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KC company accused of racial discrimination in two firings http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97490262.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:51:20 CDT

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Ruling: Grad students at private universities can unionize http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article97362967.html#storylink=rss The National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that graduate students who assist in teaching and research at private universities are employees and have a right to union representation.

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:36:09 CDT By KAREN MATTHEWS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article97362967.html
KC eyes local hiring pacts for public-supported developments http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article97185332.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:44:56 CDT

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Business is booming for crime-scene cleaners http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97514622.html#storylink=rss CHICAGO - Bill Muir was burning out as an operations manager for a beverage company and started looking for another career. When his brother-in-law used a handgun to kill himself, Muir decided to clean up his sister's place.

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By TED GREGORY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97514622.html
Booze, not Blackhawks, built Wirtz wealth; grandson helps lead evolving firm http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97514617.html#storylink=rss CHICAGO - Little known fact: Before the Bulls and Blackhawks achieved United Center glory, Danny Wirtz and the Loyola Academy Ramblers won the state hockey championship there in 1995, just a year after the facility co-owned by the Wirtz family opened.

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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By GREG TROTTER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97514617.html
Companies turning to 'reverse mentoring' to tap millennials' knowledge http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299167.html#storylink=rss MINNEAPOLIS - Mentorship is getting turned on its head in today's multigenerational workplace. Technology has flipped traditional roles, and the younger workers now have a thing or two to teach the veterans.

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By JACKIE CROSBY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299167.html
Doctors caught in the middle as more patients move to high-deductible plans http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299182.html#storylink=rss PITTSBURGH - The four-physician family practice of Sauer & Leibensperger has served families in the McKees Rocks area outside Pittsburgh since 1993.

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By STEVE TWEDT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299182.html
Museum archivist earned her stripes in theater http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299177.html#storylink=rss PITTSBURGH - There's no such thing as a bad workday at a museum, because you get to work with art every day.

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By STEPHANIE RITENBAUGH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299177.html
Rex Huppke: When getting your head in the clouds is a good thing http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299477.html#storylink=rss I saw some clouds the other day.

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By REX HUPPKE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299477.html
Your Office Coach: Don't promise promotions to unproven employees http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299472.html#storylink=rss Q: I don't know how to tell an employee that she won't be receiving an expected promotion. "Greta" will willingly take on any task but pays no attention to details. We've had many discussions about the errors she makes, yet her work still hasn't improved.

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By MARIE G. MCINTYRE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299472.html
Liz Reyer: Starting a new business? Here are basic steps to get started http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299482.html#storylink=rss Q: I was laid off recently after about 15 years in my job. I liked my old career, but am taking advantage of this opportunity to start my own business. What should I consider to increase my chances of success?

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By LIZ REYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299482.html
Diane Stafford: How to find a good career adviser http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299487.html#storylink=rss "How do I find a career counselor?"

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By DIANE STAFFORD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article97299487.html
How to find a good career adviser http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article96387337.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:10:49 CDT

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Airlines and lawmakers seek to boost morale and cut turnover among screeners http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article96111567.html#storylink=rss LOS ANGELES - The starting pay is about $34,000 a year with no automatic pay raises based on tenure. They are on the front line in the battle against terrorism but don't carry a gun. Their employer is routinely the punchline of jokes on late-night television shows.

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Wed, 17 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By HUGO MARTIN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article96111567.html
Bank's young CEO has long resume, stellar credentials http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95886807.html#storylink=rss LOS ANGELES - The gig: Steven Sugarman, 41, is chief executive of Banc of California, a lender that's one of the largest and fastest-growing banks in Southern California. He became CEO of the bank's holding company, Banc of California Inc., in 2012, at age 38 - young for any chief executive, especially in the stodgy world of banking. But Sugarman had impeccable academic credentials and a mile-long resume that preceded his assumption of the bank's top post.

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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By JAMES RUFUS KOREN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95886807.html
E-commerce is driving retail employment http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95886812.html#storylink=rss PHILADELPHIA - In retailing, "e-commerce is driving the bus," said Ann Burton, founder of Wolfgang Harbor, a boutique Philadelphia-based company that recruits upper management in fashion, beauty, design, e-commerce and retailing.

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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By JANE M. VON BERGEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95886812.html
In finding a work-life balance, it's OK not to be a superhero http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95886802.html#storylink=rss PITTSBURGH - Even though he's the chief executive of Tobii Dynavox, a maker of devices and software that help people with disabilities communicate, Fredrik Ruben doesn't want to be a superhero.

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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By MATTHEW GUTIERREZ ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95886802.html
Balancing Act: Is talking politics at work bad for business? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95887072.html#storylink=rss I am at Starbucks sipping a cappuccino when two men enter wearing white shirts, ties and slacks. They have come from their nearby office and are engaged in a heated debate about politics and who they plan to support. They are arguing about which candidate lies more, getting loud and ugly. With coffee in hand, they head back to their workplace. I stare at them, wondering how they will return to their work responsibilities and leave the argument behind.

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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By CINDY KRISCHER GOODMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95887072.html
Your Office Coach: Finding the courage to speak up http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95887077.html#storylink=rss Q: Being somewhat shy, I find it difficult to speak up during meetings. Simply asking a question makes me uncomfortable, so I never volunteer information or express an opinion. However, I'm concerned that my reluctance to participate will eventually limit my career options. I'm planning to sign up for Toastmasters, but do you have any other advice?

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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By MARIE G. MCINTYRE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95887077.html
Diane Stafford: Take this job and &#239;&#191;&#189; think about it. Are you really ready to quit? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95887092.html#storylink=rss Before you give notice that you're quitting, it's smart to take clear-eyed stock of why you want to move on.

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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By DIANE STAFFORD ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95887092.html
Liz Reyer: How to get past 'We've always done it this way' http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95887087.html#storylink=rss Q: As part of my new responsibilities, it has been suggested that I provide advice and assistance to co-workers to be in compliance with some regulations. The problem is that they are not interested and are satisfied with "We've always done it this way." How can I get them to accept my assistance?

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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By LIZ REYER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95887087.html
Rex Huppke: Incivility at work is on the rise http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95887082.html#storylink=rss "You don't have to be best friends, just be civil."

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Tue, 16 Aug 2016 03:00:00 CDT By REX HUPPKE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95887082.html
Take this job and ... think about it. Are you really ready to quit? http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article95028952.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Aug 2016 11:04:10 CDT

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Builders’ Association opens recruitment, training center in North Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article94382337.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Aug 2016 12:44:13 CDT

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Job fair for military veterans set for Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article93693692.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 11:02:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article93693692.html When a CEO sees a talent need and fills it http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article93531512.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 17:00:00 CDT

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Creating minority leaders http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article93352342.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Aug 2016 10:27:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/workplace/article93352342.html Kansas City area unemployment rate was 4.5 percent in June http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article93461767.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Aug 2016 10:36:14 CDT

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