Hiring Boom Isn't Likely, But Things Are Picking Up

Published: Sep 16, 2009

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Boston Globe -- It’s tough out there. No doubt about it. But after months of unrelenting gloom, there are glimmers of hope for job seekers. The Massachusetts economy is on the mend, and the job market is showing signs of stabilizing. Temporary employment, considered a leading indicator for labor markets, has ticked up in each of the past four months. Key sectors of the state economy have posted job gains. Employers, who froze hiring in the darkest days of the recession earlier this year, are beginning to fill positions.

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