Updated May 29 at 5:24am
Workforce
507 results total, viewing 251 - 260
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.4 percent in March for the fourth consecutive month, the state Department of Labor and Training said Thursday. more
Rhode Island must learn to "punch above its weight," or so say many who talk about economic development efforts in the Ocean State. If there is one piece of the state's economy that is doing that already, it's the health care sector. Based … more
The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area ranked 23rd in the nation for 13 percent construction job growth year over year in March, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Employers added 173,000 workers in August and the jobless rate dropped to 5.1 percent, a level that the Federal Reserve considers to be full employment. more
1 You are Rhode Island's Small Business Person of the Year and in the running for the national honor. Why do you think you earned the recognition? I think our story is typical of how so many small businesses have fought hard to prosper the … more
The Ocean State falls in the middle of the pack when it comes to the best and worst states for women, according to WalletHub, a personal finance website. more
PROVIDENCE – The state Senate passed legislation March 31 designed to curtail the theft of wages from employees by unscrupulous employers. The measures offer employees improved methods for collecting unpaid wages, The Valley Breeze reported. … more
Hope Valley Industries in North Kingstown, which makes automotive accessories such as floor mats and mudflaps, could use a few more CNC programmers. To that end, says Julie Zito, the firm's director of human resources, the company plans to … more
BOSTON – The publisher of Forbes magazine has picked Boston, one of the country's "youngest" cities, as the new home for an annual series of events geared toward millennials striving to one day make its ranking of the world's richest people, … more
PROVIDENCE – State leaders last week launched new incentive programs aimed at spurring economic growth across Rhode Island. "We have moved quickly to create programs to attract and grow business here and jump-start our economy," said Gov. … more
« Prev | 1 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 51 | Next »