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Workforce Development
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García Martínez exposes the tricks of those who run rampant in the evolutionary tech industry that controls and shapes our lives. HarperCollins Publisher ISBN 9780062458193 | $30 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
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
The state’s workforce development partnership with Electric Boat – Pipelines to Manufacturing Careers in Ship Building – will feature post-hiring training opportunities through the New England Institute of Technology, Community College of Rhode Island and Westerly Higher Education and Job Skills Center, creating new opportunities for those interested in a marine trades career. more
Last year Providence Business News documented the shortfall in state adult job-training programs against the need – for example, in fiscal 2014, while the state averaged 47,468 unemployed people in the labor force, 1,045 received career services … more
Acknowledging that economic development goes beyond creation of jobs to nurturing new skills in existing employees, banking and government leaders on Wednesday celebrated employees who recently completed industry-requested courses created through a state grant. more
Seventy-five incarcerated men and women in Rhode Island’s Adult Correctional Institutions have participated in the inaugural year of College Unbound’s Prison Bridge Program, designed to help inmates receive their bachelor’s degree so that once released they will have a smoother transition into society. more
There are 3,000 inmates in the state's Adult Correctional Institutions and an additional 24,000 parolees living in the state, according to R.I. Department of Corrections Director A.T. Wall. "It equates to one out of every 20 men in Rhode … more
It may appear counterintuitive for employers to invest in employees that may not remain at an organization long term. In today's economy, however, employees are increasingly mobile, and recent college graduates are likely to have multiple careers … more
For 30 years Providence Business News has been chronicling the local business community's efforts to build and sustain a strong economy. Education is a, if not the, key factor in that effort. Business leaders know that for Rhode Island to … more
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