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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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  • How to Build Your Skills of Persuasion to Get What You Want

    How to Build Your Skills of Persuasion to Get What You Want

    Whether you're about to enter an interview situation or would just like generally to be a more persuasive person, there are things you can do to build your likability-and your ability to get what you want, when you want it. You don't have to be innately good looking, super social, and super talented...

  • 5 Strategies That Will Help You Build Strong Workplace Skills

    5 Strategies That Will Help You Build Strong Workplace Skills

    As we look at a brand new year, you might have the classic resolutions lined up: eat better, sleep better, be better. If your revamped goals also include being better at your job (or stepping up your game so you can nab a new job), there's a great way to make progress without changing everything...

  • How Do You Address Your Professional Background in a Job Search?

    How Do You Address Your Professional Background in a Job Search?

    You might see the phrase "professional background" popping up now and then in your job search, but what does it mean? The quickest summary is that they're asking for your work history. But you shouldn't stop there-no one really wants a dry list of previous employers. When a hiring manager wants...

  • These Netflix Jobs Will Pay You to Watch Movies

    These Netflix Jobs Will Pay You to Watch Movies

    Ever joke about how your dream job would be to get paid to sit around and watch Netflix all day in your pajamas? Turns out that's not as far-fetched as it sounds. You could turn your dream job into a real job. Honest. Netflix employs people called "Taggers" to watch upcoming content and help flag...

  • 12 Ways to Make Money Without a Job

    12 Ways to Make Money Without a Job

    You don't have a job at present. And, for whatever reason, you don't want one. But you do need to make some money. Whether you're out to try and earn $100k income while sitting at your desk, or just pick up a few dollars to pay the bills when you need to, there are dozens of opportunities for you...

The Interview

  • Five minutes with Patrick Mangin, director of one of Baltimore's coal terminals

    Five minutes with Patrick Mangin, director of one of Baltimore's coal terminals

    Patrick Mangin got his job, in part, thanks to his son's love of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The retired, 23-year Army infantry officer, who lived north of Philadelphia, wanted to get him great seats for a game, so he fished around on LinkedIn to see whether anyone he knew had a contact at CONSOL...

  • Five Minutes with Dana Saulsbury, owner of Jarrettsville Nurseries

    Five Minutes with Dana Saulsbury, owner of Jarrettsville Nurseries

    When Dana Saulsbury started dating her future husband in 1991, she had to declare her loyalties early. They met on Halloween, but when Christmas came around a couple of months later, she didn't hesitate. She upended tradition, moving her family's annual tree-chopping expedition to Jarrettsville...

  • Five Minutes with Nichole Baccala of TBC

    Five Minutes with Nichole Baccala of TBC

    In the 14 years Nichole Baccala has worked in advertising, little has changed in the questions that arise with each new client or campaign. "It really is figuring out who you're talking to, who you need to talk to and where they are spending their time — and delivering your message in the medium...

  • Five Minutes with Jay Ellenby, business travel agency president

    Five Minutes with Jay Ellenby, business travel agency president

    In 2010, clouds of ash floated over Europe following the eruption of a volcano in Iceland. The poor visibility left many airlines grounded and passengers wondering where to turn. It was a moment when travel agencies — which appear less relevant in the era of online bookings — could demonstrate their...

  • Five minutes with Shannon Landwehr, CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore

    Five minutes with Shannon Landwehr, CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore

    Shannon Landwehr never planned on calling Baltimore home, but now she can't picture herself anywhere else. "I like the smallness," the 38-year-old Canton resident said. "You can get to know the city like the back of your hand in no time. There's just something really welcoming about that." Landwehr,...

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  • 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...

  • Maryland's unemployment rate holds at 4.2 percent, despite little job growth

    Maryland's unemployment rate holds at 4.2 percent, despite little job growth

    Momentum in Maryland's labor market continued to sputter in November, with employers adding just 100 jobs, making it the fifth month in a row with little or no job growth. Job estimates released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor showed the state's unemployment rate held steady last month at...

  • Maryland panel approves Northrop Grumman loan

    Maryland panel approves Northrop Grumman loan

    Maryland lawmakers unanimously approved a $20 million forgivable loan to aerospace giant Northrop Grumman Tuesday, the largest deal of its kind in state history. The money will not have to be repaid if the company retains 10,000 jobs and proves it spent $100 million buying facilities in the state....

  • Virginia moving company plans to hire many of The Kane Co.'s laid-off workers

    Virginia moving company plans to hire many of The Kane Co.'s laid-off workers

    A Virginia-based commercial and residential moving company plans to hire as many as 350 of the 450 workers who lost jobs in Maryland when The Kane Co., an Elkridge-based commercial mover, closed Sunday. JK Moving Services, a 650-person company based in Sterling, Va., is taking over a Kane warehouse...

  • Anne Arundel tops weak employment growth in Maryland

    Anne Arundel tops weak employment growth in Maryland

    Anne Arundel County, where more than 4,000 people joined the workforce between June 2015 and June 2016, led the state's largest jurisdictions in job creation, according to federal labor statistics. The county's employment growth of 1.5 percent topped Maryland's seven most populated counties and...

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  • Transamerica plans layoffs, including 35 in Baltimore

    Transamerica plans layoffs, including 35 in Baltimore

    The Baltimore-based Transamerica insurance company plans to close offices and lay off about 800 people, including 35 in Baltimore. Transamerica announced that it will close offices in Los Angeles and Folsom, Calif., and in West Chester, Ohio, over the course of 2017, also eliminating positions...

  • Blood incidents prompt OSHA to fine Brooklyn Postal Service location $342,000

    Blood incidents prompt OSHA to fine Brooklyn Postal Service location $342,000

    A U.S. Postal Service annex in Baltimore's Brooklyn neighborhood has been fined $342,059 by the U.S. Department of Labor for improperly handling workers' exposure to bloodborne pathogens and hazardous materials. The labor department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Thursday...

  • Ryder to replace Kenco as operator of Aberdeen distribution center

    Ryder to replace Kenco as operator of Aberdeen distribution center

    Kenco Logistics Services is being replaced by Ryder System Inc. as the third party logistics provider for the Electrolux distribution center in Aberdeen. The transition was disclosed in a layoff notice Kenco filed with state this month. Tennessee-based Kenco said in the notice that it plans to layoff...

  • Sagamore plans job fairs to hire for new luxury hotel in Fells Point

    Sagamore plans job fairs to hire for new luxury hotel in Fells Point

    A job fair will be held Thursday and Saturday afternoons in South Baltimore for careers in engineering, food and beverage and housekeeping at a luxury hotel opening next year in Fells Point. Sagamore Development Co., owned by Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, is working to transform the historic Recreation...

  • Having a younger boss could hurt job performance

    Having a younger boss could hurt job performance

    It's an awkward experience so relatable — the older employee who works for a younger boss — that Hollywood has made movies about it. Remember Dennis Quaid's incredulous look at the much younger Topher Grace in the 2004 film "In Good Company," when the middle-aged ad exec finds his new corporate...

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