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The General Assembly has begun hearings on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's proposed $8.63 billion budget for fiscal 2016. Her office describes it as a "forward-looking, balanced budget proposal rooted in the belief that every hardworking person deserves the … more
Young people bounce back from adversity faster than their elders, right? Not when it comes to American jobs. Six years after the U.S. economy began expanding from the worst recession since the Great Depression, people ages 25 to 34 are having a harder time finding jobs than other workers. more
To succeed in business today you have to be FAST … not only in terms of speed of thought and execution, but in terms of these four principles that play a key role in framing success: » Focused. Focus your goals and objectives, including … more
Rhode Island and our entire nation have made significant strides to recover from the 2008 financial and economic collapse. As a country, we've added more than 11 million private-sector jobs over the last five years. We've seen the greatest … more
I've written before about the problems facing workers who are at the whims of their employers – shifts that are scheduled a week or less in advance, on-call periods for which they're supposed to be available on short notice to work but might not … more
The most important piece of news on the energy front isn't the plunge in oil prices, but the progress being made in battery technology. A new study in Nature Climate Change, by Bjorn Nykvist and Mans Nilsson of the Stockholm Environment Institute, … more
For businesses in the fiercely competitive retail sector, innovation drives success. This can be seen in the explosion of Web and mobile e-commerce tools many retailers have recently deployed. Unfortunately, innovation in our industry is being … more
Innovation is a powerful economic engine. It is a change of product, service or process which allows an organization to meet the challenges of a changing environment. It allows organizations to gain market share and profitability, provides consumers … more
As a homebuyer or seller, do you really understand real estate commissions? Do you know how much a real estate agent who lists a house for sale typically gets? Equally important, how much the agent … more
We have retooled Rhode Island's Manufacturing Extension Partnership center this year. Polaris MEP is poised and ready to better support smaller manufacturing companies in the state. Ninety-five percent of the state's 1,600 manufacturers have fewer … more
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