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The sharp May hiring slowdown revealed in Friday’s employment report took a lot of people -- including me -- by surprise. It shouldn’t have. more
What employee benefit is the most popular among staff members? Hmm … I'm tempted to say the coffee and espresso. We offer a variety of traditional benefits, but the most "popular" is probably the extra effort we put into our … more
Whether financially strained municipalities should be allowed to claw back retiree benefits will likely be answered by the state's highest court, where three distinct suits appear headed. How the Supreme Court decides the question could set … more
In "Regional Advantage," her classic 1994 explanation of why Silicon Valley became the center of the tech universe and Route 128 outside Boston did not, AnnaLee Saxenian of the University of California at Berkeley argued that a key difference was … more
When Leslie Taito, a senior vice president at Hope Global, was at an early point in her work life, a male customer once told her she was "prettier than a speckled pup." As if channeling many businesswomen's lifelong task of cleaning up … more
It is widely believed that Americans change jobs a lot more than they used to. After years of digging through employment data in search of tectonic shifts, I have found that such widely held beliefs: Usually exaggerate the pace of change, by a lot. (Nonetheless contain some, or even many, grains of truth.) more
State environmental agencies have less staff to adequately protect Rhode Island waters than in the past, and that could negatively impact the local economy, say advocates. On Jan. 14, Save The Bay Executive Director Jonathan Stone and Rhode … more
Connecting executives in the C-suite across the country's major metropolitan hubs to jobs and one another is what sets Browning Associates apart from the average headhunter, says founder and President John Seraichyk. Using a private, … more
Does your company offer paid family leave beyond the four weeks required by Rhode Island law? Yes – 37.5% No – 62.5% How many of your employees have opted to take family leave? Fewer than 25% … more
Sure, the employee can navigate documents in Word, read through files sorted by Excel and create a PowerPoint presentation. But how many can honestly say they know how to analyze data and create effective reports and presentations? … more
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