Displaying items 25-36 of 50 » View courant.com items only< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next >
The class clown may get in trouble, but the office wag may be the glue that makes a workplace stick together. Research indicates that humor at work is a good thing. It builds morale and relationships. But it also hurts if it veers from being a bonding...
Tags: University of Missouri
The good news: Connecticut's "hate group" index appears to be holding fairly steady. The bad news: the number of far-right wing, anti-federal-government-conspiracy "Patriot groups" in Connecticut more than doubled last year. That's the word from the...
The annual performance review strikes fear and loathing in the hearts of most workers, even those who believe they've worked well and hard. There's usually some disconnect between what we see in ourselves and what others see in us, even if both worker...
Tags: Concerts, Entertainment, Music
A business research organization that tallies online job postings said last week that job vacancies nationally grew by 93,000 in December from November. That dovetails with other signals that the job market is improving modestly. Around the country, many...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — At NCM Associates in Overland Park, Kan., employees are getting a gift that will keep on giving: an infusion into their nest eggs. More than half of the professional services company's 92 employees have been on the job long...
The Hartford CourantBetween Connecticut and Massachusetts, on one side of the border or the other, there are usually four tornadoes a year. Some suggest the border is a low-grade, tornado alley. The storms usually are weak. Some years are exceptional. Like this year. At...
A list of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack victims from data compiled by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. The overall death toll from the attacks stands at 2,977 -- including 2,753 killed as a result of the attacks at the World Trade Center, 184...
Good economy or bad, growing workplace or fading one, it falls to front-line managers to rally the troops. Sometimes, midlevel bosses aren't any happier than the rank and file, so they have the extra challenge of motivating themselves first. But they...
Tags: Human Interest
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For Andrew Jetter, it was a matter of eye contact. Inclined to be an introvert, the bank president had to force himself to look others in the eyes. "Making small talk … I had to practice that," said the chief executive of...
"I wasn't aware this company wanted to hire underqualified people." Gotta love that snarky response. It's what one long-term job hunter — sick of hearing that he was overqualified for a job — wished he'd said. Of course, it's better to...
State police have obtained a video showing an off-duty Windsor Locks police officer drinking at Suffield bar before he was involved in a car crash that killed a teenager, sources close to the investigation have told The Courant. The video comes from a...
Feb 16, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Mar 20, 2012 |Story| WTXX-LTV
Mar 7, 2012 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
Jan 11, 2012 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
Jan 4, 2012 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
Dec 26, 2011 |Story| Hartford Courant
Sep 7, 2011 |Story| Petoskey News
Nov 8, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Aug 10, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Oct 12, 2011 |Story| McClatchy-Tribune
Mar 2, 2011 |Column| Hartford Courant
Nov 9, 2010 |Story| Hartford Courant
Original site for Stafford (Tolland, Connecticut) topic gallery.