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The Providence-Warwick metropolitan area lost 300 construction jobs over the year in November, a 1 percent decline that put the area at No. 256 in a ranking of 358 metro areas, according to the Associated General Contractors of America. more
Last week the Raimondo administration granted Greystone of Lincoln Inc. a 10-year, $460,000 tax credit for expanding its workforce by about 10 percent. The grant is the first one under the Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit program, which … more
Is prior experience in the industry necessary to be considered for employment by your company? Yes – 11.7% No – 88.2% Please indicate the extent to which you agree or disagree with the following … more
One of the questions I am often asked involves "how to get ahead." I thought it might be helpful to share some lessons from top U.S. executives. Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway: "You follow your passions. You find … more
Five years ago, Durval Tavares, president and CEO of Aquabotix Technology Corp., moved his company into an incubator run by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for a seven-month stay. In October, following steady growth at other … more
So much is made today of the proverbial ‘Millennial Generation.’ more
The dramatic rise in health care and health insurance costs is an ongoing challenge for employers seeking to provide comprehensive and meaningful benefits. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, employees' share of premium costs has risen 3 … more
Do you maintain a home office? Yes – 69.2% No – 30.8% How often do you work from home during normal business hours? Once or twice a week – 38.5% Not applicable – 23% … more
Students in a philosophy class were anxiously awaiting the start of their final exam. The professor had warned them that it would be one of the most challenging tests they would ever take. The teacher wrote one question on the board and … more
A declining 5.1 percent unemployment rate did not keep Rhode Island’s economic momentum from sagging in December, according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
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