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2014 State of the City Address/TSM
2014 State of the City Address/TSM

Mitchell Delivers State Of The City Address

Mayor Jon Mitchell delivered his annual State of the City address Tuesday, calling for a new Fairhaven bridge and increased economic competitiveness. Ward 2 City Councilor Steven Martins, however, said the address was short on specifics and that something needs to be done about New Bedford having the highest unemployment in the state

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Weekly Jobless Claims Down
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Massachusetts Unemployment Rate Drops

The Massachusetts unemployment rate has dropped back below the national average and officials say the state added an estimated 3,800 jobs in February.

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5 Bad Work Habits That Can Get You Fired

Nobody's perfect, but even the best of us is occasionally going to come up short at the office. But there’s a difference between the occasional missed meeting and a career full of bad work habits that remain unbroken. And that difference could cost you your job.

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What Questions Should You Ask During a Job Interview?

Any recruiter or career coach will tell you that it is always a good idea to ask questions when you’re being interviewed for a job. But which questions?

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5 Ways to Telecommute Successfully and Productively

Telecommuting comes with numerous tangible benefits (no more traffic jams, no more dress code, you can pet your dog whenever you want), but it can be a minefield when it comes to staying productive and keeping your manager happy with your job.

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Portugal Jobless Rate Down for First Time in Two Years

Portugal's statistics agency says the bailed-out country's unemployment rate has fallen for the first time in two years.

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Which City is the Hardest Working U.S. City?

New data compiled by the realty website Movoto.com finds that Seattle is the hardest-working American city.

To find this, researchers say they used numerous different statistics, but the top source of data was the Bureau of Labor Statistics' tally of average hours worked per resident

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US Manufacturing Grows at Fastest Pace in Two Years

U.S. factory activity expanded in July at the fastest pace in two years, fueled by surges in new orders, production and hiring The gains show manufacturing is rebounding and should provide a spark to growth in the coming months.

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Private Employers Add 200,000 Jobs In July

A private survey shows U.S. businesses created a healthy 200,000 jobs this month.

The payroll company ADP says companies hired in July at the fastest pace since December. And it revised up its estimate of the number of jobs the private sector created in June from 188,000 to 198,000.

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Survey Reveals Your Job Is Made Up of Cliques That Can Ruin You

Trying to get in good with the boss may mean trying to get in with the “in” crowd.

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