Some career advisers say a personal website chronicling your work is better—and more dynamic—than a resume nowadays. The argument is that having a unique website dedicated to a job-seekers’ career accomplishments and work examples helps build a tightly focused, controlled brand. Brandon Smith, GPB’s regular commentator on work and career issues, said the personal website has a place—just not for everyone.
 
A prominent Vidalia onion farmer says he's packing and shipping onions Wednesday, regardless of what Georgia's agriculture commissioner may say. Delbert Bland is battling Ag Commissioner Gary Black in Fulton County court over whether the...
The state’s largest Vidalia onion grower is awaiting word Tuesday on whether he can harvest and ship onions without facing state fines. Delbert Bland of Bland Farms in Glennville says much of his crop is ready and he’s packing this week. That’s...
The state’s largest Vidalia onion grower is awaiting word Tuesday on whether he can harvest and ship onions without facing state fines. Delbert Bland of Bland Farms in Glennville says much of his crop is ready and he’s packing this week. That’s...
Delbert Bland is the largest grower of Vidalia onions. He's challenging an April 21 "pack date" rule approved by the state agriculture commissioner.
If you knew how much money all of your work colleagues make, would that irritate you? Or might that knowledge spur you to work harder? It may seem a silly question, but a new study from Cornell University found it’s not. In fact, openness around pay...
GPB Savannah's Sarah McCammon speaks with Connect Savannah Editor Jim Morekis about his investigation into the death of Sarah Jones.
If you have a “5” in front of your age, our Working guy says you’re in trouble when it comes time to find a job. An avalanche of data is starting to show that having a “1” or a “2” in front of your age might not be so great either. Brandon Smith...
Authors and career coaches have found in talking to high-achievers that the way they handle their weekends is one element that contributes to their success. Our career expert Brandon Smith say they’re not cramming in more work on those days; instead...
Lots of professionals are now supplementing their income as freelancers or striking out on their own altogether. No doubt some of those people are running businesses with their friends, even though that can be fraught with challenges, according to...
Accepting a great career opportunity sometimes means workers have to leave a position they’ve had for only a short time. Workplace and career expert Brandon Smith says such a short stint in a job has the potential to raise red flags with future...