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Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, a sign the labor market continues to gain traction. more
Adriana Dawson stepped in to deepen the connection between Rhode Island’s educational and business communities on March 31 through a newly created position at Roger Williams University. She will work with companies across the state from the university’s Bristol campus, as well as from a Providence office. more
Greater opportunities to land a job and persistent declines in the cost of gasoline are making Americans feel more hopeful about the economy. more
Losing time running a printing press while searching for a misplaced screwdriver is a small but potentially costly inefficiency, says one business owner who will be using a state grant to implement a lean manufacturing program. more
Chris Guilmette, a recent graduate of the New England Institute of Technology, likes to solve technical computer problems. more
Gail Simon, left, fills out a job application for the J. Arthur Trudeau Memorial Center in Warwick, at the Ocean State Small Business Expo & Career Development Fair on March 30. The event was held at the Twin River Event Center in Lincoln. Sponsored by JobsInRI.com, the annual expo attracts small and medium-sized businesses. The event focuses on businesses making connections with each other. The career-development component is designed to help employers such as the Trudeau center find skilled workers. more
These could turn out to be golden years for Rhode Island retirees. more
Colleges and universities across Rhode Island are placing a heavier emphasis on community service for their students,, which they say helps turn out more job market-ready graduates. more
Mountains of student debt, flattening wages, and a tough job market have made many people question whether ever-pricey college degrees still lead to good jobs. The answer is yes: Job opportunities for college-educated workers have never been greater, according to a new report. more
Hiring at the smallest U.S. businesses is moderating, a sign of sluggishness in the economy. more
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