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Jan 12, 2017 - The Original Social Network
One of the things I enjoy about college football’s bowl week is that with so many games on, I rarely have to sit through a commercial. Instead, I just switch to the next game. However, one game this week had no other game to switch to, so I was forced to suffer the ads. One that caught my eye was for a website called Thumbtack. Thumbtack promises that “From house painting to personal training, we bring you the right pros for every project on your list.” You can add them to the unending list of websites and social media platforms that all try to do the same thing – connect you to someone with whom you can do business locally. What a novel idea!...Read more
Dec 2, 2016 - Are You Finding the Right Talent?
Last summer the Chamber, along with several other employer organizations in Massachusetts, asked its members to participate in a survey on public education and workforce readiness that was a follow-up to a similar survey done in 2013. The results are in and have revealed a large majority of Massachusetts employers (75%) are having trouble finding people to fill open positions and new hires are often not prepared for the workplace. The survey was commissioned by the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education (MBAE) with support from Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) and the Massachusetts Business Roundtable. ...Read more
Nov 9, 2016 - Annual Awards Nominations now Being Accepted
The Chamber's Annual Meeting is on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the Four Points Sheraton in Norwood. Now is the time to nominate a person or business who you feel deserves recognition for their contributions to the community and the Chamber. Awards are given in the following categories, with last year's winners noted:...Read more
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