Argo Marketing, which operates customer-service call centers, will add 150 full-time jobs over the next 12 months.
But layoffs are only half the equation: Companies also need to be confident enough to add workers for job growth to pick up and lower the unemployment rate.
Brian Krzanich will steer the world's largest chipmaker in a world where PC sales are cratering while smartphones and tablets thrive.
He said the two will help fulfill his top priority to grow the economy and create middle class jobs, in part by opening new markets overseas to sell U.S. products.
Gov. Deval Patrick said the state's new goal will be 1,600 megawatts of solar energy by the year 2020.
The bill is sponsored by a Republican and supported by Democrats and the industry, but Melanie Loyzim testifies against it.
Growing confidence in the economy is stymied by a shortage of houses and an overabundance of bidders.
The Federal Reserve cautions that tax increases coupled with spending cuts are restraining economic growth.
The verdict is the largest in the history of the EEOC, which sued a turkey plant over egregious violations.