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(Updated, 2:15 p.m.) Seven hundred of the region’s business leaders celebrated themselves and oftentimes their competitors at Providence Business News’ 10th Best Places To Work event Wednesday evening at the Crowne Plaza Garden Pavilion. more
When hiring an employee, a company might choose to create a contract that outlines the expectations, hours, wages, benefits and other terms of employment related to the position. A contract employee might work for a defined period of time, from a few weeks to a few years. more
In a letter on her company’s website, Emily Harrington, CEO of staffing firm Qualified Resources International, said she decided to launch the newest incarnation of Qualified Resources after selling the original in 2009 because she “understood every facet of the business.” And seeing as the 4-year-old Cranston-based Qualified Resources is not only on Providence Business News’ list of fastest-growing companies – but also up a spot from last year – that statement seems to be proven true. more
Preventure offered the right product at precisely the right moment, and the result has been boom times for the Coventry-based business. more
In January 2013 Exeter Job Corps, a residential training facility for at-risk, young adults, was forced to close one of three dormitory wings as the federal government froze enrollment across the board for programming at 125 outlets nationally. Its future, like prospects for many of the young people who turn to the program, was in doubt. more
A little like golf, but you get to “break things.” That’s how Jack O’Brien, manager of Addieville East Farm in Burrillville, describes sporting clays, the increasingly popular target-shooting game and alternative to the traditional corporate golf outing. more
Fire on the Water is the name of the dragon-boat team from 212 Health and Performance that has a healthy mix of paddlers for one of the fitness center’s popular corporate outings – the Chinese Dragon Boat Races on the Pawtucket River that were held Sept. 6. more
Local, national and global companies that offer corporate team building in Newport see the waterfront city as a spectacular backdrop to activities intended to improve communication and teamwork. more
"Match.com for the employer and job seeker" is the way Chris Shepherd, founder of The Guide, describes his online employment portal. The Web-based platform, www.jointheguide.com, does not rely upon keyword searches within resumes the way … more
Some employers are restructuring part-time positions as they struggle to manage expenses for workers whose extra hours may make them eligible for health care benefits. The number of affected employers is small but noticeable, according to … more
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