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RHODE ISLAND'S unemployment rate in May was the second highest rate in New England. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/TIM BOYLE

BLS: R.I. unemployment rate second highest in N.E.

PROVIDENCE – The 3.6% unemployment rate in Rhode Island in May was the second highest in New England, ahead of Connecticut, according to the...
EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION COSTS for employers in New England were $41.13 per hour in March, higher than both nationwide employer costs and Northeast employer costs for the month. / COURTESY BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

N.E. hourly compensation costs in March were $41.13

PROVIDENCE – Private employer compensation costs were $41.13 per hour in New England in March, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics this...
AMGEN RHODE ISLAND employees celebrating palcing No. 1 in the 2019 Best Places To Work competition among enterprise companies. / PBN PHOTO/ MIKE SKORSI

PBN Best Places To Work 2019 event draws boisterous, sold-out crowd

WARWICK – Sixty companies in the region were celebrated as Providence Business News' 2019 Best Places To Work on Thursday during a sold-out event...
Pam Hyland has been the CEO of the Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England since late 2015 and before that headed a Girl Scout organization in upstate New York and rural Pennsylvania. She lives the Girl Scout mission, promise and law every day. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Making decisions for the long run yields the best results today

Pam Hyland | Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England president and CEOI am a lifetime professional Girl Scout. I have worked in seven states,...
INTO CHARACTER: The staff at Envision Technology Advisors gets into the spirit of Halloween at the company’s annual party on Oct. 31.
 / COURTESY ENVISION TECHNOLOGY ADVISORS

Envision Technology Advisors LLC

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 10. Envision Technology Advisors LLCHow do you encourage your staff to live more environmentally sustainable...
FERRY RIDE: Members of Province Mortgage’s operations teams visit Newport by ferry from Providence during a day of appreciation. 
 / COURTESY PROVINCE MORTGAGE ASSOCIATES

Province Mortgage Associates Inc.

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 8. Province Mortgage Associates Inc.What modifications have you made to your workplace to...
FASHIONABLE: The staff at Big Brothers Big Sisters of R.I. model T-shirts featuring the agency’s new logo, highlighting a national branding effort. 
 / COURTESY BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF RHODE ISLAND


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode Island

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 9. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rhode IslandHow would you describe the culture of your...
IN THE SPIRIT: Members of the Carey, Richmond & Viking staff mark the holidays with a visit from Santa.
 / COURTESY CAREY, RICHMOND & VIKING INSURANCE

Carey, Richmond & Viking Insurance Agency

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 12. Carey, Richmond & Viking Insurance AgencyWhat are your requirements for employees to update...
OUT TO THE BALLGAME: Healthcentric staff members gather for a barbeque and a Red Sox game at Fenway Park in 2018.
 / COURTESY HEALTHCENTRIC ADVISORS

Healthcentric Advisors Inc.

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 14. Healthcentric Advisors Inc.What are your requirements for employees to update and augment their job...
IN GOOD COMPANY: BSMG employees gather for an annual outing at Mulligan’s Island in Cranston in 2018.
 / COURTESY BROKERS’ SERVICE MARKETING GROUP

Brokers’ Service Marketing Group II LLC

Best Places to Work 2019 | SMALL COMPANIES (15-49 employees): 15. Brokers’ Service Marketing Group II LLCHow would you describe the culture of your...
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