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A Massachusetts One-Stop Career Center
Employment & Training Resources News
ETR workshop facilitators will be presenting workshops for job seekers at the Newton Free Library. Please call the ETR Framingham office at 508.766.5700 to register for these workshops.
You, our customers, have told us that employers are looking for cutting-edge computer skills. We listened. Based on your feedback, we have upgraded our computer labs to Microsoft Office 2010. Whether you are building new skills or looking to update your current skills, our NEW Microsoft Office 2010 classes will help you achieve your goals.
Are you doing business in Massachusetts or just getting started? Check out the NEW Massachusetts Business One-Stop for information, tools, and more - all intended to help business succeed in the Commonwealth. Check it out: Mass.gov/business.
ETR has free Wi-Fi for customers in both our Framingham and Norwood career centers. Enjoy.
During the month of May, 282 ETR customers reported to us that they had found employment, at an average wage of $23.45 per hour. Since July 1st, 2,513 ETR customers have reported employment, at an average wage of $26.69 per hour.
Ameridose, NECC, Alaunus, and Medical Sales Management
Assists workers laid off from Ameridose, NECC, Alaunus, and Medical Sales Management.
Healthcare, Science, and Technology
Assists workers laid off from AdLife Healthcare LLC, Fidelity Investments, Fidelity National Information Services Inc., IAP Worldwide Services Inc., National Grid USA Service Co. Inc., Quantech Services Inc., and Sun Life Financial.
A J Wright
Assists workers laid off from the AJ Wright stores, including individuals formerly employed at the company's corporate headquarters, distribution center, retail stores, and Concord Buying Group.
Unilever and Others
Assists workers laid off by the following companies: Unilever (Breyer's/Conopco), Biogen/IDEC, Commercial Sheet Metal, Covidien, Henkel, International Power of America, EDO Fiber Innovations/ITT Corporation, and Reveal Imaging Technology (SAIC).
Metro Central Grant
Assists workers laid off by the following local companies: ACT Electronics Inc., Altus Pharmaceuticals Inc., Bose Corp., DHL, EMC Corp., Sepracor Inc., Snap-on Inc., Staples Inc. and Taylor Corp.
If you have been laid off from any of these companies, please talk with ETR staff.
ETR is considering some valuable new services to offer to job seekers. Please take a few minutes to let us know which services you might be interested in. YOUR OPINION COUNTS!
(Please note that there might be a small fee attached to these new services)
Click here for the SurveyMonkey link
A program for youth, ages 18 - 21. Assistance with GED preparation, job search, and education
Call 508.251.1120 for more information