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Workforce Development
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Transformation and employee value took center stage at Tuesday night’s Providence Business News Manufacturing Awards program, held at Bryant University’s Bello Center. more
TAUNTON, Mass. – The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation recently made a micro loan to Newport Potters Guild to enable the small business to start a pottery and clay art gallery and create four new jobs. 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
The Newport Pathways in Technology Early College High School program, also known as P-TECH, welcomed its first ninth grade class on Sept. 7. more
I came here to change education in Rhode Island and in the United States. The Met school/Big Picture School has become the model for 150 such schools worldwide, including in Australia, Belize, India and the Netherlands, among others, but it wasn't … more
Joe Rando, CEO and president of a small tech company, doesn't hesitate to describe the importance of public incentives in encouraging his company to move less than 20 miles, over the Massachusetts line, to Providence. Without the $521,000 … more
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
An interesting thing happened as manufacturing continued its steady decline in Rhode Island. By mid-2013, the number of people employed in manufacturing began to rise, according to statistics tallied by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. … more
Dogged by a high and persistent unemployment rate coming out of the 2008-09 recession, Rhode Island's workforce has struggled to recover. But the state has seen progress recently. more
The Amgen Biotech Experience has awarded $100,000 to the University of Rhode Island so that local teachers can give high school students access to hands-on science education. more
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