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Will clerical jobs in Rhode Island get cut after layoffs?

Posted on July 30, 2011

After Boston Scientific announced layoffs this week, some wondered if clerical jobs in Rhode Island would be affected. The company released its second quarter earnings call along with its new restructuring plan. Second quarter and other highlights include:


Rhode Island unemployment rate stays the same

Posted on June 19, 2011

Following the most recent report from the BLS, Rhode Island unemployment has remained unchanged. While jobs in Rhode Island continue to be added, other companies are still terminating workers, which accounts for the stagnant unemployment rate. The jobless rate in Rhode Island is 10.9%, higher than the national average.


State hiring for law enforcement jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on June 12, 2011

The state just announced it is looking to fill law enforcement jobs in Rhode Island. Specifically the state is looking for correctional guards – 60 of them. Gov. Lincoln Chafee and city officials made the big announcement last week. According to Boston.com, A.T. Wall, director of the state’s Department of Corrections, said Rhode Island’s the […]


Agency hires for advertising jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on June 5, 2011

An advertising agency has announced a key hire for advertising jobs in Rhode Island. This is good news for the state, because Rhode Island unemployment remains one of the highest in New England. SMITH Advertising, a fully integrated advertising and marketing agency, is pleased to announce the hiring of Lisa Hagedorn, Senior Account Manager; Zack […]


Survey: employers plan on hiring for administrative jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on May 1, 2011

A new survey points to positive news that employers plan on recruiting for more administrative jobs in Rhode Island. Commercial and administrative industries will likely see hiring increases for the second quarter, according to a national hiring trends survey conducted by Express Employment Professionals, one of the nation’s largest privately-held staffing companies. Express surveyed nearly […]


Company recruits for executive jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on March 19, 2011

Flagstaff has announced it is recruiting for executive jobs in Rhode Island. Flagstar Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: FBC), the holding company for Flagstar Bank, today announced the addition of several new key executives and plans to expand the Bank’s commercial lending business. Joining Flagstar’s leadership team will be Steven J. Issa, who was appointed to the […]


Rhode Island management jobs on the rise

Posted on March 11, 2011

A new survey proclaims that Rhode Island management jobs are on the rise. Confidence among U.S. employers is spreading geographically, according to the seasonally adjusted results of the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, conducted quarterly by Manpower Inc. According to the seasonally adjusted* survey results, the Outlook* for Quarter 2 2011 is +8%, up from […]


Banking institution hires for executive jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on March 5, 2011

Flagstar has announced it has hired for key executive jobs in Rhode Island and other parts of New England. Flagstar Bancorp, Inc., the holding company for Flagstar Bank, today announced the addition of several new key executives and plans to expand the Bank’s commercial lending business. Joining Flagstar’s leadership team will be Steven J. Issa, […]


Career fair draws job seekers for Rhode Island jobs

Posted on February 21, 2011

A career fair taking place in New England is sure to become a big attraction for job seekers seeking Rhode Island jobs. The Sixth Annual Marine Industry Career Day, which will be held on Saturday, March 5, at the International Yacht Restoration School in Newport, will draw marine industry experts and employers who are all […]


Small businesses to hire for jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on February 6, 2011

Small businesses appear to be increasing their efforts to hire for jobs in Rhode Island. Small business managers are expecting hiring activity within their organizations to improve in 2011, but say it will likely be hindered by continued challenges related to accessing credit, government regulations and health insurance costs. ┬áThis is according to a new […]


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