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Skills for Rhode Island jobs

Posted on February 9, 2016

A business partnership is helping folks develop skills for Rhode Island jobs. Governor Gina M. Raimondo spoke about the importance of creating a new economy in Rhode Island filled with high-skill, high-wage jobs near the future site of the Westerly Higher Education and Job Skills Center. She was joined by Senate Minority Leader Dennis L. […]


State creates Rhode Island manufacturing jobs

Posted on January 9, 2016

The state has used a new initiative to create Rhode Island manufacturing jobs. The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation gave the unanimous approval Greystone of Lincoln, Inc. to enter into the first Qualified Jobs Incentive Tax Credit agreement, which will lead to the creation of 25 manufacturing jobs. “The Qualified Jobs Incentive Act is beginning to make […]


Accounting jobs in Rhode Island increase

Posted on January 6, 2016

New labor statistics posit that accounting jobs in Rhode Island may be increasing. Employment increased by 211,000 in November, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.0 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In November, the unemployment rate held at 5.0 percent, and the number of unemployed persons, at 7.9 million, was essentially unchanged. […]


Dept hiring for seasonal jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on December 28, 2015

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is hiring for seasonal jobs in Rhode Island. They are accepting applications for seasonal employment at state parks, beaches and campgrounds across the state. Available positions include, but are not limited to, park ranger – levels, I, II and III, beach managers, seasonal laborers, lifeguards, lifeguard captains, recreational […]


Did employers add Rhode Island retail jobs?

Posted on December 10, 2015

Retail hiring was big in October, and it looks like employers may have added Rhode Island retail jobs. This is according to a release from Challenger, Gray, & Christmas. Retailers added more than 200,000 new workers in October. However, the record pace is not expected to continue into November and December. Strong hiring in October […]


Partnerships filling Rhode Island jobs

Posted on December 8, 2015

Several new grants are helping to fill Rhode Island jobs. The recipients of the Real Jobs RI implementation grants are available through the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT). Real Jobs RI is a demand-driven initiative that puts employers at the center of the state’s workforce development efforts to train people for jobs that actually […]


Grants boost Rhode Island jobs

Posted on December 1, 2015

A round of grants is helping boost Rhode Island jobs. There are new recipients of the Real Jobs RI implementation grants available through the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT). Real Jobs RI is a demand-driven initiative that puts employers at the center of the state’s workforce development efforts to train people for jobs […]


Retail jobs in Rhode Island climb

Posted on November 3, 2015

Most likely due to seasonal hiring, retail jobs in Rhode Island have grown, according to recent statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In 2015, job growth has averaged 198,000 per month, compared with an average monthly gain of 260,000 in 2014. In September, job gains occurred in health care and information, while employment in […]


Rhode Island warehouse jobs added

Posted on November 2, 2015

UPS is hiring big for the holidays, and most likely that includes Rhode Island warehouse jobs. UPS said it expects to hire between 90,000 and 95,000 seasonal employees to support the anticipated increase in package volume that will begin in November and continue through January 2016. The full- and part-time seasonal positions – primarily package […]


Team to develop campaign for Rhode Island jobs

Posted on October 7, 2015

A team is getting together to develop a solid campaign for Rhode Island jobs. The state has announced a three-firm marketing team to design and execute a top-notch statewide tourism and business attraction campaign. Engaging this team will build on efforts ongoing across state government to revitalize the state’s economy and put Rhode Islanders back […]


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