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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
The bad news is, Rhode Island still has the highest unemployment rate in New England, 6.8 percent at the last counting to end 2014. But there is good news to be had. more
Rachel Smith, a graduate student at the University of Rhode Island, credits her academic adviser with reminding her about a relatively new school mantra she used to help her finish her undergraduate degree and keep loans she’ll eventually have to repay to a minimum. more
Companies hired 213,000 workers in September as the labor market continued to strengthen, a private report based on payrolls showed. more
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training will receive a $161,417 federal grant to fund a study on best practices for a paid-caregiver-leave program. more
BOSTON – The Massachusetts “clean energy” sector saw double-digit job growth for the third consecutive year and now employs more than 88,000 workers in the state, Gov. Deval L. Patrick announced last week. more
PROVIDENCE – A new law that went into effect Aug. 31 will require unemployed Rhode Islanders filing for unemployment insurance for the first time must post their resumes to www.employri.org. more
Success stories like Trevor Lynn’s or Xiao Wei Chen’s are going to get rarer as older businesses overshadow startups in U.S. job creation. more
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