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Forget the "art of the deal." Look to the "art of the scam." Here is an especially artful one, meriting praise from consummate deal-makers. Consider "wellness." We don't need a Ponce de Leon elixir to bolster our health. We need to … more
Where do most of your company's new hires originate? Independent applicants – 76.9% Internal promotions – 23.1% Staffing firms or executive recruiters – 0% How is your … more
Business parks have traditionally been a place for offices. But that's changing – or has already – in many places, including Rhode Island, as businesses look for new ways to attract and retain talent, which forces business-park owners … more
Filings for U.S. unemployment benefits declined from an almost three-month high ahead of the presidential election, indicating the job market remains competitive for employers. more
Job openings in the U.S. rose in September from the lowest level of the year and hiring slowed, figures from the Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey showed Tuesday. more
Employers, like most people, tend to trust their intuitions. But when employers decide whom to hire, they trust those intuitions far more than they should. more
Unemployment rates were lower than a year ago in September in 224 out of 387 metropolitan areas, including the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area, which saw the rate fall to 4.8 percent from 5.2 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said this week. more
U.S. jobs continued to rise at a steady pace in October and wage gains accelerated, signs that the labor market and economy made steady progress at the start of the fourth quarter. more
In 1920, a group of telephone-company workers, seeking to aid their colleagues by providing local banking services, founded the Telephone Workers Credit Union in Providence. Through mergers and expansions, Coastway Community Bank, as you know it … more
(Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series exploring the potential impact of the planned redesign/replacement of Providence's Route 6-10 connector.) more
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