Updated February 25 at 12:26pm
Workforce Development
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A $10,000 award was given by Bristol County Savings Bank in support of Saint Vincent’s Home’s life-skills program, which serves young adults aged 14-21 living in southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the islands. more
For how long are new hires typically in training? A few days – 22.2% About a week – 11.1% 1-3 weeks – 55.6% A month or more – 0% It depends on the position – 11.1% … more
(Updated, 9:11 a.m.) Connecting for Children and Families, a Woonsocket-based social services and nonprofit organization, completed its first cohort and is now recruiting applicants for a second seven-week Real Jobs Rhode Island-funded career readiness workshop at the Northern Rhode Island Career Academy. more
If Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's intent in offering Rhode Islanders two years of tuition-free college was to dramatically change the education landscape in the state, mission accomplished. The leaders of the state's three higher-educational … more
Community College of Rhode Island President Meghan Hughes promised attendees of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce annual dinner that her keynote speech would last for 10 minutes. And she kept her word. more
(Updated 6:40 p.m.) Rhode Island legislative leaders on Wednesday revealed an early divide over a proposal that would provide two years of free tuition to college students who maintain at least a 2.0 GPA at the state’s public institutions. more
A new digital forensics lab opened recently at Salve Regina University, providing more hands-on training for future cybersecurity and digital forensics professionals. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Thursday she will establish a Rhode Island Manufacturing Advisory Council, as part of a budget year priority to encourage growth in the industry. more
(Updated 3:24 p.m.) More than 70 percent of Rhode Island’s jobs require a post-secondary degree, a qualification less than half of adult Rhode Islanders have, but Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has put forward a new initiative to help close that gap. more
The U.S. Labor Department has awarded Rhode Island $641,101 to continue funding through April of programs to help provide career services to people receiving unemployment benefits. more
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