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Executive compensation is often a touchy subject. Next year's business strategy is an easier conversation to have compared with telling a CEO his or her compensation package is out of date and needs tweaking to better align with the firm's … more
Maintaining worker safety within a manufacturing plant requires the cooperation and participation of all plant employees. But Toray Plastics (America) Inc. of North Kingstown has raised that approach to an art form. Programs to improve … more
For the 10th time, Providence Business News has announced the awardees of the Best Places To Work competition. The 55 companies were judged based on confidential surveys of employees and management reports. more
To Amgen Inc.'s Senior Manager for Manufacturing Jimmy Fleming, the task of ensuring that he and his team are producing a quality product is of the utmost importance – professionally and personally. Fleming's sister is one of the more … more
As the biggest funder of the state's nonprofits, the Rhode Island Foundation serves an important role – and has done so since 1916. Now, the foundation's Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence is helping local companies better engage with their … more
Cindy Laughlin, president of Recruiting Specialists, was recently elected to the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame Board of Directors. Laughlin began her career as an executive recruiter for a search firm that specialized in retail. After acquiring ownership of the firm in 1993, Laughlin built Recruiting Specialists into the talent-acquisition firm that it is today. Recruiting Specialists focuses on many facets of the retail industry, including big box and luxury retail. Outside of the office, Laughlin is also very active in the community. She was previously the president (and now the chairwoman) of Justice Assistance. She is also the education chairwoman for the Massachusetts Association of Personnel Services, as well as a trustee of the Providence Performing Arts Center and she continues to support several of Rhode Island’s nonprofit organizations. more
Prior to a series of acquisitions in the 1990s and being purchased by Bank of America in 2004, Fleet Financial Group, formerly Industrial National Corp., was known regionally for its Providence-based banker-training programs. The programs, … 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
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
For Robyn Smalletz, success is a family business. Smalletz is the president and CEO of Gloria Duchin Inc., a metal gift and jewelry-designing company started by her mother in 1979. Both her father and husband also have worked at the … more
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