Professional Development
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Rhode Island’s capital city ranks No. 52 in a list of the 100 best cities for women in business, compiled by the Bizwomen business journal and released Thursday. 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
Alex and Ani LLC is closing its store on Weybosett Street in Providence next month and replacing it with an employee training center. more
Chris Guilmette, a recent graduate of the New England Institute of Technology, likes to solve technical computer problems. more
National Grid and CVS Caremark Corp. have partnered with Roger Williams University to announce a sponsorship for select minority-owned, women-owned and veteran-owned businesses to participate in an RWU program to assist them in soliciting business. more
When working on the water begins at 14 years old with standing watch for Safe/ Sea, a marine-assistance and boat-towing company, there’s a good chance waterborne roots will take hold and create a lifetime path, and in J. Kent Dresser’s case, a career. more
One day in mid-March, Central Falls High School physics teacher Alison Murray asked her ninth graders to write about how the forces at work in building a bridge would make the bridge stronger. more
When it comes to networking, many business owners and entrepreneurs still seem to feel that more is better, and that simply collecting lots of business cards or LinkedIn contacts really means something. But that’s a superficial view of networking. more
Nonprofit fundraising, known as development in the trade, has emerged as a distinct profession only in the past few decades. But even in that relatively short period, career fundraisers have brought standards, ethical codes, best practices, certifications and wide-ranging professional-development programs to the profession. Now, aided by groups like the Association of Fundraising Professionals, a growing number of people are seeking a career in fundraising instead of happening into it. more
Women’s lives continue to get more complex as many take on increasingly higher levels of professional responsibility. Some become the breadwinner for their family and are responsible for mortgages and health insurance. Others take on substantial care-giving responsibilities. more
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