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  • Recruiter Q&A: Core skills drive hiring of liberal arts majors

    By Marcella Kreiter Whether a new graduate majored in English or history is immaterial when it comes to finding that first job, says Kevin Carlson, CEO of the Chicago recruiting firm Brill Street + Co. Rather, he said, it's all about the core skills...
  • Getting to the heart of why social media works

    Why do online social networking sites exist? This is not a rhetorical question. Why were they not just a quickly passing fad? Two decades after the concept came to prominence, why are more than 500 million people still flocking to sites such as...
  • Engineer and artist honored by Maine West

     Engineer and artist honored by Maine West
    Before he was named a 2014 Maine West Distinguished Alumnus, Elliott "Kip" Dodge worked as a car designer, an aerospace engineer for Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, on Mars missions and presented his...
  • How to resign: 9 keys to leaving your job on good terms

    Brazen Careerist Thinking of quitting your job to start your own venture? You need to plan a smooth exit. And that means resigning as graciously as possible. You may have been planning to say something along the lines of "take this job and shove it,"...
  • Jon Cardin rejects rapper's support after learning of criminal charges

    Jon Cardin rejects rapper's support after learning of criminal charges
    Del. Jon Cardin rejected Thursday the endorsement of a Baltimore-based rapper after learning that the man who calls himself Ski Money is facing charges of human trafficking. Cardin, a candidate for attorney general, said he knew nothing of the rapper'...
  • Barbie is LinkedIn to social media, not necessarily to reality

    Barbie is LinkedIn to social media, not necessarily to reality
    Barbie has a LinkedIn page. Now can we get her some hips? She has 4,932 followers (as of Friday morning) and more than 150 careers under her teeny-tiny patent leather belt, all showcased on her 20-page resume. Her latest job is fake consultant to a fake...
  • Quest for the best

    Quest for the best
    Travelers who are passionate about food are likely to spend as much time planning restaurant itineraries as they are booking hotel rooms. In fact, people are arranging entire vacations around food experiences, ranging from visiting producers and food...
  • Silicon Valley builds up in Microsoft's backyard

    Silicon Valley builds up in Microsoft's backyard
    In the last week of August, Twitter entertained dozens of potential young recruits at a chic studio, while Facebook served drinks and snacks to job-seekers at its own office. More than 175 showed up to a similar event at Google in June. San Francisco?...
  • Charity likely to fold in billionaire Griffin's divorce

    Charity likely to fold in billionaire Griffin's divorce
    As one of the world's richest men, Chicago hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin has contributed hundreds of millions of dollars to causes around the globe since 1999, including tens of millions to Chicago institutions. But one of the vehicles for his...
  • Chicago guitarist to tee it up in U.S. Mid-Amateur

     Chicago guitarist to tee it up in U.S. Mid-Amateur
    Cully Johnston's LinkedIn profile reflects his diverse skill set. Top two areas of expertise: golf and guitar. Asked if he's better at putting or strumming, Johnston said it's no contest. "I've been playing golf since I was 1," he said. "I didn't know...
  • Gun Sculpture's Goodwill Message To Be Unveiled At Bushnell Park

    Gun Sculpture's Goodwill Message To Be Unveiled At Bushnell Park
    A new sculpture will be unveiled in Bushnell Park in Hartford on Wednesday, Sept. 3. The design of the sculpture, made of 2,000 pounds of steel and wood, is two hands shaking. It's a message of goodwill and peaceful cooperation, a harmonious message,...