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"Match.com for the employer and job seeker" is the way Chris Shepherd, founder of The Guide, describes his online employment portal. The Web-based platform, www.jointheguide.com, does not rely upon keyword searches within resumes the way … more
We brought Utilidata to Rhode Island because it offered the right space, talent and partners. Here's how we approached a few key decisions. » Pick the best location. Conventional wisdom might suggest high-tech companies should locate in … more
February break is over, a new year at work is in full swing, and it seems as though we haven't stopped shoveling the snow off our driveways in months! The busy season is here; let the juggling act begin! Finding the right balance between … more
For the fourth year in a row, Hasbro Inc. has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the world’s most ethical companies. more
Ann Marie Fillion always had an affinity for both numbers and people — those two attributes have translated into a career that transcends the typical accountant's role in business. Born in … more
The Providence Business News Executive Poll is a weekly survey of 70 business leaders throughout the state, representing small and large companies in a variety of industries. more
In any organization, delivering results matters. Yet how leaders lead is the real differentiator in the final outcome. Over the course of my long career, I’ve had the opportunity to observe leaders with a variety of styles, ranging from authoritarian to consensus builder. While leadership requirements are largely determined by the need at the time and the opportunity at hand, there are some specific attributes I’ve witnessed in leaders I respect and admire that differentiate them from others. more
DO YOU REMEMBER the TV show “MacGyver”? The titular hero was the epitome of resourcefulness. He would get trapped, usually in a building that contained a ticking time bomb, but he was able to free himself by being resourceful and using what was available to him, like duct tape or chewing gum. I was always intrigued -- and impressed. more
One of the nightmares that business owners experience is the unexpected departure of their controller, chief finance officer or bookkeeper. But, this sort of occurrence in not unheard of and the wise CEO will make sure a contingency plan is always in place. more
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