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Rhode Island businesses have long complained that too many young job seekers don't have the basic math, reading and writing skills needed to fill available jobs. At a 2012 Providence Business News Summit on Employers & Education, Community … more
PROVIDENCE – The city of Fall River had the highest jobless rate in December of the four cities in the metro area at 9.3 percent, even though it declined 3.4 percentage points from a year ago, … more
PROVIDENCE – Two state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would raise Rhode Island's "subminimum wage" for tipped workers for the first time in nearly two decades and bring it in line with … more
Business leaders in the U.S. adopted a more optimistic outlook in the first quarter as sales projections for the next six months reached a three-year high and capital-spending plans also advanced. more
Rhode Island’s intensely competitive job market is expected to heat up again this summer, with high school and college graduates vying with unemployed or underemployed adults. more
Guill Tool & Engineering Inc. of West Warwick makes nuclear-propulsion-system components for the U.S. Navy and tools used to extrude, or shape, polymers and plastics by pushing them through a die. more
The new state CNC Machinist Registered Apprenticeship Program is an example of an effective response to the workforce challenges facing business. The problem: the accelerating aging out of the workforce, especially those employees in advanced manufacturing jobs, ones that require both the traditional knowledge of materials and engineering concepts but that now also require advanced computing skills. more
Rhode Island’s unemployment rate may be the highest in the nation at 8.3 percent, but a lesser-known metric ranks the state sixth highest – and lends insight into the state’s condition, local economists say. more
In the middle of an internship at Swissline Precision Manufacturing Inc., Bill Johnson of Central Falls is learning not only about how to be a machinist, but how to pay attention to subtleties in the metals he works with there. more
From a head college football coach at Notre Dame to a CEO of Yahoo, the list of high-placed employees caught falsifying their resumes is long and distinguished. more
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