look […]

The Overlooked Management Tool By Kate Zabriskie ‘I sit right next them. We don’t need to have a staff meeting.’ ‘I used to have staff meetings, but we stopped having […]

The Truth About Employee Disengagement By Brad Wolff Most companies struggle with employee disengagement. It’s costly in productivity, profitability, and stress. Gallup’s engagement survey data published in 2017 found that […]

(And Also Be at Least Reasonably Happy Doing It) By John Graham Most everyone has figured out that performance expectations keep going up. To put it bluntly, we face the […]

Talking Pot By Erica E. Flores, Esq. It took almost two years, but Massachusetts regulators have finally started to issue licenses to businesses looking to grow, manufacture, distribute, and sell […]

Language Course  By Timothy M. Netkovick, Esq. Big changes may be on the horizon regarding non-competition agreements. For the first time, there may be legal restrictions on the terms of […]