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Workforce Development
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May is graduation season. No offense to the high schools and colleges that said goodbye to their students, but for graduates of one particular and very small program, the stakes are a lot higher than which beach to spend the next few months at. … more
A native of Venezuela, Oscar Mejias immigrated to the United States in 2003. Only four years later, during the buildup to the Great Recession, Mejias had laid the foundation for HITEP, which stands for Hispanic Technology & Education … 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
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
General Dynamics Electric Boat, the North Kingstown-based maker and servicer of submarines for the U.S. Navy, is in the midst of a major ramp-up in employment, one that will eventually boost the workforce at its Quonset Business Park facility to … more
It's no small secret there's an age gap in the financial-services workforce in Rhode Island. For years it has existed largely because of a flurry of industry consolidation that's caused a reduced demand for new employees. But demographic … more
Three students who created a pizza-parlor business model that mimics the Subway sandwich shop assembly-line approach to making food won a Rhode Island ProStart competition, based on their studies during a two-year curriculum offered at their school. … more
With the opening of its new Providence campus, Roger Williams University is recommitting to its roots. Founded 60 years ago in Providence as a two-year institution that aimed to educate working adults, RWU is taking the opportunity to make … more
Renowned TED Talks curator Chris Anderson offers helpful tips and advice on developing and refining one's presentation skills. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN 9780544634497 | $16 more
A respected business leader and economic thinker, Stone provides simple solutions to America's most pressing public policy issues, including health care, education and inequality. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN 9780544749009 | $17 more
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