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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 […]

Temporary help jobs in RI may have changed

Posted on June 7, 2016

Recent labor statistics posit that temporary help  jobs in Rhode Island may have grown. Employment in temporary help services was little changed over the month (-21,000) but is down by 64,000 thus far this year. Employment in other major industries, including construction, wholesale trade, retail trade, transportation and warehousing, financial activities, leisure and hospitality, and […]

Rhode Island home health care jobs may be growing

Posted on June 7, 2016

The number of Rhode Island home health care jobs may be growing, according to a recent study by Careerbuilder. CareerBuilder just released a list of fast-growing industries with ample job prospects over the next five years. The U.S. is projected to create roughly 7.2 million jobs from 2016 to 2021 – a 4.6 percent increase; […]

Overtime rules and Rhode Island admin jobs

Posted on June 1, 2016

New overtime rules enacted by the Department of Labor are helping everyone to focus on Rhode Island admin jobs, among others. The new changes  double the salary threshold for “white collar” exemptions from the current minimum of $455 per week, or $23,660 a year, to $913 per week, or $47,476 annually. The updated rules also […]

Are working moms earning less than working dads for Rhode Island jobs?

Posted on May 9, 2016

A new study from Careerbuilder shows that working moms may be earning less than working dads for Rhode Island jobs, among other locations. At least two in five working moms and working dads are the sole breadwinners for their households, yet working dads are almost three times as likely to earn $50,000 or more and […]

Manufacturing jobs in Rhode Island grow

Posted on May 3, 2016

The number of manufacturing jobs in Rhode Island are climbing, according to recent employment statistics. Employment in Rhode Island totaled 490,900 in March, reflecting a gain of 2,700 jobs from the February estimate of 488,200. Through the first quarter of 2016, a total of 2,400 jobs were added to the local economy. In comparison, jobs were […]

Retail jobs in Rhode Island grow

Posted on May 3, 2016

The number of retail jobs in Rhode Island are climbing, according to a recent statistics. Employment in Rhode Island totaled 488,200 in February, reflecting a gain of 300 jobs from the January estimate of 487,900. Over the past three months, Rhode Island has averaged a gain of 300 jobs. Over the year, employment is up […]

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