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EXPERT INSIGHT: Providence Business News Editor Michael Mello, right, moderates a discussion among PBN Workforce Development Summit panelists, from left, Lisa Abbot, Steve Duvel, Nina Pande, Doug Sherman and Matthew Weldon. / PBN PHOTO/MIKE SKORSKI

PBN summit panel: Companies need to fine-tune their perks

In today’s job market, companies that hold strictly to pre-pandemic work expectations, such as rigid schedules and full-time office hours, tend to struggle to...

Getting to know you

Do you typically attend events for networking purposes? Yes: 86% No: 14% Do you prefer attending networking events in person or virtually? In person: 83% Depends on the circumstances:...

OSHA cites Smithfield concrete supplier after worker fatality

PROVIDENCE – A Rhode Island concrete supplier was cited by the U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration Wednesday for safety and health...

Ethisphere Institute lists Hasbro among most ethical companies in world

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. has been named one of the 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute. The Pawtucket-headquartered toy company has made...

R.I. unemployment rate 3rd highest in New England

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had the third-highest unemployment rate in New England in January at 4.2% but also was tied for the biggest monthly...
ROMELL TAYLOR, a registered nurse who has worked at The Miriam Hospital for nearly 24 years, is featured in a new video advertising employment at Lifespan Corp. as the company seeks to fill 2,300 open positions. / COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP.

With 2,300 openings, Lifespan turns to employees for help with recruitment

PROVIDENCE – A 30-second video shows registered nurse Romell Taylor as she walks the halls of the medical surgery oncology unit at The Miriam...

CVS fires several employees, executives following sexual harassment investigation

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp. has fired several employees and executives following an internal investigation into how the company handled sexual harassment complaints late...

R.I. unemployment dips to 4.2% in Jan.; 1,300 jobs lost

CRANSTON – Rhode Island’s uneven economic recovery continued in January, with the monthly unemployment rate dipping three-tenths of a percentage point to 4.2%, according...

Paylocity CEO Steve Beauchamp to share ways to create a thriving...

Paylocity CEO Steve Beauchamp will discuss how to excel in customer service, sales and product development in the March 9 episode of the 21st...

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