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Lawmakers, educators, business leaders, and state and federal officials will gather on Monday to discuss workforce development and career and technical education at the R.I. Senate’s annual Economic Summit. more
Mayor Angel Taveras and Cranston Mayor Allan W. Fung have renewed their partnership through Workforce Solutions of Providence/Cranston, announcing the launch of a series of eight job fairs geared toward specific industries. more
Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s bioscience and information technology industry association will host a Bioscience Industry Skills Gap Forum on Wednesday, March 26 from 8:30 to … more
Laura Boucher is a 23-year-old registered nurse with the goal of having a full-time job, preferably at Bradley Hospital, because of its focus on mental-health care for children and adolescents. more
It may be convenient, even more efficient, for some employees to work away from company headquarters at a client site or from home and communicate by email, phone, texting and Skype. more
Even as the non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metro area stayed at 8.6 percent in November for the second consecutive month, the size of the labor force grew 0.8 percent to 691,500, according to a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report released Tuesday. more
Hope Global, a company headquartered in Cumberland that makes shoelaces, parachute cords and other engineered textile products, consciously refrains from using social media when checking references while hiring. more
The productivity of U.S. workers rose more than projected in the fourth quarter as the world’s largest economy expanded, helping to restrain labor costs. more
U.S. Senate Democratic leaders said they would keep working to strike a compromise on reviving expanded jobless benefits, even as the chamber failed to advance the latest plan amid a partisan dispute over amendments. more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate inched downward in January to 9.2 percent, the lowest rate since November 2008, according to the latest monthly report from the R.I. Department of Labor and Training. The state’s civilian labor force totaled 550,300 in January, up 200 from December 2013 but down 9,700 from January 2013. more
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