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Walt Disney used to talk about the four Cs to success: curiosity, confidence, courage and consistency. He believed that if you applied these four Cs to your life, you could accomplish practically anything. But there was one C that Walt said … more
Last week the Raimondo administration granted Greystone of Lincoln Inc. a 10-year, $460,000 tax credit for expanding its workforce by about 10 percent. The grant is the first one under the Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit program, which … more
Is prior experience in the industry necessary to be considered for employment by your company? Yes – 11.7% No – 88.2% Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following … more
One of the questions I am often asked involves "how to get ahead." I thought it might be helpful to share some lessons from top U.S. executives. Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway: "You follow your passions. You find … more
Companies in the U.S. added more than 200,000 workers to payrolls in February, indicating the labor market remains on its strong trajectory, according to a private employment report. more
The other day I was with a friend who was telling me how stressed he was. He felt that everyone wanted a piece of him and he was spread too thin. He didn't want to disappoint people, especially family. I told him he needed to learn how to say no. … more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo last week released a nearly $9 billion budget plan that targets increased state investment in education and workforce preparation, as well as economic-development initiatives. The fiscal 2017 budget … more
The minimum wage in Rhode Island could rise again, by 50 cents, under Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's budget plan, to $10.10 an hour. If the General Assembly endorses her vision, it would be the fifth consecutive year of minimum wage increases. … more
1 What is the mission of the organization? Rhode Island Jobs With Justice is a coalition of labor, faith and community organizations. Our mission is to improve the conditions of Rhode Island's working families. It is our firm belief that … more
the R.I. Department of Labor and Training recently released figures that showed Rhode Island with the second-largest percentage job growth in 2015 among New England states (behind only Massachusetts). The growth rate was 1.8 percent, … more
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