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My space

What kind of decorations do you have at your workspace? (Select multiple) Family pictures: 100% Plants: 62.5% Sports memorabilia: 37.5% Other: 25% Desk fans: 6.3% Plush items: 0% I don’t decorate...
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...

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...

No employee is an island

Most of us have heard the phrase “No man is an island” many times throughout our lives, but have you ever thought about its...

What’s fair in workplace

Everyone seeks to be treated fairly. Remember when you were growing up and you had a teacher or coach or parent who played favorites?...

Let’s meet

Do you or your company regularly hold or attend in-office meetings? Yes: 100% No: 0%How much of your time at work is spent attending meetings? Less than...
RHODE ISLAND ranked as the second-least hardworking state in the United States in 2018 in a recent WalletHub report. / COURTESY WALLETHUB

WalletHub: R.I. second-least hardworking state in U.S.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranked as America’s second-least hardworking state in 2018, according to WalletHub's report “2018’s Hardest-Working States in America,” released Monday.The report...
TRAINING NEEDED: UMass Dartmouth professors Tim Shea, left, associate professor ­marketing/business information systems, and Steve White, professor of marketing and international business, oversaw a cybersecurity survey that found employee training lacking.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

‘Human firewall’ firms’ biggest hacking vulnerability

The underlying agenda was subtle: A Boston firm that sells cybersecurity training wanted a survey done that would quantify the need for companies to...

I’m on vacation!

What time of the year do most of your employees take vacation? Summer: 94.74% Spring: 5.26% Fall: 0% Winter: 0%How much vacation time do your employees, on average,...
UNAP LOCAL 5098 announced that its members have "unanimously" approved a contract deal with Rhode Island Hospital. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL

UNAP approves negotiated Rhode Island Hospital contract

PROVIDENCE – The United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5098 approved a five-year contract with Rhode Island Hospital late Wednesday night.The vote ends a...
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