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It's believed that those born between the years 1982 and 2004, commonly referred to as millennials, will make up 75 percent of the workforce within the next 10 years. These social media babies, tethered to smartphones and weaned on instant … more
As part of her comprehensive jobs plan, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo recently announced the 21 recipients of planning grants available through Real Jobs Rhode Island. As CEO of the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association, a trade organization that … more
On Tuesday, Aug. 4, R.I. Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen and I traveled to Washington, D.C. to attend the White House’s first-ever Demo Day showcasing innovators and entrepreneurs across America. more
Wyoming showed the biggest percentage gain in employment with a 0.9 percent increase, followed by Oklahoma and Rhode Island at 0.7 percent, figures from the Labor Department showed Friday in Washington. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate for July has decreased to 5.8 percent, one-tenth of a percentage point compared with June, according to the state Department of Labor and Training. more
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits last week remained historically low. more
A Maine-based boat builder is adding at least 40 new hires to its Rhode Island workforce this year in an effort to boost boat production capacity at its yacht yards in Portsmouth. more
Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon keeps a copy of an April 1996 Fortune magazine article in his office. It’s headlined “Can Wal-Mart Get Back the Magic?” more
A single parent of a baby and a child between the ages of 6 and 12 needs to make at least $62,693 a year, or $30.14 an hour, to cover basic expenses associated with raising a family in Rhode Island, according to the Economic Progress Institute. more
In case you needed more evidence that getting a college degree is generally a good idea, Georgetown University is out with a new report that underscores how important a diploma has been in this recovery. more
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