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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
The Providence Business News Executive Poll is a weekly survey of 70 business leaders throughout the state, representing small and large companies in a variety of industries. more
What are your social goals this year? more
Do you have any plants or decorations on your desk? Decorations – 64.8% Plants – 41.2% None – 11.8% What types of storage does your desk/workspace have? Filing cabinets – … more
How often do you entertain clients? Often – 40% Sometimes – 35% Rarely – 25% Is it appropriate to entertain clients at home? Yes – 35% No – 65% … more
I've always considered myself quite bold when it comes to business and risk-taking. I can live with failing a few times, knowing that I will eventually be successful because I am determined to be. I've found a like-minded colleague in … more
How much notice do you request your employees to give before leaving the company? 2-3 weeks – 57.9% Depends on the position – 36.8% Less than two weeks – 5.3% Three or more weeks – 0% … more
1You recently led WBEZ/Chicago Public Media. How do Providence's and Rhode Island's audiences compare? American audiences in every town or city have high aspirations for the public-media institution that serves their community. But no two … more
Over the past 17 years, we've had the opportunity to consult with hundreds of foundations, nonprofits and professional-services firms. At the beginning of most engagements we'll gather a group of executives, managers and staff members in a … more
It is often said that the backbone of the American economy is small business. And that is no more true than in Rhode Island. Being small, though, does not mean being simple. For instance, as markets become more connected to the global … more
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