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Worker dies in accident at EB submarine building facility

NORTH KINGSTOWN (AP) — An employee at General Dynamics Electric Boat's facility here died Tuesday from injuries suffered in a workplace accident, the company...

Building workplace culture during National Volunteer Month

When it comes to giving back, there is no time like the present. April is National Volunteer Month, a timely justification for Rhode Island...

Back to the workplace?

Is your company planning to have most or all of its employees return to the workplace this year? Yes: 60% No: 20% Unsure: 20% How much of your...

PBN earns 8 awards, including top website, in 2021 NENPA competition

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News received eight awards from the New England Newspaper and Press Association, including three first-place honors, during the 2021 New...

Returning to normal

Are you optimistic that some sense of normalcy will return by the end of 2021? Yes: 90% Unsure: 10% No: 0% When do you feel some sense of...
SUMMER SOCIAL: Attendees gather at Shaidzon Beer in South Kingstown for a networking event held by the Southern Rhode Island Young Professionals. The group will team up with others around southern New England for the annual Statewide Summer Social on July 10 at Sons of Liberty Spirits in South Kingstown. / COURTESY SOUTHERN RHODE ISLAND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

When will you feel comfortable attending in-person business and networking events?

Rhode Island will make COVID-19 vaccines available to people in their 50s by April 5 and to those in their 40s the following week. It...

Emotional support

Does your company offer employees any emotional support services in response to the pandemic? Yes: 60% No: 40% Have employees at any point during the pandemic sought...
Peter George

Tips to taming your nerves before speaking in public

Your heart pounds. You breathe faster and harder. You begin to sweat. Your blood pressure increases. Your face gets flush. Your mind seems as...

New leaders

Are you happy with the changes in leadership among R.I. elected officials this year, including Daniel J. McKee as governor? Yes: 75% No: 25% Unsure: 0% Are you...

More money, less problems?

Is your company planning to seek another round of stimulus funding? No: 67% Yes: 17% Unsure: 17% Did your company receive stimulus funding of any kind in 2020? Yes:...

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