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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
For the ninth time, Providence Business News, in conjunction with the Best Companies Group, has announced the awardees of the Best Places To Work competition. Top honorees will be named in each of four size categories at an awards gala at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Thursday, June 12. more
At times it’s seemed like nothing can get Rhode Islanders back to work, even the creation of thousands of new in-state jobs. more
A recent study by independent media regulator Ofcom confirmed what most employers are starting to see in their companies: 16- to 24- year olds prefer texting over voice calls and other e-messages. Also, 97 percent of this age group text at least once each day, whereas only 67 percent of this group talks on the phone daily. more
PROVIDENCE – Brown University has earned the 2014 Seal of Distinction from World at Work’s Alliance for Work-Life Progress. more
Coroners in London are preparing to investigate two apparent suicides as unexpected deaths by finance workers around the world have raised concerns about mental health and stress levels in the industry. more
Much of the recent controversy over the funding for Rhode Island’s health insurance exchange, Healtsource RI, misses the point of how the exchange fits into a larger vision of health care reform. Hopefully, the bold reform initiative just submitted to the General Assembly by the stakeholder advocacy group HealthRIght (of which I am chairman) will lend some perspective to the reform effort in our state. more
Private-industry employer costs for employee compensation in New England inched downward in December, dropping 8 cents per hour to an average of $34.40 per hour, but remained the highest in the U.S., according to a quarterly U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report issued Wednesday. more
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