John Charles named vice president for information systems and technology
December 10, 2013New head of IS&T brings more than 20 years of experience as an IT leader at public and private institutions.
Polarized labor market leaving more employees in service jobs
December 9, 2013Study: U.S. job market is putting more workers in positions with limited upside and leverage.
Doctor, doctor: Why the job market for married couples in medicine works well
October 31, 2013New study in the growing ‘market design’ field of economics explains how a job-market algorithm helps land couples in the same locations.
Alison Alden, MIT’s vice president for human resources, to retire in 2014
September 10, 2013Early-spring departure to conclude ‘seven years of exceptional service’ to the Institute.
MIT receives AARP’s "Best Employer for Workers Over 50" award for seventh time
June 19, 2013
Commerce’s call to action
April 12, 2013In MIT talk, head of U.S. Chamber of Commerce outlines business-oriented policy agenda.
Q&A: U.S. immigration policy and entrepreneurship
February 28, 2013MIT’s Bill Aulet, Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook and Edward Roberts discuss the challenges facing foreign-born entrepreneurs under U.S. immigration policy.
What can logistics do for you?
November 20, 2012In a new book, an MIT professor argues that investment in global transportation hubs can spur a ‘feedback loop’ of regional growth.
Quarter Century Club welcomes new members for 2012
June 6, 2012
Set for launch: student hourly appointment application
June 1, 2012Web-based application that automates creating and making changes to hourly paid student appointments at MIT goes live on June 6.
When (and where) work disappears
February 24, 2012Study: Overseas manufacturing competition hits U.S. regions hard, leaving workers unemployed for years and local economies struggling.
Rebuilding American manufacturing
November 30, 2011White House working group convenes at MIT to examine how new technologies can create economic growth and more jobs in the United States.
3 Questions: Michael Piore on labor disputes at the ballot box
November 10, 2011Labor economist sizes up the impact and meaning of this week’s high-profile Ohio referendum to restore collective bargaining rights for public employees.
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg visits MIT on recruitment swing
November 8, 2011
Foster the people
October 30, 2011At manufacturing conference, emphasis is on keeping high-skill jobs in the United States — and creating workers with the talents to fill those positions.
Attention: Deficit disorder
October 5, 2011At MIT forum, economists warn that deficit concerns, while legitimate, have been crowding out initiatives to help jobs and growth.
September 16, 2011MIT forum examines the role of manufacturing in rebuilding the economy.
3 Questions: Making unemployment work
January 5, 2010With large numbers of Americans out of work, economist Ivan Werning suggests some better ways to make unemployment insurance operate
Graduating seniors fared well in the shrinking job market
November 9, 2009