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Using alternate measures, Rhode Island’s state unemployment average could be considered 9.8, 10.2, 11 or 16.7 percent, according to a report released Friday by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. more
Christine M. Cunneen, CEO of Johnston-based employee-screening firm Hire Image LLC, says not all companies throw out any job application with a “yes” next to the “prior criminal convictions” question. more
NEW BEDFORD – Cape Wind’s federal permits list Quonset Point, in North Kingstown, as the staging area for a planned 130-turbine wind farm to be located in Nantucket Sound, according to The Standard-Times of New Bedford. more
One of Lynsey Colgan’s current goals is to “find a curriculum for the new kindergarten program.” more
Once in a while an embezzlement breaks through the layers of sophisticated technology and human examination in financial institutions and serves as a jolting reminder that fraud-prevention systems are not yet perfect, as the recent case involving Bank of America in Providence illustrates. more
Can a movement and a logo that brandishes “Made in Rhode Island” as its moniker boost local commerce? more
PROVIDENCE – The General Assembly has approved legislation that will raise Rhode Island’s minimum wage to $8 per hour, beginning Jan. 1, 2014. more
With 135 jobs to fill for the new Sam’s Club in Fall River, store manager Rachel Dufault has been working full time at the hiring center at the New Harbour Mall. Sam’s Club will open in the fall and is looking for a wide range of employees, from cake decorators to managers and pharmacy technicians. more
Providence, with a well-earned reputation for culinary excellence, is home to the world’s largest culinary university, Johnson & Wales University. Graduates from its College of Culinary Arts are sought after by restaurants and hotels the world over. What is not as widely known is that many of those graduates have found and are finding positions and opportunity right here in Providence. more
Providence’s summer jobs program has helped 650 city youth find employment this summer, the office of Mayor Angel Taveras announced Wednesday. more
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