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Back to the workplace?

Is your company planning to have most or all of its employees return to the workplace this year? Yes: 60% No: 20% Unsure: 20% How much of your...

Showing thanks

Are there things your company is thankful for this year? Yes: 100% No: 0% What is your business thankful for? (Select any that apply) The health of our...

Staying safe

Has your company found challenges in maintaining safety protocols? No: 67% Yes: 33% What has been the greatest challenge with maintaining safety amid the pandemic? (Select any...
PUMPING OUT PRODUCT: The Bosworth Co.’s machine shop supervisor, who asked not to be named, uses a drill press to tap holes into the aluminum body of the Guzzler diaphragm pump. CEO and President Douglas Reilly, not pictured, said the East Providence pump manufacturer saw an increased demand for the Guzzler, a small, foot-operated pump used in portable sinks and hand-wash stations, during the coronavirus pandemic. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Finding opportunity in a crisis

Coming into 2020, Rhode Island’s manufacturing industry was doing well, with many companies experiencing banner years. Hiring was active, so much so that the...
PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Q&A Debra Bedrosian

Debra Bedrosian | Cooley Group vice president, human resources and social responsibility Technical textile and geomembrane manufacturer Cooley Group has worked throughout the pandemic, including...

The necessity for velocity

“Pushing the envelope” is a phrase that gained popularity with American test pilots such as Chuck Yaeger and John Glenn in the 1950s. Each...

Hiring as an indicator

Has your company hired any new workers since May? Yes: 71% No: 29% How many new hires have you added during that timeframe? Less than 10 employees: 29% We...

Pandemic survival

Has your company significantly modified its operation during the pandemic? Yes: 78% No: 22% What changes have you made to your organization that were needed to continue...
Lisa A. Ranglin is vice president – program manager at Providence-based Citizens Bank. She’s also the founder, CEO and president of the nonprofit Rhode Island Black Business Association and its charitable arm, the Institute for Economic Empowerment and Development.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Commit to real workforce diversity

Lisa A. Ranglin | Rhode Island Black Business Association CEO and president Historically, diversity and inclusion efforts have failed to produce significant changes and companies...

Hard choices ahead for working parents

Millions of American families are finding themselves in a jam, with their jobs requiring them to return to work on-site and plans from their...

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