| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 12, 2011
"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...
| 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...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Between 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.
| Mar 20, 2012
| 12:35 PM
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...
| Dec 23, 2008
Al Meyerhoff, a prominent environmental and labor lawyer whose landmark cases included the 2002 settlement of a class-action lawsuit against some of America's biggest clothing retailers that alleged sweatshop abuses on the island of Saipan, has died. He...
| 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......
| Nov 8, 2009
The Connecticut Veterans History Project, an online archive at Central Connecticut State University, includes video interviews with 190 Connecticut veterans who served in U.S. conflicts including World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan...