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RHODE ISLAND'S JOB RECOVERY from the Great Recession was hindered largely by the performance of three sectors, most prominently education and health services, in which employment growth lagged in comparison to average national growth. / COURTESY BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

Report: R.I. recovery hindered by poor education and health services employment...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s employment growth has lagged behind the rest of the nation following the Great Recession and, according to the Bureau of Labor...
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...
ROCKY ROADS:: Originally installed as a temporary fix 15 years ago, the braces under the connector for routes 6 and 10 in Providence have deteriorated to the point where they need to be replaced. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Is the state doing enough to combat its growing inventory of...

While the Ocean State continues to rank highly in the nation for year-over-year growth in construction industry employment, it is still far behind its...

Tips for building trust among your team

Employee job satisfaction has become an increasingly important metric for understanding the overall well-being of a company’s workforce, as satisfaction is often a driver...
UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE Providence metro area decreased 0.7 percentage points year over year. / COURTESY BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS

Providence metro unemployment rate drops most in N.E. in June

PROVIDENCE – The unemployment rate in the Providence metropolitan area decreased 0.7 percentage points year over year to 4.3 percent, according to non-seasonally-adjusted labor...
RHODE ISLAND CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT grew at a faster rate than any state in the nation from June 2016 to June 2017.

R.I. tops nation in yearly growth rate for construction employment

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island ranked No. 1 for largest percentage gain in state construction employment year over year in June according to the Associated...

McTiernan wins Patricia M. Flynn Distinguished Woman in Business Education Award

SUSAN MCTIERNAN, dean of the Mario J. Gabelli School of Business at Roger Williams University, has won the Patricia M. Flynn Distinguished Woman in...

R.I. receives high marks for green-energy jobs, ‘solar-energy friendliness’

PROVIDENCE – Renewable-energy jobs, led by solar energy, has increased 66 percent in two years in Rhode Island, according to a recent report from...
A CLEANER ­FUTURE: The Block Island Wind Farm is only the first of many offshore wind energy projects, all of which are designed to replace dirtier, fossil-fuel ­sources of ­electricity. / COURTESY ­DEEPWATER WIND

Local action on climate accord is smart move for R.I. to...

Despite President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord, there is much that can be done on...
ABOVE, THE DECEMBER GRADUATES of the Pivot the Hustle Career Readiness Program of Roger Williams University with Adriana I. Dawson. The program provides contemporary workforce preparation for minimum-security inmates in work release. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF CONTINUING STUDIES

Would you hire someone who has a felony conviction?

With the U.S. unemployment rate falling below what the Federal Reserve considers full employment, many companies are finding it difficult to fill job openings...
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