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Tomorrow’s dream job? Think about manufacturing

America’s Industrial Revolution propelled economic development and served as the springboard for this nation to become a world power. Sadly, a number of...

Keeping the ‘office’ in office holiday parties

How office-like is your holiday party? Providence Business News asks local business how their companies approach office parties and avert possible misbehavior.Do you...
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Editorial Cartoon: Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball logo with an asterisk instead of a baseball evokes the sport's steroid scandal.
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More renewable energy generated is still more energy

Even as leaders from 190 nations met in Bali recently to forge a climate-change agreement, U.S. consumers were steaming over soaring gasoline prices and...

Myths about holiday job hunting

Does hiring really slump at the holidays? Providence Business News asks 70 local executives about their companies’ practices.Have you hired employees during the...
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Work is just a part of your life

Author Mitch Albom says he wrote his book “For One More Day” when he became fascinated by how people answer this question: If they...
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Editorial Cartoon: A long winter’s nap

Santa Claus, labeled Retail Sales, is slumped in an easy chair. To his left is a reindeer, standing on its hind legs with its...
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Editorial Cartoon: Motto-vation

People in a conference room looking at an oversized pad on an easel. The pad reads: “1. Seize the day! 2. Cover your rear!” Man...

With boost, primary care could deliver what’s needed

Rhode Islanders currently spend at least $5.8 billion on health care for individuals each year. Our state government shoulders between $1.7 billion and $2.1...

Productivity during the holidays

Providence Business News asks business leaders whether workload and productivity at their companies increase or decrease at the holidays.Do workplace demands ...
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