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Workforce Development
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Recent PBN Business Survey results confirmed what businesses have been saying in greater numbers in recent years – they would like to hire more people, but they cannot find potential employees with the right skill sets. A new state … more
Business speaks with its spending habits, and based on the results of Providence Business News' Summer 2016 Business Survey, Rhode Island businesses are talking an optimistic game. For the first time in its eight-year history, the majority … more
An intensive computer science course for teachers will be held this fall as a result of a partnership between Rhode Island College and General Assembly, a global education startup. more
Considering the success and renown built by the family company now known as Taco Comfort Solutions, it's perhaps surprising to hear Chairman John Hazen White Jr. say that he's not a businessman. The company's considerable growth, capped by … more
On the occasion of Providence Business News' 30th anniversary, six of Rhode Island's business leaders discussed its economy, where it has been and where it is likely to go from today. The following is an edited transcript of that conversation. … more
It may appear counterintuitive for employers to invest in employees that may not remain at an organization long term. In today's economy, however, employees are increasingly mobile, and recent college graduates are likely to have multiple careers … more
Local IT firms have reported difficulty for years in attracting people they need to grow their companies. A recent summit put on by Tech Collective and Bridge Technical Talent provided more detail … more
Three thousand years of power are boiled down to 48 laws inspired by the philosophies of great thinkers and tactics of well-known, historical figures. Penguin Books ISBN 9780140280197 | $25 more
Sylvia Maxfield, dean of Providence College's School of Business, knows there are myriad pressures weighing on business students entering the workforce and encountering, many for the first time, the fast-paced, information-driven whirlwind that is … more
A study by the Human Capital Institute found that most organizations operate at a 30 percent rate of efficiency due to poor engagement among their staff. If you consider how much more revenue a business could generate by increasing its employee … more
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