| Jun 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Dear Joyce: My 22-year-old nephew told me that job postings are biting the dust -- going dead as a dodo bird. How can that be true? How can people find jobs? -- A.T.
Online shoe retailer Zappos has recently declared the end to job postings -- the...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:36 PM
By now, most people have seen friends or celebrities pour buckets of ice water over their heads as part of the ice bucket challenge for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the neurodegenerative condition also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 8:45 AM
Zirtual, an online service that provides virtual executive assistants to small businesses and entrepreneurs, said it’s hiring in Chicago.
The Las Vegas-based company, whose financial backers include Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh and his VegasTechFund,...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Micheal Voltaggio, chef at Ink and Ink.sack, is trying his hand at shoe design. The "Top Chef" alum has teamed up with Malibu-based shoe company OTZ for a collaboration they're calling Culinary Brigade.
Voltaggio designed two pairs of shoes for the...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 5:10 AM
La empresaria puertorriqueña Melissa Jiménez es artífice de la tienda digital Merodea.me, la primera página de moda que vende ropa de diseñadores locales y que ayuda a impulsar las carreras de los modistas de la isla.
“Lo que queremos hacer es...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:02 PM
It’s the college football bowl season, and that means one thing.
A chance to end the season with a big victory? OK, sure.
It also the annual swag competition. No player, coach or staff member in a football program walks away empty-handed -- or...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Hoping that the best years are not in the rear-view mirror for its Acura luxury line, American Honda Motor Co. is shifting into high gear for the introduction of its redesigned 2014 MDX sport utility vehicle.
The U.S. sales arm of the Japanese automaker...
| May 17, 2013
| 11:32 AM
One thing to know about our book club
We are the iD Movement Book Club, based in Wood Dale. We like to take quotes from the books we are reading and text or email them to each other during the day as encouraging notes.
We meet every six...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Amid complaints over the effectiveness and efficiency of HealthCare.gov, the website set up to enable Americans to avail themselves of the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama on Monday shared his own frustrations with what he called...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Calphalon is recallin more than 20,000 XL 9 speed blenders because of possible injury hazard. A piece of the blender’s mixing blade unit can break off during use. The recall involves model 1832449, also identified as model ME600BL. The model...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sure, summer uniforms (a.k.a. anything that's lightweight and airy) are what you want to wear this time of year, but that's no reason to retire your staples from last season. Rather than invest in a completely new a warm-weather wardrobe, why not update...