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Workforce Development
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The University of Rhode Island hosted more than 550 female high students and 63 educators from 33 high school and career and technical centers recently as part of the 15th annual GGRL Tech Interactive Technology Expo to raise awareness about STEM careers in science, technology, engineering and math. more
The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
1 Next to affordability, what is the most pressing need for today's public college and university students? The biggest challenge, especially for first-generation students, is navigating the system – deciding among the myriad program … more
General Dynamics Electric Boat, the North Kingstown-based maker and servicer of submarines for the U.S. Navy, is in the midst of a major ramp-up in employment, one that will eventually boost the workforce at its Quonset Business Park facility to … more
It's no small secret there's an age gap in the financial-services workforce in Rhode Island. For years it has existed largely because of a flurry of industry consolidation that's caused a reduced demand for new employees. But demographic … more
Three students who created a pizza-parlor business model that mimics the Subway sandwich shop assembly-line approach to making food won a Rhode Island ProStart competition, based on their studies during a two-year curriculum offered at their school. … more
With the opening of its new Providence campus, Roger Williams University is recommitting to its roots. Founded 60 years ago in Providence as a two-year institution that aimed to educate working adults, RWU is taking the opportunity to make … more
Renowned TED Talks curator Chris Anderson offers helpful tips and advice on developing and refining one's presentation skills. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN 9780544634497 | $16 more
A respected business leader and economic thinker, Stone provides simple solutions to America's most pressing public policy issues, including health care, education and inequality. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN 9780544749009 | $17 more
García Martínez exposes the tricks of those who run rampant in the evolutionary tech industry that controls and shapes our lives. HarperCollins Publisher ISBN 9780062458193 | $30 more
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