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R.I. unemployment rate dips slightly to 3% in April

CRANSTON – Rhode Island’s seasonally adjusted unemployment in April was 3%, one-tenth of a percentage point less than March, the R.I. Department of Labor...

Home-based workers became younger, more diverse in pandemic 

People working from home became younger, more diverse, better educated and more likely to move during the worst part of the COVID-19 pandemic, according...
IN THE OPEN: Hiring signs displayed at a grocery store in Arlington Heights, Ill., tout the pay rate. Employers are increasingly posting salary ranges for job openings, even in states where it’s not mandated by law. 
AP FILE PHOTO/NAM Y. HUH

Pay transparency grows; job-seekers reap benefits

U.S. employers are increasingly posting salary ranges for job openings, even in states where it’s not required by law, according to analysts with several...

U.S. adds a robust 311,000 jobs despite Fed’s rate hikes 

WASHINGTON (AP) – America's employers added a substantial 311,000 jobs in February, fewer than January's huge gain but enough to keep pressure on the...

U.S. revises down last quarter’s economic growth to 2.7% rate 

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.7% annual rate from October through December, a solid showing despite rising interest rates and...

U.S. hiring stays brisk as employers add 223,000 jobs 

WASHINGTON (AP) – America's employers added a solid 223,000 jobs in December, evidence that the economy remains healthy yet also a sign that the...
RECRUITING ­ASSISTANCE: Dawn Apajee, right, owner of staff recruiting agency City Personnel Inc., works with senior recruiter Megan Atkins at her office in Providence.
PBN PHOTO/­ELIZABETH GRAHAM

A tireless matchmaker in temp job market

If life imitates art, Dawn Apajee can offer proof in something she read: think like an immigrant. “It resonates with me and sums up...

Jobs, wages are up, but a gloom remains

At any other time, the jobs news that came down on Dec. 2 would be a reason for cheer. The U.S. added 263,000 nonfarm jobs...

Quonset Business Park growth celebrated

NORTH KINGSTOWN – State leaders on Monday joined Quonset Development Corp. to celebrate Quonset Business Park employing more than 13,000 workers.  “Quonset is one of...

Study: R.I. 10th-best state for millennials

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island ranks as the 10th-best state for millennials, according to a recent study by scholaroo.  The online scholarship finder gathered data on...
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