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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
Employers added more jobs than forecast in February and the unemployment rate dropped to 5.5 percent, the lowest in almost seven years, showing the labor market is sustaining progress after the best annual performance in 15 years. more
Job openings rose in February to the highest level in 14 years, indicating the U.S. labor market remained resilient even as the economy was cooling. more
New England is one of the best-paying regions in the nation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. But that pay seems to come with a cost. In 2005 total compensation private-industry employers in New England paid their workers … more
Chris Ciunci, CEO and founder of TribalVision, envisioned a better way of doing business after a multiyear career managing multimillion-dollar corporate marketing budgets. TribalVision, which serves companies looking to outsource marketing, is different, he explained. more
Looking for a job this fall? Dallas is the place to be. Providence, not so much. Forbes listed the best and worst cities for jobs this fall, saying that the job market is slowly improving for job seekers. more
In January 2013 Exeter Job Corps, a residential training facility for at-risk, young adults, was forced to close one of three dormitory wings as the federal government froze enrollment across the board for programming at 125 outlets nationally. Its future, like prospects for many of the young people who turn to the program, was in doubt. more
A little like golf, but you get to “break things.” That’s how Jack O’Brien, manager of Addieville East Farm in Burrillville, describes sporting clays, the increasingly popular target-shooting game and alternative to the traditional corporate golf outing. more
Vin Marzullo, state director of the Corporation for National and Community Service, speaks at a Sept. 12 summit marking the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps. The event at the Community College of Rhode Island in Warwick was hosted by Serve Rhode Island. Speakers discussed AmeriCorps’ impact in Rhode Island and the need for continued service. An estimated 200 AmeriCorps members and alums attended, along with U.S. Sen. Jack Reed and other officials. more
Training Thru Placement Inc. has agreed to pay $300,000 to more than 100 employees, including workers with disabilities, as part of a settlement agreement announced by the U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday. more
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