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Panelists say employees are liability with cybersecurity

A company’s best asset, its own employees, can be its worst enemy when it comes to cybersecurity, and training employees so they stay ahead...

Experts warn businesses to plan ahead for cybersecurity crisis

The effort to protect a company from cybercrime and recover from cyber intrusions extends well beyond the walls of the business, according to panelists...
FRUSTRATION FACTOR: Brown Medicine rheumatologist Dr. Deepan Dalal, left, and David Hemendinger, the practice’s chief information officer, say the time-consuming process of filling out electronic medical records might be contributing to physician burnout. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Searching for a remedy for physician burnout

Doctor appointments are rarely fun, but the prospect of visiting with a rushed, curt physician only makes it worse. So why are unsatisfactory interactions with...
Rebecca Webber is the Executive director of CIC Providence. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Five questions with Rebecca Webber

Rebecca Webber | Executive Director, CIC Providence1. What does CIC Providence offer to business beyond shared workspaces? CIC Providence offers access and flexibility. CIC clients...

The entertainer 

Do you or your company entertain clients?Yes: 83.3%No: 16.7%How often do you entertain clients?Sometimes: 50%Often: 33.3%Never: 16.7%How do you entertain clients? (Select multiple)Business lunches/dinners:...

Data show remote work pays off

IN 2018, for the first time, people who took public transportation to work in the U.S. had higher median earnings than those who drove...

All stressed out?

How often has your job caused high levels of stress? Somewhat often: 66.7% Not often: 22.2% Very often: 11.1%What part of your job causes the most stress?...
BROWN UNIVERSITY and current and former student dining-services workers, not shown, have reached a $620,000 settlement over a federal lawsuit that accused Brown of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act. Despite the preliminary settlement, Brown denies any wrongdoing in the case. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown, former student dining services workers agree to $620K settlement over...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University has agreed to pay $620,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by current and former student dining-services workers who accused...
CULTURE CONSULTANT: Stephanie Chamberlin specializes in talent recruitment, retention and workplace culture issues for smaller- to medium-sized companies that don’t have their own human resources ­department.  
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

She’s versed at easing clients’ HR pain points

Stephanie Chamberlin’s strengths lie in recruiting talent, keeping talent and building cultures for companies via her Providence-based talent acquisition and human-resources consulting group, PINCH...

Being cyber secure

Have you or your company recently experienced a cyberattack? Yes: 57.1% No: 42.9%Have any cyberattacks against your company been costly to your operations? No: 42.9% Yes: 28.6% No, because...
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