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Workforce Development
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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
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
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
Nearly 100 people pack the outdoor patio of The Hot Club, a popular Providence waterfront bar, on a Wednesday evening. It's a common summer scene at happy hour across the city, except for the one thing that links The Hot Club patrons this … more
Rhode Island College will relocate and upgrade its Career Development Center by early 2016 to enhance the interaction between students and potential employers. more
A key component of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's plan for Rhode Island's recovery is to improve the job training and educational programming in the state in order to meet the needs of employers looking to grow their workforces. And it is a fine idea. … more
There are more than 300 state occupational-skills training programs in Rhode Island aimed at putting the unemployed back to work. Despite their number, however, those programs have not been enough to turn around the unemployment problem … more
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