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STEM Skills Are In Demand Across The Labor Market

In a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.

08/27/2014

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Moving From Mass., Manufacturer Promises To Increase Workforce

A manufacturing company has promised to increase its workforce by one-third as it moves a Massachusetts division to Connecticut with $2 million in state aid.

08/19/2014

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State’s Unemployment Drops A Tenth Of A Point, To 6.6%

The Labor Department says Connecticut’s unemployment rate dropped in July, to 6.6%, down from 6.7% in June.

08/15/2014

Two-time Stanley Cup champion and Ithaca native Dustin Brown celebrates a goal during the Men's Gold Medal Hockey match between USA and Canada at the Canada Hockey Place during the XXI Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada on February 28, 2010.  Brown played hockey at Ithaca High School for two years. (credit: CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Athletes Who Played High School Sports Make Better Employees

According to a new study, athletes who played youth and high school sports make better employees and have better career opportunities that those who didn’t.

07/21/2014

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US Businesses Ramped Up Job Searches In April

WASHINGTON (AP) _ U.S. companies advertised more jobs in April than in any month in six and a half years, a possible harbinger of strong hiring in the months ahead. Employers posted nearly 4.5 million […]

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Tips To Get Your Website To The Top Of A Google Search

Increasing the digital presence of your business may be easier than you think. A strong digital presence can increase revenue, even for businesses that rely on walk-in traffic.

04/07/2014

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Schwag: Top 5 Promotional Gift Ideas

If you are trying to get more recognition for your business, promotional items are an effective tool. But all schwag is not created equally.

04/07/2014

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Payday: A Comparison Of Three Popular Payroll Systems

Make payroll an easy, streamlined task with these three payroll systems for small businesses.

03/31/2014

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Comparing CRMs: Customer Relationship Management Systems

Streamline the way you operate by choosing the best Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system for your small business.

03/24/2014

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Top Ways To Make An Office Green (And Save Money)

Going green in your office can do more than just create a healthier environment, it can also create a healthier bottom line.

03/24/2014

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