| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:39 AM
One week after boosting its broadcasting holdings with the announcement of a deal to purchase 19 television stations, Tribune Co. said Wednesday morning it intends to spin off its publishing business into a separate company.
The move would separate...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:11 PM
The Baltimore Sun's owner said Wednesday that it plans to spin off its newspapers as a separate company, the latest move in the Tribune Co.'s effort to focus on the more profitable broadcasting industry.
Chicago-based Tribune said its publishing assets,...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Aside from the business suit he was wearing, which he joked was rented for the occasion, Sam Zell was never more himself than when he appeared at a New York lender conference in April 2007 to hawk his $8.2 billion buyout of Tribune Co.
| Dec 30, 2012
| 8:48 PM
The last day of 2012 is the first of a new era for Tribune Co.
After spending more than four years embroiled in a contentious Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, the reorganized Chicago-based media company will emerge Monday under new owners and a newly...
| Nov 30, 2011
The past few years have been a struggle for employers trying to keep their businesses running and their employees satisfied despite ever-tighter budgets.
A recent survey conducted for The Baltimore Sun by the research firm WorkplaceDynamics identified 75...
| Aug 14, 2011
While nearly 14 million unemployed Americans are searching for work, some employers are limiting their hiring to preferred candidates: People who already have jobs.
Recruiters and worker advocates say companies are screening out applicants who don't have...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 4:39 PM
"We're hiring" seems to have become all too rare a phrase uttered by businesses hampered by the sluggish economy.
But with the holiday season approaching, prospects for job hunters are looking better — at least temporarily.
Companies are preparing...
| May 9, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Heather Prosser will have more than a college degree when she accepts her diploma from Stevenson University on Friday. By then, Prosser also will have the first week of her first job under her belt.
A computer information systems major, Prosser had two...
| Jan 29, 2011
| 9:39 AM
Employees at Carefirst BlueCross BlueShield, the region's largest insurer, can work from home several days a week.
Hunt Valley-based McCormick & Co. lets some full-time spice plant employees work four-day weeks.
And in the "flexible workplace" of...
| May 24, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Baltimore is a good place for recent college graduates to settle down, according to a report released Thursday by major job- and apartment-hunting websites.
Charm City has the right combination of entry-level job inventory, average entry-level salary and...
| Jun 5, 2011
A year ago, Washington marketing associate Tara Miller felt lucky just to have a job in her field.
So while she wanted to work in Baltimore — where she could be closer to her boyfriend — Miller stayed put at her job in D.C.
But by March of...
| Sep 15, 2012
The emailed rejection came as no surprise to Bill Skibinski, though the Abingdon resident believed he was more than qualified for the entry-level job he'd applied for online.
After spending two years seeking full-time work, Skibinski is convinced that...