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How significant the decision by a technology division of General Electric Co. to come to Rhode Island ends up being for the local economy will of course depend largely on the number of new jobs created. GE executives have committed to … more
(Updated 9:57 a.m. and 1:43 p.m.) Nabsys has completed a financial restructuring and is back in business, operating out of its Clifford Street office. more
(Updated 11:28 a.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo was high-spirited, as was the crowd of some 100 leaders from Rhode Island’s business, health care and academic sectors this morning, when she announced that Johnson & Johnson, one of the world’s most well-known and largest health care companies, will site a health technology center here. more
Joe Rando, CEO and president of a small tech company, doesn't hesitate to describe the importance of public incentives in encouraging his company to move less than 20 miles, over the Massachusetts line, to Providence. Without the $521,000 … more
(Updated 2:15 p.m.) Citing Providence’s “hip vibe” and talent pool, Virgin Pulse, which acquired ShapeUp Inc. earlier this year, plans to expand its Rhode Island presence and create nearly 300 new jobs in the city over the next five years. more
Rhode Island had the greatest man-woman wage gap improvement among states during the 2007-15 period, according to a study released Wednesday by NerdWallet, a personal finance website. more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced on Thursday a new performance goal to expand economic opportunity by doubling the Minority Business Enterprise utilization rate for state contracts by 2020. more
In one room at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Massachusetts, a large table is shared by a half-dozen people, plugged into laptops and oblivious to passing visitors. In a connecting hallway, overstuffed couches attract workers who would rather … 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
The traditional corporate golf outing isn't what it used to be, and for nonprofit and charitable causes, that has turned into a beneficial trend. Companies are organizing charitable golf tournaments to benefit philanthropic causes, … more
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