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Rhode Island jobs reevaluated

Posted on February 28, 2017

The state labor market and job numbers for Rhode Island jobs were recently reevaluated. The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training’s Labor Market Information Division in conjunction with the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently completed their annual revision of labor force statistics. This year labor force statistics were revised back to January […]


Company expands and creates Rhode Island jobs

Posted on February 9, 2017

A company is expanding and creating Rhode Island jobs. A.T. Cross, the pen manufacturer, will expand operations, add jobs, and open a new storefront in the new Providence location, which would not have been possible without incentives from the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation. “Growing businesses, especially ones with such deep and storied history in our […]


Transportation jobs in Rhode Island remain steady

Posted on February 1, 2017

The newest job numbers for last month are in, and they show that transportation jobs in Rhode Island kept the same numbers as the previous month. The RI Department of Labor and Training announced that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December 2016 was 5.0 percent, down three-tenths of a percentage point from the […]


Education jobs in Rhode Island dip

Posted on February 1, 2017

Not all job numbers were positive, because it seems that education jobs in Rhode Island took a dip last month. The RI Department of Labor and Training said that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December 2016 was 5.0 percent, down three-tenths of a percentage point from the November rate. Over the year, the unemployment […]


Construction jobs in Rhode Island grow

Posted on January 9, 2017

The number of construction jobs in Rhode Island are climbing, according to the latest labor report. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.6 percent in November 2016, down three-tenths of a percentage point from the previous month and down four-tenths of a percentage point over the year. The number of unemployed RI residents—those residents classified as […]


Rhode Island software jobs created

Posted on January 4, 2017

One company is bringing Rhode Island software jobs to the state. Virgin Pulse, part of Sir Richard Branson’s famed Virgin Group, will expand its operation in downtown Providence by more than 400 percent. Governor Gina M. Raimondo made a major jobs announcement of the week today during a State Room press conference with senior executives from […]


Johnson and Johnson create Rhode Island technology jobs

Posted on January 4, 2017

One large company is expanding and creating Rhode Island technology jobs. Johnson & Johnson intends to open its new health technology center in Rhode Island. The center will specialize in optimizing information technology and data analytics to create software applications that will serve to improve health outcomes. The center expects to fill approximately 75 highly-skilled […]


Finance jobs in Rhode Island climb

Posted on December 10, 2016

New labor statistics posit that finance jobs in Rhode Island have risen. Estimated nonfarm payroll in Rhode Island totaled 492,400 in October, reflecting a gain of 1,700 jobs from the revised September estimate of 490,700. October snaps two consecutive months of job declines which totaled 800 jobs. Since January 2016, a total of 3,900 jobs […]


Manufacturing jobs in Rhode Island decrease

Posted on December 10, 2016

The number of manufacturing jobs in Rhode Island have decreased, according to recent labor statistics. Employment in the Professional & Business Services sector rose by 900 in October, fueled by job gains reported in the professional & technical services and administrative & waste services subsectors. Over the year, the number of jobs within the Professional […]


Healthcare jobs in Rhode Island created

Posted on December 10, 2016

A number of healthcare jobs in Rhode Island have been added, according to recent statistics from the Bureau of Labor. The unemployment rate declined to 4.6 percent in November, and total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 178,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Employment in professional and business services rose by 63,000 in November […]


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