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Cindy Laughlin, president of Recruiting Specialists, was recently elected to the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame Board of Directors. Laughlin began her career as an executive recruiter for a search firm that specialized in retail. After acquiring ownership of the firm in 1993, Laughlin built Recruiting Specialists into the talent-acquisition firm that it is today. Recruiting Specialists focuses on many facets of the retail industry, including big box and luxury retail. Outside of the office, Laughlin is also very active in the community. She was previously the president (and now the chairwoman) of Justice Assistance. She is also the education chairwoman for the Massachusetts Association of Personnel Services, as well as a trustee of the Providence Performing Arts Center and she continues to support several of Rhode Island’s nonprofit organizations. more
Prior to a series of acquisitions in the 1990s and being purchased by Bank of America in 2004, Fleet Financial Group, formerly Industrial National Corp., was known regionally for its Providence-based banker-training programs. The programs, … more
Innovation is a powerful economic engine. It is a change of product, service or process which allows an organization to meet the challenges of a changing environment. It allows organizations to gain market share and profitability, provides consumers … more
The essence of leadership is multifold – it involves strategic movements and investments, calculated risk-taking, and thoughtful delegation, as well as the ability to inspire a genuine confidence and respect among the crucial ranks which keep the … more
To succeed in business today you have to be FAST … not only in terms of speed of thought and execution, but in terms of these four principles that play a key role in framing success: » Focused. Focus your goals and objectives, including … more
For Robyn Smalletz, success is a family business. Smalletz is the president and CEO of Gloria Duchin Inc., a metal gift and jewelry-designing company started by her mother in 1979. Both her father and husband also have worked at the … more
What three words would your staff use to describe work? Caring, "Amica Family" and stable. How do you encourage employee engagement? Amica conducts full employee engagement surveys biannually. They are reviewed for trends … more
Beating a life-threatening illness led Lisa J. Raiola to launch a culinary incubator on Oct. 3 that is breathing new life into not only her career but the careers of 30 startup entrepreneurs. At 52, Raiola, who lives in Bristol with her … more
Cheryl Merchant has always been driven to lead and to teach. Back in 1984, after graduating with her bachelor's degree in business administration from Alma College in Alma, Mich., Merchant embarked on a career at General Motors as a … more
Recently, a newly hired 23-year-old employee said to me, "in college we're taught if you don't get promoted within two years of taking a job, you won't advance and need to find a new place to work." I was saddened to hear that, as it … more
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