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  • References are a very big deal today

    DEAR JOYCE: I was asked for my references when I applied as an office worker at a company near my house. I hadn't worked before so I asked several of my neighbors for references. The office manager said they were "friend" references, not job references,...
  • Red Sox Success Helping A City Feel Great Again

    Red Sox Success Helping A City Feel Great Again
    BOSTON — "Don't worry about a thing," sings Bob Marley in the song that's become a Red Sox anthem for 2013. Really, what could be more fitting? Boston is in the World Series and Thursday was one of those beautiful blue sky Beantown days, when...
  • Apps released to fix 'Master Key' security hole in Android phones

    Android users who have "rooted" their smartphones can download the ReKey app to patch the so-called Master Key vulnerability, cybersecurity firm Duo Security announced this week. A research company recently discovered that Android apps could be...
  • Naughty and nice: That’s the million-dollar question

     
    Wake Forest University is spending $1 million to better understand virtue and vice. The Character Project awarded eight grants on the philosophy of character and eight on the theology of character from 170 submitted proposals.   “Those selected...
  • Half of recent college grads out of work or underemployed

    Half of recent college grads out of work or underemployed
    While the  U.S. Congress  argues over how to pay for lower interest rates on future student loans, more than half of recent college graduates struggle to find jobs to help pay back their debt. About 1.5 million, or 53.6 percent, of students graduating...
  • ChiWriMo: National Novel Writing Month in Chicago

    ChiWriMo: National Novel Writing Month in Chicago
    National Novel Writing Month, or "NaNoWriMo" as it is called, is a month-long, bang-it-all-out-and-edit-later approach to writing a novel. Challenge participants begin writing November 1 with the goal of completing a 50,000-word novel by November 30 at...
  • Companies with the most older workers

    As baby boomers begin to approach traditional retirement age, the workforce is aging rapidly. But not all industries are aging at the same rate. Some companies employ significantly more older workers than others. Just over a quarter (26 percent) of...
  • Dolphins coach tracker: Meet Joe Philbin's staff

    New Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin's success will rise and fall with the quality of his assistants. So, like most coaches, Philbin has reached into his past and surrounded himself with coaches he knows and trust, such as Mike Sherman, who hired...
  • N'DIGO Foundation Gala, Glamorama's launch party

    N'DIGO Foundation Gala, Glamorama's launch party
    The N'DIGO Foundation Gala was a Tribute to Men and featured a powerful concert by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds at Symphony Center. The 10-time Grammy winner, along with a four-piece band that included his brother Kevon Edmonds, brought the crowd to its...
  • Romney's jobs record a little shaky

    Romney's jobs record a little shaky
    Mitt Romney stood before a shuttered steel factory in Pennsylvania the other day, using the iconic backdrop to underscore what has become the most forceful theme of his presidential campaign: the need for more jobs. "He has done everything wrong," Romney...
  • College towns draw retirees

    College towns draw retirees
    Not everyone loves hitting the links. And, as relaxing as surf sounds can be, even they become commonplace after awhile. Active retirees and seniors, many blessed with longer life expectancies than their parents, want a combination of recreation,...