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It's been more than 30 years since my father decided to retire. At the time, we were seriously considering closing our doors. But when we looked at the Munroe team, we saw a tremendously dedicated core of people who believed in our company and … more
Can minimum wages improve productivity and innovation over the long run? Usually, it's detractors of the minimum wage who talk about the long term. Minimum-wage hikes tend to have only small or negligible effects on employment levels, but … more
The World Economic Forum (best known for organizing the annual Davos shindig) just published its annual Gender Gap report. It makes for thoroughly depressing reading. On current trends, it will take 118 years before women's salaries equal those of … more
Making good on her promise to train Rhode Islanders for the jobs that local employers have had problems filling, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week announced 26 grant recipients for her signature workforce-development initiative, Real Jobs Rhode … more
Do you have any immigrants working at your business? Yes – 26.67% No – 73.33% Do you screen potential employees for immigrant status as part of the interviewing process? Yes – … more
It is a question for the ages, one so deceptively simple that both the one who asks and the one who answers finds themselves drawn into a vortex of clarifying, of shades of meaning, intentions, prejudices and a range of human quirks and foibles. … more
Last week's release of October home sales figures for Rhode Island continued a string of good news for the residential real estate market, with single-family home sales increasing 7.7 percent year over year (the much smaller condominium and … more
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth mission statement says that the school "serves as an intellectual catalyst for economic, social and cultural transformation on a global, national and regional scale." While UMass Dartmouth is not … more
As the commercialism of Thanksgiving fades into the commercialism of Christmas (or whatever one is allowed to call it these days), several thoughts have occurred to me that will impact you as a person, a salesperson and your business. … more
Brad Read, executive director at Sail Newport, will represent attractions on the Discover Newport Board of Directors. Read also concurrently served as the Newport stopover director of the 2015 Volvo Ocean Race. He is a resident of Middletown. more
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