SBANE APPOINTS NEW PRESIDENT

BOSTON, MA, FEBRUARY 27, 2017: Karim Hill, founder and managing director of Managing Perspectives, LLC has been named the new president of The Smaller Business Association of New England, Inc. (SBANE). SBANE is a private, not-for-profit association of approximately 600 member companies located throughout the six-state region. The announcement was made by SBANE chair Robin Main, partner with the...
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Video-How The Jobs Market Did In 2016

It was another great year for job growth in the United States and we got the full picture last Friday from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As with every month, we try to give a quick snapshot of the highlights and winners of each month's Jobs Report. This month, we take a look at some of the positive aspects of the last Jobs Report of 2016. We saw tremendous job growth in a number of industries...
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Happy New Year From The Team At King & Bishop

One thing is clear as we head into 2017; hiring is strong. And the U.S. Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics confirms another fact. There are more job openings in the United States than there are hires right now so to ensure you get your next great hire to help you move your business forward, you need to improve your recruiting strategy. A few important thi...
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Will Increased GDP Lead To More Job Growth?

The US Commerce Department reported that Gross Domestic Product increased at a rate of 3.5 percent in the third quarter which was a revision to its previously reported 3.2 percent increase earlier. Factors include increased consumer spending, and more investments by business which rose 1.4 percent. It was also reported that Gross Domestic Income rose by 4.8 percent in the third quarter which is an...
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Another Great Year For The Jolly Jaunt and Special Olympics Mass

Another proud year as we raised close to $32,000 for the athletes of Special Olympics Massachusetts at this year’s Jolly Jaunt in Boston. We had 65 runners and walkers and maybe you were one of them. Whether you walked, ran or donated, we thank you for supporting such an important organization. Since we first formed Team Johnny’s Angels, we have raised over $130,000 for Special Olympics Massachuse...
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Help Us Break a Fundraising Goal For Special Olympics Massachusetts

The Jolly Jaunt to benefit Special Olympics Massachusetts will be held on December 3 in the heart of Boston. The 5K Run and 1K walk starts right on Boston Common and it is a major fundraiser for the organization. Our team Johnny’s Angels has been participating in this fun event for seven years now. And we have been the top fundraising team four years now. We are proud to have raised so much mon...
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Jobs Market Holds Steady Entering The Fall

Whenever you look at data, especially when you are examining the monthly Jobs Report it's all about placing those numbers in context. While this past Friday's Jobs Report for September 2016 showed gains of 156,000 jobs for the month, we also saw that we have seen the average job gains for the past three months at 192,000. Once again we saw the service industry take the lead in job growth. Profe...
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Join Us As We Support Special Olympics Massachusetts

We are once again getting ready for the Jolly Jaunt in Boston, a fundraising event that helps to support Special Olympics athletes here in Massachusetts. This year, it will be held on December 3 and our goal is to raise $30,000 for the organization. And if you help us, we’ll exceed that goal. Team Johnny’s Angels has been the top fundraising team for the past four years and we’d love to do it agai...
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