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THE PROVIDENCE METRO AREA posted slow but steady growth in all three categories of the Brooking's Institution's Inclusive Growth Index between 2015 and 2016, just one of 11 metros to do so in that time frame. / COURTESY BROOKINGS INSTITUTION

Report: Providence metro posts all-around improvement on Inclusive Growth Index

PROVIDENCE – The Providence-Warwick-Fall River metropolitan area ranked No. 71 among the 100 largest metros in the nation for economic growth from 2015 to...
Paula Grammas, the inaugural executive director of URI’s four-and-a-half-year-old Ryan Institute, brings a distinguished career as a research scientist to Rhode Island. She has been principal investigator or co-investigator on more than $24 million in research grants. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Answers are found often on new, unexpected paths

Paula Grammas | George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience, University of Rhode Island executive directorMy parents emigrated from Greece in the 1950s. What...

Road Trip

How much do you travel for work? Sometimes: 44.44% Once a year: 33.33% Always: 22.22%How long do you typically travel for? A couple days: 88.89% One week: 11.11% More than...

Report: Providence metro ranks No. 8 on Best Places for Working...

PROVIDENCE – Magnify Money ranked the metro area that includes the city the eighth best for working women in the country.The report released earlier...
THE NORTHEAST reported the highest compensation costs per hour in private industry for December. The Northeast comprises the Middle Atlantic and New England regions. / COURTESY BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

BLS: N.E. employer compensation costs total $40.48 per hour in Dec.

PROVIDENCE – Private-industry employers in New England paid $40.48 per hour worked in combined wages, salary and benefits in December 2017, according to U.S....
THE PROVIDENCE METRO ranked No. 8 in Magnify Money's 10 Best Places for Working Women report. / COURTESY MAGNIFY MONEY

Report: Providence metro ranks No. 8 on Best Places for Working...

PROVIDENCE – Magnify Money ranked the Providence metro area the eighth-best metro for working women in the country this month.The report compared the 50...

Learning to let go and manage

Joe paced back and forth in his sister’s kitchen one Sunday before dinner. His sister, Carol, recognized the worried look on his face and...

Remote control

Has your company steered toward having employees working remotely? Yes: 66.67% No: 33.33%How often do your employees work remotely during the week? Sometimes: 100% Always: 0% Never: 0%Do you...
PREPARING FOR SUCCESS: Amgen Rhode Island senior associates Devon Zayas, left, and Scott Lyons conduct a safety check prior to using a bioreactor at the company’s West Greenwich facility.  / PBN PHOTO/
RUPERT WHITELEY

Manufacturing Award winners point to varied paths of success

PBN runs eight recognition programs in the course of the year, and this week’s edition of the paper contains the special section for the...

Balancing act

Do you find it difficult to separate work from home life? Sometimes: 44.44% No: 33.33% Yes: 22.22%Do you feel you’re spending more time at work than normal? Yes:...
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