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From December 2011 to December 2012, employment increased in 287 of the 328 largest counties in the United States, including Providence County, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Thursday. more
It’s a parent’s nightmare: shelling out big money for college, then seeing the graduate unable to land a job that requires high-level skills. This situation may be growing more common, unfortunately, because the demand for cognitive skills associated with higher education, after rising sharply until 2000, has since been in decline. more
A more than 20-year-old North Scituate company specializing in well repair and maintenance, as well as water treatment and filtration systems, has received a $20,000 loan from the South Eastern Economic Development Corporation. more
The Rhode Island Job Corps education and training center is currently accepting students for a U.S. Department of Labor program that provides young adults ages 16 to 24 with various education and training in order to help them to find and keep a job. more
Workers in the Providence metro area earned an hourly wage about 3 percent more than the national average in May 2012 — $22.76 in comparison with the national $22.01 — the New England Information Office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced in an annual report on occupational employment statistics in Providence. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board has issued roughly $130,000 in grants to 36 Rhode Island businesses in the most recent round of the board’s express grant program, the governor’s office announced Tuesday. more
The Providence metropolitan ranked No. 23 in the United States for job satisfaction on career review website Glassdoor.com’s employment satisfaction report card. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee Wednesday signed legislation to create an additional enterprise zone in Pawtucket, providing tax incentives to companies in the zone for hiring local workers. more
Total compensation costs, as well as wage and salary costs, for private industry New England workers increased in the three-month and 12-month periods ending in June 2013, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment cost index, released Wednesday. more
Retail sales rose in July for a fourth consecutive month, showing American households are regaining momentum as employment climbs. more
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