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Special skills can help land emerging Mass. jobs

Ana Costagliola learned more than a year ago that her employer planned to move its Boston operations — including her job as a computer database assistant — to New York.

Determined to stay in the Boston area, the 47-year-old mother of two entered Boston University’s graduate certificate program in database management to hone and expand her skills — and it paid off. A few weeks ago, she landed a better, higher-paying job as database analyst with the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

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