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SOCIALLY ENTERPRISING: Sarah Boyajian speaks to students about biology at the Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College. The students, from left, back row, are Julia Gomes and Xavier Medina, and, front row, are Zhaneja Johnson and Ashley Paolo. / courtesy/RHODE ISLAND NURSES INSTITUTE MIDDLE COLLEGE

Nurses’ Institute Middle College shapes, trains nursing workforce

EDUCATION Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle CollegeThe Rhode Island Nurses Institute Middle College charter high school, founded in 2011 to prepare a diverse group...
INCLUSIVE DISCUSSION: Shawmut Design and Construction Chief People Officer Marianne Monte, center, leads a discussion on diversity efforts with company employees. From left, clockwise are: Sarah Irving, project manager; Felicia Ingram, project administrator; Joubin Hassanein, director, interproject delivery; Morena Gomes, senior project accountant; Monte; Kirsten Woodbury, assistant project manager; Chris Maury, project executive; and Larry Adigun, assistant project manager. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Shawmut strives toward diversity in opportunities, training, partnerships

ARCHITECTURE / DESIGN / CONSTRUCTION Shawmut Design and ConstructionAs an employee-owned, profit-sharing company, Shawmut Design and Construction offers opportunities for diverse candidates to break...
WEIGHING IN: Leaders of Bank of America’s many diversity resource groups meet at the company’s East Providence Call Center on Pawtucket Avenue. From left are: Aaron J. Brown, co-chair, Disability Advocacy Network; Jessica Hutchinson, community volunteers chair; Amanda Fournier, of the Disability Advocacy Network; Ashley Sanchez, chair, Hispanic/Latino Organization for Leadership & Advancement; David Tobin, of the Inter-Generational Employee Network; Zankhana Bateman, of Leadership, Education, Advocacy & Development for Women; Alexander Pirri, of the Inter-Generational Employee Network and financial center manager of the Bristol office; Ana C. Mendez, of the Black Professional Group; Sean Dagesse, senior vice president, Rhoden Island market manager, enterprise business and engagement; and Anny Robert, of the Asian Leadership Network. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Myriad sources, perspectives build Bank of America’s workforce

FINANCIAL SERVICES Bank of America Corp.Bank of America CORP. recognizes that the diversity of its employees and an inclusive workspace are the keys to...
PANELSTS AT PBN's Diversity & Inclusion Summit address attendees at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. From left to right, Greg Almieda, Guillaume Bagal, Kim Barker Lee, Juan Lopera and Randy Martinez. / PBN PHOTO/ PAMELA BHATIA

PBN Diversity & Inclusion Summit discusses respect, morality, benefits of D&I

WARWICK — Panelists at the second Providence Business News Diversity & Inclusion Summit, held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick Wednesday, agreed that diversity and...
THREE RHODE ISLAND companies were named to the Wall Street Journal's Management Top 250 list this year. Hasbro was the highest of the three at No. 77. / COURTESY HASBRO INC.

3 R.I. companies make WSJ’s Management 250 list

PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Island headquartered companies were named to the Wall Street Journal and the Drucker Institute’s 2018 Management Top 250 list released Friday.Hasbro...

Workers trapped by noncompetes

Why have wages been so slow to rise at a time when demand for workers has pushed the U.S. unemployment rate to its lowest...

A good ‘resource’

Do you feel your human resources department is effective? Yes: 80% No: 20%What kind of HR system does your company have? In-house: 90% Outsourced: 10% Other: 0% Our company does...

Punch out, punch in

Do any of your employees work a second job of any kind? Yes: 81.9% No: 18.1%Approximately how many of your employees work a second job? Some: 90% None:...
Prior to joining Rite-Solutions Inc., Dennis McLaughlin was a naval officer, senior executive at the Department of Defense and technical director of the Naval Surface Warfare Center – the U.S. Navy’s largest research and development laboratory. / PBN PHOTO/KATE WHITNEY LUCEY

A culture of purpose is a foundation for success

Dennis McLaughlin | Rite-Solutions Inc. president and CEOSuccessful organizations that I have worked with have one thing in common: A culture of purpose. This...

From disengaged to strength leader

The effort to tap into workers’ intrinsic strengths is taking root across Rhode Island, fueled by training and tours offered through Leadership Rhode Island.The...
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