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As a business consultant, John Boudreau repeatedly found employers and employees moving in different directions, with inconsistent goals. The recurring pattern pushed him in March to start Cranston-based software company Envisionable LLC, … more
The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest in more than 50 years as rising prices put buying out of reach for many renters. more
(Updated 10:26 a.m.) Job seekers using the state’s online job board, EmployRI, are being warned about job offers from fake recruiters. more
The number of Americans who filed for unemployment benefits last week rose from a three-month low, consistent with the Federal Reserve’s view of a stronger job market. more
Workers in the Providence metro had an average hourly wage of $23.98 in May 2015, approximately 3 percent higher than the average national wage of $23.23, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said this week. more
A recent report from CBRE, a real estate services firm, which analyzed U.S. tech employment over the past five years, listed the top 50 technology markets in the United States, but Providence was not one of them. more
Ron Levitt could have retired 16 years ago when he sold his bustling optometry practice in Rocky Hill, Conn. Instead, he kept his white coat on, found two part-time gigs seeing patients and continued working. more
Construction employment fell 0.6 percent in Rhode Island in June, to 16,800 from 16,900 in June 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Local IT firms have reported difficulty for years in attracting people they need to grow their companies. A recent summit put on by Tech Collective and Bridge Technical Talent provided more detail … more
Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 5.5 percent, an increase of one-tenth of a percentage point from May, according to data released by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training on Thursday. more
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