Hiring Trends for 2017: The ins and outs of successful recruiting
As the economy continues its overall rebound from the Great Recession of 2008, employers are finding it increasingly difficult to find the candidates they need to fill open positions. There continues to be a shortage of qualified applicants for many jobs. Employers must be thoughtful and persistent in searching for the right team members to perform the needed tasks - as well as careful to retain the quality employees already on board. Read more here.
Convention Data Services breaks ground on new corporate headquarters
Convention Data Services (CDS) held a groundbreaking ceremony last Friday to celebrate the construction of their new corporate headquarters, which will support the company's growth and the creation of new jobs. The new building, to be constructed adjacent to their current offices, will be located at 7 Technology Park Drive in Bourne, Massachusetts. Read more here.
South Shore Generator seeking Field Service Technicians
Fast growing, customer service oriented, fun company seeks full time qualified Emergency Generator Technicians for immediate openings. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to grow and learn in a growing, steady, and secure industry that is always changing and challenging.
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The Optimist Co. honored by Family Circle magazine
The Optimist Co., a Cape Cod-based natural cleaning product company founded by Devin Donaldson, was recently honored by Family Circle magazine. Family Circle named The Optimist Co.'s Loads of Laughs natural laundry suds and softener as the Best Laundry Product for 2017. Family Circle called Loads of Laughs "A gentle, concentrated powder derived from real soap flakes gets the stink out of workout clothes and sporting gear like nobody's business, sans harsh chemicals." Congrats to Devin and the entire team at The Optimist Co.!
Less than 2 weeks remain to submit 40 Under 40 Awards nominations!!
The nomination period for the 2017 Cape & Plymouth Business 40 Under 40 Awards closes April 3, so get your nominations in! The awards honor distinguished businesspeople under the age of 40. This program spotlights the region's top young business leaders who excel in their industry and show dynamic leadership.
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Bradley Cooper, volunteerism, and me
By Matt Cronin, President & Founder, Boardwalk Business Group, Board Chair, Cape Cod Young Professionals Various colleges have different official and unofficial names for the book that has pictures and information for each member of the incoming freshman class. As I entered Villanova University many (too many) years ago, little did I know that my class would include one of the most famous actors in the world. Read the full article here.
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