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Workforce Development
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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
Twenty-one recipients of Real Jobs Rhode Island planning grants have been announced, ranging from schools to companies. more
Legislators on Wednesday approved a $38.1 billion state budget for fiscal 2016 which they said emphasizes economic growth, support for residents most in need and reform of the state’s transportation system. 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
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