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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...

Prepping for a second wave

Is your business prepared for a second wave of COVID-19 cases? Yes: 100% No: 0% In what ways has your business prepared for another wave? (Select any...

Phase II reopening

Is your company in alignment with the state’s Phase II guidelines for reopening? Yes: 100% No: 0% Will your company be returning up to 33% of the...
David C. Reiss began his career working with the developmentally disabled in 1978, as part of direct-care staff at the now-closed Joseph H. Ladd Center. He has been CEO of the Fogarty Center, the largest nonprofit developmental-disability agency in Rhode Island, since 2013.  / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

IDD workers eager to learn

David C. Reiss | Fogarty Center CEO People with intellectual and developmental disabilities are valuable members of the community. Many folks have paid employment. They...
SPECIAL DELIVERY: Perella’s Ristorante chef-owner Lou Perella not only cooks the food but is now delivering it, here to CJ Audet-Kelly. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

How much has your job or business changed in response to...

Tens of thousands of Rhode Islanders have been suddenly forced out of the workforce, due largely to government restrictions on businesses and the size...

Old folks have all the top jobs, and it’s not good...

Why so many of America’s best and brightest college graduates go into management consulting, finance or law school is a perennial question. There are...

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