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So he asked his father, Ken, now 96, about it. " ‘Why would you want to do that?' "Machtley recalled his father asking. "Few people wake up in the morning and love what they're doing. If you can still make a contribution and love what … more
Today, at 67, the Jamestown resident chairs the quasi-government R.I. Infrastructure Bank, heads up her own consulting firm and is involved in a host of nonprofit boards. She puts in at least 30 hours a week managing the busy, ever-changing … more
At 74, the founding director of the Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership at Bryant University has a full-time schedule, only part of which is actually spent working at the institute. He was also active until recently in former … more
The push is on to make recreational marijuana use legal in Rhode Island. The pro-legalization campaign says it's an economic imperative. The expectation is that a tax-revenue bonanza would help ameliorate the state's persistent budget … more
Usually, when I talk about immigration, it’s the high-skilled variety I’m referring to -- people with college degrees or professional skills. more
Job openings in May dropped from a record high and hiring cooled, a Labor Department report showed Tuesday, giving a more tempered assessment of the U.S. job market following the blowout payrolls numbers reported last week. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island's ‘clean-energy' economy generated remarkable job growth over the last 12 months, according to the recently released Rhode Island Clean Energy 2016 Industry Report. Employment across the state's clean-energy … more
1 What are your goals as the first person to hold this position? In addition to ensuring the Veterans Cemetery and Veterans Home provide top-notch services to Rhode Islanders, I will work to improve outreach and access to services, benefits … more
Job openings unexpectedly rose in April to match the highest level since records began in 2000, showing underlying demand in the labor market ahead of a sharp deceleration in payrolls last month, according to the Labor Department. more
The sharp May hiring slowdown revealed in Friday’s employment report took a lot of people -- including me -- by surprise. It shouldn’t have. more
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