| 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...
| Apr 20, 2012
The second you hand someone something to read, that person is going to read it and stop listening to what you're saying.
If there's one message from Jana Memel that every job hunter, every meeting attendee, every presenter who gives a speech needs to...
| Apr 25, 2012
In honor of the annual Earth Day observance, here are things each of us can do to be friendlier to Mother Earth.
Whether we're employed by someone, working for ourselves, job hunting or retired, we can:
•Drive less. Walk more. Ride a bike. Combine...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 1:49 PM
ROSIE'S ROCKIN' TAKEOUT
34 West Stafford Road
Stafford Springs, CT 06076
While driving on Route 190 in Stafford, I saw an indescribably goofy costumed character dancing by the side of the road, waving a sign that said "Rosie's Rockin'...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Why wait until the last minute to get your act together? Here are five events at least a week out to get you started.
1) Liquid Lounge, Dec. 7, 6-10 p.m., Connecticut Science Center, Hartford, ctsciencecenter.org.
2) Nutmeg Ballet's The Nutcracker,...
| Mar 2, 2010
| 4:22 AM
I put out a call for Top Ten Tuesday ideas, and Dining@Large readers came through so well that I seriously considered doing a Top Ten list of Top Ten list suggestions.Which did I choose? None of them.It was urged from......
| Jan 24, 2010
The Willimantic River begins in Stafford Springs at the confluence of Middle River and Furnace Brook and flows south through northeastern Connecticut to the historic mill town of the waterway's namesake. One of the first public places where you can see...
| Nov 9, 2010
| 5:12 PM
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...
| Aug 18, 2010
As the five-year anniversary of the Aug. 28, 2005, kiling of a Mansfield woman approaches, state police are reminding the public of a reward offered for information in the case.
Gov. M. Jodi Rell in 2008 approved a $50,000 reward for information that...
| Sep 24, 2010
It happens about this time every year. Soon after the sugar maple leaves begin to turn, the corn stalks yellow and the cool, crisp autumn air begins to filter down from Canada, it's time for Native American stories.
And Tolland resident Ken Hankinson...
| Aug 10, 2011
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...