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The Tech Collective is currently accepting nominations for its 2013 Tech10 awards, which will honor Rhode Island’s top 10 IT practitioners, digital media designers and entrepreneurs. more
Rhode Island and the Providence-Fall River-Warwick metropolitan area each saw unemployment rate declines in July from July 2012, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics non-seasonally adjusted data released Wednesday. more
It is widely assumed that people in economically “advanced” countries do not differ significantly in how satisfied they are with their jobs. Because they are about equally productive, the reasoning is, they must produce things the same way, and so their work experience must be the same, too. more
John Condon, president of Stonewall Solutions, will tell you it’s no easy task finding the right people to work at his software-development company. “We need candidates with technology skills that are pretty unique,” he said. “To find them, we have to cast a wide net.” more
Construction employment in Rhode Island decreased by 5 percent year-over-year in July, according to the Association for Corporate Growth. more
Benefits paid for workers’ compensation increased in Rhode Island and much of the nation, but fell in Massachusetts in 2011, according to a report by the National Academy of Social Insurance. more
Retail sales rose in July for a fourth consecutive month, showing American households are regaining momentum as employment climbs. more
The Business Workforce Center at the R.I. Department of Labor and Training will host an event next week to hire up to 75 customer service representatives for the state’s new health care exchange, the department announced Friday. more
Providence’s summer jobs program has helped 650 city youth find employment this summer, the office of Mayor Angel Taveras announced Wednesday. more
Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee Wednesday signed legislation to create an additional enterprise zone in Pawtucket, providing tax incentives to companies in the zone for hiring local workers. more
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