Updated September 25 at 12:28pm
Workforce Development
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Hope & Main and the Rhode Island chapter of the American Culinary Federation will host a three-course lobster boil fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 25, with proceeds going to scholarships for high schoolers looking to enter the culinary industry and business and technical assistance for Hope & Main members. more
EDUCATION Many full-time employees find it tricky to pursue their education while also balancing the demands of work, family and other obligations. The New England Institute of Technology aims to make it easier for Rhode Island's … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced today her goal of having 70 percent of working-age Rhode Islanders hold a college degree by 2025. 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
Veterans of the Middle East wars, now attending universities and colleges, have experiences that are sometimes unique among their classmates. They tend to be of "nontraditional" college age, older than 18 to 23 years old, but beyond that, … 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
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
The Community College of Rhode Island ranked 579th out of 821 community colleges in WalletHub’s latest survey about the best and worst community college systems. more
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