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Bonus points

Does your company offer perks or incentives to employees? Yes: 100% No: 0%What kind of perks do you offer employees? (Select multiple) Flexible schedules: 70% Company outings for...

A happy new year?


What kind of revenue growth do you predict for your company in 2019? Moderate growth: 78.6% Remain the same: 21.4% Significant growth: 0% Loss of revenue: 0%Will your...

Looking back and forward

Was 2018 a good year for your company? Yes: 85.7% Remained about the same: 14.3% No: 0%Was company performance stronger for your business this year than last...

Report: Many Rhode Islanders can’t make ends meet

PROVIDENCE – Two-thirds of single-parent families and large numbers of other Rhode Islanders don’t earn enough to cover basic expenses, according to a report...

Finding a good deal

Did you shop on Black Friday or during Small Business Saturday? No: 62.5% Yes: 37.5%How soon do you begin holiday shopping? November: 50% Early December: 25% Last minute: 25%Where...

Easing conflicts, on a serious tip

We all get angry at work sometimes.Conflicts in the workplace can get out of hand when people stop listening to each other and instead...

Diversity, inclusion a business imperative that yields results

As human capital becomes the most important asset an enterprise can deploy, it makes sense to find ways to maximize its effectiveness.That is the...

Happy holidays

Happy holidaysDoes your company hold holiday parties? Yes: 73.3% No: 26.7%What kind of party does your company hold? Our company does not hold parties: 26.7% Catered banquet: 20% In-office...
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Diversity & Inclusion Awards Program 2018

Cheryl Burrell, the Overall Diversity Champion in this, PBN’s inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Awards Program, says it best: “No longer should we waste time...
TEAM EFFORTS: Guillaume Bagal, center, lead diversity and inclusion consultant at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, discusses opportunities to promote diversity with the company’s Employee Business Resource Groups representatives, at right, from left, Megan Chisolm, who represents Parents@Work, and Suzanne Gaddy, who represents Military Services, at the company’s Providence headquarters. / PBN PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

BCBSRI employee groups inform diversity approach

HEALTH CARE Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode IslandWith Kim Keck, its first female president and CEO, chosen to lead two years ago,...
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