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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 CEO Successful 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...

A new look

Has your company’s workspace been renovated recently? Yes: 84.6% No: 15.6% When did your company perform the renovations? Six months ago: 38.5% Within the last five years: 30.8% A year...

Directors MIA on employee well-being

CEOs come and go, but boards of directors remain. Boards set strategic objectives and hold CEOs accountable for achieving them. They are the glue...

Helping hands

Do you or any of your employees serve on a nonprofit board of directors? Yes: 92.3% No: 7.7% How often do you or your employees volunteer in...

Think big

Has your company expanded within the last five years? Yes: 85% No: 15% How has the company expanded? Additional employees: 77.8% Other: 11.1% Bigger office/work space: 5.6% Our company has not...
INNOVATE NEWPORT - the project seeking to repurpose the former Sheffield School into a professional coworking space - announced it had partnered with Boston-based coworking space company WorkBar. Pictured is a rendering of the completed Innovate Newport project. / COURTESY NORTHEAST COLLABORATIVE ARCHITECTS AND STUDIO TROIKA

Innovate Newport joins regional coworking company collaboration

NEWPORT - Innovate Newport, the project which seeks to turn the former Sheffield School into a coworking space, joined forces with the Boston-based WorkBar...
THE PROVIDENCE BUSINESS NEWS Summit and Awards Program on Diversity & Inclusion will be held at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick on Dec. 5. The event will be the newspaper's first awards ceremony devoted to the topic.

Burrell leads honorees in PBN’s first Diversity & Inclusion Awards

PROVIDENCE – Providence Business News has announced seven organizations and one individual winner in its new Diversity & Inclusion Awards program, who will be...

Politically correct?

Do your employees engage in conversations about politics in the workplace? Yes: 78.6% No: 21.4% What do the conversations tend to focus on? National politics: 42.9% State/local politics: 35.7% Employees...
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