Growing a business in a shrinking world

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When you live in a place like a Philadelphia, where everyone knows everybody and has known them for decades and knows their parents/offspring/siblings... Read more

Poor get slammed on the job, Philly lawyer says

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Sharon Dietrich didn’t grow up poor -- her father was a steelworker, her mother a housekeeper and they lived near Reading. The family... Read more

If you have a criminal record, read this

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Important information if you have a criminal record. Effective November 14, people with certain misdemeanor convictions can ask the court... Read more

Coping with Philly fallout after Coryell was ousted

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Imagine getting a phone call one morning from your boss and being told that, effective in a few hours, you'd be replacing a popular longtime... Read more

More on union salting -- carpenter style

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So what does the leader of the region's largest building trades union think about salting? It has its uses, John Ballantyne, executive secretary-treasurer... Read more

$2 million mistake didn't get employee fired. Here's why

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Imagine making a $2 million mistake and not getting fired. No one was happy about the mistake at Braskem Americas, where an employee made a... Read more

What it takes to break the glass ceiling on campus

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Julie E. Wollman knows how to break glass ceilings -- and the proof is at Widener University, where Wollman, the 10th president of the former... Read more

How to shop for college: A college president's advice

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College presidents have children too, specifically high school seniors they are trying to get into college. And Julie E. Wollman's been through... Read more