Jobbing Archive: October, 2011

Textiles and textile unions

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Can textile manufacturing be revitalized in the city and if so, what, if any role do unions have to play? That's a question I posed to Lynne... Read more

Administrator gets the details right

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Making sure something is done exactly right -- getting the i's dotted and t's crossed -- gives Philadelphia administrator Keith Conrad tremendous... Read more

Help for laid-off pharma workers

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Laid-off pharmaceutical workers can apply for training dollars from the New Jersey's Department of Labor and Industry. The department has received... Read more

Workplace fables: The power of praise

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Starting today, and as often as I can find them, I'm going to write stories on this blog about lessons people have learned about doing their... Read more

Executive women: Choice or chance?

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Choice or chance? That's the question the Philadelphia Forum of Executive Women asked in its latest Deloitte-sponsored report showing virtual... Read more

Jump start your job search

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Human resources professional Amy Dinning is no stranger to layoffs -- she has laid people off and she's been laid off herself. So she knows... Read more

Wanted: Job with meaning

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Beth Monahan has done her time in the corporate world, handling internal and external communications for major companies, including Aon Corp... Read more

GOP 2000 and Occupy Philly: A tale of two (tent) cities

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Networking matters, which is why it blew my mind when I had a flashback to the Republican convention held here in 2000 as Ivan Boothe and I... Read more