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Management
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Millions of small businesses use independent contractors to perform a multitude of tasks. But when is an independent contractor really an employee? Knowing the answer could keep your business out of serious trouble with state and federal taxing authorities. more
One year ago, jewelry-design company Haverhill Inc. was little more than an idea on a piece of paper. Today, CEO Alison Cariati is preparing to file the Providence company’s first corporate tax return after a strong holiday season and has begun talking about the day when Haverhill might be able to hire full-time employees and move into an office of its own. more
In today’s hyper-competitive business climate, companies need to continuously refine their marketing strategies to ensure that internal resources are optimized and new business-development efforts are finely tuned. While business owners are usually on top of every detail of their new business efforts (i.e. how much are we spending to bring in new business this year), often the examination of the proper use of internal resources is lacking. more
Achieving breakout success as a small business in today’s highly competitive and increasingly complex business world requires exceptional efforts to develop clients and customers who rave about your company, and are willing to tell others. Failing to delight customers is more than a shame – it’s a slow road to business oblivion. more
The Coastal Institute at the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay campus will be adding climate-change information targeted specifically to businesses on its website, said institute Director Judith Swift. more
With three-quarters of its work completed, the R.I. Office of Regulatory Reform has set the stage for real improvement in Rhode Island’s business climate. more
In hospitality, as in any field, the job hunt takes many forms. Just ask Courtney Lowenstein. 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
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
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
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