| Jan 4, 2012
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...
| Jan 11, 2012
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...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:54 AM
Olof Aspelin, a Stafford artist who is making a name for himself in the area, has a solo show at Arts of Tolland starting with a reception on Friday, Oct. 5, from 7 to 9 p.m.
“Large Mediums: A Gallery Exhibit by Olof Aspelin” can be seen...
| May 4, 2012
If it seems like everybody isn't on the same page in your workplace, maybe a book club can help.
Kansas City, Mo.-based Think Contracting swears by its in-house book club as a glue that binds the company together.
Every Friday from 10 a.m. to noon,...
| May 10, 2012
| 6:44 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Stafford’s Pier Restaurant in Harbor Springs recently welcomed Britt Beaumont as its new executive chef.
“We are excited to welcome Britt to our team,” said Jody Ewbank, the restaurant’s general manager....
| May 16, 2012
What people remember about Dan Kendrick is that he always wears red gym shoes.
That might not work for you as a marketing gimmick. But for the power behind Red Gym Shoes, a sales, marketing and career advice consultancy based in Overland Park, Kan., it's...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 4:15 PM
George Thorogood and the Destroyers’ hit “Bad to the Bone” blared from speakers as the hulking machine roared past the crowd.
It spun around in the dirt track in a deafening roar, all to the joy of throngs of spectators yelling from the...
| Feb 16, 2012
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...
| Feb 29, 2012
If this is a foreign language to you — "proprietary algorithms," "advanced semantic search," "computational linguistics" and "statistical inference" — keep reading.
Workers who haven't applied for jobs lately may not know how those terms...
| Mar 7, 2012
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...