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R.I. State Police Col. James Manni hired as South Kingstown town...

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – R.I. State Police Col. James M. Manni is returning to municipal government as a town manager once again. After serving for three...
ROMELL TAYLOR, a registered nurse who has worked at The Miriam Hospital for nearly 24 years, is featured in a new video advertising employment at Lifespan Corp. as the company seeks to fill 2,300 open positions. / COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP.

With 2,300 openings, Lifespan turns to employees for help with recruitment

PROVIDENCE – A 30-second video shows registered nurse Romell Taylor as she walks the halls of the medical surgery oncology unit at The Miriam...

Paylocity CEO Steve Beauchamp to share ways to create a thriving...

Paylocity CEO Steve Beauchamp will discuss how to excel in customer service, sales and product development in the March 9 episode of the 21st...

R.I. unemployment rate 3rd-highest in New England in 2021

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the third-highest unemployment rate in New England in 2021 at 5.6%, according to data released by the U.S. Bureau...

Pinto named Providence’s 1st director of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging

PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Wednesday named Silas Pinto as the city’s first director of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging. Pinto previously served as...

Report: Nearly 10% of Rhode Island’s employers misclassify workers

PROVIDENCE – Misclassification of workers as independent contractors is a growing problem in the Ocean State, with nearly 10% of Rhode Island employers doing...

Mental health at the workplace: 5 strategies

COVID-19 has inflicted a serious mental health toll on many U.S. workers. Those workers are better able to navigate mental health issues when their employers...

Holdouts may be returning to the workforce

The U.S. economy surprised analysts by adding 467,000 jobs in January, overcoming concerns about the COVID-19 omicron variant and continuing a long streak of...
Dan Horvath

Amid trucker shortage, training misinformation could be costly

America needs more truck drivers. The demand for drivers is strong and will only keep growing for the foreseeable future. With the current strain on...
WORKFORCE AID: Shannon Gilkey, left, state commissioner on postsecondary education, and Tammy Warner, assistant commissioner for academic and student affairs, are pursuing the creation of a credential registry to assist employers and potential employees.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Gilkey looks to launch registry to help workforce

While the state navigates the labor shortage, the R.I. Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner is seeking to widen the talent pipeline as Rhode Island...

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