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Barbara Fields to leave ED role at R.I. Housing in March

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Housing and Mortgage Finance Corp. CEO and Executive Director Barbara Fields will step down from her role in March when her...

S&P upgrades bond ratings for RIAC

PROVIDENCE – Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings has upgraded R.I. Commerce Corp.’s general airport revenue bonds issued for the R.I. Airport Corp. from BBB+...

Weisman sworn in as new U.S. Attorney for District of Rhode...

PROVIDENCE – Aaron L. Weisman has been sworn in as the state’s U.S. attorney, the Department of Justice announced Jan. 14.Weisman was nominated by...

FM Global whitepaper urges CFOs to guard against natural disaster risk...

JOHNSTON – Mutual insurance giant FM Global has released a whitepaper urging chief financial officers to ensure their companies are prepared for natural disaster...

Lists: Employee benefit administrators

Total local employees providing employee benefit services: 280To purchase a copy of this list, call (401) 273-2201 or visit PBN.com/lists.html for more information.For more...
OPIOID SEMINAR: A seminar on identifying risk factors and how to respond to an opioid overdose within the workplace will be held at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce in Lincoln on Jan. 29.
 / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DHIRAJ SINGH

Editor’s Choice: NRI Chamber to hold seminar on opioid crisis

EDITOR’S CHOICE NRI Chamber hosts opioid seminar THE NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND Chamber of Commerce will hold a seminar on identifying risk factors and how...

Only temporary to start?

Does your company use a temp-to-hire strategy to hire new employees? No: 53.9% Yes: 46.1%Does your company use a staffing agency to find temp-to-hire employees? Yes: 50% No:...
SUBSTITUTE TEACHER: Meghan M. Hill recently graduated from Rhode Island College’s education program and began a six-month substitute teaching position at RIC’s on-campus Henry Barnard Elementary School in January. /PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Educating teachers is a shrinking business

Meghan M. Hill wanted to be a teacher since she was in the fourth grade.Of her chosen career path, the 23-year-old Scituate native said:...
Before starting his tenure as CEO of the Rhode Island Association of Realtors and the State-Wide MLS in January 2015, Philip Tedesco served as CEO of three other Realtor associations in the West. In addition, he has served in leadership positions with other residential and commercial real estate organizations. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Servant leadership a formula for full staff engagement

Philip B. Tedesco | Rhode Island Association of Realtors, State-Wide MLS CEO and Realtor Foundation: Rhode Island executive directorSuccess has 1,000 fathers and failure...
STRATEGIZING: Ocean State Job Lot officials, from left, Donna McLeod, director of recruitment; Bob Selle, chief human resources officer; Lisa Pereira, talent acquisition; and Kara Reddy, talent acquisition specialist, campus and social recruitment, conduct a strategy ­meeting.  
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Tight labor market demands competitive pay

The minimum wage increased in Rhode Island this month to $10.50 an hour, the second bump in two years.For the estimated 20,000 to 30,000...
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