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The latest job market report from the Department of Labor offered somewhat encouraging news: Americans are returning from the sidelines and participating in the job market once again. Hiring in the food-service sector, which includes our nation's … more
To begin building a new economy, Rhode Island has made significant investments in growth and innovation. As a business owner, I understand that investing in the core parts of my business is what it takes to grow. On a far larger scale, the same … more
When drafted properly and regularly re-emphasized, the employee handbook is a powerful tool for employers to communicate important information about their values, policies, procedures and benefits. What follows are simple steps employers … more
Employers tend to trust their intuitions. But when they decide whom to hire, they trust those intuitions more than they should. Suppose you are considering two candidates for a job in sales, candidate A and candidate B, and have interviewed … more
As our economy improves, more companies are considering mergers and acquisitions. If you are one of them, it is necessary to understand and properly apply the existing acquisition reporting rules. n Know the guidelines. The rules that cover … more
A lot of people believe you only have one shot at success. But that's just not true. What is true is that many people don't even take that one shot – out of fear of failure, inexperience, lack of motivation or just not knowing where to begin. … more
The root of your sales success lies in your sales philosophy. How did you develop yours? Mine came from a combination of home environment, books, education, mentors, personal-development programs, personal experience and observations. You … more
Rhode Island recently enacted significant changes to corporate tax requirements that will affect large numbers of companies. Changes include updated guidance related to corporate nexus, combined reporting, single-sales-factor apportionment and … more
Ah, the joys of spring: longer daylight, budding flowers, farm babies and, of course, opening day of our national pastime, baseball. What a thrill to go to the game and "root, root, root for the home team." I've found that a day at the … more
In August, Scott Jensen, director of the R.I. Department of Labor & Training, called manufacturing a "bright spot" in the state economy. Jensen and Donna Murray, Rhode Island's chief labor statistician, noted that 42,300 manufacturing jobs in July … more
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