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MISSING THE FUN: Dawn Abbott, CEO of Fun Productions, a small corporate-events company that she started in 1991, is shown amid the unused items in the company’s northeast Denver warehouse. / AP PHOTO/DAVID ZALUBOWSKI

More workers losing hope of getting back jobs

Eric Benz didn’t worry very much when his graphic design firm in Atlanta laid him off in March. He felt sure he’d be recalled...

Pants or no pants? Advice for the virtual job interview

If you score a virtual job interview in the middle of a pandemic, the initial euphoria of potential employment may soon be replaced with...

It’s time to take actions to improve career path

The beginning of a new year is always a great time to pause and look for career advice, no matter your age or stage...

There are plenty of jobs, but where are the wages?

The most disappointing feature of the most recent jobs report is that wages did not grow very much, even though the U.S. economy is...

How second-tier U.S. cities catch the superstars

For the past three decades, one of the central stories in the U.S. economy has been the rise of superstar cities. As the country...
THE UNEMPLOYMENT rate in Rhode Island declined 0.4 percentage points year over year to 3.6%. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

R.I. unemployment rate 3.6% in Oct.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined 0.4 percentage points year over year to 3.6% in October, level with the national rate,...

This looks like the start of a great time for labor...

The tight labor market in the U.S. is leading to a shift in the balance of power between labor and capital, giving more leverage...

It’s not only younger workers who want flexible hours

The problem with younger workers today, I’m often told, is that they’re entitled. Today’s 20-somethings expect flexible hours, big raises and short commutes. They...
THE UNEMPLOYMENT rate in Rhode Island in September was 3.6%. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

R.I. jobless rate declines to 3.6% in Sept.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 3.6% in September, a 0.3 percentage point decrease year over year and reflecting...
RHODE ISLAND ranked as the second-least hardest-working state in the U.S., according to WalletHub. / COURTESY WALLETHUB

WalletHub: R.I. is second-least hardest-working state in U.S.

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island was ranked as the second-least hardest-working state in the U.S. in a report by WalletHub Monday. The report considers 10 metrics...

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