Job Seekers

Massachusetts Legislature Considering 2 Bills Protecting Job Seekers

Two bills currently under consideration by the Massachusetts Legislature, SD337/HD3483 and SD991, would protect job seekers from unfair credit checks by employers and create protections for the older long-term unemployed from discrimination. Passage would be of tremendous benefit to older workers and the long-term unemployed to receive fair consideration for employment. It is important that…

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January Can Be Gold For Job Seekers

January is Jumping for Job Seekers News Year’s resolutions aside January is the perfect time to buckle down and redouble your job search efforts. The holidays are over and hiring managers have returned from vacations and decisions makers are on hand to fill vacant positions. In addition, for many companies a new budget cycle has…

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BOSTON.com: Fighting Age Discrimination in the Workplace

BOSTON.com – Fighting age discrimination in the workplace. Some companies are making the case for the older worker. A report by AARP projects that 35 percent of the U.S. workforce will be 50 or older by 2022. John Halloran, 67, said his last job search in 2013 was an “eye-opening” experience. Halloran was a territory…

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