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Workforce Development
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Kathie Shields, executive director of Tech Collective, talks about the $7.5 million initiative named Tech Force Rhode Island, designed to address the state’s information technology industry employment and workforce needs. more
A U.S. House Career and Technical Education committee field hearing co-hosted by U.S. Rep James R. Langevin and the German Marshall Fund of the United States featured education and workforce development advocates and business representatives from Rhode Island and Germany discussing ways to strengthen apprenticeship programs. more
Paul Masse Chevrolet in East Providence sent four employees to a weeklong boot camp for Bryant University's new emerging-leader certificate program in early August. Company Vice President Scott Wellington, 48, of Cumberland, says he and CEO … more
As today's workplace becomes more complex, it only makes sense that individuals would want to augment their educational attainment – and credentials – in order to increase their value in the market. In response to that demand, more of … more
The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded the Genesis Center a $47,265 grant to expand services that prepare low-income Rhode Islanders for the workforce. more
A key component of Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's plan for Rhode Island's recovery is to improve the job training and educational programming in the state in order to meet the needs of employers looking to grow their workforces. And it is a fine idea. … more
There are more than 300 state occupational-skills training programs in Rhode Island aimed at putting the unemployed back to work. Despite their number, however, those programs have not been enough to turn around the unemployment problem … more
As part of her comprehensive jobs plan, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo recently announced the 21 recipients of planning grants available through Real Jobs Rhode Island. As CEO of the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association, a trade organization that … more
Rhode Island College will relocate and upgrade its Career Development Center by early 2016 to enhance the interaction between students and potential employers. more
Nearly 100 people pack the outdoor patio of The Hot Club, a popular Providence waterfront bar, on a Wednesday evening. It's a common summer scene at happy hour across the city, except for the one thing that links The Hot Club patrons this … more
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