Workforce Development
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After re-creating itself in three different markets in as many years, software startup Swipely finally found its feet and began to thrive in 2012, and founder and CEO Angus Davis shifted into high gear to find the people who could make his “lightning in a bottle” product even better. more
CENTRAL FALLS – The Central Falls School District has made progress in improving its graduation rates, math proficiency and culture at its high school, according to a newly released report. more
In the last four months, Rhode Island Carbide Tool Co. in Smithfield has installed four new pieces of equipment to make cutting grinders and tools for CNC, or computer numeric control, operators. more
For Joe Botelho, 54, of East Providence, the pressures of completing a degree at Rhode Island College in 1991 were just too much. more
The skills gap is an often-told Rhode Island story – jobs open and a shortage of trained workers to fill them, most glaringly in technology. more
The Rhode Island Small Business Development Center is moving from the location it has had since 2006 at Johnson and Wales University in Providence, according to center State Director Adriana Dawson. more
The Community College of Rhode Island has received a $271,023 grant to continue piloting STEM Connect, an enrollment partnership program in science, technology, engineering and math for the state’s high school students. more
We frequently hear about the U.S. unemployment rate, particularly when the monthly jobs report comes out. Yet another frequently cited statistic says that there are nearly 4 million jobs currently unfilled due to a lack of qualified applicants. As our young people contemplate various job opportunities and choose career paths that align with their interests and aspirations, many may not be considering careers in fields that offer them significant opportunity. more
A new Rhode Island Teaching Artists Center is being established to provide Rhode Island-based teaching artists with job opportunities in the public and private sectors. more
Rhode Island will receive a $670,000 Workforce Investment Act grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to improve the technology of the state’s workforce development programs, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Monday. more
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