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Workforce Development
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BOSTON – The biggest hurdle to the state's economic growth isn't a slowing Chinese economy, collapsing oil prices, or gyrating financial markets. It's your graying co-worker. The long-predicted wave of baby boomer retirements – delayed … more
The president and CEO of YWCA Rhode Island talks about the new Fantastic Girltastic Code Company App Challenge and other initiatives underway to get girls interested in careers in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math. more
Transformation and employee value took center stage at Tuesday night’s Providence Business News Manufacturing Awards program, held at Bryant University’s Bello Center. more
Kathie Shields, executive director of Tech Collective, talks about the $7.5 million initiative named Tech Force Rhode Island, designed to address the state’s information technology industry employment and workforce needs. more
A U.S. House Career and Technical Education committee field hearing co-hosted by U.S. Rep James R. Langevin and the German Marshall Fund of the United States featured education and workforce development advocates and business representatives from Rhode Island and Germany discussing ways to strengthen apprenticeship programs. more
A new series of free workshops to help job-seekers will be held this month by the Community College of Rhode Island’s Center for Workforce and Community Education. more
The Newport, Westerly and Providence school systems were named Monday as the initial districts in Rhode Island for the P-Tech initiative, designed to allow public school students to receive workplace training and a community college education while attending high school. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded the Genesis Center a $47,265 grant to expand services that prepare low-income Rhode Islanders for the workforce. more
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles U.S. could see more automotive technicians from New England Institute of Technology joining its workforce in the coming years, thanks to a new certification program at the nonprofit technical college. Fiat Chrysler … more
A “Tech Nite” open house will be held at New England Institute of Technology’s East Greenwich campus at One New England Tech Blvd on Nov. 3 from 3-7 p.m. more
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