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Are employers wanting to raise the minimum wage for Rhode Island jobs?

Posted on October 3, 2016

Some employers may be thinking about raising the minimum wage for Rhode Island jobs, among other jobs, according to a recent Careerbuilder survey. This year employers think minimum wage should be raised more than ever before. Only 5 percent of all employers believe the federal minimum wage ($7.25 per hour) is fair. The majority (67 […]


Rhode Island manufacturing jobs created

Posted on September 2, 2016

New labor statistics show that Rhode Island manufacturing jobs were added this month. The Manufacturing sector reported a gain of 300 jobs in June, regaining half of the 600 jobs lost in May. Manufacturing employment is up 800 from a year ago. The Accommodation & Food Services sector also added 300 jobs since May. This […]


Rhode Island healthcare jobs added

Posted on September 2, 2016

Rhode Island healthcare jobs have been added, according to the latest labor statistics. The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June 2016 was 5.5 percent, up one-tenth of a percentage point from the May rate. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down half of a percentage point from the June 2015 rate. Estimated nonfarm […]


Private sector jobs in New Jersey grow

Posted on August 5, 2016

A new report from ADP highlights the number of private sector jobs in New Jersey and other states. According to the report, payrolls for businesses with 49 or fewer employees increased by 61,000 jobs in July, down from 86,000 in June. Employment at companies with 50-499 employees increased by 68,000 jobs, up from last month’s […]


Students getting prepared for Rhode Island jobs

Posted on August 4, 2016

Technical schools and are busy helping students get the skills needed for Rhode Island jobs. Through a partnership with General Dynamics Electric Boat, six career and technical schools will be able to offer training to prepare students for careers in marine industries. “A year ago, Electric Boat began working with the R.I. Department of Education […]


Hospitality jobs in Long Island are created

Posted on August 4, 2016

Some incentives are creating more hospitality jobs in Long Island. Some economic incentives have been approved to lure a company from Connecticut to Westerly, support the rehabilitation of an old mill into a mixed use development, and support the construction of a new hotel in downtown Providence. The projects moving forward are aided by Rebuild Rhode […]


State hires for marketing jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on August 4, 2016

The state has secured a key hire for marketing jobs in Rhode Island. Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor announced that Ocean State native Lara Salamano will serve as the new Chief Marketing Officer at the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. Salamano, a native Rhode Islander, graduated from the University of Rhode Island and comes to […]


Schools offer training to boost Rhode Island jobs

Posted on July 5, 2016

Through a partnership with General Dynamics Electric Boat, six career and technical schools will be able to offer training to prepare students for careers in marine industries for Rhode Island jobs. “This initiative represents the active roles Rhode Island, local school systems, and industry are taking to build the educated workforce required to compete and […]


GE creates Rhode Island tech jobs

Posted on July 5, 2016

GE is busy creating Rhode Island tech jobs. The company plans to bring new, advanced industry jobs to Rhode Island with the opening of a GE Digital information technology center. The new Providence-based office will be responsible for developing new software applications and driving innovation in High Performance Computing. “Our top priority is putting people back […]


How much does it cost to get to Rhode Island jobs?

Posted on July 4, 2016

Acccording to a new Careerbuilder survey, it may cost an arm and a leg to get to Rhode Island jobs. According to the survey, the average amount of money people spend to go to work each month is $276, or around $3,300 per year. Similarly, when it comes to searching for a new job, beyond dedication […]


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