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(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
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
Why did you select your profession? I feel my purpose is to improve the lives of others. I see an untapped potential of synergy of meaningful work for people and the bottom line business-improvement companies can achieve from engaged employees. At … more
In the 1990s, Wal-Mart’s "everyday low prices" crushed small businesses. Mom and pop stores just couldn’t compete against the behemoth’s economies of scale and investments in its supply chain. more
Providence Business News has named the 28 finalists in the 2016 edition of the Healthiest Employers recognition program. more
The Providence Business News Executive Poll is a weekly survey of 70 business leaders throughout the state, representing small and large companies in a variety of industries. Do you feel that state laws and regulations are generally pro-business? … more
(Updated 2:21 p.m.) Rhode Islanders filing unemployment claims are being advised by the R.I. Department of Labor and Training that the Unemployment Insurance Call Center is experiencing one of its busiest stretches of the year due to a seasonal influx. more
The traditional corporate golf outing isn't what it used to be, and for nonprofit and charitable causes, that has turned into a beneficial trend. Companies are organizing charitable golf tournaments to benefit philanthropic causes, … more
June 2009 was the end of an era: The most painful downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s drew to a close, and economic healing got underway. more
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