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Workforce Development
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A native of Venezuela, Oscar Mejias immigrated to the United States in 2003. Only four years later, during the buildup to the Great Recession, Mejias had laid the foundation for HITEP, which stands for Hispanic Technology & Education … more
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
A new digital forensics lab opened recently at Salve Regina University, providing more hands-on training for future cybersecurity and digital forensics professionals. 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
(Updated, 9:11 a.m.) Connecting for Children and Families, a Woonsocket-based social services and nonprofit organization, completed its first cohort and is now recruiting applicants for a second seven-week Real Jobs Rhode Island-funded career readiness workshop at the Northern Rhode Island Career Academy. more
Community College of Rhode Island President Meghan Hughes promised attendees of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce annual dinner that her keynote speech would last for 10 minutes. And she kept her word. 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
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