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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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Raise the roof when asking for a raise

Pete walked into his boss’s office. “Ms. Smith, I’ll be straight with you. I know the economy isn’t great, but I have three companies...

Gig workers are the modern proletariat

Karl Marx defined the proletariat as laborers “unencumbered by any means of production” who were increasingly impoverished by the rise of machines. In that...

Why too many liberal professors is a problem

Suppose that you start college with a keen interest in physics, and you quickly discover that almost all members of the physics department are...

Learn R.I.’s usury law

Several recent cases, including one filed against a prominent Providence law firm, have centered upon violations of Rhode Island usury law. That law is...

The brilliance of resilience

Baseball great Babe Ruth struck out 1,330 times over the 22 seasons he played.And during those 22 seasons, he hit 714 home runs, a...
CIVIC BOOSTERS: The Guild owners Devin Kelly, left, and Jeremy Duffy were recognized for their efforts to
create jobs and revitalize their Pawtucket neighborhood.
 / COURTESY THE GUILD

Guild owners honored by Pawtucket Foundation

JEREMY DUFFY AND DEVIN KELLY, owners of The Guild in Pawtucket, were honored as People of the Year by the Pawtucket Foundation during the...

A retirement plan pitfall

As competition for employees increases in our tightening labor market, companies are looking harder for ways to attract and retain workers. Providing a retirement...

Solares-Hand named director of operations for Providence

SABRINA SOLARES-HAND recently became Providence’s new director of operations. Prior to working for the city as its associate director for purchasing beginning in July...

Strategies for getting unstuck

Three men were in a pickup truck driving in the woods when they got stuck in the mud. The driver became angry and began...

Government work out of fashion

While overall U.S. nonfarm ­payroll employment went up by 201,000 in August, according to the Sept. 7 jobs report from the Bureau of Labor...
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Tuesday October 30, 2018

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