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Solar jobs soar as Maryland prioritizes renewable energy

Matt McDonough and his crew rolled up to the Brooklyn Park home around 8 a.m., unloaded their ladders, harnesses and tools, and got to work tiling another roof with solar panels. It was a typical workday for the four-man team. They don't talk much as they check electrical connections and begin hauling...

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  • 10 of the Most Annoying Things about Working in Retail

    10 of the Most Annoying Things about Working in Retail

    Even if you love your career in retail, the common truth is that it can really be a thankless job. It's wrongly considered a job that "anyone" could do, but it takes a lot of stamina, skills, and smarts to juggle the many elements of the gig successfully, and with grace. Here are some of the biggest...

  • Top Career Advice from Former Presidents

    Top Career Advice from Former Presidents

    Feel like you need a bit of career inspiration? In honor of the upcoming President's Day, you might enjoy these tidbits from former statesmen, great and... less great. Their advice, however, is uniformly fabulous. So follow in their footsteps and achieve your dreams. Remember, some of these guys...

  • How To Make Small Talk With Your Boss

    How To Make Small Talk With Your Boss

    Stuck in the elevator or the break room when your boss comes in? Suddenly panic and get tongue-tied? Want desperately impress but not to look in any way desperate? Never fear, you'll no longer have to spend the rest of the day regretting your awkward small talk drivel. Here are 7 tips on how to...

  • 5 Tips for Creating a Resume Filename

    5 Tips for Creating a Resume Filename

    You think you have your hands full with your resume, your cover letter, your application in general. So it may be crazy to realize that when a future employer downloads your files to read, you're then competing not with other applicants' resumes, etc., but with their resume filenames. It's true!...

  • Are You About To Get Fired, Or Are Just Paranoid? 8 Ways to Tell

    Are You About To Get Fired, Or Are Just Paranoid? 8 Ways to Tell

    It's easy to think you might be on the chopping block, but sometimes you're just jumping at shadows. How can you tell if you're just being paranoid or if you really should be worried? Here are a few signs that your worry is justified. 1. You recently screwed up. A screw-up isn't necessarily the...

The Interview

  • Five minutes with the Caitlyn Shipley, owner of Charm City Helicopters

    Five minutes with the Caitlyn Shipley, owner of Charm City Helicopters

    Caitlyn Shipley found her calling at age 20 in the cockpit of a helicopter. While visiting a friend who worked at a tour company in Las Vegas, she met a pilot who offered to take her up. "I fell in love with it immediately," she said. "I had never experienced that kind of freedom before in my entire...

  • Five Minutes with Delali Dzirasa, president of Fearless Solutions

    Five Minutes with Delali Dzirasa, president of Fearless Solutions

    Growing up in Silver Spring, Delali Dzirasa used to knock on doors and offer to cut grass, mow lawns, wash cars or walk dogs for pay. A lot of people said no, but a couple said yes. The thrill of landing those few jobs as a youngster gave Dzirasa a taste of the entrepreneurial life, and he was hooked....

  • Five Minutes With Jenn Winkowski of FX Studios, operator of Under Armour-branded gyms

    Five Minutes With Jenn Winkowski of FX Studios, operator of Under Armour-branded gyms

    Each of the four gyms is called "Under Armour Performance Center powered by FX Fitness," and they could hardly have a more Under Armour feel. The famous athletes whose photos adorn the walls are brand ambassadors for the Baltimore-based apparel, footwear and fitness technology company. Carolina...

  • Five minutes with Tamla Olivier, President and CEO of BGE HOME

    Five minutes with Tamla Olivier, President and CEO of BGE HOME

    Tamla Olivier is the same on the job as she is off the clock — all about people and personal connections. In October, Olivier, 44, took over as president and CEO of BGE HOME, a Middle River-based home energy services company owned by Constellation. But before that, she spent her career in human...

  • Five minutes with Visit Baltimore's Al Hutchinson

    Five minutes with Visit Baltimore's Al Hutchinson

    The new head of Visit Baltimore keeps a busy schedule. Al Hutchinson was named to the role of Baltimore's tourism chief in October and started in November. Since then it's been a whirlwind of meetings — getting to know the city and the politicians, the staff and other stakeholders in the nonprofit,...

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  • Booz Allen Hamilton finalizes acquisition of Laurel-based Aquilent

    Booz Allen Hamilton finalizes acquisition of Laurel-based Aquilent

    Booz Allen Hamilton has finalized its acquisition of Aquilent, a digital services firm in Laurel. Aquilent, which specializes in digital and cloud services for government agencies, employs about 310 people in Laurel, down from 350 when the deal was announced in November. All are expected to stay...

