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Trade Mission Participants Draw Roadmap for Doing Business in Brazil

Brazil’s burgeoning middle class and keen interest in Massachusetts-based knowledge industries make the country a key export market…

Health-Care Market Changes Benefit Massachusetts Employers

You know that health-care cost reform has begun in Massachusetts when an insurance company asks state regulators to…

Mestek, Orion Find New Business Close to Home in Massachusetts

Richard Kessler of Mestek Inc. in Westfield and Peter Smith of Orion Industries in Ayer both admit to…

Applicants, Companies Say the Darndest Things During Job Interviews

Reorganizing Community Colleges Holds Key to Massachusetts Economy

The principal new initiative in Governor Deval Patrick’s State of the Commonwealth address yesterday was a call to…

Is Your Company on the Human Resources Hot Seat?

Massachusetts companies often delegate human resources to the office manager, finance department or receptionist.  Some employers are just…

Massachusetts Employers Outline Policy Priorities for 2012

Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) last week released Common Wealth 2012, its statement of the principles and beliefs…

Nothing is Easy about Sales

Editor’s note – One in an occasional series of articles on sales and sales management in a difficult…

House, Senate Approve Unemployment Insurance Rate Freeze

The Massachusetts Legislature overwhelmingly approved a supplemental budget last week that would freeze Unemployment Insurance tax rates for 2012 and…