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A record number of Bay State residents looking for their next employment opportunity were served by local One Stop Career Centers in the last year. Read more...
During the month of November, 183 ETR customers reported to us that they had found employment, at an average wage of $26.32 per hour. Since July 1st, 1,153 ETR customers have reported employment, at an average wage of $26.37 per hour.
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.
Assists workers laid off from Ameridose, New England Compounding Center (NECC), Medical Sales Management, and Alaunus Pharmaceutical
Healthcare, Science, and Technology
Assists workers laid off from AdLife Healthcare LLC; Fidelity Investments (Includes Veritude at Fidelity); FIS Global; Hanscom Air Force Base; (Includes contractor companies: Odyssey Systems Consulting Group Oasis Systems; Gemini Industries; Jacobs Technology; P31 Inc.; PE Systems; Sumeria Systems); IAP Worldwide Services; Quantech Services; National Grid USA Services Co.; Sun Life Financial (includes Adecco contractors who worked at Sun Life Financial)
A J Wright
Assists workers laid off from AJ Wright & Concord Buying Group for AJ Wright Division
Unilever + 7
Assists workers laid off from Biogen/IDEC (contractors: Veritude & Kelly Services); Commercial Sheet Metal (contractor J Gustafson Associates); Covidien (Tyco Healthcare, Kelly Services & Total Technical Services); Henkel (contractors Aerotek & Randstad); ITT (Fiber Innovations); International Power of America; Reveal Imaging Technologies; Unilever (aka Breyers/Conopco)
Metro Central Grant
Assists workers laid off from ACT Electronics; Altus Pharmaceuticals; Bose (includes Randstad contractors at BOSE); DHL; EMC; Sepracor; Snap-on Inc. (Snap-on Tools/IDMC Inc.); Staples; Taylor Corporation
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