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Sure, the employee can navigate documents in Word, read through files sorted by Excel and create a PowerPoint presentation. But how many can honestly say they know how to analyze data and create effective reports and presentations? … more
The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
Gurnet Consulting recently won an excellence in project management award from Ocean State Project Management Institute for its involvement with the Wireless Classroom Initiative. more
Rick Lemieux, co-founder of itSM Solutions, a company that provides on-demand, video training programs, talks with Providence Business News about being named one of Tech Collective’s 2015 Tech 10 award winners. The awards are given to Rhode Island IT practitioners and entrepreneurs “who excel in their practice, demonstrate a passion for contributing to the success of others and are pioneering in their technological and career achievements.” more
(Updated Jan. 19) Stephen Koester, 23, prepared last fall to intern this academic quarter at the Providence office of Woodard & Curran, by using equipment in New England Institute of Technology's updated electrical-engineering lab. The Canada-based … more
An oceanographer at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography said temperatures in Narragansett Bay hit record highs and lows in 2015. more
1 Next to affordability, what is the most pressing need for today's public college and university students? The biggest challenge, especially for first-generation students, is navigating the system – deciding among the myriad program … more
In the construction trades, new recruits learn the job by working alongside veteran laborers. Their earnings are covered by negotiated contracts. Workforce-development advocates say the same approach could benefit manufacturing and other … more
Chanravy Proeung has joined the board of directors of The College Crusade. Proeung, a 2004 Crusade alumna, is human rights organizer for the 1Love Movement. She holds a B.S. in nursing from Rhode Island College. more
Kathy M. Collins has been named president of student affairs at the University of Rhode Island. She joins URI from Michigan State University, where she served as director of residence education and housing services. She holds a bachelor's degree … more
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