At MassEcon Annual Meeting, Northeastern's Alan Clayton-Matthews foresees tight Massachusetts labor market
Northeastern University economist Alan Clayton-Matthews told MassEcon members that most earners in Massachusetts will benefit at least modestly from recent U.S tax policy changes and that looking ahead the key economic constraint in the Commonwealth is a lack of labor. "In Massachusetts, most people will probably win out a little bit" as a result of the recently enacted income tax changes, Clayton-Matthews told the 2018 annual kickoff meeting of MassEcon members at a breakfast meeting. And the state will have essentially full employment through 2021, he said, but, with somewhat reduced traditional migration to the state, "Employment growth will be constrained by the number of available workers."  Read more here.  

Greater Hyannis Chamber of Commerce 
names new President/CEO
The Greater Hyannis Chamber of Commerce has named Todd Deluca as its new President /CEO.  After an intense six-month process, the Greater Hyannis Chamber of Commerce has selected Deluca to help grow the Chamber and promote Hyannis and its surrounding villages.  Read more here.

Center for Professional Education to offer free workshops on available training funds for employers
Employers, especially small business owners, routinely find themselves in the difficult position of trying to fill the gap between an employee's skills and those truly needed by the company, yet there are no training funds in the budget to do so. Massachusetts has allocated significant dollars to actually fill that gap, and The Center for Corporate and Professional Education (CCAPE) at Cape Cod Community College has expert staff ready to help local employers access those fundsRead more here.
CCYP surveys the community
As CCYP plans for the future, the organization wants to know what matters to you.  The 2018  Community Survey  will help CCYP better understand the current needs of young people living and working on the Cape, and identify where they can best be of assistance.  The survey contains approximately 15 multiple choice and ranking-style questions and will take 5-10 minutes to complete.   Click here to take the CCYP Community Survey.
Registration now open for 
Digital Marketing Summit
Grow Your Business Using Digital Marketing Tools!  Get the solutions and real-world strategies you need to take control of digital platforms and make them work successfully for your organization. At our March 15 event, learn about digital marketing for nonprofits, bootstrap marketing, email marketing, mobile marketing, data analysis and more. 

Small business checking: 
Four essential tips

By Christopher Guenette
A business checking account is an integral part of operations and financial management for any company, and can offer a variety of tools and benefits, depending on the financial institution you choose and the type of account that you decide to open. Here are four helpful tips to ensure that your new business account and the relationship that follows will be a positive experience, now and for years to come.  Read the full article here.
The Fall issue of Health & Wealth
is now available!
From pets to foot health, kitchen renovation to advance planning, the fall issue of Health & Wealth is jam-packed with information from the experts! Let it be your guide to a happy, healthy season of life. Read more here.
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