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Ten years after the economy fell apart

The last recession was deemed after the fact to have begun in December 2007. It’s more accurate to say that the previous economic recovery...
CULTURE MATTERS: Lisa Abbott, senior vice president of human resources at Life­span Corp., Rhode Island’s largest employer, says ensuring employees understand the company’s culture and why it matters is important for successful growth. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

‘We’re always going to be in … a war for talent’

As the senior vice president of human resources at Lifespan Corp., Lisa Abbott oversees strategy and operations, especially in relation to customer-service excellence and...
SquadLocker Preproduction Designer Kayla Vallone with CEO Gary Goldberg, right. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Job Creators Q&A: Gary Goldberg

Gary Goldberg | CEO and co-founder, SquadLocker Inc. Is Rhode Island a good place to grow jobs? Why? In general, Rhode Island has an unfavorable...

Tariffs on solar panels would kill U.S. jobs

The U.S. solar industry is threatened by one of President Donald Trump’s more destructive impulses: his eagerness to punish supposedly unfair trade practices. By next...

Defense cluster sparks economy

Rhode Island is home to many organizations engaged in undersea technology, cybersecurity and technology innovation. These entities are the core of our state’s defense...
CLOSING OUT: ­Arnold Bromberg, right, co-owner of Benny’s, helps Karen Weihs of Tucson, Ariz., find an LED USB desk lamp. Benny’s recently announced it is closing all 31 stores in southern New England. / PBN FILE PHOTO/ ­MICHAEL SALERNO

Government can help, but businesses control job growth

In her weekly video address heading into Labor Day weekend, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo touted the significant job gains in the state since she...

Mentally challenged adults need jobs too

In the past year the state has made strides helping residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities find appropriate jobs. That’s good news, though the...
THE PROVIDENCE METRO AREA ranked among the bottom 10 metro areas for millennials in a study of 75 markets. / COURTESY APARTMENT LIST INC.

Study: Providence metro ranks low for millennials

PROVIDENCE – The Providence metropolitan area was ranked among the bottom 10 for living by millennials, according to a study of 75 metro areas...

Move Americans to where jobs are

For far too long, U.S. politicians have been promising to bring jobs to Americans. They should instead be encouraging Americans to move to jobs. The...

Take a pay cut, help the economy

The U.S. unemployment rate is hovering around a 16-year low. Job openings are near a record high. So why is it possible to argue...
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