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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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FOUR NEW Career Pathways courses were announced by Roger Williams University on Tuesday. The courses target individuals who are looking to enter the workforce quickly and may not have time to wait to get a degree. They will be held at the university's Providence campus. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY

With Career Pathways offering, RWU emphasizes history of readiness courses

PROVIDENCE – Starting Oct. 1, University College at Roger Williams University curriculum will grow to include four new career-focused programs.Students, particularly those pursuing entry-level...
ON MONDAY, Lincoln-based Wildtree Inc. announced the promotion of Mike Gilkenson (pictured) and Ross Murphy to top leadership roles in the company. / COURTESY WILDTREE INC.

Lincoln meal delivery company promotes from within

LINCOLN - The 19-year-old Lincoln-based meal delivery company Wildtree Inc. confirmed the promotion of two employees to top executive positions Monday.Formerly the chief operating...
AFTER 11 SEASONS as head dancer at Festival Ballet Providence, Vilia Putrius has been promoted to the school's school director. / COURTESY FESTIVAL BALLET PROVIDENCE

Putrius promoted from lead dancer to Festival Ballet Providence school director

PROVIDENCE - Vilia Putrius  has been appointed school director of Festival Ballet Providence according to a Thursday announcement by the organization.Putrius moves into the...

Don’t charge employers for workers on welfare

Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., is all set to propose legislation that proposes to put a tax on large businesses with employees who receive benefits...

Going into OT

Does your company offer employees overtime? Yes: 64.29% No: 35.71Do many of your employees work overtime? No: 66.67% Yes: 33.33%How frequent do your employees work overtime? When needed: 38.46% Couple...
DR. JEREMIAH SCHUUR is the new physician-in-chief for emergency medicine at Lifespan and chair of the department of emergency medicine at Brown, starting Dec. 1, 2018. /COURTESY LIFESPAN

Schuur is named Lifespan’s emergency medicine chief, Brown’s emergency medicine department...

PROVIDENCE — Lifespan and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University have appointed Dr. Jeremiah D. Schuur physician-in-chief for emergency medicine at Lifespan...

R.I. needs better work-leisure time balance

Yet another WalletHub survey provides ammunition for those who question the Ocean State’s commitment to hard work.The study – titled the “Hardest-Working States” –...
THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE in the Providence metro area declined 0.5 percentage points year over year to 4.2 percent in July. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

BLS: Providence metro July unemployment drops to 4.2%

PROVIDENCE – The non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area was 4.2 percent in July, a 0.5 percentage point decline year...
WOMEN & INFANTS HOSPITAL has named Dr. Erika Werner its director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Erika Werner named director of maternal-fetal medicine at Women &...

PROVIDENCE - Women & Infants Hospital has named Dr. Erika Werner director of the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Women & Infants Hospital of...
Following two decades at Bank of America/Fleet Financial Group, Douglas E. Scala served as an executive at The Hudson Companies. In 2014 he joined Webster Bank and is responsible for commercial banking in the region. / PBN PHOTO/MARK S. MURPHY

Failure can be inspiring, and success should be shared

Douglas E. Scala | Webster Bank regional president for southern Massachusetts/Rhode IslandHow do you find the leaders of tomorrow?At Webster Bank we’re not only...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am