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Workforce Development
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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
A learning program that has been part of The Providence Plan is moving to Roger Williams University. more
RICHARD STAPLES was recently honored as Leadership Rhode Island's 2017 Volunteer Award recipient. Staples, who retired from Fannie Mae in 2014, has volunteered as LRI's photographer for more than four years. In what ways does photography … more
A June 2016 survey compiled by Tech Collective, Rhode Island's information technology and bioscience industry association, found that 51 percent of local information technology professionals work "core" tech sectors, such as IT services, software and network communications, while the remaining 49 percent work in IT-related positions in finance, health care, education and professional industries. 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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