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Workforce Development
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Twenty-one recipients of Real Jobs Rhode Island planning grants have been announced, ranging from schools to companies. more
TAUNTON, Mass. – The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation recently made a micro loan to Newport Potters Guild to enable the small business to start a pottery and clay art gallery and create four new jobs. more
Recognition for its workforce-development efforts is especially satisfying for the team at Providence-based Edesia, a nonprofit manufacturer of individual portions of food for children suffering from severe malnutrition all around the world. … more
The number of information technology professionals employed in Rhode Island is at an all-time high, but advertised jobs are left vacant as employers struggle to find candidates with applicable skills in a fast-evolving industry. more
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
Progress doesn't occur in a vacuum. It takes dedication, persistence, enthusiasm – and, most importantly, cooperation. All of these traits are inherent in the New England Institute of Technology and its administration, which has committed … 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
(Updated, Feb. 23, 6:10 p.m.) All has not been well between labor and management at Rhode Island's two largest hospitals in recent weeks, with unions publicly criticizing administration for decisions they say will jeopardize not … more
The city of Pawtucket will receive more than $1 million in funding for 64 AmeriCorps members for the next two years to help improve graduation rates, according to the federal agency that made the award. more
The Amgen Biotech Experience has awarded $100,000 to the University of Rhode Island so that local teachers can give high school students access to hands-on science education. more
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