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Verizon gives non-profit jobs in Rhode Island a boost

Posted on January 30, 2011

Verizon Wireless has contributed substantial funds to give non-profit jobs in Rhode Island a boost. Nonprofit groups in Rhode Island received some $350,000 from the Verizon Foundation in 2010. The majority of the funds went to organizations that support education, domestic violence prevention and Internet safety. In addition, Verizon employees volunteered more than 3,600 hours […]


Retailer hiring hundreds for jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on January 16, 2011

Dollar General has announced it will be hiring several people for jobs in Rhode Island. Building on its plans to open 625 new stores in fiscal 2011, Dollar General Corp. today announced that it plans to create 6,000 new jobs. The new stores and jobs will be spread among Dollar General¬ís existing 35-state operating area […]


Improvement expected for Rhode Island jobs?

Posted on January 3, 2011

A new survey points to a better-than-expected economy in 2011 and predicts there may be more Rhode Island jobs on the horizon. More employers plan to add full-time, permanent headcount in 2011 compared to 2010 with a continued emphasis on hiring in technology and revenue-producing fields. The survey, which was conducted by Harris Interactive¬© from […]


Home Depot opens new store, delivers for jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on December 26, 2010

Home Depot has opened a huge new store in Westfield, Massachusetts, which will deploy products to many stores and fulfill jobs in Rhode Island. The new rapid deployment center is a $25 million, 657,000-square-foot center. It will eventually house 250 employees. It will also supply products to Home Depot stores throughout New England. According to […]


Site Launched to Create Jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on December 17, 2010

A new, powerful site has been designed to help create jobs in Rhode Island. The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (RIEDC), the Economic Development Foundation of Rhode Island (EDFRI), the Rhode Island State Planning Office and GIS Planning Inc. announced today the launch of a website, http://www.RISiteLocator.com that provides free, comprehensive and accurate information to […]


Partnerships Could Provide Jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on December 13, 2010

A newly minted partnership could lead to the creation of jobs in Rhode Island. CAL Business Solutions, a Connecticut Microsoft Dynamics GP accounting software partner, was selected as a Technology 500 award recipient. CAL is one of only two Connecticut companies chosen for this honor. The mission of the Technology 500 is to recognize and […]


Program Focuses on Rhode Island Jobs

Posted on November 29, 2010

A new program is helping returning veterans apply and be eligible for Rhode Island jobs. As America honors past and present veterans today, the fact remains that we still have a large number of returning service members that will be fighting another battle – unemployment. While the national unemployment rate, according to the U.S. Bureau […]


Mobile Job Training Helps Create Jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on November 16, 2010

A new program, mobile job training, is helping to create a plethora of jobs in Rhode Island. As America honors past and present veterans today, the fact remains that we still have a large number of returning service members that will be fighting another battle – unemployment. While the national unemployment rate, according to the […]


Capital Properties Expands for Jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on November 3, 2010

Capital Properties has announced financial results and plans for new jobs in Rhode Island. The company reported net income of $267,000 and $1,057,000 for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2010. Based upon 6,599,912 shares, the basic income per common share for the same periods was $.04 and $.16. For the three and […]


Job Fair Opens to Create Jobs in Rhode Island

Posted on October 22, 2010

An East Coast job fair is focusing on opportunity and creating jobs in Rhode Island. Unicruit today announced the Big East Virtual Career Fair (www.bigeastcareerfair.com) will bring together more than 40 industry leading employers and government agencies as well as students and alumni of 16 colleges and universities that represent the Big East Career Consortium. […]


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