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Workforce Development
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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
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Education Exchange has begun recruiting for its new workforce-development training program in aquaculture. The program offers five-week, hands-on training aimed at preparing Rhode Islanders with the skills they need to … more
The Genesis Center has received a $412,575 grant for the new Bridges to Career Opportunities program from the Local Initiatives Support Corp., part of $11.3 million grant that LISC received nationally from the Social Innovation Fund. more
Roberto Gonzalez, president of the board and executive director of STEAM Box, talks with Providence Business News about the technology-based youth program and his recent recognition as one of Tech Collective’s Tech 10 award winners. more
Legislation now before the House deserves swift consideration and passage. The topic is manufacturing workforce development, and the Senate-passed bill establishes incentives for employers to hire apprentices. The continuing … more
It doesn't take long for people to buy in to Margaret "Digit" Murphy's viewpoint. She has a gift when it comes to motivating others. "Her philosophies and passion to inspire women [have] resulted in great forward progress for all female … more
Hope Valley Industries in North Kingstown, which makes automotive accessories such as floor mats and mudflaps, could use a few more CNC programmers. To that end, says Julie Zito, the firm's director of human resources, the company plans to … more
David Sotnik, a leave-of-absence case manager at CVS Health Corp., was ready to start an MBA program at Johnson & Wales University when a friend suggested another option. A $19,000 master-of-science degree program in human resources at JWU … more
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