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Rhode Island ranked 17th among states – and higher than any other New England state – for its 2.7 percent job growth over the last two years in advanced industries, according to a new report from the Brookings Institution released Thursday. more
The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits rose last week to a level that still underscores health in the labor market. more
Companies in July added workers to U.S. payrolls at a steady pace from the prior month, a private report showed Wednesday, showing the labor market was holding up in spite of broader growth numbers that indicate a slowing in the economy. more
Amy Grzybowski has been named executive director of the Westerly Higher Education and Industry Center, the R.I. Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner announced in a statement Monday. more
The Massachusetts economy will continue to expand over the next six months “at a moderate pace,” but the tightening labor market and slower worldwide economic growth are expected to restrain growth, according to the MassBenchmarks Current Economic Index. more
The pitch: Play all day, snooze the night away. Years in business: Since May 2016 Employees: 11 Cost to obtain franchise: Startup costs typically range from … more
Joe Rando, CEO and president of a small tech company, doesn't hesitate to describe the importance of public incentives in encouraging his company to move less than 20 miles, over the Massachusetts line, to Providence. Without the $521,000 … more
A state-supported workforce plan for General Dynamics Electric Boat will provide industry-specific training to EB employees at the New England Institute of Technology, Community College of Rhode Island and Westerly Higher Education and Job Skills … more
PROVIDENCE – It's not known as the "Creative Capital" for nothing. Rhode Island's capital city is considered one of the "Best American Cities for Creatives (that aren't NYC, LA or SF)," sharing space with cities that include Nashville, … more
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
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