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Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, a public-private partnership that aims to meet hiring needs of employers by offering customized talent sourcing solutions to place qualified long-term unemployed and underemployed candidates into available positions, was launched Wednesday. more
H. John Keimig, the CEO and president of Healthcentric Advisors, is being honored for Business Leadership in Providence Business News’ 16th annual Business Excellence Awards program one year after leading the health care quality improvement organization to the Excellence at a Nonprofit award. more
Accountants, actuaries, politicians and union leaders are scheduled to meet on Friday to discuss the looming Rhode Island crisis related to public pensions and other post-employment benefits at a seminar dubbed “The Gathering Storm.” more
William F. Hatfield has been elected board chairman of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, according to an announcement by the organization Tuesday. more
Rhode Island must meet demands for workers by supporting postsecondary education, as social sciences, health care support, and science, technology, engineering and math jobs are the fastest-growing jobs in the state, according to a report from the New England Board of Higher Education: Higher Education’s Impact on the New England Economy: Investing in People. more
CVS Health Corp., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and General Motors Co., the first U.S. automaker to have a female CEO, are among more than two dozen companies that added their names to a White House pledge to study gender pay gaps among their employees. more
Newly signed legislation will promote apprenticeship training beyond mainstream trades like construction and plumbing into nontraditional ventures like manufacturing, information technology, design and management. more
In the fifth edition of Providence Business News’ Healthiest Employers celebration event, 28 local employers were recognized for their efforts – and successes – in creating healthy workplaces for their employees. more
Denise Missry, Asa Messer Elementary School principal, has been named the Rhode Island Association of School Principals’ 2016 Elementary Principal of the Year. more
Providence Business News has announced the awardees of its 2016 edition of the Best Places To Work competition. Sixty companies were judged based on confidential surveys of employees and management reports compiled by Best Companies Group. more
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