Recruiting Millennials: Bringing Skill Sets to the Workforce

The week before Grace Clark was scheduled to fly to China last summer to take a job teaching English for a year she received a phone call from the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. Jodi Joseph, Mass MoCa's director of communications, was on the line offering the 24-year old Minnesota native an internship in

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Five Millennials Give Their Take on Navigating the Berkshire Economy

I first came to the Berkshires from Ethiopia in the fall of 2010 to pursue a high-quality education. After spending four years as an international student at Williams College in picturesque Williamstown, I graduated with a liberal arts degree in economics in 2014. After graduation, while many of my classmates sought more traditional careers

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Berkshire Arts Groups Worry About President Donald Trump’s Proposed Funding Cuts

Last year, Barrington Stage received $10,000 from Mass Humanities to host a two-day symposium about race and bias, centered around the play "American Son," about an interracial couple confronting the country's racial divide. The Northampton-based Mass Humanities is a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities -- one of the arts agencies

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Help Us Advocate for Fair Energy Costs in the Berkshires

Be part of the dialogue. On April 10th, the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) will hold a hearing about the proposed electric rate hike and we want you to attend. The hearing will take place at 6:00 PM at the Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield.This January, Eversource requested approval from the DPU to raise rates by

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Neal Maxymillian – Spotlight

Since 1969, J.H. Maxymillian has provided thousands of construction and engineering jobs throughout the Berkshires and New England. This month, we are happy to spotlight J.H. Maxymillian President Neal Maxymillian, for his outstanding service to our community. For four decades, the Berkshire-based family business has created and reinforced critical infrastructure, protecting the natural beauty

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Help Your Business with a 1B Site Visit

This month, 1Berkshire would like to pay tribute to our valued clients; the core of our organization. Our client network of businesses and services is critical to our ability to market the Berkshires as a premier vacation destination and a fantastic place to live and work. The goal of the Client Services team at 1Berkshire

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Spare a “BerkShare”?

Massachusetts’ Berkshires mountain region enjoys spectacular views, glorious fall foliage, a notable farm-to-table food movement, and one more thing that similar regions don’t have: its own currency. BerkShares, the local currency, was introduced in 2006 by the Berkshires-based Schumacher Center for a New Economics as a project in sustainable economics. Consumers and businesses can

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1Berkshire’s Annual Career Fair to be Held in Late March

BERKSHIRE COUNTY, MA – 1Berkshire is pleased to announce the 2017 Career Fair in partnership with Berkshire Community College. The Fair will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, from 10am-4pm at Berkshire Community College’s Paterson Field House. This event is free and open to the general public. 1Berkshire is excited to partner with

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