| Jul 10, 2012
| 7:32 AM
I learned something about teamwork last week.
More to the point, I work with a heck of a team.
Unbeknownst to you, the reading public, our newsroom on July 3 was in a tumultuous tizzy, when we came in early that morning to find the ship listing and...
| Jan 17, 2012
In a controversial twist on the exploding use of online social media, more employers are poring over the websites to weed out job applicants whose posts reveal that they use foul language, take drugs, associate with gangs or have other questionable...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:35 PM
The Add One Job movement continues to grow in the Hoosier state. Two more companies recently joined the campaign.
The first is PTI, a local IT consulting service.
"We provide technology solutions to companies locally and nationally in the Microsoft...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 9:25 AM
The rich got quite a bit richer this past year, according to this year's rankings of the 400 wealthiest Americans.
Forbes magazine released its annual list on Wednesday, and the combined net worth jumped 13 percent to $1.7 trillion in 2012, up from $1....
| Sep 24, 2012
| 1:54 PM
There's been speculation for years that a health insurer would join the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and UnitedHealth Group has beaten Aetna to the punch.
UnitedHealth started trading this morning in place of Kraft Foods, which will spin off its U.S....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 7:57 AM
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is launching a competition today that will award up to 30 grants of $50,000 to $100,000 to winners who come up with apps, websites or other online tools that help high schoolers -- especially low-income students --...
| Oct 2, 2012
If you're an EBay user, heads up: The big dog of online auctions says it will take away your right to join class-action lawsuits unless you send in a letter challenging the move.
EBay also is serving notice that the company and its affiliates reserve the...
| Sep 30, 2012
Richard Gonzalez, it turns out, is more of a self-made man than a lot of us knew.
The Abbott Laboratories veteran of more than 30 years, who is pegged to serve as chief executive of the pharmaceutical company spinoff that the North Chicago-based medical...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 9:45 PM
We are witnessing a seismic shift in global affairs. The shake-up is a perfect storm of political, demographic and technological change that will soon make the world as we have known it for the last 30 years almost unrecognizable.
Since the mid-1980s...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 5:52 AM
If it wasn't clear before, it certainly is now: Your username and password are almost impossible to keep safe.
Nearly 443,000 e-mail addresses and passwords for a Yahoo site were exposed late Wednesday. The impact stretched beyond Yahoo because the...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Data: The word data is the plural of datum of the Latin dare, "to give," hence "something given." Also, data are representations of a fact, figure, and idea. Such usage is the origin of data as a concept in computer science: data are numbers, words,...
| Feb 19, 2012
There's a perception among job seekers that material posted on Facebook and other social networking sites can only hinder their chances of employment. A dumb comment that can never be erased. That photo of you — bleary-eyed — building a...