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Workforce Development
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FALL RIVER – More than 500 job seekers and nearly 80 companies filled the Government Center atrium Oct. 19 for Fall River's Fall Job Fair, The Herald News reported. Many employers said local competition makes recruiting difficult. … more
Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, a public-private partnership that aims to meet hiring needs of employers by offering customized talent sourcing solutions to place qualified long-term unemployed and underemployed candidates into available positions, was launched Wednesday. more
When Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. CEO Nigel Travis took the time on Oct. 5 to speak at Johnson & Wales University, he was modeling behavior that the entire business community could learn from. His appointment as a distinguished professor at … more
The University of Rhode Island’s Academic Health Collaborative and the R.I. Department of Health’s Academic Center have formed a new partnership to build healthier communities and to strengthen the state’s public health workforce. more
The Newport Pathways in Technology Early College High School program, also known as P-TECH, welcomed its first ninth grade class on Sept. 7. more
Hope & Main and the Rhode Island chapter of the American Culinary Federation will host a three-course lobster boil fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 25, with proceeds going to scholarships for high schoolers looking to enter the culinary industry and business and technical assistance for Hope & Main members. more
EDUCATION Many full-time employees find it tricky to pursue their education while also balancing the demands of work, family and other obligations. The New England Institute of Technology aims to make it easier for Rhode Island's … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced today her goal of having 70 percent of working-age Rhode Islanders hold a college degree by 2025. more
Sylvia Maxfield, dean of Providence College's School of Business, knows there are myriad pressures weighing on business students entering the workforce and encountering, many for the first time, the fast-paced, information-driven whirlwind that is … more
Veterans of the Middle East wars, now attending universities and colleges, have experiences that are sometimes unique among their classmates. They tend to be of "nontraditional" college age, older than 18 to 23 years old, but beyond that, … more
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