  • Toroid Corp. plans new division in Salisbury, hiring 50

    Toroid Corp. plans new division in Salisbury, hiring 50

    Salisbury-based Toroid Corp. said Tuesday it plans to start making wire harnesses, control panels and electrical box assemblies, hiring 50 new people over the next three years to work the new line. The manufacturing firm currently employs about 60 people at its Salisbury plant. The new division,...

  • Leggett vetoes $15 minimum wage in Montgomery County

    Leggett vetoes $15 minimum wage in Montgomery County

    Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett on Monday vetoed legislation that would have made the wealthy county the first jurisdiction in Maryland to require a $15 minimum wage. Leggett (D) said boosting the wage to the level embraced by national progressive activists, including former Democratic...

  • Trump imposes hiring freeze for federal workers, worrying Maryland

    Trump imposes hiring freeze for federal workers, worrying Maryland

    President Donald J. Trump on Monday declared a hiring freeze for nonmilitary federal workers, fulfilling a key campaign promise in what could be the first step toward a broader downsizing of the government workforce. The moves are being closely watched in Maryland, home to some 300,000 federal workers...

  • Ironworkers Local 16 merged with two other D.C.-area chapters

    Ironworkers Local 16 merged with two other D.C.-area chapters

    Ironworkers Local 16, which represents about 1,000 Baltimore-area workers and retirees, has been merged with two other Washington-area locals following years of declining membership and work, and difficulty funding its pension. The International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and...

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  • What to expect in the workplace in 2017

    What to expect in the workplace in 2017

    Like so many things for the year ahead, changes probably are coming to the workplace. We asked several human resources experts and employment lawyers what they think we'll be talking about regarding compensation, benefits and how bosses manage their people. Some predictions: More companies will...

  • Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S.

    Wal-Mart to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S.

    Wal-Mart plans to add about 10,000 retail jobs in the U.S. as it opens new stores and expands existing locations. The world's biggest retailer said Tuesday that there will also be about 24,000 construction jobs generated by its expansion plans. There will be 59 new, expanded and relocated Walmart...

  • Sagamore launches workforce training program

    Sagamore launches workforce training program

    Sagamore Development Co., owned by Under Armour CEO and founder Kevin Plank, has launched a workforce training program focused on manufacturing jobs. Sagamore is running its Manufacturing Bootcamp with The Foundery, a maker space at the Sagamore-developed City Garage in Port Covington that offers...

  • Leffler Agency and Siquis both close Friday after 30-some years

    Leffler Agency and Siquis both close Friday after 30-some years

    Two Baltimore-based advertising agencies shut down on Friday after three decades in the business for each, as area firms increasingly need to find a niche to compete for a shrinking pool of hometown clients. The Leffler Agency, started nearly 33 years ago by former Baltimore Colts sales director...

  • CineBistro holding job fair to hire 100 workers

    CineBistro holding job fair to hire 100 workers

    CineBistro, a movie-theater-restaurant chain, is looking to hire 100 employees for its new location at the Rotunda in Hampden this year. The venue will hold a job fair Thursday through Monday to fill positions for concierges, servers, kitchen staff and an executive chef. CineBistro is looking for...

  • Under Armour sharpens image of itself and city to attract talent

    Under Armour sharpens image of itself and city to attract talent

    Under Armour's marketing relies on a mandate to "tell a great story" about its products and celebrity athletes to deepen the brand's connection to the public. But there's one story the company says it must do a better job of sharing— what it's like to work at Under Armour and live in Baltimore....

  • Dundalk Kmart to close

    Dundalk Kmart to close

    Sears Holdings plans to close the Kmart near the Eastpoint Mall in Dundalk in mid-April, part of a bigger round of closings underway across the country. The store will start its liquidation sale Jan. 6, said spokesman Howard Riefs. He declined to say how many workers would be affected. The firm,...

  • Longtime head of Arc Baltimore to retire in June

    Longtime head of Arc Baltimore to retire in June

    The Arc Baltimore's longtime executive director, Stephen H. Morgan, will retire in June. Morgan, 66, of Cockeysville, has worked for the nonprofit for nearly 45 years and has served as its executive director since 1985. A transition committee appointed by the Arc's board, along with executive search...

  • Business Year in Review: Kevin Plank steals the show

    Business Year in Review: Kevin Plank steals the show

    Kevin Plank's Under Armour is not Baltimore's biggest enterprise — the Johns Hopkins University and Health System have more than 40,000 workers combined. But the founder and CEO of the Baltimore-based sports brand made the biggest waves on the local business scene this year, as his personal investments...

  • Yellen to college grads: Best job market in nearly a decade

    Yellen to college grads: Best job market in nearly a decade

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen lauded the value of a college degree at Monday's commencement ceremonies for the University of Baltimore but largely steered away from commenting on the economy or interest rates. Yellen told the graduating stuadents that they are entering the strongest job market...

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