Summit addresses need for skilled workforce

TALKING SHOP: Ely Beckman, left, principal founder of Reckoner Group, with Ethan Tucker, owner of Mobile Life Inc. Beckman and Tucker have been working together, meeting at Angelina’s Coffee Shop in Bristol. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS
TALKING SHOP: Ely Beckman, left, principal founder of Reckoner Group, with Ethan Tucker, owner of Mobile Life Inc. Beckman and Tucker have been working together, meeting at Angelina’s Coffee Shop in Bristol. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS
With less than two months until the General Assembly begins its 2014 session on Jan. 7, many members of the state’s business community are eager to douse legislators with recommendations in hopes of cranking up the often-sluggish pace of change required to make the state more business-friendly. One of the most-stubborn issues at the root…
To read the full story, Subscribe or
Subscribe to PBN
- Advertisement -

1 COMMENT

  1. Unfortunately, what lacks for the skilled and educated workforce in Rhode Island is a comparable and competitive JOB-MARKET. Unless you are a skilled laborer, nurse or educator, you are limited to service industry employment which often comes with low hourly wages and zero benefits.