Come Friday, you could walk into a Macy’s store, interview, and get hired on the spot as part of the company’s National Hiring Day. At Target, Oct. 14 and 15 are on the calendar as “dedicated hiring events.”
When I hied myself to Proctors GE Theater for the last showing of Ron Howard’s “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years” last week, I didn’t know what to expect. Filmmaker Howard’s cumbersome title underlines the difficulties of re-telling a tale every boomer knows in our bones by claiming a chapter for a fresh cultural vision.
I guess it makes sense: Unemployment is low in the Capital Region’s most-prosperous county, so it’s tougher for companies with jobs to offer to find competent people who aren’t already working somewhere else.
Late-season festivals cluster on the calendar; a glorious mess: Irish 2000 in Ballston Spa, FreshGrass bluegrass at MASSMoCA in North Adams, Jazz at the Lake on Lake George, indie-, alt- and roots rock on Pearl Street.
The Empire Center for Public Policy has released a report called “What They Make 2015-16,” comparing average salaries being paid in counties, cities, villages and towns in nine regions across the state.