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CEO (or equivalent): Timothy Harrington, chairman; Emily Harrington, CEO 2015 Revenue: $7,814,857 2013 Revenue: $5,193,619 Revenue growth: 50% Cranston-based Qualified Resources International Inc., founded in … more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped last week to match the lowest level since April, a sign the labor market remains healthy even as hiring moderates. more
The construction industry in Rhode Island ranked 28th in nation for year-over-year employment growth, according to the Associated General Contractors of America, based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. more
Rhode Island must meet demands for workers by supporting postsecondary education, as social sciences, health care support, and science, technology, engineering and math jobs are the fastest-growing jobs in the state, according to a report from the New England Board of Higher Education: Higher Education’s Impact on the New England Economy: Investing in People. more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the city firefighters union have tentatively agreed on a five-year contract that could potentially save the city $15 million over the course of the deal, according to a Sept. 12 announcement. The … more
WEST WARWICK – A court spokesman has confirmed that the West Valley Inn has been placed into receivership. The longtime banquet facility, which closed last month after being in operation since 1978, was placed into receivership on Sept. … more
How often are you asked to write a college recommendation? Sometimes – 53.8% Never – 38.5% Often – 7.7% Does your company allow for interns to earn college credits? Yes – … more
Pop-quiz time. Which of the following explains the inability of employers to fill open positions: n A lack of qualified workers? n Low pay? n Welfare state/transfer payments that make work unappealing? I'll try to … more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.6 percent in August, up one-tenth of one percentage point from July and down two-tenths of one percentage point from the year prior, reported the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
The number of applications for unemployment benefits barely rose last week, indicating employers remain comfortable with staffing levels. more
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