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Somerville company offers free tuition at UMass Boston

  • Posted by admin
  • On May 29, 2018
Like many other bosses around here, Triumvirate Environmental’s chief executive, John McQuillan, is finding it increasingly tough to find the workers he needs.  McQuillan, though, is taking an unusual approach to solving his problem: He’s offering to pay tuition and fees, currently about $13,000 a year, for undergraduate students at the University of Massachusetts Boston […]
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Regret Free Holiday Parties

  • Posted by admin
  • On December 8, 2017
Cheryl Pinarchick, partner in the Fisher Phillips law firm, explains how to hold a holiday office party even your company lawyer could love.
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Neighborhood Health Plan to waive some copays

  • Posted by admin
  • On December 7, 2017
Neighborhood Health Plan is offering new insurance options that waive members’ out-of-pocket costs for a slate of common treatments and prescription drugs, an unusual step aimed at drawing new customers. Typically, members of commercial health plans must pay copayments and other costs to see a doctor or obtain a prescription. But Neighborhood said it will […]
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Harnessing an important resource

  • Posted by admin
  • On September 6, 2017
The road to a level playing field for New England’s colleges and universities goes through the city of Holyoke. A massive data processing center has been humming there for five years, built to take advantage of the former industrial city’s inexpensive electricity. Five of the state’s biggest schools — MIT, Harvard, BU, Northeastern and UMass […]
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Hospital owner eyes cutting-edge therapies

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  • On September 5, 2017
Boston-based medical giant Partners HealthCare is doling out $1 million in grants to get cutting-edge therapies from food allergy cures to scarless biopsies on the market within five to seven years, and at least three new local biotech companies are expected to emerge as a result.
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Will Grad Students Lose the Right to Unionize Under Trump?

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  • On September 4, 2017
Trevor Hull wakes up every morning and goes to a lab where he mixes chemicals together, using materials like lead and cadmium to synthesize other substances. A man who he calls his boss sometimes gives him directions and orders, and he’s paid on a bi-weekly basis. He says he feels like he works at a […]
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Searching for Life around the Stars

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  • On July 12, 2017
To the epic search for life on other planets, Mark Veyette brings some of science’s most formidable technology: 300-pound infrared telescopes in Hawaii. The supercomputer center BU helped create in Holyoke, Mass. And his cell phone.
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Family caregivers deserve support

  • Posted by admin
  • On July 11, 2017
CARING FOR AN OLDER ADULT in your life is a complicated matter—at once daunting and rewarding. In the old days (and still today in certain cultures), it was less complicated. Seniors often lived with their adult children in households that were more like villages. Or an unmarried adult child stayed back and lived with aging parents. […]
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HubSpot’s Mike Volpe lands another CMO job

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  • On June 12, 2017
We can’t resist pointing out the irony of Mike Volpe’s new gig. A memory refresher: Volpe (right) was fired as HubSpot’schief marketing officer last year after the Cambridge marketing software firm allegedly tried to block publication of a book — “Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble” by writer and former HubSpot employee Dan Lyons — that skewered its “frat-house-meets-cult-compound” culture.
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Disparity in Salaries Between Genders Has Provoked Debate

  • Posted by admin
  • On May 12, 2017
In the past year, the persistent wage gap between male and female earners has become a topic of national conversation. In the past year, the persistent wage gap between male and female earners has become a topic of national conversation. Prominent actors including Patricia Arquette, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper have openly criticized Hollywood for underpaying its […]
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