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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren said the central bank should act to bring down “stubbornly, and unacceptably, high” joblessness that’s been stuck near 9 percent or above since April 2009. more
When the U.S. Air Force puts out an expected request for proposals next year for the next generation of jet trainers, Providence-based Textron Inc. hopes to join what is sure to be a crowded field. If it is in the mix, the new Textron AirLand Scorpion jet will be the reason why. more
When Daniel Martineau, the line supervisor who screens job applicants for Trico Specialty Films, LLC, learned about the new monthly job fairs at the Quonset Business Park, he rearranged his schedule so he could attend the first one. more
Kevin Duggan has advised businesses on several management philosophies, including lean enterprise and his own leadership method, operational excellence. He’s president of Duggan Associates and the Institute for Operational Excellence, both located in North Kingstown. more
Attracting young workers to the insurance industry is a growing challenge, but FM Global is not planning to trip on the talent gap. more
The number of information technology professionals employed in Rhode Island is at an all-time high, but advertised jobs are left vacant as employers struggle to find candidates with applicable skills in a fast-evolving industry. more
Gov.-elect Gina M. Raimondo has announced the formation of her innaugural committee, made up of elected officials, as well as community, labor and business leaders. more
Rhode Island added 1,200 more jobs than first reported for the second quarter of the year, according to revised figures put out by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training Thursday afternoon. more
Employers in the U.S. are taking longer to fill job openings, a sign that the labor market is tightening as companies compete for talented workers. more
Downgrading Rhode Island’s economic momentum from “precarious” to “tenuous,” University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro said June’s Current Condition Index “shatters the notion” of economic progress the state seemed to be making. more
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