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ETR Offices Closed on Memorial Day

All ETR Career Center offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015, in observance of Memorial Day.

Career Center Day at the State House

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, Ronald L. Walker II (center), poses with ETR staff: Vet Rep Nick Charbonneau, Director Ellie Rose, Manager Angie Grant, and BSR Dave Rice.     Massachusetts Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, Ronald L. Walker II visits with ETRC Vet Rep Nick Charbonneau at Career Center Day.
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We R Wireless (Verizon) Recruitment

We R Wireless will be at ETR in Framingham to recruit for sales associates
Friday, May 22, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Home Center Assemblers Recruitment

Advantage Sales and Marketing will be at ETR in Framingham to recruit for home center assemblers
Thursday, May 28, 2015, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Special Workshops and Events

Word Press 101, Monday, June 8, 2015, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Orientation to BioScience Academy at Boston University
    Monday, June 8, 2015, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm - ETR Framingham
    Friday, June 12, 2015, 11:00 am - Noon - ETR Norwood
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New Advanced Excel 2013 Class at ETR

This hands-on class will help you to harness the power of Excel for extracting, analyzing and comparing data.
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ETR Customers Returning to Work

Last week 56 ETR customers reported to us that they had found employment, at an average pay of $32.34 per hour ($64,923 per year). During the month of April, 306 ETR customers reported that they had found employment, at an average wage of $27.83 per hour ($57,886 per year). From July 1st through the end of April, 2,344 ETR customers have reported employment, at an average wage of $28.14 per hour ($58,531 per year).

Special Services and Assistance For Unemployed Individuals

Long-Term Unemployed
Assists individuals who have been unemployed for more than 26 weeks
Ameridose (NECCA)
Assists workers laid off from Ameridose, New England Compounding Center (NECC), Medical Sales Management, and Alaunus Pharmaceutical
Healthcare, Science, and Technology
Assists workers laid off from AdLife Healthcare LLC; Fidelity Investments (Includes Veritude at Fidelity); FIS Global; Hanscom Air Force Base; (Includes contractor companies: Odyssey Systems Consulting Group Oasis Systems; Gemini Industries; Jacobs Technology; P31 Inc.; PE Systems; Sumeria Systems); IAP Worldwide Services; Quantech Services; National Grid USA Services Co.; Sun Life Financial (includes Adecco contractors who worked at Sun Life Financial)
Intel, Lonza, Avery Dennison, Staples, New England Primate Center, Organogenesis, Olympus Biotech
Assists workers laid off from Intel, Lonza, Avery Dennison, Staples, New England Primate Center, Organogenesis, and Olympus Biotech
If you think you might qualify for any of these services, please talk with ETR staff.

NEW Massachusetts Business One-Stop

Are you doing business in Massachusetts or just getting started? Check out the NEW Massachusetts Business One-Stop for information, tools, and more - all intended to help business succeed in the Commonwealth. Check it out: Mass.gov/business.

Free Wi-Fi at ETR!

ETR has free Wi-Fi for customers in both our Framingham and Norwood career centers. Enjoy.

New Services for Jobseekers

ETR is considering some valuable new services to offer to job seekers. Please take a few minutes to let us know which services you might be interested in. YOUR OPINION COUNTS!
(Please note that there might be a small fee attached to these new services)
Click here for the SurveyMonkey link

Career Connections for Youth

A program for youth, ages 17 - 21.  Assistance with GED preparation, job search, and education
Call 508.251.1120 for more information



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Connecting People With Jobs

Additional videos from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

State to Focus on 'Middle Skills' Jobs

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Record Number of Bay State Job Searchers Turn to Local Career Centers for Assistance

A record number of Bay State residents looking for their next employment opportunity were served by local One Stop Career Centers in the last year. Read more...

ETR in the News

Read about the breakfast for area legislators at Employment & Training Resources in Framingham.

View a video of our June 2013 MetroWest Job Fair.

Additional ETR videos