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Manufacturing jobs in Rhode Island down

Posted on April 7, 2015

Manufacuring jobs in Rhode Island may be decreasing, according to the latest national employment report from ADP. Overall, private sector employment increased by 189,000 jobs from February to March. Goods-producing employment rose by only 5,000 jobs in March, down from 22,000 jobs gained in February. The construction industry added 17,000 jobs, down from 28,000 last […]

Construction jobs in RI growing?

Posted on March 30, 2015

The state may have seen some growth of construction jobs in Rhode Island, according to the latest stats from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Construction added 29,000 jobs in February. Employment in specialty trade contractors rose by 27,000, mostly in the residential component. Over the past 12 months, construction has added 321,000 jobs. In February, […]

How to act like a CEO to get management jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on March 24, 2015

There may be some tricks and tips to getting management jobs in Rhode Island, according to a recent survey from Careerbuilder. Will dressing and acting like a senior VP get you the job? “Certainly, getting ahead in your career is based largely on your performance,” says Rosemary Haefner, chief human resources officer of CareerBuilder. “The […]

Finance jobs in Rhode Island grow slowly

Posted on March 8, 2015

New statistics point to finance jobs in Rhode Island growing slowly, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Job gains occurred in food services and drinking places, professional and business services, construction, health care, and in transportation and warehousing. Employment in mining was down over the month. Employment increased by 295,000 in February, and the […]

Seniors delaying retirement from Rhode Island jobs?

Posted on March 2, 2015

It may be a fact that seniors are delaying retirement for several reasons from Rhode Island jobs, according to a survey from Careerbuilder. According to the survey, the number of workers age 60 or older currently delaying retirement reached a post-recession low of 53 percent. This number is down from 58 percent last year and […]

Construction jobs in Rhode Island grow

Posted on February 21, 2015

Construction jobs in Rhode Island and other areas continue to show strong growth, according to an ADP report. The ADP Workforce Vitality Index, which measures the total wages paid to the U.S. private sector workforce, was 106.7 in the fourth quarter of 2014. Workforce vitality varies across industries. The strongest growth over the past year […]

Short-term compensation program helps people find Rhode Island jobs

Posted on February 6, 2015

A slew of labor grants are going to help people find Rhode Island jobs. With $37,814,386 in new U.S. Department of Labor grants, employers in 13 states will soon have a new tool that may help them avoid layoffs by helping states develop a new, or enhance an existing, Short-Time Compensation program. The states of […]

Tech jobs in Rhode Island lost

Posted on February 6, 2015

A new survey from global outplacement Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. shows that tech jobs in Rhode Island and other locations have been cut. Employers in the technology sector announced a total of 100,757 job cuts in 2014. The biggest increase in job-cut activity occurred in the electronics industry, where annual job cuts surged 120 […]

Creative director jobs in Rhode Island getting salary increase

Posted on January 27, 2015

People who have creator director jobs in Rhode Island may be getting a salary increase at some point, according to a survey from Robert Half. The following six potentially high-paying jobs are expected to see the most substantial increases in average starting salary in 2015, according to the Robert Half Salary Guides*: Mobile applications developer: […]

How employers can attract people for healthcare jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on January 8, 2015

For employers in healthcare, attracting new people to fill healthcare jobs in Rhode Island takes different tactics, according to a new survey from Careerbuilder. When recruiting new health care workers, employers may want to emphasize long-term potential, location and benefits, which are among the factors health care workers consider most important (outside of salary) when […]

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