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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
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
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
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
When Zoe Schwartz entered high school she was intimidated by technology classes because she believed they were just for boys. But as a sophomore she joined anyway and with a little guidance from one of her teachers, Schwartz – along with … more
Sixteen new research projects will provide data on state policy issues ranging from municipal collaboration to the education of Latinos through the College and University Research Collaborative. more
In honor of Computer Science Education Week, instructors from local companies and the nonprofit IntraCity Geeks are teaching Hour of Code classes to 1,500 students at city schools. more
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
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